An American in Paris: A US Disney Park Goer’s Guide to Disneyland Paris

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In 2012, We were given the incredible opportunity to live in Germany. Our family typically takes at least one trip to a Disney park every year, and because of the cost Disneyland Paris can demand during their peak season, we had always found it was cheaper to fly back to the states for our annual trips.Now that our time here is coming to an end, this family of Disney Addicts couldn't possibly live in Europe for three years and say we never visited the park that Eisner built. Lucky for us, … [Read more...]




Why The Disney Dining Plan Will Make Your Life MUCH Easier

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So you’re in the midst of planning your Walt Disney World vacation, and you are deciding things like places to stay, when to go, flights/transportation etc – but there’s one more thing that should be on your list of things to book – the Disney Dining Plan! Why should I get it you might ask? Well, it will make your life easier – and don’t we all want that on vacation (and in general?)First of all, you probably need to know what the Disney Dining Plan, or DDP actually is - so let’s start with … [Read more...]




Plan the Ultimate Walt Disney World Vacation With These 10 Tips

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A lot goes into planning the ultimate Walt Disney World Vacation from booking your trip to packing your bags!  A little extra thought, and a check list or two, in the beginning is one way to help ensure you have the best trip possible.  I've been planning Disney vacations for as long as I can remember (yes, I was that 8-year-old with the Disney Planning Books while everyone else was playing at the playground) and wanted to share my Top 10 Tips to keep you organized as you plan your magical … [Read more...]




Top 3 FastPass+ Selections by Park at Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney World's FastPass+ system has been in place for almost a year now.  At the 60 day mark (or 30 day mark if you are not staying a WDW property) guests can make their selections for the 3 attractions they would like a FastPass for on each day of their trip.  Guests must select their 3 FastPass+ attractions in the same park each day and some parks have a tiered system in place allowing 1 Tier 1 selection and 2 Tier 2 selections.Making your FastPass+ selections can be a little tricky - … [Read more...]




More Than Just Shopping: Exploring All That Downtown Disney Has To Offer

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Downtown Disney is a shopper’s paradise – the complex offers tons of specialty shops that offer a myriad of unique items for purchase, and there’s also tons of Disney merchandise available too! While there are plenty of chances to give your credit card a workout at Downtown Disney, there are also plenty of other things to do there besides shop. Shocking, right? Let’s explore some of the entertainment options that Downtown Disney has to offer:Fly High In The Sky: Characters In Flight is an … [Read more...]