Unique things you can only get at Walt Disney World

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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

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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?

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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?

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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

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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

The Candied Apple vs. Rice Crispy Treat showdown!

 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?

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 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?

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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...]


Top 10 Adult Activites at Walt Disney World

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For those of you who think Walt Disney World is “just for kids”, thank again! There is plenty to do for adults too, including:Water sports: You can go water skiing, jet-skiing, rent a boat (motorboats, or pedal boats and canoes for the more physically inclined), and even go para-sailing at several WDW resorts Sample some world-class cuisine: WDW has become very famous for it’s food, from delicious pastries and baked goods to 5 star cuisine and foods from all over the world, it truly is a … [Read more...]


Top 10 Ways to Feel Like a Kid Again at Disney

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Disney is for the young at heart.  Whether you are traveling with little ones or are on an adventure getaway with your better half, harnessing your inner Peter Pan is a piece of cake.  Here are some ideas to help you unlock your fun side!10.   Go and greet a character.  Don't butt in line or wait for 45 minutes to see Buzz - just give Pooh a hug.  Kiss Jasmine on the cheek.  Do a jig with Rafiki.  You will be happily surprised at how much fun this is - give it a try!9.   Ride the Tea … [Read more...]