Walt Disney World Planning – ADR’s For First Timers

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So you’ve gone ahead and booked your first WDW trip – congrats! Once your trip is about 6 months away, you’ll need to make your Advance Dining Reservations (or ADR’s in Disney-speak!) for your table service meals. But if you have no clue where to begin, fear not – as it is easier than you think! Here’s a guide to picking out your ADR’s that should help you get startedThe ADR: A Quick Rundown – So ok – what exactly does ADR mean anyway? An Advanced Dining Reservation or ADR basically is a … [Read more...]





Kids Under 3 & The Disney Dining Plan

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Promotions like Stay, Play and Dine (which was released to the general public on October 9, 2014) and Free Dining can make a trip to Walt Disney World an affordable reality for your family.  At Disney children under 3 are free - they don't pay park admission, and they are not counted toward room occupancy.  However, it also means they are not eligible for a dining plan, even if you wanted to pay full price for it.As a family of three, two adults and a two-year-old, we are very excited for … [Read more...]





Walking Where Walt Walked – A tour of Hollywood, Disneyland and Griffith Park

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I have always wanted to walk where Walt walked. It's been a dream of mine since I was a little Princess. Sleeping Beauty's Castle soaring in the sky as I walked across the bridge into a land where dreams come true.Just a few days ago, my dream of walking where Walt walked came true. My family flew into Los Angeles International Airport to embark upon 3 days totally devoted to Disney.Upon landing, my tour guide and bestie, Loretta Garcia, took us to the Walt Disney Studios. While it was … [Read more...]





10 Things NOT To Do at Disney

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There are hundreds of planning tips and tricks on what you should do at Disney Parks. There are tips on what attractions to ride, where to eat, what characters to meet, where to stay, etc. However, let me provide some tips on the ten things that you should NOT do at Disney.Have Tunnel Vision: There are so many things to do at Disney Parks; attractions to visit, characters to meet, and dining reservations to attend. It can all get overwhelming if you are not careful. Try to remember that you … [Read more...]





Counter Service In Epcot – Where To Grab A Quick Bite

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There is so much to see and do around Walt Disney World that sometimes sitting down to a long meal is the last thing you want to do! Luckily, Disney has tons of other dining options – many in the form of counter service restaurants, which serve up high quality food – fast! I recently talked about the places you could find counter service eateries at Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios– today I am heading over to Epcot to see what they have to offer in the way of quick service … [Read more...]