Naked at the Magic Kingdom

OK, the title is a bit misleading.  We were not naked.  That is not something you would want to see.  But for the first time we were there with no jackets, water bottles, extra sunscreen, snacks, rain poncho…  And it was great. Starting when our children were small, we have always carried all the necessities… Continue reading Naked at the Magic Kingdom

Pirates of the Caribbean – The Auction Scene

YO HO YO HO a pirate’s life for me.  Pirates of the Caribbean has been changed.  Now the auction scene is based on auctioning chickens instead of wenches. Few things are as disappointing to a Disney fan as a closed signature attraction during your visit to Walt Disney World.  Pirates of the Caribbean, my favorite… Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean – The Auction Scene

Dole Whip – OOOOOH, AHHHHHH

Few conversations about favorite foods at Walt Disney World can be completed without someone mentioning THE DOLE WHIP….(queue the fire works, flowers, TA-DAAA band notes, and all the oooooohs and ahhhhhhhs). For our latest trip to Walt Disney World we decided to look for must-do “things” that we have never done.  Hours were spent scouring… Continue reading Dole Whip – OOOOOH, AHHHHHH

Planning our Next Walt Disney World Trip

This may end up being a very short series on planning our next Walt Disney World trip.  We have been there several times over many years so to us, planning a trip to Walt Disney World is almost stress free. Why Walt Disney World this time? We were considering a Hawaiian cruise this year.  The… Continue reading Planning our Next Walt Disney World Trip

Insight into the Walt Disney World Meal Plan Popularity

I recently gained insight into why some people prefer the Meal Plan at Walt Disney World.  Strangely enough, it happened on my first cruise and not at Walt Disney World. We just returned from our very first cruise.  We cruised on the NCL Pearl from Seattle to Alaska.  (For all you NCL cruisers, “washy washy,… Continue reading Insight into the Walt Disney World Meal Plan Popularity

PhotoPass at Walt Disney World in Florida

PhotoPass at Walt Disney World is a photography system where staff photographers take pictures of your party.  The pictures are stored on some big computer somewhere.  Each time they take your picture they scan the magic band of one person in your party, or if you have no bands they will give you a credit… Continue reading PhotoPass at Walt Disney World in Florida

Thoughts on 2017 D23 Announcements – Epcot

Here are my thoughts on this year’s D23 announcements for Epcot. Overall, YAAAAAAAAA!  WOOOOOO HOOOOO! Guardians of the Galaxy – This is announced as a brand new E-ticket attraction in Future World based on a cool movie franchise.  SWEEEEET.  Hard to say anything bad about that.  Based on the information I see on Disney’s site I… Continue reading Thoughts on 2017 D23 Announcements – Epcot