Tag Archive: Disney trip planning

Free Recreational Activities at Your Disney Resort

Did you know that in addition to all the thousands of rides, shows and activities at Walt Disney World there are also opportunities for more fun right at your resort. Each guest receives a Recreational Activities Guide upon check-in at your resort. In these pages are times and locations of activities such as pool games, cookie decorating (shown here at…
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Cinderella’s Royal Table vs. Akershus Royal Banquet Hall

I am often asked for my opinion on whether to choose Fairytale Dining at Cinderella’s Royal Table or Princess Storybook Dining at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall. In my opinion, both of these locations have good and not-so-good attributes so today I am talking about my recommendations on these two experiences. I have found the service to be comparable at both…
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Toy Story Land – Coming to Hollywood Studios in Summer, 2018

I am so excited about some of the things planned for Walt Disney World in 2018. The one thing to which I am looking most forward is Toy Story Land. Toy Story Land is due to open in Hollywood Studios in Summer, 2018. I am hoping and praying that it opens before or during my trip on May 29. Depictions…
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Marathon Weekend is Coming Soon!!

Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is coming up real soon! This year’s event marks the 25th anniversary of Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World and will be held on January 3-7, 2018. Beyond the annual marathon, runDisney events include Kids Races, 5Ks, 10Ks and half marathons. Each one is presented with unique Disney themes and courses, and each end with…
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Wednesday Q&A: I’ve Heard Character Dining is Changing

Welcome to Wednesday Q&A. Today’s question is about recent changes to some character dining experiences at Walt Disney World. Q:  I have heard that there have been changes to character dining, what’s different? A: It is true that Disney has changed some of the character dining offerings and procedures of late. At several restaurants, characters still visit the tables but…
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Sunset Seasons Greetings – This Year at Hollywood Studios

If you’re a frequent visitor of Walt Disney World during the holidays then you probably loved the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights. I’m sure you’d agree that Osborne was awesome! I really missed it last year; Hollywood Studios just wasn’t the same without it. This year, though, I’m happily hopeful for the new holiday celebration Disney has announced, Sunset…
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Wednesday Q & A: What Time is the Magic Kingdom Parade?

Welcome to Wednesday Q&A. Today we are talking about Disney’s Festival of Fantasy Parade at the Magic Kingdom. Q: What time is the Magic Kingdom parade? A: There used to be a running joke among cast members about just how often people would ask “What time is the 3:00 parade?” Well, now that joke is on them because Disney’s Festival…
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Wednesday Q&A: Should I Book A Character Meal?

If you’ve been wondering whether or not to book a character meal, then today’s question is for you. Q: Should I book a character meal? A: If you can afford it, then you should definitely book it. There are several reasons I feel this way: it’s a good value, you’ll have a unique dining experience, and it can save you…
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Wednesday Q&A: When Can I Book for Next Year?

Q: How soon can I book my vacation for next year? A: Disney allows guests to book a stay up to 499 days in advance. You cannot do this online, but you can do it through an agent (me). There are a couple of tricky details regarding the booking though: It must be booked 499 days from the check-out date,…
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My Top 5 Must-Haves for this Trip’s Bucket List

I always have a Bucket List in the works for my next Disney trip. My family and I will be “back home” at Walt Disney World in November so today I thought I’d share my 5 Must-haves for this upcoming trip. They all have one thing in common too – SUGAR! Most of these are Disney’s more recent sweet offerings….
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