Chip and Co Featured Partner – National Disney Travel Examiner

Desserts at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival.

I’ve always been a member of the Disney online fan community, as least as far back as I can remember. And that’s a pretty long time. I remember the days of dial-up and the heady excitement of joining the rec.arts.disneyparks Usenet group. (In fact, I think I still have my RADP pin somewhere.) Well, now that I’ve dated myself entirely… I’d been having a lot of fun in Disney online communities, talking about Disney with others who “stalk the Mouse” closely for fun and the … [Read more...]

Character Dining at Walt Disney World, Part Two

Mickey & Minnie with Sophie

In yesterday's post, we looked at character dining at the Walt Disney World parks.  Today we are going to look character dining at the resorts.  There are a high number of resorts where you can get a great character dining experience, so let's take a look at them separately.1900 Park Fare – Located over at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, 1900 Park Fare is a character haven all day long.  You’ve got the Supercalifragilistic Breakfast and the Wonderland Tea Party, featuring characters … [Read more...]

Say “I do” Where Dreams Come True

Everyone knows Disney is the place where dreams come true, but it’s also a place where you can say, “I do!”Each Disney destination (Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line and Aulani) offer a Fairytale wedding package fit for a Queen!The three collection options at Walt Disney World (escape, wishes and couture) each have three ceremony options (magical, exotic and garden) that are fit for every wedding size and every budget.The Escape Collection accommodates wedding … [Read more...]

Let the Kids Run Around – Magic Kingdom

Laughing Place, playground, magic kingdom

Before I had a child, I never thought about having playgrounds or play areas at the Magic Kingdom.  With all of the rides and attractions, what more could kids need to keep them entertained?  Then, I traveled to the parks with at 1 year old and realized - children just want to run around and sitting on another ride in Fantasyland just won't cut it.Luckily, the Imagineers considered this into their plans.  Located sporadically around the Magic Kingdom are small play areas created for … [Read more...]

Chip and Co Featured Partner – My Dreams of Disney

My Dreams of Disney

The other day Chip, our fearless and generous leader, decided that all of us with blogs should write about them and he would post them on the Chip and Company website.  So without further ado, I give you “My Dreams of Disney”!I started writing My Dreams of Disney back in September 2010.  The previous June my wife and I had taken my daughter Sophie and our niece Stephanie to Walt Disney World for Sophie’s birthday, and we had such an incredible time that I wanted to remember all of those … [Read more...]