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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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Terrific Tuesdays: Visiting Japan at Epcot

One of the loveliest pavilions at Epcot’s World Showcase, is the one for Japan. As you walk through the torii gate of the Japanese Pavilon, you notice the beautiful serene rock gardens with native plants plants like bamboo and maple trees, koi ponds and architecture. Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesdays: Soarin’

Up, up and away, in my beautiful balloon. It’s a bird, it’s a plane. NO! It’s me, soaring high in the skies! Number three on my kids’ top ten most fun things to do at Walt Disney World is Soarin’. Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesdays: Splash Mountain

You wanna get wet? The famous Splash Mountain is a water ride located in Frontierland at the Magic Kingdom between Pecos Bill’s and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesdays: Kali River Rapids

Kali River Rapids is located in the Asia section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It is a thrill ride and there is a height restriction of 38″. This happens to be one of my favorite attractions in all of Disney. Continue reading

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Terrific Tuesdays: Sailing Away on Disney World’s Boats

One thing my family enjoys doing while at Walt Disney World is looking at the scenery a little differently than others do. Most people think that you need to rush to places by monorail or bus transportation. Though sometimes we do, we also like to go by boat. Continue reading

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