Top 10 Ways to Get The Dining Reservation You’ve Always Wanted

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As a foodie at heart, no Disney trip is complete without making sure I at least attempt to have dinner at 'Ohana, order a Dole Whip, enjoy an ice cream cone while waiting for Festival of Fantasy, buy popcorn while walking along Main Street, and have a meal at Crystal Palace on the last day of our vacation.  (Okay, you've got me, I also have a secret obsession with the pork shank from Gaston's Tavern.)Regardless of what your food traditions are during your vacation, chances are, you may need … [Read more...]


Top 5 Places to Have Lunch at the Monorail Resorts

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Following up on the Top 5 places for breakfast along the monorail, let's move on to lunch! When the high noon heat is at its worst, it is a great idea to hop on the monorail and try one of these great places for a delicious lunch. A quick ride to one of the 3 monorail resorts will offer you plenty of options for all appetites! These restaurants are easy to get to from the Magic Kingdom and will leave you with plenty of time to hop right back on the monorail and get back to the park in time for … [Read more...]


Simple Ways to Save Money at Walt Disney World

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A magical vacation to Walt Disney World can be more affordable than you think. There are ways to save some money during the planning process and even while you are in the most magical place on Earth. One of the most important aspects of planning your trip is flexibility.Prices at the Walt Disney World Resort vary throughout the year, and if you are flexible with your travel dates and even resort choices, you can save a significant amount of money. For example: a standard room at the All Star … [Read more...]


Top 10 Breakfast Locations at Walt Disney World

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You're at the most magical place on earth - Walt Disney World - and you can't wait to get to the parks and make your way to your favorite attractions.  Wait, are you forgetting anything?  Sunscreen, Magic Bands, cellphones, emergency snacks, plastic bags for electronics on wet rides, hats, all members of your party....nope, got it all.  Breakfast?  Yes, the most important meal of the day sometimes gets lost in the shuffle when you're at Disney World. But often, if you make time for it, you can … [Read more...]


Disney Dining News – Chef Mickey’s Opens for Brunch Starting May 31st

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Have you heard the latest Disney Dining News?If you have not been to Chef Mickey's, then you have most likely passed it when you were on the monorail on your to the Magic Kingdom. Chef Mickey's is a very popular spot. So, they will soon serve brunch. Brunch will be by reservation of course. Reservations open up on May 22.I am sure you are wondering what will be on the menu. Well, the breakfast menu, yes that includes Mickey Waffles,  will expand and they will also offer soup; salads … [Read more...]


Great Restaurant Choices for First Time Visitors To WDW – Resort Edition

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Last week I wrote about the best theme park restaurants for first timer travelers to WDW, all of which offer delicious meals that are great to grab while you’re at the Disney Parks – but there’s a whole other side to Disney Dining – so I invite you to step outside the Parks and head to one of these amazing WDW Resort Restaurants:Boma: Head over to Disney’s beautiful Animal Kingdom Lodge for some authentic African cuisine. Not sure what “African Cuisine” entails? Well, here’s what you can … [Read more...]


Top 5 Character Meals at Walt Disney World

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Disney Dining offers a wide variety of choices and experiences, build your own burritos, hot dogs with exotic toppings, and the beloved by all (okay, by most) - chicken fingers and fries. But nothing beats a character meal for kids and kids at heart!Character meals are an opportunity for photo ops  and autographs with characters that you might otherwise stand in line for hours to get. And often there's singing and dancing that goes along with the character interaction. So, what are the top … [Read more...]


Top 8 Walt Disney World Dining Experiences – Resort Edition

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I recently shared with you my Top 8 Walt Disney World Dining Experiences in the theme parks.  Now I'm back to give you a peak at my Top 8 Walt Disney World Dining Experiences at the resorts! We tend to eat at resorts a lot just because I think it give more flexibility when planning a trip (it doesn't matter what park I'm at I can still eat at any resort and they are just a boat ride, bus ride or monorail ride away!).1. Yachtsman Steakhouse (Disney's Yacht Club Resort):  Located just a short … [Read more...]


Avoid These Top Disney Dining Mistakes

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There’s a lot of delicious Walt Disney World Restaurants to choose from – and since there are so many, you could easily get overwhelmed trying to figure out where to eat or which places to make Advance Dining Reservations for – but don’t worry if the experience has you anxious – because I have some helpful hints to help get you ready for one of the best parts of a WDW vacation – the EATING!Here are the top Disney Dining mistakes that you will want to AVOID AT ALL COSTS:“Oh, we don’t need … [Read more...]


Top 5 Reasons Why Disney Character Meals RULE!

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Ok, so as an adult I know I should be slightly ashamed to admit the following statement (but I’m not, so here it goes): I LOVE CHARACTER MEALS – they are honestly my favorite part of my Walt Disney World trips. For those of you who don’t know, a character meal is pretty self-explanatory – you enjoy a meal while characters from your favorite Disney movies and shows circulate for meet and greets! Not sold on the idea? Well – here’s 5 reasons why character meals are the best – in case you need more … [Read more...]