Aug 04

Favorite Snacks at Walt Disney World

So…the time has arrived. You did the research. You made the reservation. Now you are traveling.

Your trip to Walt Disney World is finally on the horizon. You can see it all in your mind’s eye. But can you also smell it as well? Yes, smell. Can you smell Walt Disney World coming toward you? Can you smell the popcorn of Main Street USA? Can you smell the hot pretzels of Germany? Can you smell the barbeque from Africa? Can you smell the sweet rolls from Sunset Boulevard? Yes, my friends. It is time to stop, smell, and taste your way to Florida. Let’s explore some favorite snacks at Walt Disney World! Continue reading

Jul 27

Disney’s Express Transportation Option

Express Transportation Bus

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If you like to park hop at the Walt Disney World Resort, make sure to take advantage of Disney’s Express Transportation option. From 10 am till park closing, you can park hop with unlimited nonstop service that takes you inside the main gates and puts you closer to all the magic. The Express Transportation service departs approximately every 30 minutes and travels directly between each of the theme parks with no other stops. Continue reading

Jul 21

Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast Review

Trattoria al Forno

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Start your day with two of your favorite Disney couples like Ariel and Prince Eric from The Little Mermaid and Rapunzel and Flynn Rider from Tangled at the Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast at Trattoria al Forno.

During the evening, Trattoria al Forno serves up an excellent selection of Italian cuisine from the open, on-stage kitchen. As the sun rises, the atmosphere turns into a lively character dining experience with music from The Little Mermaid and Tangles that sets the stage as a “send off” for the rest of your day in Disney Parks. Continue reading

Jul 12

2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Marketplaces

Traditional Spanish Paella

©Disney – Traditional Spanish Paella from Spain

The 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival kicks off on Aug. 31 with several new marketplaces in Future World and around the World Showcase Lagoon.  The festival is starting early this year and the longest running festival to date running through Nov. 13 with 35 tantalizing Festival Marketplaces.

Special events will be announced soon!  For more information, you can visit  In the meantime, you can start counting down the days until this delicious festival starts and salivating over the menus.  Continue reading

Jun 28

Staying Charged While at the Disney Parks


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Let’s face it, we ALL love visiting the Disney Parks. There are lots of memories to be made and staying charged is key to capturing all those memories. Back when I first started going to Disney, I had my trusty Kodak camera (yes, I’m that old!), then we eventually purchased the new digital cameras, primitive as they were, looking back. As we moved into the digital age, it became necessary to either carry batteries with you or recharge them yourself. Now in the age of the “smart” phone, the traditional battery has gone by the wayside, and we find ourselves in need of “charging” stations, portable chargers, or a good old-fashioned outlet! Continue reading