In addition to being the "DisTripQueen" and my love of Disney Parks, I am also a portrait, landscape and fine art photographer! I began my journey into photography about 10 years ago, living on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. I currently exhibit and sell my photographs at a local art Gallery and through my website, if... Continue Reading →
5 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge!
Jambo! Recently my family and I stayed for the very first time at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge- Kidani Village in a 2 bedroom Savanna view villa. (Jambo is a way of saying hello in Swahili! And if you find yourself at the Animal Kingdom Lodge or even exploring Animal Kingdom itself, you are likely to... Continue Reading →
It’s Not a Vacation, It’s an Adventure! 5 Lessons I Learned From a First Time Guest!
As a Walt Disney World Resort vacation go-to person, I recently helped a friend plan their very first trip! I was overjoyed as she and her family of four had decided to visit WDW at a great time of year, during the International Food and Wine Festival and Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party! However,... Continue Reading →
My Top 10 Tips to a Perfect Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!
The Year's Most Frightfully Festive Event, and my personal favorite celebration held in all of Walt Disney World Resort, has to be Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party! It is a special ticketed event held in the Magic Kingdom Park beginning usually in mid-August and runs through Halloween where the entire park transforms into a “happy haunted... Continue Reading →
How to Create the Perfect Disney Planning Binder
For me, one of the best parts of any Walt Disney World Resort vacation is the planning! Deciding on when to go, where to stay, what restaurants we must experience and which rides we can't miss! However, even a seasoned Disney traveler can get overwhelmed when compiling all the details that go into a week... Continue Reading →
My 10 Tips to Beat the Heat at Walt Disney World Resort!
Photo Credit: http://www.wesh.com Last August my husband decided to attend a John Maxwell Leadership conference in Orlando. Given the opportunity to accompany him, my daughter and I braved the summer heat and of course jumped at the chance to visit Walt Disney World Resort! He worked, we played; it was a good compromise! And there... Continue Reading →
Cinderella’s Royal Table- 10 Things You Need to Know!
Photo Credit: http://www.disneyfoodblog.com Are you vacationing at Walt Disney World Resort and looking for a memorable and most magical dining experience? Today I thought I would share with you my thoughts on dining at Cinderella’s Royal Table! In fact, it just so happens to be one of my favorite dining experiences in all of Walt... Continue Reading →
How to Avoid 5 Common Walt Disney World Resort Vacation Mistakes
So you’ve decided on your vacation dates, secured your resort reservations and now it's time to plan your dream vacation! You’ve studied the advice out there, created a packing list and decided where to book your precious Advance Dining Reservations (ADR's). You’ve studied the park hours and crowd calendars and planned your itinerary! (And you’ve... Continue Reading →
5 Ways to Build Excitement for Your Next Walt Disney World Resort Vacation
So you’ve decided to take your family on a Walt Disney World Resort vacation and needless to say, you are very excited! Except now, you have to endure the agony of waiting until you depart. Well, what if I told there are ways to stretch out the magic? What if I told you that part... Continue Reading →