Category: Tips

Celebrating Mardi Gras in Walt Disney World

When you think Mardi Gras, you think of New Orleans, beads, Pat O’Brien’s hurricanes, Cajun and Creole food.  Well, if you are in Walt Disney World there is one place to go to celebrate, Port Orleans Resort.

Magical Express Reservation

Disney Transportation New Buses

Here is how to get your Magical Express Reservation made: 1.  Gather your flight information. 2.  Call Magical Express at 1 866-599-0951 (I know!  An 800 number!  CRAZY!) 3.  Give your first and last name and your date of arrival.  They…

Magic Kingdom – Sir Mickeys

For some unknown reason, my son’s favorite ride in Fantasyland is Snow White’s Scary Adventure.  I remember taking him on the ride when he was old enough to think it scary and instead, he asked to ride it again!  I…

Updates to EPCOT Future World and the World Showcase

On my trip to Walt Disney World this past October, I spent several of my days wandering around EPCOT.  I find it hard to believe that I love this park so much now as it was not really my favorite when I…

Main Street Town Square Exposition Hall

Many of us have been to Disney World many, many times.  But in going to the parks, I find I often overlook some of the attractions simply because they are not as advertised or mentioned as others.  One day strolling around…

Should I Purchase the Disney Vacation Club Part 2

As you may remember, last week in Should I purchase DVC? Part 1 I discussed my first meeting with the Disney Vacation Club (DVC) representative.  Though the experience was not positive, I returned in February 2010 to listen to their discussion…

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – Review Part 3 of 3

You will recall in Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort: Review Part 1 and 2 that my family decided to stay at this resort for our third time.  We had checked in at the resort and were staying in the “Nemo” themed…

Should I Purchase DVC? Part 1

I have absolutely been back and forth with myself on whether I personally believe that purchasing Disney’s Vacation Club (DVC) is a good idea for my family.  As you may know, my family does quite a bit of travel to…

Beware of the Moving Sidewalks at Walt Disney World

I remember back when I was a teenager and first rode the moving sidewalks that were in the airport and thought these were the greatest inventions yet.  These should be installed everywhere!  Think of how fast we could travel from place to place…

Stay out of the damned lakes

Ok, if you have ever listened to the Dis Unplugged, you have heard Pete Warner’s statement ending each of the shows as “stay out of the damned lakes”.  I personally thought he was just being funny when I originally heard…