Disney World Officially Bans the use of Selfie Sticks on Attractions

 This has been coming for a while. If you have ever been on a ride with someone using a Selfie Stick than you know how annoying and dangerous it can be. If you have been to Disney World lately I am sure you have seen at least one of these.Disney World is cracking down on their use. You will NOT be able to use your Selfie Stick on a ride or attraction. However you CAN use it in the park.Cast members that are greeters, so to speak, in front of attractions will inform you that your … [Read more...]

MNSSHP and MVMCP Tickets are on Sale Now!

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party and Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Tickets at Disney World are on sale NOW!Just a quick reminder of the party dates:Mickey's No So Scary HalloweenSeptember 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27 October 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31  and November 1Pricing:All September dates & 10/1 - $68.00 plus tax age 10+, $63.00 plus tax age 3-9 in advance, $74.00/$69 same-dayOctober dates & 11/1 - $74.00 plus tax … [Read more...]

Top 10 Disney World Theme Park Foods you MUST EAT!

I love the food at Disney World! Most of my trips revolve around the food at the parks and resorts. Some food/snack items I try to get almost every trip to the parks, I know I can't be the only one like this. I have put together a small list of 10 Theme Park Food Items that I believe you must eat on almost every trip to Disney World. These are in no particular order.10. Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich (see above) - You can find this tasty treat all over Walt Disney World. Two of my favorite places … [Read more...]

Top 10 Simple Pleasures at Walt Disney World

Disney vacations can be action packed, non-stop, and all about running around. However, there are so many great moments where you can enjoy the simple pleasures of the park for little to no money and end up getting a whole lot more from your vacation because of it. Here are my ten favorite simple pleasures at Walt Disney World.Dole Whips: I don’t even know if I should list this as a simple pleasure, because to me, Dole Whips are serious business. But in the grand scheme of Walt Disney World, … [Read more...]

The Power of the Force Takes Over Disney’s Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends May 15-June 14, 2015

Beginning May 15, 2015, the Force returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios as Star Wars Weekends combines the fun and adventure of the Star Wars franchise with the magic of Disney Parks.This year’s event welcomes a new show, “Star Wars: Rebels,” new locations for autograph sessions and merchandise and several Star Wars luminaries making their first hyperspace jump to Star Wars Weekends.Bringing Walt Disney World Resort guests as close to the Force as they can get, Star Wars Weekends … [Read more...]

Employers at Disney World will Raise Minimum Wage

Two outside companies that have employees at Disney World will soon raise their minimum hourly wage to $10.00 per hour by 2017.The union that represents the 400 employees, Unite Here Local 737, has announced the agreement with the Palmas Services and Patina Restaurant Group. Their minimum pay will first increase to $9.00 per hour and then $9.50 the following you and then finally to $10.00 per hour in 2017. Their non tipped employees whose pay is already above minimum will get an increase of … [Read more...]

6 Steps for Planning Your Walt Disney World Vacation

Ok, you have decided that you really want to go to Walt Disney World! Now how do you make that happen? Planning a trip to the most magical place on earth can be very overwhelming. Even those who have been there many times before may struggle with all of the decisions and options available. Don't worry, I am here to help! I am going to break down your planning into 6 easy steps!Of course my first recommendation is to contact a travel agent with World of Magic Travel who will be able to guide … [Read more...]

Could a Fourth Fastpass Option be on it’s Way to Disney World

Hiya! How is everyone doing on this fine day? Now that you are reading my article you should be feeling awesome! I have some gossip on a very hot topic, the illusive 4th fastpass at Disney World. I know many of you, myself included, would love to see this happen. I know Chippy will be happy because he is too lazy to wait in line for his favorite ride. Shhhhh don't tell him I said that.Anywho, you know how it goes now, if you use up your three you can go to a kiosk in the park and get another … [Read more...]

Disney World Spring 2015 News Round Up

There is always something new and exciting going on at Disney World. Here is a round up of all the new and continuing magic!The Egg-cellent Easter Happenings:The Grand Floridian has a beautiful display of their hand painted and edible eggs. This is the 4th year that you can see these beautiful works of art. They are not the size of your average Easter egg. They stand 16 to 20 inches tall and they are decorated with Disney themes by Disney pastry chefs. You can check them out in the … [Read more...]

Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows Opens

The first phase of Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows, the newest resort in the growing Disney Vacation Club portfolio, opened today. Offering 360 Deluxe Studio accommodations (opening in phases through summer 2015) and 20 over-the-water Bungalows, the new resort delivers the spirit of the South Pacific along with fun Disney touches to create a vacation experience that only Disney can provide. Nestled along the shore of the Seven Seas Lagoon, the resort is a quick monorail ride from the … [Read more...]