I Won’t Be Able To Eat Anything – Special Dietary Requests at Disney World

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Have you ever heard this? Do you think this is accurate?  Would Walt Disney World allow this to happen? As science and medicine progress, it is being found that many more people than were previously thought have food allergies or sensitivities. There are also many food issues among folks with chronic diseases. This issue runs the gamut from the very young to Oldies like me. Thankfully for me, my only food issue is that I love it way too much.Disney takes these food issues very seriously and … [Read more...]





Five Ways To Ruin A Walt Disney World Vacation

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Walt Disney World is a magical place to vacation and if you do most things correctly it is difficult to not have a wonderful time. Some people are planners and some are not but some planning is essential. Every traveling group has a definite dynamic and there are travelers within each group with different abilities and needs. The magic of Walt Disney World can overcome most things but there are a few things that MANY, MANY visitors do that can defeat even that magic. Let's look at five things … [Read more...]





Oldies But Goodies – How Ambitious Should Your Vacation Plans Be?

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This is one of those questions that only you can answer for yourselves my Oldie pals!!! The answer depends mostly on your stamina and any mobility issues, but since most mobility issues are easily dealt with at Walt Disney World stamina becomes the major consideration. I generally plan to get a lot out of each and every visit but also plan a pace that allows time to recuperate from busy busy days. Our next visit will be a real test because the schedule is verrrrrry full and my stamina is down a … [Read more...]





Oldies But Goodies – What Brings Us Back, The Intangibles

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In another article I covered the Tangible things; those you can see, feel touch, and do, but here I will look at the more subtle things that go to make up all that is Walt Disney World. Intangibles are those things that are there, you know they are there, you experience them but they are not something you can physically touch. Let's just take a look at a few of the intangibles that bring us Oldies back again and again!!CHEERFUL ATMOSPHERE - I guess us old folks are supposed to be grumpy by … [Read more...]





Oldies But Goodies – What Brings Us Back, The Tangibles

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As we get older we generally find that different things become important to us. When we were younger we looked forward to the thrill of riding the biggest, best, and most exciting attractions and some of us still do (me). But, when you reach a certain age (different for everyone), you find that the more subtle things that you may have passed by in the past become a bit more important in the overall enjoyment of your visit. Let's look at a few of these things that we grow to love as we become … [Read more...]