Off the Beaten Path: Magic Kingdom Quiet Places

During our WDW trips, we stick to the “Pirates Code”: “He who falls behind, gets left behind”. This drives home the point that it’s everyone’s vacation (particularly when we’re in our grand gathering) and we need to maintain a pace that’s good for everyone. If the kids had their choice, they would run back and forth between point A and point B all day long and if the adults had their choice, we’d be in a nice air conditioned ride all day long. When it’s been a long day in the parks for everyone … [Read more...]



Disney Confidential: Wishes will be ending soon

Hey there guys and gals Anonymouse here!Okay, you know how I love gossip and will usually just throw something out with little more than a caveat that it's just a rumor? Well today I want to tell you about something that's bound to bring a tear to the eyes of even the most cold-hearted among you (and you know who you are). It might even make you angry.  It's the rumor that Wishes will be ending within a month or so.I know, I know!  Now don't get all upset.  I actually doesn't like … [Read more...]



Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule June 2011

Refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available on the Disneyland Website.CurrentStage Door Cafe (Disneyland) closed through 5/26/11 for refurbishment. Splash Mountain (Disneyland) closed through 5/26/11 for refurbishment. The Golden Horseshoe (Disneyland) closed through 5/26/11 for refurbishment. Star Tours (Disneyland) closed through 6/2/11 for renovation and upgrade to Star Tours … [Read more...]



Leaving the Kids at Home

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What I'm about to say is such sacrilege that it tears at the very fabric that holds this country together.  In fact, I suggest that you don't proceed any further without locking the doors and drawing the shades.    It's this:  I love going to  Disney World without my kids.  There, I've said it.  It's true.  Okay, truth is, I love going with my kids as well.  I love watching their reactions, how excited they are over the smallest thing.  I enjoy the opportunity to slow down with them and not … [Read more...]



Walt Disney World Tips and Tricks: Hot Weather Touring

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 With blue skies and bright sunny days, a vacation at Walt Disney World during the summer is the stuff picture-perfect postcards are made of. Unfortunately, the picture doesn’t capture the entire reality of those hot, sticky, exhausting days of touring the theme parks with all the summer crowds and in the heat. Here are some of my favorite tips for helping you keep your cool, literally, while at Disney. Doing so may also help you keep your temper! Generally, … [Read more...]