Marathon Training – The Expo

The start of Marathon weekend and all of the other race weekend's at Walt Disney World and the Disneyland Resort is possibly the biggest and most comprehensive store on property.  No, not the World of Disney at Downtown Disney - Disney's Health and Fitness Expo.Located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports (buses available from all WDW Resort hotels), the race expo has more than you could even imagine.  Forget your shoes?  No problems - several companies set up shop, even offering big sales.  … [Read more...]

Should You Take an Infant to Disney World?


I'm about to make an unpopular statement:Taking a baby to Disney World is very difficult.Now, I know that a lot of you are going to comment and say that you took a young child and it went just fine and to you I say "Bravo, my friend." But for the rest of us, it can be a lot of work. But it's also not impossible, not if you plan well and lower your expectations just a little bit.    With just a few adjustments to your usual vacation strategy, you can make traveling with an infant a lot … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Will Monsters Inc Coaster become a Reality?

Hey there guys and gals your friendly neighborhood Disney Gossip Columnist Anonymouse here!As we all patiently wait for the D23 Expo and conveniently my ticket to the event got lost in the mail, luckily our Disneyland Correspondent Jessica will be there covering all the Disney News! You can follow her on Twitter @ocswaynee or she will be posting on the Chip and Co Facebook page!Now that we got that outta the way lets dish on some Disney Gossip!I have heard rumors on the net about … [Read more...]

Good Eats! Boma – Flavors of Africa with recipes


One of my favorite table service restaurants is Boma – Flavors of Africa, which can be found at my favorite resort, the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Breakfast here is standard fare, but dinner time comes alive with a traditional African buffet that is full of authentic flavors and tempting varieties. To me, the dark wood and low lighting of the Animal Kingdom Lodge is so inviting and comfortable. I love the ambiance as well as the food, service and unique Disney style found here.Boma is a … [Read more...]

Disney World Marathon Training – Runner Question

Cheryl asked: We're running in the WDW Half Marathon 2012 and aren't sure how to plan our trip.  Should we fly down early and visit the parks, or stay after and visit then?   Is it better to be at Disney before or after marathon weekend? Cheryl, I'm glad you asked!  This is a great question and I'm sure people have different answers.  But, since you asked my opinion, I'll share it: Don't plan to go into the parks until after the race.Unless you are a highly trained athlete who runs 13.1 … [Read more...]