Author Archives: Kate Joseph

Kate Joseph is a writer from Beverly, Massachusetts who earned her degree in journalism from Simmons College in 2015 and currently works as a copywriter in Boston. After her first trip to Walt Disney World at age three, she famously told her mother, "I don't like this world, I want to live in Disney World." So, she did! During college, she participated in the Disney College Program working as a committed cast member at Disney's Boardwalk Resort for one incredible semester. When she's not traveling to Disney destinations, she likes listening to podcasts, playing with her dog, and enjoying the outdoors.

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Is the Disney Dining Plan Worth it?

Though choosing the right resort and making the most of your time in the parks are important parts of vacation planning, food is what will really make your trip fantastic. It can also be what bursts your budget if you’re not careful. Seemingly a money-saving opportunity, the Disney Dining Plan is a selection of three […]


10 Tips to Stop Splurging on Disney Souvenirs

You eye that shiny new trinket in the Emporium, the park is closing soon, and you end up caving under the pressure. Another $39.95 down the drain just because you HAD to have it in the moment. And now? It’s just gathering dust at home. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. If you’re determined to […]


How to “Skip” Lunch at Disneyland

Noon rolls around, your Mickey waffles from breakfast this morning are longer fueling your feet, and the scent of every popcorn cart is starting to seem intoxicating – what do you do? If you’re like most people, you probably dart into the closest quick-service restaurant for a subpar burger to keep you going until you […]


Dining Review: Napa Rose at Disneyland’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Arguably the premiere dining destination of the Disneyland Resort, Napa Rose was a must-do meal for my boyfriend Chris and I on our first trip out to the west coast parks together. Echoing the elegant arts and crafts style of the Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at which it’s located, this upscale eatery features fare […]