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Disney Dining Plan 101 – 8 FAQ’s

Cookie Castle

Whenever I help friends and family plan their Disney vacations, I have noticed the most questions and confusion seem to center around the Disney Dining Plan. Here is a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding the meal plan. Q8: Who is eligible to purchase a Disney Dining Plan? A: If you are staying at any Walt Disney World ...

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The Not-So-Magical Side: 8 Unfortunate Jobs in Walt Disney World

Cast Members

As someone who has always dreamed of being an official Disney Cast Member, there are literally dozens of jobs that seem utterly magical. What could be more glamorous than dressing as a princess each day or more exciting than setting off the pyrotechnical explosions that wow thousands of guests each night? But did you ever think of all of the ...

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Mom and Dad’s Night Out – 6 Child Care Options at Walt Disney World

Child Activity Centers

Disney is a popular vacation destination of families with children, offering a nearly limitless number of family-friendly activities. But every so often, grown-ups may want to spend some “alone” time without their children, and Disney has that covered, too! There are several child-care options available throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. Children’s Activity Centers These centers can be found in ...

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Top 10 Hardest Reservations to Make at Disney World – Plan Ahead

T-Rex

ADRs, or advanced dining reservations, are one of the many keys to a successful and relaxing Disney vacation. Without them, trying to eat can be stressful and time consuming, particularly during the busier seasons like spring break, Christmas, and the summer. While it is nearly impossible to just walk into most table service restaurants on the whim, most can be ...

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Food and Wine Festival 101: 5 Things You Need to Know!

EPCOT Food and Wine Festial

If you are ever fortunate enough to visit Walt Disney World between mid-September and mid-November, you must run, not walk, to Epcot. This is the location of the annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, and is a seasonal event that should not be missed! The basic idea is this: there are food and beverage “kiosks” set up all around ...

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Disney Throughout the Year: 11 Spectacular Seasonal Events

EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

Disney is magical at any time of the year. There are always wonderful parades, beautiful fireworks, and entertaining attractions to enjoy. But did you know that Disney runs special seasonal events during certain times of the year? Check out this list of 11 special events that will enhance any Disney vacation! WINTER 11. Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend: Early January ...

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Frozen Fun In Walt Disney World! 6 Activities for the Frozen Fanatic!

frozen parade

With the phenomenal success of Frozen, Disney has created several activities in the parks that will satisfy all of the Frozen fanatics in your life. Here’s a rundown of the special Frozen-themed activities Disney currently has to offer! 6. Anna and Elsa’s Royal Welcome This event occurs each morning at Hollywood Studios at 11am. It is a very brief parade ...

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How to Annoy a Disney Fanatic in 10 Easy Steps

Rude Guests At Disney

I love everything about Disney. The attractions, the hotels, the cast members, the food…it’s all completely magical. There is one variable, though, that is completely out of Disney’s control and has the potential to rain on my proverbial parade: other guests. There is NOTHING I find less magical than a rude, obnoxious guest at Disney. Here is a list of ...

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11 Completely Free Things to Do at Walt Disney World

View out the window from Animal Kingdom Lodge

Let’s face it: a trip to Disney isn’t exactly cheap. There are hotel accommodations, travel expenses, park tickets, food, and a bevy of other “incidentals” that are unavoidable. There are, however, many activities to do around Walt Disney World resort that won’t cost you a dime. The items on this list are all free and won’t require park admission. Feel ...

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