MagicBands 101

***NOTE: This post concerns the current version of MagicBands. It will be updated soon with MagicBand v2.0 information. Gone are the days where you have to keep up with a literal paper ticket to visit a Walt Disney World park. A few years ago, Disney introduced the now-ubiquitous RFID-enabled colorful wristbands to be guests’ keys […]

Disney Springs

As of fall 2015, Downtown Disney was officially rebranded as Disney Springs, complete with an aesthetic makeover for certain areas, and some new shopping and dining openings. Why, you ask, did they rebrand the ever-popular shopping and dining attraction known for its nightlife scene? Darn good question. And one that I personally still don’t understand […]

Disney Deluxe Resorts

Disney on-property resorts really run the gamut in terms of both price and amenities. Their Goldilocks approach to resorts is one of the many things I love about Disney World — there truly is something for everyone and every budget. So, say you want to really go all out and splurge on your next Disney […]

Art of Animation

As Walt Disney World’s newest (and priciest)¬†Value Resort, Art of Animation is indisputably the crown jewel of the Values. Nestled on the other side of Hourglass Lake, across from Pop Century Resort, Art of Animation features larger than life icons from four classic Disney and Pixar films: The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Finding Nemo, […]

Cinderella’s Royal Table

Even if you’re more into pirates and Star Wars than Disney Princesses, I think it’s safe to say that every Disney fan young and old wants the chance to go into Cinderella Castle. And while spending the night in the castle is not something money can buy, a chunk of royal change will score you […]

Disney On-Property Resorts

So, you’re planning a vacation to the Most Magical Place on Earth, and you’ve decided to stay on property. Now you’ve got to choose among 29 resorts! Aside from the the Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness¬†Resort, Disney’s resorts fall into three categories: Value, Moderate, and Deluxe. This Goldilocks approach means travelers of virtually all budgets […]

On Property vs. Off Property

Oh, the eternal Disney question, for first-timers and veterans alike. Should we stay on property, or off property? Now, I am a huge Disney fanatic, and I would virtually always prefer to stay on property if I could, but that doesn’t mean I don’t recognize the true benefits that staying off property can have. Unlike […]

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