Friday, August 31, 2018

All About Disneyland's MaxPass

What is MaxPass?  Disney MaxPass helps you maximize your experience at the Disneyland Resort by giving you the ability to book your FASTPASS attractions through the mobile app rather than physically going to each ride to get a FASTPASS return ticket. It also comes with unlimited Disney PhotoPass downloads from the day, and it’s all managed through the Disneyland App.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Fireworks & Nighttime Shows at Walt Disney World

For many  who visit Disney World, seeing one--or more!--of the amazing nighttime shows is a huge part of their experience. There are so many opportunities to see evening shows, and there is something in every park! 
Magic Kingdom Park
Happily Ever After – This 18-minute spectacular has fireworks and projections on the castle and is truly breathtaking. Happily Ever After has a new musical score but also features some iconic moments from classic Disney films such as The Little  Mermaid and Aladdin plus modern favorites like Moana, Tangled, and even Pirates of the Caribbean.

Friday, July 6, 2018

A Disney Family Sails Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas!

Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas is one of the largest cruise ships in the world and is packed with family and adult fun for almost everyone. In recent years, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has come on strong in the cruise line industry with their offerings of diverse ports of call, novelty options on board (ice skating, rock climbing, flow riders, zip lines, etc.), and a price point that generally far less than some of the more acclaimed cruise lines. The Oasis of the Seas offers a great value with a lot of amenities that will appeal to the most stringent of budgets.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Update on Changes at Disney World Caribbean Beach Resort (Part 2)

Last week I talked a bit about some of the construction at Caribbean Beach Resort. Today, we're going to cover the dining options coming soon to the Old Port Royale area of Caribbean Beach and cover the third major phase of construction here.

A view of the construction at Old Port Royale.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Update on Constructions & Changes at Disney World's Caribbean Beach Resort

My husband and I recently enjoyed a six-night stay at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, one of Walt Disney World’s moderate resorts. Caribbean Beach is - as you have probably guessed - Caribbean-themed, with different villages of the resort representing some of the various islands in the Caribbean, such as Jamaica, Aruba, Trinidad, and Martinique. This resort is beautiful with brightly colored buildings, lush landscaping, and hammocks placed throughout the resort invoking a relaxing, tropical vibe.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Events Available to Book Now!

Photo Credit: Walt Disney World
So many of us look forward to Epcot's Food & Wine Festival each year. The food, the wine, the beer, the's such a great experience. 

However, many people don't realize that there are some signature events available to book, too! Yes, they carry an extra expense, but these are unique, one of a kind opportunities and might be worth the splurge!

Here's what is available to book this year:

Mexican Tequila Lunch  at La Hacienda de San Angel (Mexico Pavilion)
Great authentic Mexican cuisine paired with the fiery taste of tequila! This is a must-do if you're a tequila fan!
  • $85 per person, plus tax (gratuity included).
  • 12:00-1:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 30, 31
  • Sept. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
  • Oct. 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31
  • Nov. 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9

Friday, June 8, 2018

Traveling with Baby to Disney World: What Can We Ride at Animal Kingdom?

Wishdrawals Agent Susan's son at the entrance to Animal Kingdom. 
Animal Kingdom was the fourth and most recent park to open at Walt Disney World, and this will finish up our series of discussing attractions for babies and toddlers at Walt Disney World!

Animal Kingdom opened on Earth Day, April 22, 1988, and just celebrated its 20th anniversary! This park is themed around the natural environment and animal conservation and is accredited by the Associated of Zoos and Aquariums.