*DIS Contributors review meals, resort stays, and entertainment that they have paid for during their own vacations. They only utilize discounts and offers if they are available to the general public, such as annual passholder discounts or DVC membership discounts. They receive no additional compensation for dining experiences or events, so that they may give … Why We Stay at Pop Century Resort When We Visit Walt Disney World
This week was a much-anticipated time in the runDisney community as it was the signup for the 30thAnniversary marathon weekend. For those who don’t know about runDisney, this included signup for a 5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon, Goofy Race and a Half Challenge, Dopey Challenge, and the Castaway Cay Challenge. Leading up to today, many in the running … How to Deal with runDisney Disappointment
I remember the magic of Walt Disney World as a child. It was our family’s go-to vacation when we were younger, especially if we had family visiting us from out of town. As an adult, I have found the joy in taking my own kids but with extensive planning. I recently wrote about how the internet helped … How the Internet Can Steal Magic from Disney
Remember the days when you’d book a Disney vacation, and then you just show up? Maybe you visited Florida and decided to add in a day at Disney World last minute. In my humble opinion, those days are gone. Nowadays you need a degree in Disney to know the ins and outs of planning a … How the Internet Has Helped Your Disney Vacation
At times, I have dreamed about moving to Orlando to work for Walt Disney World. I know I won’t (at least not any time soon with young kids), but it’s fun to dream. Of course, I know working for the mouse isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be from an outsider’s view, especially recently. If I’m … Dream Jobs Working for the Mouse
I love Disney. I love it all… the parks, the merch, the movies. But they’ve been doing some things lately that I just can’t get behind. As pointed out before on The DIS Unplugged, it seems some decisions are made by people who clearly don’t go to the parks. There is one recent trend I just … What’s Going on with Limited Merch, Disney?
Growing up, I was lucky to visit Walt Disney World Resort with my family multiple times. My parents weren’t rich but worked hard and made sacrifices to be able to spend on the things they viewed as priorities. Luckily for me, family travel was included in that. We all know Disney World is way more expensive now … Are There Still Enough Perks to Stay Onsite?
When Walt Disney World shut down with the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, it was a shock to all. The parks had only closed for a handful of days previously in its almost 50 year history. As the parks started to open, people were skeptical on if they’d have the same magic with some attractions closed and other experiences … The Magic Moments I Surprisingly Miss Most at Disney World
When planning our family Walt Disney World vacation, I was skeptical on if we should wait until all the experiences were back – fireworks, parades, more dining locations, FastPass+, etc. I even had people asking why we would pay full price when the full experience isn’t there. Luckily, I didn’t listen. We decided to take our kids … The Advantages of Visiting Disney Now
As Disney fans around the world get ready for Disneyland to reopen (even though we can’t all go), so many are speculating on how they should celebrate the reopening. We’ve seen how the other parks have opened with cast members lining the way in and waving with Mickey hands and bubbles. At the risk of sounding greedy … Dear Disney, Here’s How You Should Reopen Disneyland