Things Disney Addicts Never Say: Parks Edition

disneyworldsplashmountain

As a follow up to the Top 10 Things Disney Addicts Never Say: Resort Edition, I bring you, Parks Edition. Being a Disney Travel Specialist I have heard all of these at least once from people I enthusiastically talk about Disney to. I'm  sure you, as a fellow Disney Addict, have heard some of these before.  If you are one of those people, I demand you go back to Disney immediately, because you need some magic in your life!Here are a few of my favorite lines:"I think I'm too old for … [Read more...]


Get a free Autographed Postcard from the Disney Characters!

Disney-Postcard

Did you know Disney will send you an autographed postcard when you or your little ones writes a letter to their favorite Disney Character?All you have to do is send a letter to:Walt Disney World Communications P.O. Box 10040 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-0040Disneyland will also send you an autographed postcard when you write a letter to the following address:Walt Disney Company Attn: Fan Mail Department 500 South Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91521The picture will arrive … [Read more...]


7 ways to Stay Sane on a Disney Vacation

Disney

After all the planning that goes into a Disney vacation, after all the days of waiting to arrive, after all the hours of dreaming of your Disney adventure, the actual trip itself can be quite stressful if you don’t have a plan to stay sane. Vacations should be fun, exciting, and relaxing. To ensure you don’t lose your cool on your Disney vacation, here are my 7 ways to Stay Sane on a Disney Vacation. Have a Plan While it is always fun to see where the day takes you, wander through the parks … [Read more...]


Have a Little Extra Fun with Disney Characters on your Next Vacation!

Toy Story

I'm sure many of you have seen the picture going around Facebook that shows if you yell "Andy's coming" in front of any of the Toy Story characters, they will fall down. Which is untrue. Disney put a stop to that as it was scaring small children. Not to mention for the cast members in the costume getting up and down is hard work.Having said that did you know there are phrases you can say to other Disney Characters at the Disney World and Disneyland theme parks to elicit a fun … [Read more...]


Top 10 Places to People Watch in Disney World

characters in flight

If you’re like me you love to take a moment from the hustle and bustle in Walt Disney World and watch the other Disney fans go by. What cool Disney shirts are they wearing? Who has cool Disney tattoos? Where did they get that fancy pair of Mickey ears? It’s fascinating and provides a load off those weary feet. Here are my Top 10 Places to Sit and People Watch in Disney World.France Pavilion Epcot- There are a lot of great spots in Epcot’s World Showcase to sit and relax. France is one of my … [Read more...]


Top Mid-Day Break Spots at Epcot

Epcot

I recently wrote about my favorite places to take a mid-day break at the Magic Kingdom. Moving through Disney World, here are my favorite spots at Epcot to slip away, enjoy some cool air, and not feel as if I am wasting precious time in the park.The American Adventure: Located in Epcot’s World Showcase, this 29 minute show takes guests through a patriotic look at America’s past. Hosted by Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain, guests will see historical scenes depicting the Pilgrims’ arrival at … [Read more...]


12 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day and every day at Walt Disney World Resort

mother

Mother’s Day or any day are great reasons to treat mom to a special experience she won’t soon forget at Walt Disney World Resort. With everything from pampering spa experiences, premium yacht adventures and elegant tea parties, the Florida Vacation Kingdom is the perfect place to plan a day as special as she is.1. Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Disney’s Saratoga Springs ResortTreat mom to the spa day she deserves. Senses – A Disney Spa at either … [Read more...]


Top 6 Disneyland Attractions For First Timers

DL

Visiting the Happiest Place on Earth for the first time can be both exciting and overwhelming! There are so many wonderful things to do and see and you may not know where to start. I've put together a list of must-do Disneyland attractions to help you out:1. It's a Small WorldOriginally created for the 1964 New York World's Fair, this ride is now a classic at Disneyland. Take a boat ride through many different countries from around the world. Listen-or sing along-as adorable small … [Read more...]


Disney Dining Quick Tip – Split Dessert to Save Money

easter

Being a fan of the desserts at Disney and also at saving money I came up with a great way to indulge in both while at the parks... I hope you like today's Disney Dining Quick Tip which teaches us how to split desserts to save money while at Disney!There are so many tempting treats and delectable goodies throughout Disney. I budget a good chunk of my money (and yearly calories) to sampling as many as I can throughout the parks. A great way to save money (and some of those calories) is to … [Read more...]


Disney Finds – Portable Battery Pack for the Parks

battery

There is nothing more frustrating than being at the Disney theme parks and running out of battery on your cell phone. I have spent countless hours on the stumps back near the Rapunzel Bathrooms waiting for my cell phone to charge. Well that is a thing of the past since picking up a portable battery pack. Now I just plug in my phone or tablet and enjoy the park as my battery recharges.So today in my Disney Find I wanted to give you a few options for battery packs that will work with pretty … [Read more...]