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Staying at Disney Before Hurricane Irma: Part 4


The Saturday before Irma I have never, and hopefully will never again, be happier to leave Disney than I was on the Saturday morning before Hurricane Irma hit Florida. Our Magical Express Bus was due to leave at 8 am and, already prepped from the night before, my husband and I shared a final cup of […]


Staying at Disney Before Hurricane Irma: Part 2


*Note that this article is the second piece in a 4-part series. You can read part 1 HERE. Getting to Disney from South Florida The pre-daybreak drive from Jupiter to Orlando doesn’t take that long, maybe 2.5 hours or so, but on Thursday morning it took more than 4. I continued to call airline carriers, […]


Staying at Walt Disney World Before Hurricane Irma: Part 1


* Note that this article is the first piece in a 4-part series.  Setting the stage Over Labor Day weekend, my family — my husband, mother, and I — fulfilled a “we should” dream that we had been talking about for years, and took a trip to Disney World together. We shared a one bedroom […]