Is Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside the Right Resort for You?

My family has enjoyed a couple of weeklong stays at Walt Disney World’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort. The question asked above, is it for you, depends on what you are looking for in a Resort, how much time you will actually spend at the Resort, and what types of amenities you prefer. My family stays at the Value and Moderate Resorts, because we do not spend a lot of time in our room or exploring the property. We get our fill of adventure at the Parks and Downtown Disney area and only hit the … [Read more...]



Visiting The Pools at the Pop Century

If you are like me, then part of your vacation is lounging by the resort pool. I'd like to take you on a journey with me as we explore some of the pools of the Walt Disney World Resort. Today I want to start at one of the value resorts; Pop Century.Pop is a BIG resort with three themed pools.  These pools all in unique shapes are called; The Bowling Pin Pool which is located in the 1950's section, The Computer pool which is located in the 1990's section, and The Hippy Dippy Pool (shaped like … [Read more...]



Planning Your First WDW Trip – What To Expect

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So you've decided to go to Walt Disney World for your vacation - first off, let me congratulate you on making such a smart decision! So now that you know where you're going, it's time to plan - and if it's your first trip, it's easy to get overwhelmed with all the information that's out there. So, here's some tips on what you can expect for your WDW trip:"Not Your Typical Vacation" - WDW is a fast paced, crowded world of Parks and Resorts, and for many its not exactly what you would call … [Read more...]



Top 5 Uses for Carabiners at Disney World

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I don't know about you, but I've found myself at Disney World, wishing I had one of those hiking clip things! I know you are probably thinking, "what, were you planning on doing? Scaling Cinderella Castle?" My answer is short and sweet...nope!  I actually have found this multitasker to be an essential when I am in the park (and we are talking no climbing here!).  In fact, I'll go ahead and admit that while I like taking nature walks and "hiking", I know so little about it, that I mistakenly have … [Read more...]



Armed Forces Salute Military Discount!

Current and past service members are entitled to some pretty great discounts through September 28, 2013. These room and ticket discounts are called the Armed Forces Salute.  Here are some of the discounts you can expect and some information to help service members plan their trip!Rooms at Disney resorts can be reserved for some excellent discounts most nights with the exception of November 22, 2012 through November 24, 2012; December 23, 2012 through December 31, 2012; and March 25, 2013 … [Read more...]