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8 Reasons You Should Visit Disneyland in Fall

Running from the Fall Equinox in mid-September through the Winter Solstice in December, fall makes a fabulous season to visit Disneyland. As summer crowds head back to school and Southern California temperatures begin to cool, holiday festivities of all sorts take center stage. Check out these eight reasons to fall in love with Disneyland in fall. […]

Walt Disney World FastPass+ Tips for Savvy Parents

Embarking on a Walt Disney World vacation can require a lot of advanced planning. But all of that planning will save your family hours and hours of waiting in lines, thereby increasing the magic of your Disney vacation. FastPass+ makes planning your trip easier. It allows you to reserve access to some theme park attractions, entertainment and character […]

Disney Decor and Gift Ideas to Infuse Magic into Every Day

Disney decor and gifts infuse the magic of Disney into every day. A Disney vacation allows us to escape from reality into a world full of fun, kindness and wonder. And then we get home to reality with its responsibilities and concerns. Worry not, my Disney-loving friends! Adding a touch of Disney to the home reminds us to find […]

5 Ways Disney’s Aulani Makes You Feel Like ‘Ohana

At Disney’s Aulani, families bask in an elusive blend of cultural enrichment, relaxation and all-out fun. As parents, we pride ourselves on doing a good job preparing our kids to leave the nest someday. But when they grow from sweet-cheeked babies to big kids and then pre-teens seemingly overnight, it can be hard to let them stretch their […]

Pirate’s Booty Giveaway – Finding Snack Treasure & Dory!

As parents we swim the distance to do what’s best for our kids. We want to find that balance between life’s pleasures and being safe. Just like Marlin wanted to save Nemo from a world full of potential dangers in Finding Nemo, so too do we want to help our kids have fun while keeping them healthy. Enter Pirate’s […]

Dos & Don’ts of Disney’s Castaway Cay

While Disney’s Castaway Cay in The Bahamas is a wee isle, 3.1 miles long and 2.2 miles wide, it’s packed with so much to do, you might have a hard time deciding how to spend your time. There’s sunbathing, waterslides, bike trails, open-air massages, two water play areas, parasailing, fishing, a stingray interaction adventure and more. Caribbean cruisers aboard Disney’s […]

How to Save Money on Disney Resort Hotels

“How can I save money on my Disney vacation?” As a family travel expert, this is one of the most common questions I am asked. Here’s my advice: go to UndercoverTourist.com. This trusted name in discounted Disney tickets is now offering discounts on Walt Disney World Resort hotels, too. Read on to learn how to save money […]

Why Visit Disneyland with One Kid

Sure, a Disney vacation with the whole family is always fun. But there’s something very special about visiting Disneyland with one kid. Here are five reasons to leave the spouse, the siblings and the grandparents at home for a trip to the Happiest Place on Earth with you and one kiddo. 1. Disneyland with one kid = peace My […]

Disneyland Diamond Anniversary Celebration & Giveaway

Disneyland is celebrating 60 years of bringing magic and fun to the lives of millions of theme park goers with its Diamond Celebration. This means special decorations, unique entertainment, sparkling souvenirs, and themed food and beverages at Disneyland this year to commemorate the park’s diamond anniversary. Can’t get there to join in the fun? Not to worry – I’ve brought […]

Explore Edinburgh, Scotland in One Day

Exploring Scotland’s capital could easily take an entire week. But, if you only have 24 hours to spend in Edinburgh, you’ll be glad to know the city offers plenty to see and do no matter the time frame. My suggestions will keep you busy from dawn till dusk, with a whirlwind of historical landmarks, popular […]

Disney World with Teens and Tweens Tips

If you think Walt Disney World is just for little kids, think again! In many ways, a Disney trip is better with older children. They don’t need naps, they can stay up later to watch fireworks, and they are tall enough to ride all of the attractions. A trip to Disney World with big kids, […]

10 Tips for Visiting EPCOT with Kids

Parents planning a trip to Walt Disney World might be inclined to skip EPCOT based on the mistaken assumption that kids won’t appreciate the park’s focus on technology and world cultures. Children, however, love to set off on a fantastical journey into the future and around the world at this incredible theme park.  There are two distinct […]

5 Reasons to See Disney’s “Bears” Movie with Kids

My family laughed, cried and said, “Aww!” when we watched a preview of Disneynature’s Bears last week. This incredible nature-focused film opens in theaters today, April 18, 2014. From nature education and appreciation to all-out fun, here are five reasons to see the Disney Bears movie with kids. 1. Nature education and appreciation Bears follows the life […]

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