Long-lasting Souvenirs: Disney Theme Park Soundtracks

Soundtrack CDs

Disney Theme Park Soundtrack CD's have become my favorite souvenirs!  They are well worth the price you pay, because they last quite a long time!  The majority of my CD's were purchased back in 2005 and 2006 and they are still going strong!  Disney is currently selling a CD called Four Parks, One World which includes 37 songs and soundtracks from all 4 Disney theme parks.  Disney also offers the Soundtracks to Fantasmic, Wishes, Main Street Electrical Parade and Illuminations just to name a few. … [Read more...]

Top 5 Ways to Beat the Heat at Walt Disney World

One of the biggest problems guests encounter visiting Walt Disney World is the heat! Extreme heat and humidity can really limit your day at the parks, as well as put a drain on your wallet as you are constantly buying Mickey Premium Bars and drinks to cool down. Heat can also make waiting in line and walking through the parks a real chore, especially when traveling with kids.Therefore, to provide some relief from the central Florida heat, here are my Top 5 Ways to Beat the Heat at Walt … [Read more...]

Urban League Youth Summit Inspires Students to Become Leaders


The Walt Disney Company hosted the 11th annual Central Florida Urban League Youth Leadership Summit this past Saturday at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.  The conference focused on engaging and empowering 170 students to become positive leaders in their school and communities while focusing on topics relevant to today’s urban youth.This year’s summit included inspirational sessions stressing the importance of family, having a positive outlook on life, taking advantage of today’s … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips: Hot Weather Touring

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, surviving your summer vacation … [Read more...]

Brush fire on I-drive sending smoke toward Epcot

Epcot Fire 2

Guests are starting to worry as smoke from a brushfire is sending smoke towards Epcot and Downtown Disney. According to CFNews13:A 5-acre brush fire has closed eastbound Interstate 4 in South Orange County. The road is closed from Osceola Parkway to State Road 536. The fire is burning near International and World Center drives.Thansk to our friend Lisa Ruiz from Disney Ala Carte for sharing these pictures with us.As we get more details we will pass them on. … [Read more...]