Ten Movies Your Family Should Watch Before Your Disney Vacation

Every time we book a Walt Disney World Vacation, we "study" as a family. It's the perfect excuse to begin a family movie night, if you haven't already.Let's face it, it's not always easy to find a movie the entire family will enjoy. You may find some movies are "too girly" for the guys, or "too cootie-fied" for the girls. Disney does a great job to make movies appealing to both genders, even the princess movies.However, after a few trial and error runs, these seem to be our top ten … [Read more...]

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique: When to make Reservations and what to bring with you?

Nothing says “girly girl” quite the way that a totally princess-ed out girl can! And nothing at Walt Disney World quite princess-es out your girly girl like Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.There are two locations for the BBB at Walt Disney World. The first is at the World of Disney Store in Downtown Disney and the other is INSIDE Cinderella’s Castle. Yup you read that correctly, INSIDE the castle.WHEN SHOULD I MAKE RESERVATIONS? You really need to make your reservation AS CLOSE TO 180 DAYS IN … [Read more...]

Navigating Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe

A burger joint, is a burger joint, is a burger joint.  Right???   Well...sometimes!  But, other times, it takes a little know how.  My favorite burger joint at Disney World  is more than just that!  The Magic Kingdom's Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe takes a little jedi skill!  Today I am sharing some tips for ordering from this out of the world quick service restaurant.  Hopefully, it will take you to infinity and beyond!Launch (Logistics of the location)Cosmic Ray's Starlight Cafe can be … [Read more...]

Top 5 Ideas For Going Beyond the Attractions

Walt Disney World is one of those vacation spots we feel like we can visit again and again. Not everyone understands that, of course, and we Disney addicts get questions along the lines of "But weren't you just there?" all the time. What those people fail to understand, and what we Disney addicts love so much, is how different the Disney parks are from other theme parks. Sure Disney has great rides and shows, there is something for everyone, from Expedition Everest to It's A Small World, but the … [Read more...]

Tokyo Disneyland hosts gay weddings in Japan

Despite their having no legal status, same sex couples are able to hold fairytale wedding ceremonies at hotels inside the popular Tokyo Disney Resort, including at the Cinderella Castle, a company spokeswoman said Tuesday.News of the unions came to light when Koyuki Higashi, 27, enquired about marrying her female partner at the resort.A member of staff who answered the call said there would be no problem with their marrying, provided they dressed "like a man and a woman", Higashi wrote … [Read more...]

Taking a Ride Down Main Street USA

Have you seen the Main Street Vehicles that ride down Main Street USA? These wonderful historic vehicles come in the form of a  fire engine, omnibus,  horse-pulled trolley or horseless carriage.At Disney World's Magic Kingdom park they offer guests an opportunity to take a  one-way ride on a fire engine, omnibus and more down Main Street.This is not something you are going to want to experience when you are in a mad rush at rope drop to head to your favorite ride, however if you take … [Read more...]

Summer Version of “The Magic, The Memories, and You!” Coming to Walt Disney World Resort

Starting on May 25, Disney Channel stars Phineas and Ferb kick off a rockin’ summer celebration that visits the beach, the jungle and under the sea with favorite Disney characters and cherished Disney music – and it all plays out on Cinderella Castle, famed icon of Walt Disney World Resort.It’s the newest performance of the award-winning “The Magic, The Memories, and You!” Castle projection show that has amazed Magic Kingdom guests since debuting 15 months ago.  As part of Disney’s “Let the … [Read more...]

American Institute of Architects Honors Cinderella Castle at Disney World

This month, the Walt Disney World Resort landmark icon was named one of the Top 100 Buildings in Florida by The Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida) as a part of their “Florida Architecture: 100 Years. 100 Places.” celebration for the organization’s 100-year anniversary. Cinderella Castle was also named Top Building in the Recreational Architecture category.AIA Florida is an association of architects with a mission to unite, educate and position … [Read more...]

My Top 5 Magic Kingdom Traditions

If you have been bitten by the Disney bug, then chances are you try to visit Walt Disney World as often as you can. If so, then you probably have some traditions that you must embrace each time you visit to make your trip complete. I have some Magic Kingdom traditions that I would like to share with you, and they just might be some of your traditions too!5. Ride Pirates of the Caribbean first-When my family and I visit the Magic Kingdom on our first day, it's tradition for us to head … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips – Advanced Dining Reservation Tips

Most Disney visitors plan on dining at some table service restaurants while they are on vacation. I thought most everyone was aware of the Advance Dining Reservation (ADR) system and used it as designed. In reading some of the many Disney forums on the web it is a bit disconcerting to see that there are still a lot of folks out there (particularly first time visitors) who believe that you can just walk up to one of the Walt Disney World restaurants and get a table. Check out this article Disney … [Read more...]