Disneyworld Planning 101 – Getting the most out of your visit

How can a you get the absolute most theme park fun and value out of your Walt Disney World visit?Get to know the Area! Do your research, and Ask questions.Several examples are:Read a guidebook. I can think of several choices off the top of my head. The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World and Disneyland, Passporter makes an excellent Guide as well, and if you have kids our very own Lisa has her Guide Beyond the Attractions: A Guide to Walt Disney World with Preschoolers Visit … [Read more...]

Oldies But Goodies – What Should We Expect From A Walt Disney World Vacation?


I hate to start by saying It Depends but when we, as Seniors, travel to Walt Disney World we have the flexibility and the luxury to make that vacation exactly what we want it to be so long as we are traveling by ourselves or with like minded seniors. We are not locked into being anywhere at any special time and the only commitment we have is to doing exactly what we want to do. If you are traveling as part of a mixed generation group the rules are different, after all, family peace and … [Read more...]

Is A Disney Internship Right for You?

When I was in high school, there was a group of young people who came from around the U.S. and performed concerts; they were called Up With People. Being a very outgoing teen who dreamed of becoming a singer one day (pre-American Idol), I was very interested in joining this group. This was, of course, before home computers and certainly before the internet so information on joining such a group was not readily available. I never did join Up With People but they are still around, and have been … [Read more...]

Deluxe Dining, More than a Meal

If you have experienced a Disney Magic Your Way Package, you are probably aware of the options for the Disney Dining Plan. Each plan has its own value and each option appeals to a different vacation experience. I have traveled to Disney numerous times with various travel parties: my husband and I, my husband and I with my 9 year-old stepson and our annual family vacation (all 10 of us!) During our many trips to Disney we have come to value the deluxe plan.If you’re like most, your first … [Read more...]

Affordable Disney Vacations: Saving Time AND Money with Disney’s Magical Express

Many people travel to Walt Disney World by flying. For some, there is no other realistic way to get there. Others, who could drive, often choose to fly anyway. My family is in the second group: while I personally don’t mind driving, my family feels otherwise.So we typically fly these days. But the challenge here, if you are trying to have a Disney vacation that is as affordable as possible, is that airfare is way expensive. So unfortunately, a major portion of any Disney vacation budget ends … [Read more...]