Teens Take on visiting Walt Disney World

teen at Walt Disney World

Is your teen ready to go it alone at Walt Disney World Resort? Small children see the Parks through pixie dusted lenses. Everything is magical and memorable and perfect. As they age, though, a little of that pixie dust wears off. A Disney trip may still be fun, but tagging along with Mom and Dad and little siblings can be a drag.The teenagers I know keep their love of The Most Magical Place on Earth alive by stepping out on their own. They taste some independence, and they discover the … [Read more...]

Those Little Things


You’ve heard the term “little things”, it’s the little things that make all my Disney trips amazing. From my first, the one with former co-workers/cast members, getting that extra discount at the stores, or this last one, when we celebrated our second anniversary and chatting with the cashier where we got our first set of mouse ears as a couple and receiving the monogramming for free. It’s these little things that make an impression on you.In my trips to Walt Disney World I’ve learned … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question: Where to rent a wheelchair?


We recently got an email from Kristin with the following Disney question:We need to rent either a wheel chair or a scooter for our next trip for our handicap nephew. He doesn't currently use anything in his day to day life, but I don't think he can make 10 miles a day at Disney World. Any suggestions?Hello Kristin, and thank you for your question!  We always love to answer questions from our readers, so I hope that my response will help you in your planning!My family just got back … [Read more...]

Special Rates for 8-Night Holiday Sailing Aboard the Disney Wonder!


Celebrate your holiday's aboard the Disney Wonder on an 8-night cruise from Los Angeles!Category GTY staterooms are available for the December 18, 2011 sailing. Not sure what GTY means? Click here and read all about it.Rates based on double occupancy: VGT-Verandah Guarantee $1,799 OGT-Oceanview Guarantee $1,399 IGT-Inside Guarantee $999Room quantities are limited, and rates are subject to availability.Restrictions: *This category guarantees a stateroom within the … [Read more...]

Some of My Favorite Disneyworld Parades, Movies and Stage Performances


Our family traditionally takes our vacations to Disney World during the summer months.  Before we started school, we did take a trip in October, but generally speaking, it is during the summer months that we go to Disney.  As you all know who have been during that time, there can be some extreme weather conditions during the summer.  Whether it is high temperatures, or high humidity (or both), or rain, one of the things you should understand is that there is a lot to do when the weather isn’t … [Read more...]