10 Things To Do Before Setting Sail on a Disney Cruise!

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Congratulations!!  You booked your getaway aboard the Disney Cruise Line and are starting to think more about your trip.  Here is my list of things to do prior to leaving home to make sure you have an extra magical time and smooth sailing, so to speak.1. Check-in Online- Here you will fill out all the necessary forms, place a credit card on your account and assign charging privileges for your family and selecting your port arrival time.  This will make embarkation much faster and easier for … [Read more...]


Top 10 Places to People Watch in Disney World

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If you’re like me you love to take a moment from the hustle and bustle in Walt Disney World and watch the other Disney fans go by. What cool Disney shirts are they wearing? Who has cool Disney tattoos? Where did they get that fancy pair of Mickey ears? It’s fascinating and provides a load off those weary feet. Here are my Top 10 Places to Sit and People Watch in Disney World.France Pavilion Epcot- There are a lot of great spots in Epcot’s World Showcase to sit and relax. France is one of my … [Read more...]


Top Mid-Day Break Spots at Epcot

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I recently wrote about my favorite places to take a mid-day break at the Magic Kingdom. Moving through Disney World, here are my favorite spots at Epcot to slip away, enjoy some cool air, and not feel as if I am wasting precious time in the park.The American Adventure: Located in Epcot’s World Showcase, this 29 minute show takes guests through a patriotic look at America’s past. Hosted by Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain, guests will see historical scenes depicting the Pilgrims’ arrival at … [Read more...]


Top 10: Things to Experience at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

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 Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon  is a great place to catch some sun!  Swim, build a sand castle, and even go snorkeling with sharks, stingrays and tropical fish in the coral reef.  TL is one of the 2 Disney World Water Parks available with your Water Park Fun & More Ticket add-on.Here is our Top 10 things to do at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon:1. Bay Slides- Toddlers and little kids will enjoy these 2 slow speed slides. Parents can catch them at the bottom when they come out.2. America's … [Read more...]


10 Awesome Reasons to Include a Stop in LEGOLAND During Your Orlando Vacation

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Are you headed to Orlando for your next family vacation? Whether you are planning a magical Disney trip or a Wizardly Universal trip, why not make it even more awesome with a stop in LEGOLAND Florida? It is a lot easier than you think to head over to this fun, interactive, park that kids and adults alike will love to explore! Here are some great reasons to add LEGOLAND to your Florida vacation this year!1. The New LEGOLAND Florida Hotel:What better reason is there than checking out this … [Read more...]


What Comes Free (and What Doesn’t) With a Disney Cruise

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When planning a Disney Cruise it's smart to know what to budget for, and what not to worry about. I have compiled a list of the complimentary things on board your cruise and what will cost you extra. If you have any questions about any of this, feel free to contact me at the email below!What Comes Free: 1. Meals- All your family dining is free aboard a Disney Cruise. Go ahead and order than appetizer and dessert ...it's free! Ordering room service is also free as long as it's not … [Read more...]


12 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day and every day at Walt Disney World Resort

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Mother’s Day or any day are great reasons to treat mom to a special experience she won’t soon forget at Walt Disney World Resort. With everything from pampering spa experiences, premium yacht adventures and elegant tea parties, the Florida Vacation Kingdom is the perfect place to plan a day as special as she is.1. Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Disney’s Saratoga Springs ResortTreat mom to the spa day she deserves. Senses – A Disney Spa at either … [Read more...]


Capture your Magical Memories with Disney’s Photopass

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While Walt Disney World Resort is the second most popular place in the world to take a selfie, (after the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France) it ranks first among the best places to get everyone in the picture, too, thanks to Disney’s PhotoPass Service.Personally I am a HUGE fan of the PhotoPass service - more specifically Memory Maker!  But how does it all work?Using the latest digital equipment and Disney-engineered technology, a team of Disney PhotoPass photographers take photos of guests … [Read more...]


How to keep cool at the Walt Disney World theme parks

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Spring is in the air! The hot, humid air…ok so maybe it’s not quite hot or humid yet, but that doesn’t mean that Florida isn’t getting some heat – and there will be more of that to come as summer approaches too! As you plan to head to Walt Disney World this Spring and Summer, I recommend you take some preventative measures to help ensure that you are as cool as can be:Freeze Those Drinks - Get some disposable water bottles and fill them about 2/3 of the way with water, and then stick them in … [Read more...]


Top 5 Tips for First Time Disney Flyers

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Flying to Disney for the first time, especially with children can be a little daunting. This list of tips for first-timers will help you get everything in order before, during and after your flight. Print out this list so you can check things off as you go!Step 1: Book a FlightUse a Travel Magician like my friends and I at World of Magic Travel to find you the lowest fares and best times Let your agent know where you prefer to sit (window/aisle/front) Save time and confusion by … [Read more...]