Do and Don’t: Balancing Vacation Styles

I’m a planner, and I’m pretty sure I get about 90% of my vacation enjoyment by anticipating the trip. My travel companions are usually not, and I am pretty sure that I drive them crazy. So here are a few of my tips for those of you who, like me, just can’t help themselves from … [Read more…]

Should you join the Club?

If you’re a regular in WDW Circles, you’ve likely heard about Disney Vacation Club (DVC). It’s a points-based timeshare that allows you to book accommodations at Disney Vacation Club resorts with a booking advantage at your ‘home’ resort. Without getting into the legal/technical aspects of membership, many people wonder if it would make sense for … [Read more…]

Rolling with the Refurbs

Many of us WDW ‘regulars’ have had it happen, especially when traveling in the less expensive, less crowded off season. You show up to your dream resort only to find signs on the flagship attraction begging you to pardon the pixie dust. Some parents need to be more cognizant of these changes (for example, if … [Read more…]

Five things to avoid at WDW

Yep, it’s one of those list posts. But recently I’ve been thinking about what makes a fun trip and what does not, and a lot seems to revolve around physiological and psychological stress. Many people have advised about not trying to do it all, so I thought I’d add my take on what I think … [Read more…]