Epcot’s Candlelight Processional Celebrity Narrator Line Up

The popular Candlelight Processional has returned to Epcot for the holiday season.  Each night there is a celebrity narrator re-telling the Christmas Story in words and music with a mass choir and live orchestra. Here is the list of celebrity narrators for this year’s upcoming dates… 1-3 – Whoopi Goldberg 4-5 – Pat Sajak 6-8 –…

Top 5 Holiday Happenings at Universal Studios Orlando and Walt Disney World

Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter- now through January 6, 2018. Diagon Alley, London, and Hogsmeade are transformed with festive decorations, treats and special entertainment. And as the stars begin to shine, a stunning projection wraps Hogwarts castle in sparkling holiday spirit. Grinchmas at Universal’s Islands of Adventure This annual holiday celebration is…

How to Maximize the Value of Your Dining Plan

You’ve booked your dining plan! Now off to Walt Disney World to enjoy all the wonderful food options Disney has to offer. While, the dining plans save you money, you want to make sure you are maximizing your value. Let’s take a look at the dining plan options: Disney’s Quick Service Dining Plan (per person,…

Benefits of Booking a Back to Back Cruise

Many cruisers have never thought of combining 2 cruises.  But for most, a 3 or 4 night cruise isn’t quite long enough.  So why not take a 3 and 4 night cruise together to give a 7 night cruise? Here are a few benefits of taking a “Back to Back” cruise: Traveling to port for…

Staying Club Level at Walt Disney World

When staying Club Level at a Walt Disney World Resort, you will not only have access to knowledgeable and attentive staff but also some luxury amenities. Robes, turndown service with chocolates, extra toiletries, and newspapers are typical Club Level amenities.  The concierge desk just for Club Level guests is another plus.  These cast members are…

Universal Sweet Tooth Must-Visit

A savory meal, the most appealing sweet treats you’ve seen, and a “steam punk” feel inside is what you can expect at the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen, located at Universal City Walk at Universal Orlando Resort. There is no doubt the food is good but what we’re really there for is the…

runDisney 411

Do you love running and Disney? With runDisney, you can combine your love of running and a Disney vacation into a runcation. Plus you will receive the best bling once you have completed your races! runDisney races are fun-filled with character meet and greets, D.J’s, cheerleaders, and many more to cheer runners to the finish…

Wordless Wednesday (almost)

We had to add a few words to say congrats to OUAV’s Hilarie for rocking the Wine & Dine 5K AND Half Marathon recently at Walt Disney World!!! Look for more information on runDisney options in Hilarie’s blog post coming 11/16/17. 

What Can You Do on Oahu??

So you’ve decided to travel to Hawaii. And best of all, stay at Disney’s Aulani Resort in Ko’Olina. Great choice because Disney’s Aulani Resort is nothing short of amazing. But what else can you do while on Oahu? Is it possible to do a single island vacation and have enough to do ? The answer is absolutely…

My Family’s Favorite- Animal Kingdom Lodge

If you love animals and love being tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the parks, this is the resort for you! Located on the far west side of the Walt Disney World Resort property, is the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Jambo House and Kidani Village are two amazing resort lodges each offering African inspired…

Dining Plan or No Dining Plan. That is the Question

And if the answer is yes, that brings the next question; which one? Walt Disney World has three dining plans to choose from:   Disney’s Quick Service Dining Plan (per person, per night) Cost: Approximately $50/adult $21/child Two (2) Quick-Service Meals (an entree and beverage or one complete meal combo) Two (2) Snacks One (1)…