Walt Disney World Marathon Tips and Tricks: Don’t Leave Your Camera

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I'm proudly a "back of the pack" runner, so this tip may not be for everyone.  When I'm running, I'm out there to improve my own personal well being, not to be competitive and win races.  Though I do like to improve on my own personal records, there are certain races that I'm okay with simply finishing.My WDW Half Marathon time was much slower than any training speed or practice run I had previously finished.  In fact, when running through the Magic Kingdom, I took nearly 14 minutes, when my … [Read more...]

Making Your Vacation Rental Safe for Kids.


If you have small children, your own home is probably childproofed, but your hotel room or vacation rental probably isn't.  Add that the natural  tendency to unconciously lower one's guard on vacation combined with excited children in unfamiliar surroundings and the potential for accidents is higher than it should be.  You don't have to panic though, just take a few steps to kid-proof your room and you can worry a lot less.  The good news is that most of the safety equipment you'll need will fit … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Free Dining for all!

I interrupt the Chip and Co daily News and Views with this special report!I have always wanted to do that....Hey there guys and gals your #1 Disney Gossip Columnist Anonymouse here. Today has been a big news day already and I have learned some JUICY Disney Gossip!Now that Disney Visa Cardholders have been offered free dining for August 28 through September 24, is it just a matter of time before the general public recieves free dining?  Well, yeah.  Let's look at the … [Read more...]

Oldies But Goodies – How Effective Is Disney Transportation For Seniors?


Let me be up front with you, as a Disney consumer who happens to be an Oldie I really enjoy the Walt Disney World transportation system. There are a few reasons why. We have stayed off site and driven to the parks each day (that will never happen again), we have also rented a car for an 8 day visit and the only time we used it was for a 1 day trip to Universal so if that comes up again we will do a 1 day rental, but it has become our norm to rely strictly on the Disney transportation system to … [Read more...]

Free Dining Out For Dinsey Visa Cardholders


We just have preliminary details on the latest free dining offer, but here's what we know so far: Disney Rewards Visa Cardholders FREE Dining & Photo Book Offer!Special magic Your Way packages with a FREE Disney Dining Plan are available for 8/28/11 – 9/24/11 travel dates. Guests who book a stay at one of Disney’s Value Resorts will receive a free Quick Service dining plan. Guests who book a stay at Disney’s Moderate, Deluxe and Deluxe Villas resorts will receive Disney’s Basic Dining … [Read more...]