Fantasy Faire Makes Regal Debut at Disneyland Park March 12

For many guests at Disneyland Park, the encounter with a Disney Princess and her story is an essential part of any visit. Beginning March 12, 2013, Disney Princesses will await these guests at the new Fantasy Faire, a storybook world that extends Fantasyland and brings its timeless tales to life in fun and surprising ways.Fantasy Faire creates an enchanting, immersive environment for guests who treasure magical fairy tales. Designed in the charming, old world style familiar to lovers of … [Read more...]

Magic Kingdom Snack Attack – So Many Snacks, So Little Time!

Disney World is known for many things, one of those being their FOOD - they have consistently served up a huge variety of freshly prepared food that uses the best ingredients, oh, and it also TASTES great too! But there is more to Disney Dining than just breakfast, lunch and dinner! There are all those hours in-between meals, that can (and should!) be spent sampling some of the many great snacks that WDW has to offer, and the Magic Kingdom's snack offering are (in my opinion) some of the best … [Read more...]

Which Disney Character Meal Is Right For Me?

Disney Character Meals allow you to combine the best of two worlds - character interaction, and FOOD! They are great for those of all ages, and are a perfect way to meet multiple characters at one time!Character meals are a staple of Disney World vacationing, and I highly recommend you try at least one during your trip. There are usually a variety of characters (between 3 and 5) and they move from table to table and give autographs and hugs and pose for pictures with you. It's great fun, and … [Read more...]

Breakfast Options During the Main Street Bakery Starbucks Conversion

With all the chatter and concern over the Main Street Bakery Starbucks conversion we thought it may have left some people out of sorts over where to get breakfast at the Magic Kingdom. No worries, we have the information on what is available and where you can go get fueled up or eat a cinnamon roll!First, the Tomorrowland Terrace will be open for breakfast during the time the Main Street Bakery is closed. The menu will consist of waffles, yogurt parfaits, egg/cheese and ham croissants, … [Read more...]

All New 2013 Walt Disney World Park Maps

 Out now is the all new 2013 Walt Disney World Park Maps! Jam packed with all new goodies including Photopass, Fantasyland, and much more. I love the new design. Very clean and stylish while not being overloaded with info that you can't see everything you need too. You can download them here or over on our Disney Map Page.Check them out and let me know what you think. More maps after the jump. … [Read more...]

Top Five Reasons Why WDW Is The Perfect Adult Vacation Spot

There are many people out there who think of Walt Disney World as a place for kids and families, and it is true that they do cater largely to that crowd. BUT, that isn't all they do - they work hard to make WDW a place where those of all ages can go to have fun. Personally, I love WDW even more as an adult than I did as a kid, and in case you are on the fence, here are my top 5 reasons why you should give WDW a try for your next adult vacation:1. It's Truly a "World" of it's own - It's a … [Read more...]

2013 Disney Dining Plan Details Released

In 2013 Disney has some new changes to the Disney Dining Plan. There are a few changes the biggest one is an increase in the price. When you are comparing restaurants it is still early and many restaurants will be missing from the list. I find that if your favorite restaurant isn't on the list right now it will show up as soon as they get the contract signed.Chip's Tips: While you are at the parks it never hurts to ask. We found last year San Angel Inn wasn't on the DDP but when we walked up … [Read more...]

Changes Coming to Walt Disney World in 2013

Heading to Walt Disney World in 2013? You can expect a few changes and some new experiences at everyone favorite theme park! Here is your guide to everything new in 2013 and beyond.Price ChangesOf course, prices always change and not necessarily in the way we would like them to. Price increases can be seen this year in everything from dining to tickets to behind the scenes tours.Tickets- We are already living the ticket increase for 2012-2013. Disney traditionally raises park … [Read more...]

Disney World Behind the Magic – What Disney does behind the scenes to help YOU have a better vacation

Walt Disney World, those two words are enough to make you smile-and that's no accident! Amazingly, everything from the layout of the parks to the scents wafting through the air is designed to boost your happiness. Our friends at, Woman's World Magazine, wrote an article on how you can incorporate that magical mojo into your life. We thought it was a good article so we wanted to share with you some other things Disney does behind the scenes to help you have a better and more magical … [Read more...]

Disney Character Dining – Is it worth it?

One of the biggest questions you can ask a person who is planning their Disney vacation is "What Disney Character Meals are you doing?"  However, this simple question brings up a whole lot of different perspectives, and opens up the discussion towards the ultimate question: "Are Disney Character Dining meals at Walt Disney World worth it?"  In this post, I will be presenting several vital pieces of evidence to illustrate why Character meals are a great value for you and your family.When my … [Read more...]