Walt Disney World Wilderness Lodge Hotel Review

This Disney deluxe class resort is located in the Magic Kingdom area, between the Contemporary resort and Fort Wilderness. The “theme” of this resort is that of a National Park, as the entire resort has a lodge feel that captures the spirit of the American West in the early 1900’s. The parking area is conveniently […]

How To Choose The Perfect Cruise Line For You!

So, you’ve finally decided to take a cruise? Well, before you start throwing your swimsuit in a bag while humming the theme from “The Love Boat” stop and consider the variety of cruise lines there are to choose from. If you’ve never cruised before you want to work with a travel professional in choosing your […]

Disney Port Orleans Riverside Hotel Review

The charm and appeal of this resort is obvious from your first arrival at this moderate Disney location. The theme of the resort is a Louisiana Bayou, with its plantation style and rustic style guest rooms. The mansion type rooms are part of the Magnolia Bend section of the resort, while the rustic lodge type […]

Walt Disney Polynesian Resort Review

The Polynesian at Walt Disney World is a deluxe class resort in the Magic Kingdom area. The Polynesian (or “Poly”, as frequent visitors refer to it), was one of the first resorts to be built at Disney World. The close proximity to the Magic Kingdom makes it a very popular hotel choice for Walt Disney […]

How to get the Most out of The Disney Dining Plan

In an effort to create more value and build more “in park” revenue Walt Disney has been putting a lot of marketing effort behind the Disney Dining Plan. Is the plan worth it, and does it create a more enjoyable experience? We put the Disney Dining plan to the test last fall, and I’ll share […]

Fantasyland in 4 Hours or Less

Almost every parent who has been to Walt Disney World has had a “magical day” go wrong and turn into a “meltdown day”. Maybe it was the hot sun of July or August, the snail like pace of the line on Dumbo, or one too many verses from “it’s a small world”, but the spot […]

Walt Disney Caribbean Beach Club Review

This moderate class hotel located in the Epcot area has over 2000 rooms spread over a sprawling 200 acres. When you arrive at the resort complex your first stop will be at the Custom House, the hotel’s lobby area – here you can check in, buy theme park tickets, make dinner reservations or visit the […]

Walt Disney World Value Resorts

Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida currently has four value rated resorts on their property. These resorts cater to Disney family travelers and offer the same park benefits (such as Extra Magic Hours, free bus transportation services) as any other Disney resort. If you are traveling to Walt Disney World on a budget and want […]

Walt Disney World Animal Kingdom Lodge Review

Opened in 2001, this Disney Deluxe resort is located about one mile from the Animal Kingdom Park. The theme of this resort is an African Savanna and Lodge. Everywhere you look, you will see the animal theme from the architecture to the live animals in the savannas. The lodge has nearly 1300 rooms and is […]

Family Fun in Hong Kong

Despite its return to Chinese rule, Hong Kong is still a fantastic place for a vacation and if you are considering taking your kids with you, then there are heaps of possiblities for family fun here. It’s a great family destination because it’s exotic but pretty safe, and also has a few attractions which kids […]

25 Tips for Saving Time and Money at Walt Disney World

Now that it’s September and people are starting to prepare for the fall season, do you know what it’s the perfect time to Go on vacation Disney World! That’s right Disney World, savvy travelers and Disney fans know that you can get great hotel discounts, and get on more rides with shorter lines by traveling […]

Disney World restaurant bans kids

The dream of many small children across the world is to visit Disney World, right? Even though there are plenty of adults who have become addicted to visiting Disney theme parks, the whole concept is really about entertaining kids. Or so I thought, until I read that Disney World has recently banned children from eating […]

Book Review: The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World

Susan Veness, author of The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World, has something in common with the author of another recent review, Mousejunkies. She also first visited Walt Disney World as a child, and also wasn’t properly captured by the magic until she returned as an adult.

Book Review: Mousejunkies!

There are plenty of Disney World guides out there – and some people would argue that a theme park visitor doesn’t really need to read a whole guide book before a visit – but at least Bill Burke’s Mousejunkies! Tips, Tales and Tricks for a Disney World Fix makes the tips and tricks entertaining – […]