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Restaurants that need Advanced Dining Reservations (ADR’s) in Disney World

Restaurants that need Advanced Dining Reservations (ADR’s) in Disney World

Advanced Dining Reservations – The first time we had the Disney Dining Plan at Disney World, Orlando, I was completely overwhelmed with what restaurant reservations to make.  You can make reservations 180 days before you go.  Do your research before this time though and pop […]

Handy Printable Pocket Guide of Snack Credits for Disney World

Handy Printable Pocket Guide of Snack Credits for Disney World

I am no longer selling my pocket guide as it’s from 2017 and needs updating.  You can still look at all our snack credit posts here: Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Disney Springs. 

Top 5 Counter Service Restaurants, Hollywood Studios, Disney World

Top 5 Counter Service Restaurants, Hollywood Studios, Disney World

Backlot Express For some reason we always gravitate towards the Backlot Express when we are in Hollywood Studios.  I can recommend the Chili-Cheese All-Beef Hot Dog and the 1/3rd Angus Bacon Cheeseburger.  PizzeRizzo This new Pizza restaurant is situated in what used to be known […]

Disney Party Decorations from The Disney Store

Disney Party Decorations from The Disney Store

Disney party decorations.  This week we had a belated tea party in honour of Miss H’s 8th birthday. The weather was good which was ideal as then we could keep the worst of the mess outdoors (my apologies to those who have birthdays in deepest […]

Best Shoes for Disney World – Be Comfortable in the Parks!

Best Shoes for Disney World – Be Comfortable in the Parks!

Best shoes for Disney World – I love reading and taking part in lots of Disney World groups and one question that comes up time and time again is ‘What are the best shoes for Disney World?’  I have my favourites, but it’s always interesting […]

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 […]

Planet Hollywood, Disney Springs Restaurant Review

Planet Hollywood, Disney Springs Restaurant Review

Planet Hollywood Observatory restaurant was opened in early 2017 as part of the regeneration of Disney Springs. 4,500 Square Foot Video Wall [singlepic id=1225 w= h= float=center] When you first enter the restaurant, it seems like any other. It isn’t until you are seated that […]

T-REX in Disney Springs – Restaurant Review

T-REX in Disney Springs – Restaurant Review

I managed to get a last minute booking for T-REX in Disney Springs on our recent trip to Walt Disney World and I am so glad I did! We thought it was brilliant! The whole restaurant had fantastic theming both outside and in. [singlepic id=1211 […]

Meeting the Dolphins at SeaWorld, Orlando, Florida

Meeting the Dolphins at SeaWorld, Orlando, Florida

We only did one day outside of Walt Disney World on our latest trip and that was to SeaWorld, Orlando. It was a real (and refreshing) contrast. Crowd Sizes at SeaWorld, Orlando For a start it wasn’t anywhere near as busy as Disney, which was […]