Traveling to the Disney Parks from the United Kingdom

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You've made your decision. It's time to escape from the UK, escape the near constant cold and rain - if only to avoid having your heating on all Summer. If you've stumbled across this, then obviously Disney World has crossed your mind. But you've been looking online and you can't find much about booking from the UK. Worry not, tortured soul, we are here to help. If you're planning your Disney Vacation (yes,Vacation. We're going to America, we gotta use the lingo) then you have a few options … [Read more...]



2 New National Wildlife Federation iPad Apps for Kids

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Monday, April 22, is Earth Day, and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) wants to make sure you have every reason to celebrate! Ranger Rick is honoring his best friend, Earth, with a special giveaway. NWF’s new kids’ iPad apps Ranger Rick’s Treehouse & Ranger Rick Jr. Appventures: Lions will be on sale for a full week (April 22-April 29) for just $1.99, a 60% savings off the regular $4.99 price!Ranger Rick’s Treehouse (ages 7-12) SALE PRICE: $1.99 Enter a virtual tree house full of … [Read more...]



Memorial Day Weekend at Walt Disney World

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Spring has sprung—although a lot of areas across the U.S. aren’t exactly feeling it yet—and while Walt Disney World Resort is smack in the middle of the Spring Break craze, we're already looking ahead to what’s next.Memorial Day will fall on Monday, May 27, this year. It’s a great time of year to visit the Parks, with perfectly balanced spring/summer weather. Plus, many kids across the nation are still in school, so the crowd levels haven’t yet peaked. So what kinds of Memorial holiday … [Read more...]



Boating around Walt Disney World

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The nearest ocean is a good hour’s drive away in either direction from Walt Disney World. Although the Resort is landlocked, all is not lost for Guests who love the open waters.I feel like Bubba Blue from Forrest Gump, except instead of spouting shrimp dishes I’m listing boating options. You’ve got…Pedal boating Canoeing Kayaking Motor boating Sailboating Parasailing (pulled by a boat) Tubing (pulled by a boat) Water skiing (pulled by a boat) Wake boarding Specialty … [Read more...]



Is There Fishing at Walt Disney World?

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Call me crazy (you have before!), but I like downtime at Walt Disney World. I didn't used to be that way. The first few times my family visited Walt Disney World, we pushed ourselves to the limits, trying to do everything we possibly could. Every moment that wasn't spent sleeping was devoted to park time. And it led to many miserable days—we refer to them as Grumpy days—when everyone’s on edge and the Disney magic is more annoying than it is uplifting. That’s when we started searching out some … [Read more...]