Keeping Phones Charged at Walt Disney World Parks

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It's true, a visit to Walt Disney World shouldn't be all about staying connected with your phone.  We should be able to experience and enjoy the magic without texting, tweeting, checking in, etc. But in some cases it's necessary to be accessible to the outside world (in case of emergency, for instance, or for business purposes), and many of us use our phones to take pictures or video while visiting the parks, so we can have those memories! You can purchase a portable, battery-operated charger to … [Read more...]


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...]


Paying for your Disney Reservation Using Disney Gift Cards

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Have you been debating purchasing Disney Gift Cards to pay for your Disney Vacation?  Maybe you've been wondering exactly how using a Disney Gift Card to pay off your Disney Reservation works.  As a frequent visitor to Walt Disney World I've come to love the ease of using Disney Gift Cards not only to pay off my resort package reservation but also for all of my spending while on vacation.Disney Gift Cards can be used to pay for your entire vacation reservation as long as you are staying on … [Read more...]


10 Tips for Planning a Magical Multi-Generational Walt Disney World Vacation

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When I was younger there was nothing better than a trip to Walt Disney World with my parents and grandparents.  Some of my best memories of my childhood are from those trips.  As an adult, I've had the privileged of not only going with my son and my parents, but also bringing my grandparents!  For those keeping track, that's 4 generations of my family at Walt Disney World together.  It was a truly special trip.   That said, planning a multi-generational trip to Walt Disney World requires a bit … [Read more...]


10 Disney Inspired Elfcapades

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It's almost that time of year again, time to bring out our elf friends for a little fun and mischief! Why not infuse a little Disney magic into your Elfcapades this year?One of the things I enjoy most about the holidays now, is getting to have some fun with our little elf friends around the house. Being Disney Addicts we like to throw in some Disney inspiration when ever we can. We like to bring our elves out the day after Thanksgiving and have 2 little guys to spread the cheer. With more … [Read more...]


Creating New Disney Traditions

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With the holidays just around the corner, one of the things I look forward to the most during this season is all my family’s traditions. From decorating the tree, to watching all the classic holiday films, and to opening a new pair of pajamas on Christmas Eve – each tradition sparks memories of years before.I also have a number of traditions for when I visit Disney Parks. First, I will not leave Downtown Disney without a Holiday Turkey sandwich from Earle of Sandwich and a chocolate shake … [Read more...]