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...]

Disney Cruise vs. Disney World: The Advantages of Each

Disney offers so many great vacations now that it's hard to decide what type you should go on next! A Disney Cruise and a trip to Walt Disney World are two very different types of vacations. I hope this list of  advantages of each will help you decide what to do on your next Disney trip.Advantages of a Disney Cruise over Disney World:Price – Increases in ticket prices, resort room rates, and food costs steer some people toward an all-inclusive Disney Cruise. Depending on the month you … [Read more...]

Unique things you can only get at Walt Disney World

It’s not always easy being an adult Walt Disney World lover. When I tell people I am headed to Disney World on my next vacation, I get that weird look, that one that says “really? What a weirdo”…usually it only lasts a second, and they say something like “Oh, that’s nice” when what they really mean is “that’s for kids…I wouldn’t want to go there”. In these situations, I usually try and be a Disney cheerleader, rallying for Team WDW, and I have come up with this list of things that are so unique, … [Read more...]

5 tips for making the most of your Walt Disney World Dining Experience

There are SO MANY dining choices at Walt Disney World, it can be overwhelming and scary to try to answer the question of "what's for dinner?" Luckily, there is help out there! Follow these tips and you will be sure to have a spectacular dining experience!Plan ahead: Do your research! I can't stress this one enough, there are tons of books and websites that have restaurant descriptions, menus, and even pictures so you can know what to expect when you go. Another part of planning ahead would … [Read more...]

History Of Disney: Would you like some tea?

This is the first of a weekly column that you will see here at Chip and Co. I will be exploring the history behind the rides of the Disney Theme Parks,  the Resorts, Restaurants and even the Special Events. When trying to decide where to start I had many people say I should start with the "mountains". That seemed to me to be something that would be expected as those are fan favorites. I instead decided I would try to think of a ride that is an icon of the Disney Theme Parks and a ride that is in … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tip for Families of 5 or more: Family Suite, Connecting Rooms, or DVC Villa?

This Disney World Quick Tip goes out to all those families trying to book their Walt Disney World Resort with 5 or more people...Do you have a family of five or bigger? As you may know, many of the rooms at the Walt Disney Resorts only accommodate four people, thereby it becomes more of a challenge to find a room or combination of rooms to hold your larger family. There are three main categories that you can compare.1. A Family Suite at All Star Movies or Art of Animation: these sleep up … [Read more...]

Cinderella’s Royal Table Closing for Lengthy Refurbishment

One of Walt Disney World's most popular dining establishments "Cinderella's Royal Table" is scheduled to be closing for refurbishment in January.The very beloved character dining experience located inside the Magic Kingdom's Cinderella's Castle is expected to be closing on January 5, 2015. A lengthy refurbishment is expected to last until March 6th, 2015 with a reopen date of March 7th, 2015.Dates and Schedules are subject to change, but in the mean time you can get your princess dining … [Read more...]

Disney Parks’ Candy Apple vs. Rice Crispy Treat

 One thing Disney parks are known for is the treats! The Candy Apple and Rice Crispy Treat rank high on many people’s list. Which one is the superior snack though?Each of them has their virtues, and each has their not so favorite parts as well.  Both are pretty delicious, and come in a variety of decorations. They can also be made with your toppings of choice at places like Goofy’s Candy Co. Each has a nifty stick to hold them and keep your fingers clean, but that’s where the … [Read more...]

What is Disney Bounding? How do you do it?

 First of all, a word of caution! Disney Bounding can be very addicting! Got that?  Now that you’ve been warned, let’s explore what Disney Bounding is.So what is this crazy Disney Bound thing we keep hearing about?  Easily put, it’s an amalgamation of Disney and fashion. This is a great way to rock your DisneySide at the parks, or even in your everyday life. Disney Bounding is a way of dressing up as your favorite character using inspired color palettes, accessories, and clothing … [Read more...]

Why use a Disney Travel Agent?

Do you remember the time before smart phones? Internet Searches? Planning travel was a lot of phone calls, friends recommendations, driving to AAA or other places for maps and lots of other work. Sometimes people used a Travel Agent, but usually only on those big once in a lifetime trips. So now, we have our iPhones, HTC's, Tablets, Laptops, and a wealth of information on all things, including Travel destinations. Nowadays the internet has taken over for all those calls, all those trips to the … [Read more...]