The Disney Royal Treatment – A Look at Port Orleans Riverside


Port Orleans Riverside is perhaps the most popular moderate level resort at Walt Disney World. Recently, I got to stay here for five wonderful nights and I am here to report that this resort is a wonderful and affordable option for families looking for a bit of luxury and good dose of pixie dust without spending an arm and a leg.Check in at this resort resembles a ferry port where one might board a river cruise. I had not checked in on line and was happy that there was no wait for me to get … [Read more...]

What to Pack in your Carry On Bag


Packing a carry on bag  for your flight is actually an art, especially if your Destination is Walt Disney World. If you are flying into Orlando International Airport it is likely that you are utilizing Disney's Magical Express service. If this is the case you said good bye to your luggage at your home airport and will not see it again until it appears in your hotel room at Disney World as if by...magic! The only problem with this scenario is that it can take up to 3 hours for your bag to be … [Read more...]

Top 5 Table Service Meals at Epcot


If you are planning your dining reservations for your upcoming Disney trip chances are you are going to want to include a restaurant or two in Epcot. Epcot is home to arguably the best table service meal choices in any theme park.This list was exceedingly hard to make, but here are my top five pics for table service meals at Epcot. I have not ranked these in any particular order as they are all great options!1. Via Napoli in the Italy pavilion is always a winner. You really cannot go … [Read more...]

Best Quick Service Dining Spot in Epcot


Epcot, among many things, offers the most diverse choices when it comes to dining. It is a park that is home to some of the best quick service options throughout Walt Disney World.I have gathered what I believe to be the five best bets for quick service if you are at this park.1. Sunshine Seasons- Located in The Land Pavilion this quick serve location offers up pretty much any type of food you can imagine. This makes it a great choice for families with a variety or pallets to please! … [Read more...]

Disney Junior Digital Magazine Review

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If you have young kids you are going to want to subscribe to the new Disney Junior  digital magazine available in the app store or Apple Newsstand.My son and I spent hours playing with this interactive magazine and let me tell you, it was a big hit with both of us. The issue we read was called "Everyone's an Artist," and there were lots of games relating to color and art work.  My son loved all of the coloring and the ability to choose which color virtual crayon he would use with each new … [Read more...]