Affordable Disney Vacations: How Disney’s Magical Express Gets You Home Again

In my last article, I discussed using Disney’s Magical Express service to get you…and your luggage….from Orlando International airport to your Disney World resort hotel. This free transportation service is, in my opinion, one of the best perks of staying at on Disney property if you are flying. Convenient, hassle-free, and did I mention that it’s FREE? For anyone trying to plan an affordable Disney vacation, free is a great thing. (Actually, free is probably a good thing for anyone really…… :)  … [Read more...]

Oldies But Goodies – Moderate Resorts, A Very Viable Option For Us


Oldies seem to like Deluxe Resorts. From experience, it seems they lean towards the Magic Kingdom Resorts, not necessarily for access to the park itself but for the numerous transportation options, dining options, and overall ambiance of their particular favorite. I can't blame us (Oldies), we love them and stay at them regularly also. But, deluxe is not the only category that would appeal to Seniors. In general, the Moderates offer the opportunity for fabulous visits, particularly visits of … [Read more...]

Main Street Maze


Disneyland has been repaving Main Street, which means lots of walls are up one day and down a few days later. These walls aren't exactly pleasing to the eye, but would you rather see a hole in the ground or the wall? Aside from the eyesore problem, they're somewhat tough to navigate around, especially when the park is closing or the mad rush of people leave right after the fireworks.Disneyland's got to do what they've got to do to keep up park maintenance. I give them props for truly caring … [Read more...]

Help with Disney Dining Questions

I love talking about Walt Disney World with anyone who will listen, especially those who have never visited before. Nothing brightens my day more than having someone who has never been contact me for help with their first ever trip. I get so excited for them and I really appreciate having the pleasure of helping them to plan such an important family trip.I am not a travel agent, nor do I have the skills of a travel agent. All I can offer is my advice from my own personal experiences and the … [Read more...]

Disney Character Updates and News for February 2011


Walt Disney World Updates The big upcoming character news for WDW are the changes coming because of Toontown closing. All the current residents of Toontown will be moving to new locations:Mickey and Minnie are moving to Tomorrowland near Space Mountain but may also occasionally show up in Frontierland and Liberty Square The Princesses will be moving to the Adventureland Veranda The Fairies (including Tink) will be moving to Epcot near MouseGear. At first not all the fairies may be … [Read more...]