Vacation Packing Tips & Tricks

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  • When planning a Disney World vacation, guests plan for their resort, number of days traveling, attractions they’ll enjoy, and meeting Mickey Mouse and his famous friends.  There is one other huge element to plan though…the table service locations you’ll dine at. This simple concept of......

  • Getting around Walt Disney World property takes many forms including buses, the monorail, and walking. But my favorite way is taking a leisurely boat ride to and from select locations. Location of water transportation: Magic Kingdom Area: Sailing on the ferry from the Transportation Center......

  • The start of a New Year brings thoughts of change and hope for many.  Down at Walt Disney World, they are going through some exciting growth and change of their own this year! With new magical expansions opening in 2019, it’s a good time to......

  • Your Disney cruise is booked and the countdown clock is tickin’! You’ve scoured the internet for tips, booked excursions, scheduled a princess meet and greet, and are ready to order your Mickey bar at midnight from room service, but what should you expect on embarkation......

  • We can’t wait to meet Mickey Mouse and explore the theme parks at Walt Disney World!!!  Our family can’t wait to experience the thrills of the water slides and family raft rides at Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon!  And, we can’t miss the festival events at......

  • If your family is like ours you might have at least one child with major anxiety, especially when it comes to characters.  Our middle daughter is that child in our house. Seeing Santa or the Easter bunny is a nightmare for her so naturally when......

  • Nothing is more exciting than going on a Disney Cruise.  The best thing about a Disney Cruise in my opinion is Castaway Cay – Disney’s Private Island! Most Disney cruises to the Bahamas and Caribbean include one and sometimes two stops to this amazing destination.......

  • Earlier this year, I changed my way of eating and began to follow the ketogenic way of eating. I have successfully navigated both Walt Disney World (October 2018 blog ) and Disney Cruise Line. I shared my experiences at Walt Disney World in my last......

  • Vacations are meant to be a time to get away from daily mundane chores …but there seems to be one chore that follows us…LAUNDRY! Whether you’re planning on doing laundry to avoid doing it once you are home,  or you don’t want to over pack......

  • When I worked for Walt Disney World, I encountered all type of guests. Those who visited yearly or more, those who came every few years or so, and those who had never been. Between the three groups they all had one commonality – they wanted......

  • If vacationing like a rockstar piques your interest, then Universal’s Orlando Hard Rock Hotel might be your next vacation destination! The resort offers luxury accommodations with distinct rock and roll theming throughout, from the moment you enter the lobby and smell the “essence” of a......

  • Doing laundry on a Disney Cruise is a great way to help if you are a light packer and/or you do not want to return home with dirty clothes. Disney makes it easy and convenient. Each of the Disney Cruise Line ships have 24-hour self-service......

  • As a Disney and Universal Travel Specialist, I’m here to help you with the who, what, where, when, and how of planning your next vacation. All of these things are key to making your next trip a magical one! Today, I want to talk about......

  • I have loved visiting Walt Disney World in all four seasons. I especially love fall when I can experience Halloween or Christmas in the parks. However, my absolute favorite time of the year to visit the parks is in the winter.  It’s that sweet spot......

  • When I worked for Disney Vacation Club I had my first encounter with Deluxe Villas at Walt Disney World and I was immediately amazed! They are a great way for families or large groups to get the most out of their vacation and here is......

  • Universal Orlando has created one of the most comprehensive park apps for your phone that is not only easy to use but allows your next Universal Orlando trip to be filled with more fun for the family as you easily navigate your day-to-day activities. Most......

  • After a lifetime of dieting, I was still seeking the right fit for me. I was very intrigued by the guidelines of the ketogenic way of eating. My mind was made up, this is the right way for me! The basic guidelines of this way......

  • What is a Disney vacation without the characters? While many will line up for lengthy wait times to visit their favorites, a huge time saver in the parks is character dining! There is nothing like enjoying a meal in the comfort of one of the......

  • My family loves Walt Disney World, and with 3 little girls it’s easy to understand why we make it our yearly vacation destination. There are so many things to experience both new and classic each time we visit. Our tradition is to eat at least......

  • For most cruisers, packing for a warm weather destination cruise is a piece of cake. However, sailing to Alaska can require a little more thought. For our Alaskan cruise, I was concerned about having enough variety of clothes for all potential weather while still being......