The seasonal crowds at Walt Disney World have picked up again. Every year there is a small window of time after school starts when the crowds disappear, but they soon return with a vengeance just in time for the holidays. This week, Rise of the Resistance sported a 7-hour wait! 7 hours! Other rides saw at least an hour and ...Read More »
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“Don’t Worry, Be Happy”- How to De-Stress Disney Planning
A trip to Disney can be as stressful as it is exciting. After all, it’s not cheap. It’s only natural to want to stretch every dollar (click here for money-saving tips). Add to that the many moving parts that come with a Disney trip: reservations for this, reservations for that, Genie+ here, Magic Band+ there, and it can get confusing. ...Read More »
Surviving the “Disney Meltdown”
Ask anyone who has been to Disney World more than once, and they’ll tell you that “The Disney Meltdown” is real. It’s real, it’s terrifying, and it doesn’t just happen to kids. A Disney meltdown has struck every member of my family (myself included) at one point or another. When it hits, you’ve got no choice but to buckle up ...Read More »
The BEST Days to Visit Magic Kingdom This Fall (Are Not the Ones You’d Expect)
Disney World seasons are not like regular seasons. They begin much earlier and end much later than they do in the rest of the world. This is a concept I fully embrace. I tell people I operate on “Disney time,” which means I start planning for Halloween in July, and Spooky Season kicks off in August, just like in the ...Read More »
Is Disney Cruise Line’s Concierge Level Worth It?
I don’t know about you, but whenever I think of going on a Disney Cruise Line adventure, I get excited until I realize how much it costs. It’s hard to think of spending Disney World money and not going to Disney World. So imagine my surprise when I found out Disney Cruise Line concierge level exists and it’s significantly more ...Read More »
Cult, Religion, or Simply a Fandom: Do Disney Adults Worship The Mouse?
To Disney superfans Disney is more than a theme park. It’s a way of life. The term “Disney Adult ” has risen to popularity, as a badge of honor by those who are and a source of derision for those who aren’t. One person decided to take that a step further by asking if Disney is a religion to Disney ...Read More »
Forgetting Disney’s Newest Requirement Could Ruin Your Vacation but There’s Hope!
You’ve saved for months. You’ve planned and dreamed and now it’s finally here! YOU’RE GOING TO DISNEY WORLD! This is a moment many look forward to for years. Planning a Walt Disney World vacation isn’t exactly simple though, and it’s gotten even more complicated post-Pandemic. There are so many things to remember that it’s easy for things to get forgotten. ...Read More »
Headed to Disney This Summer? We’ve Got Good News!
If you’ve tried to fly since Memorial Day you’ve probably noticed something: flights were being canceled. Thousands of Disney vacationers found themselves stranded. The airline industry was in chaos for the first half of the summer leaving many without a way to or from their travel destinations. Pilot shortages were a large part of the problem, but there was plenty ...Read More »
Looking For FuelRod Locations at Walt Disney World in 2022?
Disney’s New in app park “helper” Genie+ is here and looks like it’s here to stay. Mobile ordering is still required at many Disney quick service locations. The MyDisneyExperience app has the ability to replace your Magic Band entirely, serving as your park ticket, room key, lightning lane admission, and payment method. This means you’re spending more time than ever ...Read More »
You Can Totally Do Without This Overrated Disney Accessory
A few years ago I went through an unexpected breakup. It was completely out of the blue, not something I saw coming at all. I really thought it was going to be forever. We were very happy together and then one day-poof!! Our love affair was over forever. After many happy years together, I officially said goodbye to the park ...Read More »