Disney 101: Educational Vacations at Walt Disney World

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Many parents consider taking their kids out of school for a trip to Walt Disney World. Some families homeschool and during their visits to Walt Disney World they incorporate the experiences they have into an educational opportunity. As a college professor, I am one to believe that people never stop learning. Even while having loads of fun at WDW, people (especially children) are soaking up lots and lots of information that adds to their  knowledge banks!Walt Disney World is eminently fun and … [Read more...]





Disney World AM or PM Extra Magic Hours: Which Is Better?

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Guests staying at an on-property resort at a Walt Disney World have the added benefit of Extra Magic Hours. In case you're not familiar with Extra Magic Hours, this is additional time the parks are open exclusively for on-property resort guests. This is a great time to take advantage of reduced wait times on your favorite attractions. While not all attractions are running during Extra Magic Hours, the most popular attractions usually are.On most days, one WDW parks will be open early for … [Read more...]





Guide to Downtown Disney for First Timers

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If you've never been to Downtown Disney aka Disney Springs, I suggest making it part of your next trip. I like the relaxed pace I adopt there, the chance to see the Disney touches and creativity of outside businesses. Then there’s the variety of shopping and dining – it’s all very low-key, “Disney down time.”But if you've never visited, where do you start? Here are my top suggestions, with alternates, for things to do for a first timer at Downtown Disney.Downtown Disney Marketplace or … [Read more...]





How to Rent Disney Vacation Club Points with David’s Vacation Club Rentals

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Staying in a Deluxe villa is no longer exclusive to members of The Disney Vacation Club (DVC). Let me show you how it is possible to stay in a luxurious villa at one of Disney's premier resorts without breaking the bank.Have you ever wanted to stay at one of the DVC resorts but do not own a membership in the club? Do you have a large family or want to keep your extended family close together while on your Disney vacation? Have you tried the family suites at Art of Animation or All Star Music … [Read more...]





5 Reasons Why More Guys Should Go To Walt Disney World

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1. The food. And lots of it. Us guys like to eat, and at Disney World, there’s definitely food to satisfy every man’s palette. You can find hearty foods like pizza, pasta, steak, BBQ chicken, fish, and--of course--the classic Disney Turkey Leg all around the parks. The snack selection is never-ending: from churros to pretzels to popcorn to pastries. For the more extravagant man, Disney offers frozen bananas, waffle sandwiches, and snacks from around the world. Don’t even get me started on the … [Read more...]