Celebrating Christmas at Disney: What to Expect

by Kathryn Blanco / Dec 12, 2017 / 0 comments

For me, Christmas has always meant gray skies and cold air, wood smoke and pine trees, home-cooked meals with hot chocolate, and, with a bit of good luck (or bad luck, if you’re the one doing the shoveling), a bit of snow. But how does Christmas in Disney compare? In some ways, the two are not that different.

A Nomad’s Haven in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A Nomad’s Haven in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney Tips: Avoiding the Lines

Disney World is full of great rides and attractions, with something for everyone to enjoy, from diving into the story of your favorite Disney classics to going on a thrilling adventure.

How to Do Disney - Without the Endless Lines

Nothing can ruin a good vacation like standing for hours, often in the Florida heat. Although Disney has done everything they can to make waiting in line more enjoyable (or at least less miserable), from outdoor fans to touchscreen games, nobody likes to wait.

How to Do Disney - Without the Endless Lines

Staying at Disney's Art of Animation Resort Hotel

This month, I’ll be reviewing a new Disney World Resort hotel.

Observations of a Disney Water Park Rookie

In the many times I’ve visited Walt Disney World, I had never once been to a water park – until my most recent trips. Although a few half-day visits hardly make me an expert, I thought I’d share some of my first impressions of the Disney water park experience, and perhaps offer some useful tidbits to Disney travelers new, like myself, to Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach.

Inside Out: An Emotional Disney-Pixar Experience

The time leading up to a brand new Disney movie is always an exciting one. I have to admit, I am often skeptical that the new release will make it up there alongside the classics I grew up with. Yet almost every time, Disney pulls through. This is especially the case with Pixar movies. The newest release, Inside Out, has proved itself as having earned its place among its brethren. Now no spoilers, I promise! I’ll just say that the film tells the story of an eleven year old girl named Riley going through a move to California.

A Complete Guide to Disney’s The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

by Kathryn Blanco / Oct 01, 2014 / 0 comments

An exciting new addition to the parks has now officially opened - the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train! The final installment in the major Fantasyland expansion, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, a mild coaster that takes you through the story of the Seven Dwarfs, is highly anticipated and has great expectations attached to it. Does this new ride measure up?

Top 5 Disney Surprises

by Kathryn Blanco / Jun 04, 2014 / 0 comments

For me, one of the most special things about Disney World are the little surprises that can pop up when least expected.

Disneyland Paris Tips and Secrets

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Oct 23, 2013 / 0 comments

Disneyland Paris is a must-see if you’re a Disney fan (and who isn’t?). There are two parks at Disneyland ParisDisneyland Park, and Walt Disney Studios Park. You will want at least one day for each park. If you have more than two days, spend the extra day(s) at Disneyland Park.  You can get tickets to Disneyland Paris, which can include transportation from Paris, shuttles, and free-roaming between the two parks.