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Disney with Special Needs: Traveling with a Senior

If you're thinking about scooping up your grandparents and scooting off to the World but are concerned that their silvery-ness might make it too hard for them to enjoy the vacation, come along with me.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Rock n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

Our grandson then announced that Rock n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith was the BEST RIDE EVER!

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Disney Resort Spotlight: Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World with a southern Victorian-style theme. The resort is located across the Seven Seas Lagoon from the Magic Kingdom, and is one of the three deluxe resorts on the Magic Kingdom monorail route.

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Disney with Special Needs: Planning Your Jaunt to the Food and Wine Festival

Today I'll give you you some tips on how you can plan your time at Epcot's Food and Wine Festival while working around whatever special needs you have, whether it is a food allergy or special diet, Autism, a senior, or other needs.

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Thrifty Thursday: 3 Quick Tips to Make the Most of Your Disney Dining Budget

Thrifty Thursday: 3 Quick Tips to Make the Most of Your Disney Dining Budget

As a Disney travel agent, I often get questions from my clients about how to save money on food at Disney World. And it’s understandable, because it’s not unusual for food to end up being one of the major expenses on a Disney vacation.

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Wordless Wednesday: Still the Living Seas.....

Although no disrespect is meant to Nemo, Dory, Crush and friends, our Seas live in a way that is truly amazing, and so for me, there could be no better name for this fascinating pavilion than the Living Seas.

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Terrific Tuesdays: Fall at Walt Disney World

Terrific Tuesdays: Fall at Walt Disney World

We may be in the middle of summer, but believe it or not, Fall starts at Walt Disney World in just about 6 weeks! And if you have never experienced Disney during the Fall, I have just one word to tell you why you should: FUN!

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Get a GREAT DEAL on Your Summer Disney Vacation!

Get a GREAT DEAL on Your Summer Disney Vacation!

Still thinking of a Disney vacation this summer? There is still time to get a great deal at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World.....and get a FREE gift card too!

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Disney With Special Needs: Autism and Adjusting to the Disney Resorts

Walking into a Walt Disney World Resort, is like leaving reality and entering a new magical story. Disney’s Polynesian Resort takes you away to a tropical paradise, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge takes you on safari and Disney’s Art of Animation lets you be immersed in some of your favorite Disney movies. Each offers a new and unique experience! With that being said, spending the night in a new environment or being in an unfamiliar place can be overwhelming to someone who has special needs. I would like to share my personal experience about staying in the resorts with my brother, who has a high functioning form of autism. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Tips for Driving to Disney World

Of all the trips I have made to Disney World, my family has driven rather than fly for most of them. I rather enjoy taking road trips and over the years, have learned some valuable tips for making the trip to Disney affordable, stress free, and even fun! Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: Flying to Disney with Help From Twitter

The only thing between me and a visit to Disney World is usually airfare. With the rising cost of fuel, cheap tickets are harder to find, but it’s not impossible! Here are some tips for finding prices that won’t break the bank on my favorite social network: Twitter. Continue reading

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Special Dining Needs at Disney: No Worries for Quick Service Meals

While we love having dining reservations for big meals, you don’t need reservations to be able to eat at the Disney parks: from the quick service spots to the vendor carts there are plenty of allergy friendly options. Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday: The Price is Right – Saving on Airfare to Disney World

Getting to Disney World is a big part of the vacation budget. It’s also the one that makes my stomach turn the most. I love to fly, but I detest the prices of airfare. The last time we went to Walt Disney World, we ended up paying way too much to fly down there because we planned the vacation late, and it was over Christmas break. It was awful, and I vowed to never pay that much for airfare again! Continue reading

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