When is the best time to go on a Disney Cruise?

I don’t get this question very often, but it does come up occasionally. My question back to them is: Where do you want to go? Most people believe that Disney Cruise Line departs strictly out of Florida and sails around the Caribbean. Not so. Late in the spring, the Disney Wonder goes through the Panama Canal and up the west coast for a summer in Alaska. Close to the same time, the Disney...
read more

Top 6 Disney World Resorts for Food Allergies

Are you planning a trip to Disney World with food allergies? I’ve been frequenting Disney World and Disney Cruise Lines since 2009 with my daughter who has severe food allergies to dairy, peanuts and tree nuts. We’ve stayed at almost every resort and we have dined at nearly every restaurant, all without incident thanks to the fabulous Disney Chefs, and careful planning. All Disney Chefs are...
read more

Top Five Reasons to Stay on Disney Property

Beauty and the Beast may be a tale old as time, but the ongoing debate among Disney fans is nearly just as old and certainly more heated:  Should you stay on Disney property?  All things being equal–and by “things” I mean money–you would stay on Disney property. But “things–again, money–are not equal.  You pay a premium to stay on Disney property. The...
read more

Disney Dining at the Crystal Palace!

The Crystal Palace is a character dining venue located in Walt Disney World at the Magic Kingdom theme park.  Located right by the Hub in the center of the park, Crystal Palace is a table service restaurant, like all of the character dining locations are, and this venue features Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and Eeyore from the Hundred Acre Wood. The food at the Crystal Palace is a buffet...
read more

Why you should stay at a Deluxe Resort

I have a confession…I am very thrifty. Even with my trips to Disney, I look for the absolute best deal. So the thought of staying at a Deluxe Resort made me cringe. Spending the money on a room that we weren’t going to be in very often just went against everything I believed in. Until I stayed in one. Let’s just say, I’m a convert…or spoiled. Whatever works for you....
read more