Often overlooked the Magic of Animation

Yes, we're all excited about the new value resort, The Art of Animation (even though the pricing doesn't scream "value"!) but i'd like to talk about an underrated attraction at Hollywood Studios...the Magic of Animation.In the depths of the studios, tucked away between a gift shop and the Disney Junior stage is a forgotten attraction...the Magic of Animation. You probably run in and out of the building chasing down the characters that meet & greet there (Sorcerer Mickey, the Army men, … [Read more...]

Top Five Reasons I’m a Disney World Nerd.


Are you like me? Do you sometimes find yourself hiding the fact that you're a Disney nerd? Do you have to remind yourself that wearing more than one article of Disney clothing at a time is a bad idea?  Are you tired of having to defend Disney World's extreme awesomeness?  Well, let me help you out there. Here are my top five reasons for being a Disney World nerd. Feel free to borrow them and adapt them to your own brand of Disney nerdyness.1.   The cast members. I like visiting Universal … [Read more...]

Best Bathrooms in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

You just sat down to lunch and you hear it… “Mom, I need to go to the bathroom”. You look at your spouse who shrugs and you unfold your giant Disney map to locate the closest loo. Disney maps are really not all that user friendly for the frequent bathroom visitor. You finally locate it and its covered up (aka, a lot of people are in there!) As your child does the “pee-pee dance” and you tell them to “keep holding, keeeeeppp holding….”. Sure would be nice if you knew where the less crowded … [Read more...]

5 Things You Should Know: Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

It's that time again...for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party! The parks will begin putting up the decorations on August 29th in preparation for the first Halloween party, which will be September 13th.If you have purchased (or are considering purchasing) tickets for a special event such as the Halloween party or Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, you need to be prepared! After you finish complaining about having to purchase separate admission to the park you should focus that energy on … [Read more...]

Should You Take an Infant to Disney World?


I'm about to make an unpopular statement:Taking a baby to Disney World is very difficult.Now, I know that a lot of you are going to comment and say that you took a young child and it went just fine and to you I say "Bravo, my friend." But for the rest of us, it can be a lot of work. But it's also not impossible, not if you plan well and lower your expectations just a little bit.    With just a few adjustments to your usual vacation strategy, you can make traveling with an infant a lot … [Read more...]