Disney World

Best Quick Service Meals at Disney World: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney Springs

Best Quick Service Meals at Disney World: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney Springs

Eating at quick service restaurants is practically a must when you go on a Disney World vacation. They’re relative cheap (in Disney terms), they offer a lot more variety than your basic “theme park food,” and since they don’t require reservations, you can easily work […]

Umbrellas at Disney World (and the Best Compact Travel Umbrellas)

Umbrellas at Disney World (and the Best Compact Travel Umbrellas)

I was doing some online shopping for a new umbrella to keep in my car, because mine somehow disappeared recently. (I think it has something to do with one of my kids.) As I was looking for an umbrella, it got me wondering if using […]

Top 10 Disney World Vacation Planning Posts

Top 10 Disney World Vacation Planning Posts

I don’t know about you, but I’m always interesting in what’s popular and trending. Whenever I go to a new restaurant — and especially if I’m ordering dessert — I’ll ask the server, “What’s your most popular dish?” or “Which dessert is your favorite?” When […]

Disney World Dining Tips and Tricks (plus how to save money on food!)

Disney World Dining Tips and Tricks (plus how to save money on food!)

If there’s still any doubt in anyone’s mind that Disney World is “just another theme park,” consider this: Most people — whether they’re first-timers or hard-core Disney people — spend way, WAY more time researching and deciding where they’re going to eat than which attractions […]

Disney Memory Maker: PhotoPass Locations, Cost, and Is it Worth It?

Disney Memory Maker: PhotoPass Locations, Cost, and Is it Worth It?

One of the challenges of a Disney World vacation is figuring out which things your should splurge on and which things you should try to save money on. Memory Maker is a package that you buy before your trip that allows you access to all […]

Tips to Stay Cool at Disney World: Cooling Towels, Misting Fans, and What to Wear

Tips to Stay Cool at Disney World: Cooling Towels, Misting Fans, and What to Wear

Did you know that the temperature in Orlando, Florida in July is an average high of 92 degrees? And did you know that the average Disney World guest walks close to 10 miles a day? That can be a very unpleasant combination — and even […]

What to Do at Disney World When it Rains (and What Rides Close at the Parks)

What to Do at Disney World When it Rains (and What Rides Close at the Parks)

When you picture your Disney World vacation, you’re probably imagining a beautiful, sunny, clear day where you can’t wait to ride Splash Mountain to cool off a little bit. So it may throw you for a loop when you’re about to head out to the […]

Ways to Save Money on a Disney World Vacation: Food, Tickets, and More

Ways to Save Money on a Disney World Vacation: Food, Tickets, and More

Jim Gaffigan, one of my favorite comedians, has a very funny bit about Disney World. He says you can see the desperation on parents’ faces during a Disney vacation as they want to turn to their kids and say, “I hope you’re having fun … […]

The Best Bags for Disney World: Backpacks, Purses, and Sling Bags

The Best Bags for Disney World: Backpacks, Purses, and Sling Bags

If your family is spending the day at one of the Disney World parks, you’re going to need plenty of stuff with you. How much stuff depends on your personality, how old your kids are, and your eating game plan for the day, among other […]

9 Underrated Disney World Rides (With the Shortest Lines!)

9 Underrated Disney World Rides (With the Shortest Lines!)

When you go to Walt Disney World, two things you want to do is 1) Ride the best rides; and 2) Avoid the long lines as much as possible. Hopefully this post will help you do both. To be included on this list, the ride […]