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  • As you prepare for a magical day at the parks, you might decide that you want to bring along a bag with you to have at the parks.  While Disney and Universal Studios allow guests to bring bags into the parks, here are a few helpful......

  • When planning your magical Walt Disney World vacation you begin to realize there are many perks that come along with the package. From the dining plan, extra magic hours, to early fast pass booking; there are many things to look forward to. However, there is......

  • Many parents envision surprising their kids with news of a vacation to Disney with lots of smiles, excited screams, and perhaps, even some happy tears! Here are some fun ways to surprise your children with a trip to visit Mickey! Simply….don’t tell them until you......

  • You’ve found the one who you want to spend your “Happily Ever After” with and now it is the time to make your intentions known! Walt Disney World is known for it’s magic, beauty, and of course fairy tales. So, what better place to begin......

  • As your departure day quickly approaches, here are some helpful tips for preparing for your next vacation!   Preparing Your Work: Tie up loose ends at work so you can better avoid calls while you are on vacation. Set your voicemail and email to alert......

  • They say a picture is worth 1000 words but a moving photo from your time spent at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter? There aren’t enough words to express the fun and magic that you experience at Shutterbutton’s. Located in Diagon Alley at Universal Studios......

  • When you are considering going on a Disney Cruise, one of the inclusions is all of the amazing food.  There are endless options throughout the ship not to mention 24-hour room service that is included with your cruise. Although there can be a lot of......

  • 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......