Traveling During Pregnancy

“Baby-moons” are quite popular these days.  This is a vacation parents or parents to be take prior to the birth of their child.  It can be a wonderful time of relaxation and connection for a couple.  The best time to travel while pregnant is probably during the middle between week 14 and week 28.  Most…

Tips for a Magic Kingdom Christmas

One of the most popular and therefore busiest days to visit Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom is on Christmas Day.  So busy in fact, the park may close early to new guests due to reaching capacity.  Here are 10 tips I picked up while having an unforgettable Christmas with my family. 1.  Get there early!  The…

Why Give the Gift of a Disney Vacation?

It’s Christmas Morning, your little ones wake in the wee morning hours. Excitement fills the air as they rush down the stairs to see presents galore. Wonder, delight, and amazement are some of the joys of watching your children open their gifts on Christmas Day! Why not expand their joy and give the gift of…

Disney For All Children

While travel is my passion, many don’t know that I also have a passion for teaching.  I teach in a self contained classroom for children with special needs. They are 3, 4, and 5 years old and have varying needs including cognitive and developmental delays such as autism. So, when the parent of a former…

Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple

Does your youngling want to join the Jedi in defeating the evils of the Dark Side?? At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Jedi Knights are gathering recruits daily and teaching them how to use the Force to wield lightsabers in ancient Jedi Temples to help defeat the Dark Side. Younglings who wish to participate in the Jedi…

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…