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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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Traveling Beyond the “World”

Not everyone wants to visit a Disney destination on every vacation and so one of my recent goals has been to review other vacation destinations that I can also recommend. Places that, like Disney, provide amazing vacation experiences, tremendous value and exceptional dedication and service to their guests, and places that I can wholeheartedly recommend. Continue reading

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Universal Orlando On-Site Perks: Package Delivery

Universal Orlando Resort has five lovely on-site hotels, with a sixth opening in 2018, and all of these hotels offer some great perks for guests visiting Universal Orlando’s theme parks. One of these perks is package pick-up and delivery, which can make any shopping in the park a lot easier. Continue reading

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Universal Orlando On-Site Perks: Transportation

Universal Orlando Resort has five lovely on-site hotels, and all of these hotels offer some great perks for guests visiting Universal Orlando’s theme parks. One of these perks is complimentary transportation to the theme parks and CityWalk. Continue reading

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Meeting Characters at Universal Studios Florida

Universal Orlando has lots of opportunities to meet unique characters, with many fun interactions to find at Universal Studios Florida. Continue reading

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Meeting Characters at Islands of Adventure

Universal Orlando has lots of opportunities to meet unique characters, and Islands of Adventure definitely has several of our favorite character meet and greets. Continue reading

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