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Tipping, Wifi and Weather – Disney Parks Around the World


You’ve been planning this trip for a long time. Flying internationally is a big deal and much more involved than just jumping in the car and heading off after school on a Friday. So how do you avoid the unfortunate surprises that trip-up foreigners in the Disney Parks? You keep reading this article. We’re about […]


Weekly World Forecast: April 20-26, 2018


Everyone knows planning a trip to Walt Disney World can be time-consuming. For some, it’s a passion project to work out all the details, but for many others, planning a Walt Disney World vacation can feel daunting. We know at The DIS that your vacation should be a time of relaxation and family bonding. When I […]


Parts of Central Florida Under Tornado Watch Until 7pm on March 20


There is some nasty weather heading in our direction; Central Florida has been put under a tornado watch until 7:00 p.m. today. Predictions are calling for severe thunderstorms, damaging winds with up to 70mph gusts, and the possibility of isolated tornadoes. Those who are traveling to or from the Walt Disney World Resort area should download […]


Disney’s Deployable Shade Patent Could Lead to Better Weather Protection for Guests


If a new patent is put into use, guests at Disney parks may soon get a reprieve from the harsh weather conditions they are accustomed to. A patent under the title “Deployable Shading Structure” outlines the use of canopies that could be deployed and retracted dependent on when Disney feels they are needed, allowing unobstructed […]


Even in the Fall Season, Don’t Underestimate the Florida Sun


When you book a family getaway to Walt Disney World during the fall months, it is easy to focus on the exquisite Halloween decorations or holiday lights on Cinderella Castle. However, no matter what time of year you visit Walt Disney World, you need to plan appropriately for the Florida sun. The average high temperature […]


The Best Reasons to Visit Disney World in the Fall


It’s no huge secret that Walt Disney World always has something special happening in the parks. Whether it’s a limited time meet-and-greet, a festival, a movie premiere, a one-day-only celebration, or a regularly scheduled annual event, the World is going to be an exciting place regardless of the season. For me though, fall is definitely […]


Walt Disney World Theme Parks Closed September 10th and 11th Due To Hurricane Irma


Walt Disney World theme parks, Disney Springs, ESPN Wide World of Sports and the two Water Parks will be closed on Sunday and Monday, the 10th and 11th of September, and will reopen on Tuesday the 12th due to Hurricane Irma. This isn’t the first time that Walt Disney World has had to close due to […]


SeaWorld Closing at 5 P.M. on Saturday for Hurricane Irma


As we continue our coverage of Hurricane Irma and how it will impact the Orlando theme parks, there is a new update on SeaWorld. SeaWorld will close at 5 PM on Saturday, and won’t reopen until Tuesday September 12, 2017. Aquatica, SeaWorld’s water park, will be closed on Saturday until it reopens on Tuesday. Discovery […]


Disney’s Blizzard Beach Closing September 8-9 Due to Effects from Hurricane Irma


Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park will be closed September 8-9 due to the expected harsh weather correlated with Hurricane Irma. At this point, Disney has not announced whether the water parks will remain closed after those dates as the hurricane, if it does impact central Florida, won’t hit until September 10. Disney has not announced any […]


Doing Disney Different Part 1: Time of Year


The family and I recently took a vacation to Walt Disney World.  This was a very different trip for us in several ways.  In this and the following series of articles, I will discuss some of the differences in this trip and what works and doesn’t work for my family.  Hopefully, some of our experiences […]