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How Much Spending Money Do I Need for Disney?

How Much Spending Money Do I Need for Disney?

One question I get asked a lot with regard to trips to Walt Disney World is “how much spending money will I need?”. Now, as you can imagine there is not one answer that fits all. But with a bit of thought you can work […]

Food, Dining Deal, Menus – SeaWorld Orlando Restaurants

Food, Dining Deal, Menus – SeaWorld Orlando Restaurants

Food at SeaWorld Orlando.  I always like to have a look at the food offerings of places we are about to visit so I can plan ahead of time where we will eat.  So, for that reason on our recent trip to SeaWorld Orlando, Florida, […]

Flying Long Haul with Kids on Virgin Atlantic Airlines

Flying Long Haul with Kids on Virgin Atlantic Airlines

We recently flew long haul with the kids to Disney World with Virgin Atlantic from Manchester in the UK to Orlando in Florida.  We usually fly with Easyjet to Greece, so it was a real treat for us. Activity Pack As we went through the boarding gate, […]

Disney Dining Plan – What’s Included and is it Worth It?

Disney Dining Plan – What’s Included and is it Worth It?

The Disney Dining Plan – is it worth it? It’s a bit of a tricky question but you can work out whether it is worth it for your trip. To start with, at various points in the year you can book Disney accommodation and receive […]

5 Great Things to do in Orlando that are not Disney!

5 Great Things to do in Orlando that are not Disney!

1) Wonderworks is an indoor amusement arcade inside a quirky upside down building. You can also see the Outta Control Comedy Show there (with unlimited pizza and beer!).  WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with 35,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. The attraction combines education and entertainment with […]

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World

There are two fabulous parties that I would love to do at Walt Disney World, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.  One of my best friend’s did the Halloween Party recently and here is what she has to say: […]

Best Value Dinner Shows Orlando, Florida

Best Value Dinner Shows Orlando, Florida

Best Value Dinner Shows Orlando – I am currently researching our next trip to Orlando and am desperate to see a Dinner Show!  I’ve put a list together and have included what I think are the important points – what it is, how much it […]

7 Things you must do at Disneyland, California

7 Things you must do at Disneyland, California

Are you planning a trip to Disneyland, California? What are the best things to do once you arrive? What should you bring to Disneyland? Our full time traveling family enjoyed a month in California and a fun-filled day at Disneyland. Read on to find out […]

Top 5 Counter Service Restaurants, Animal Kingdom, Disney World

Top 5 Counter Service Restaurants, Animal Kingdom, Disney World

Flame Tree BBQ Without a doubt my favourite Counter Service Restaurants in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  When you can use your Counter Service credits on such fabulous dishes as ‘Ribs, Chicken and Pulled Pork Sampler’ ($20) and St Louis Rib Dinner ($19).  It’s also worth knowing […]

Top 5 Counter Service Restaurants, Magic Kingdom

Top 5 Counter Service Restaurants, Magic Kingdom

Are you looking for the best value from your counter service credits in Magic Kingdom on your Disney Dining Plan?  Or even just looking for a good recommendation of places to eat in Disney World’s Magic Kingdom?  Here are my top five, compiled after our […]