Training for your Walt Disney Marathon – 5k Complete, Now What?


Congratulations!!  You've run 3.1 miles!  That's a huge accomplishment already.  It may seem absolutely insane to add 10 more miles (yes, 10 full miles), but that's the goal - 13.1.Don't worry - it's not impossible.  The most important thing is to find a training program that you can follow and stick to, giving you a schedule for distance, times, etc...  I knew with my schedule (keeping up with an infant) that finding 4 or more days a week to run would be nearly impossible.  Luckily, … [Read more...]

Take A Boat Ride With Us From Downtown Disney To Port Orleans Riverside


One of the reasons we enjoy staying at Port Orleans Riverside is the wonderful boat transportation option from the resort to Downtown Disney and back. It's not just convenient but a terrific way to relax at the end of your day so you can get a great night's sleep when you get back to the resort. Let's take that ride from Downtown Disney to the resort together. I won't be putting in a lot of narrative, just enough to let you know where we are. Enjoy the trip!!Saratoga Springs Resort from … [Read more...]

First-Time Experiences at Walt Disney World

Tower of Terror Entrance

Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t enjoyed Splash Mountain and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror yet, don’t read this article! Everyone else, enjoy!I think we can all agree that the first time we experienced a Disney show, Ride, or Attraction, was the best time! Not knowing what to expect only heightened the fun and made us gasp and giggle at all the right places. We can never get closer to the feelings that the Imagineers wanted to invoke in us than during our first exposure.I’d like to … [Read more...]

Help with Disney Dining Questions

I love talking about Walt Disney World with anyone who will listen, especially those who have never visited before. Nothing brightens my day more than having someone who has never been contact me for help with their first ever trip. I get so excited for them and I really appreciate having the pleasure of helping them to plan such an important family trip.I am not a travel agent, nor do I have the skills of a travel agent. All I can offer is my advice from my own personal experiences and the … [Read more...]

Doesn’t Disney World Get Old?

Doesn’t Disney World Get Old?This seems an obvious and reasonable question to ask frequent Walt Disney World guests. You may think Disney World would get old for visitors who have dozens of trips under their belts but the short answer is, “No.” Walt Disney World is continually evolving and growing which brings guests back time and again. Attractions are always being built, new promotions are announced, parades and nighttime fireworks shows are switched up. Let’s not forget that every season … [Read more...]