Author Archives: Meredith Smisek

10 Reasons People Totally Lose Their Cool at Disney

Loosing Your Cool At Disney

Have you ever encountered a stressful situation at Disney and lost your cool? Disney World can be taxing, especially if you haven’t planned ahead, if the park is super busy, or a number of other unforeseen circumstances. In any case, we’ve pulled together a list of the top 10 things that can make you crazy at Disney along with solutions ...

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16 Disney Attractions That Have Stood the Test of Time

Haunted Mansion

Very often, Disney fanatics talk about attractions of the past with longing and reverence. We tend to be upset when old favorites are replaced with new attractions. Below is a list of rides that have been Disney World staples since the parks’ openings. They have truly stood the test of time, and it would be hard to imagine the parks ...

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Why You Should Celebrate These 5 Special Occasions At Disney

Cinderella's Castle

Who needs a reason to go to Disney World? You probably don’t, but celebrating something special can make an already much-needed vacation even more magical. Here are some occasions that you might want to consider celebrating on your next trip. No matter what your special occasion, don’t forget to stop in at Town Hall in the Magic Kingdom, or at ...

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9 Tips for Beating the Lines at Disney World

9 Tips For Beating The Lines At Disney

If you’re anything like me, you probably hate waiting in lines. It’s not that I don’t have patience. The real reason I hate lines at Disney is because I know that waiting in long lines simply isn’t necessary. I say this as a person who has only travelled to Disney during peak times- late June, early July, and Easter week. ...

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Avoid A Disney Vacation Disaster – 8 Things You Should Never Do

It’s always fun to talk about the great things you should do and experience in Disney World, but there’s definitely a list of no-no’s to abide by if you want to have the smoothest trip possible. Can you survive a trip even if you ignore the items on this list? Absolutely. But it’s always our goal to help our readers ...

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7 Disney Films You Must Watch Before Your Trip

Cinderella's Castle

(And Where to Find Their Stars in the Parks) It’s nearly impossible to pick certain Disney films over others, but this list was created with the intention of providing an idea of what films have the most presence in the parks. This way, you and your little ones will be reacquainted with some of the parks’ most prominent characters before ...

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8 Tips to Help You Enjoy Pin Trading at Disney

Pin Trading _ disney world _ disney fanatic

I was nervous to start pin trading, but as soon as I did I fell in love with it. Pin Trading is simple to do, but be warned – it can be addictive! Here are 7 tips to help you get started enjoying your Disney trip even more! 8. Purchase Pins To Trade You can certainly buy pins in the parks ...

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20 Things You Could Do With Unlimited Access to Disney World

Castle Suite

Imagine this- Disney execs have just granted you full access to everything and anything at Walt Disney World. What would you spend your time doing? Here’s a list of some things I’d love to do! Let’s hope this unfettered access is for more than just a day! 1. Buddy up with a VIP tour guide Being the “rule follower” that ...

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8 Amazing Facts About it’s a small world

it's a small world

it’s a small world (left un-capitalized intentionally) is a favorite attraction of mine, and I love learning as much as I can about how this timeless ride came to be. Some people can’t stand the ride, citing “that song!!” as the reason they simply can’t stomach it. Love it or hate it, you can’t deny that it’s a small world ...

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7 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Day at Epcot

7 Epcot Tips

Epcot is a massive park, so you’ll want to carefully think about how to spend your time there. There’s a lot to do during the day, but it also can’t be missed at night! There are many great attractions in Future World, and a lot of things to experience in the World Showcase as well. I love spending two days ...

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