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Affordable Disney: The Accommodation Situation

One of the largest expenses of visiting Walt Disney World is where you will stay. Will we stay on-site or off-site? Do we need a larger room to accommodate more than 3-4 people? Will we need 2 rooms rather than 1? How close to the parks do I want to ...

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Exploring Disney: Transportation and Ticket Center

Exploring Disney: Transportation and Ticket Center

The Transportation and Ticket Center is your portal to all the magic at Walt Disney World, and where you will arrive if driving to Magic Kingdom.

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Look Up, Look Down to Discover Disney Details

One of the things that has always fascinated me, is all of those amazing details that you find everywhere at a Disney park or resort, and how much they can add to a vacation experience.

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What is Included on Your Disney Cruise

A common question guests often have when they’re considering a Disney Cruise for the first time is what is included in the cruise fare – because there’s a lot more included than your accommodations!

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Disney with Special Needs: They Say It's Your Birthday

What could be more magical than being at Disney World? Celebrating something special at Disney World, of course. So let's talk about getting celebratory at Disney when you also have to manage your special needs.

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Wordless Wednesdays: Disney Balloons

Everyone has a favorite Disney souvenir, but for many kids (of all ages), nothing beats the magic of a Disney balloon!

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Terrific Tuesdays: Exploring Pandora - The World of Avatar

Pandora - The World of Avatar opened this past May and has been drawing huge crowds ever since. We finally had the chance to check out this area on our trip last week and I wanted to share our experiences and provide some thoughts and tips.

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Disney with Special Needs: Dare We Go for the Trifecta?

Disney with Special Needs: Dare We Go for the Trifecta?

We are contemplating going in February for spring, the middle of September for Halloween, and then the beginning of December for Christmas. Insane? Yes. Awesome? Absolutely.

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Disney Photo Tips: Capture the Real Disney Moments

It can be tricky and even stressful trying to photograph kids (of any age) while having fun in the parks. Next time, try pulling your camera out and snapping away while they’re not looking and giving you an overly fake smile. You will be pleasantly surprised at how a real moment captured is sometimes the best type of photograph! Continue reading

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Disney Photo Tips: A New Point of View

Pictures are fun to share with family and friends after your trip to Walt Disney World! To make them more fun, here is a quick photo tip. Change your point of view- bend down, stand on a bench or even lie on the ground! Continue reading

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Disney Photo Tips: Keeping Things Interesting

Almost everyone brings a camera to the Disney parks. Whether it’s a point & shoot, a digital slr, or even the camera on your phone, pictures make excellent souvenirs and are fun to share with family and friends after your trip! If you want to improve your picture taking skills, here’s a simple tip: Remember the “Rule of Thirds” Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Lights, Lights and More Lights!

The Osborne Spectacle of Lights is a must see when you’re at Disney’s Hollywood Studios during the Christmas Season! Millions of lights that are synchronized to holiday music, snow falling from the sky and there’s no extra charge for this amazing show. It’s a sure way to get you into the holiday spirit! Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Avoiding Meal Time Crowds

Quick service restaurants are very popular throughout the parks. To avoid the crowds, try to eat earlier or a little later. Peco Bill’s in The Magic Kingdom can get extremely busy, unless you eat lunch on the earlier side. You could have the place to yourself! Continue reading

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