Author Archives: Sarah Chapman

Backstage Pass: Undiscovered Future World Tour

Many people extol the virtues of the Keys to the Kingdom Tour and the Backstage Magic Tour as some of the best ways to peek behind the curtains at some of the Disney magic, and to learn Disney history and trivia. Maybe it is because my family loves Epcot so much, or because we are just big Disney Nerds at ...

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10 Awesome Fireworks Spots You Wish You Knew About Your First Trip

Fireworks—the quintessential Walt Disney World evening entertainment. No trip is complete without seeing at least one of the nighttime spectaculars. Fireworks are available at Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Hollywood Studios. Animal Kingdom does not allow for fireworks due to the animals, but we do love their Rivers of Light and Tree of Life Awakenings nighttime activities! When it is time ...

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Top 8 Pro Tips For Shopping At Walt Disney World

While I am not technically a professional Walt Disney World shopper (no one pays me to shop), my husband would argue that the amount of money I’ve spent in shops there should qualify me for some professional ranking. Through the years I’ve learned some pro tips that will help you make the most of your shopping time and money while ...

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7 Reasons You’ll Love Staying at Wilderness Lodge

My family loves to stay at the Wilderness Lodge because it is so close to the Magic Kingdom yet you feel like you are a world away from a theme park. The natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest landscape (in central Florida) along with the architecture of the Lodge (based on actual National Parks lodges) takes you out of the ...

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Top 8 Pro Tips for the Beach Club

I get asked quite frequently which Walt Disney World resort is my favorite. My go-to answer is that I cannot choose a favorite—they are like my children, I love each one for a different reason. Some resorts have an amazing theme, some are in a great location, some have unique offerings and activites, etc. However, I will freely admit that ...

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