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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Park Wise

Four Great Places To Relax At Walt Disney World

While there is no shortage of activity in Walt Disney World's four park offerings, sometimes it's just nice to find a spot to relax and take in the magic.  Here are four of my...

Park Wise Disney Resolutions for 2015

Resolutions. I know, easy to make but not likely to keep. In fact, I'm two days into spring semester, and I already broke my resolution to be prepared with a lunch to avoid noshing...

Five Favorite Park Wise Tips of 2014

It's hard to believe another year has already come and gone. I feel like I was just writing my Disney resolutions! As 2014 comes to a close, I'd love to share five favorite tips...

What is the Best Place to Stay at Walt Disney World in December?

December at Disney World is truly a sight to behold. Lights, glitter and gingerbread around every corner. Parks boast larger than life Christmas trees and carols waft through the air as the atmosphere takes...

Holiday Shopping at Walt Disney World

Can you believe it's already halfway through November? The leaves are turning, temperatures are dropping and wallets are shrinking. The holidays are here, and for many that means shopping. If you're traveling to Walt...

Your Guide to Club Level at Walt Disney World

One of the questions I come across while chatting with guests, both new and veteran, is whether or not club level is “worth it.” Worthiness is definitely subjective, but if you're considering the splurge,...

Where to Satisfy Your Pizza Cravings at Walt Disney World

Maybe it's that I'm missing the Food and Wine Fest this year. Maybe it's that I love a good pie. Or maybe it's just because it's mid-afternoon when I write this, and my stomach...

Costume Ideas for Mickey’s Halloween Party

My favorite time of year is finally here! Not much I don't love about fall. Crisp air, jeans and boots, hot chocolate and HALLOWEEN!! Luckily, the Disney Parks love the spooky holiday as much...

Five Top Tips for Touring Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival

With Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival just around the corner, now's the perfect time to get your game face on and work on your plan of action for eating and drinking your way...

5 Ways to Ruin Your Disney Vacation

I write in a positive voice more often than not, sharing my thoughts on what you can do to have a magical Disney vacation. But let's face it, there's some stuff you just shouldn't...

Eating with Allergies – Sanaa at Kidani Village

Please help us welcome Kelley Lord to MiceChat. Jessica Ma'ilo usually appears in this spot, but due to a very busy schedule is scaling back to a column every other week. Jessica's good friend...

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Five Great Sweet Stops at Walt Disney World

I don't know about you, but when I'm on vacation, I'm definitely more inclined to indulge, and for me that means decadent desserts and sumptuous sweets! Here's my list of five great places to...

The Five Most Awesome Things at Walt Disney World

Jessica is joined today by her mini-Disney aficionado, Stitchy-poo. Jessica asked him to come up with his top five most awesome things at Walt Disney World. It's quite the list. See if you agree...

Pirate Plundering at Walt Disney World

Last week we waxed poetically about all plots princessy, but this week is a pirate's paradise! There's no shortage of adventures for the scallywag in your life at the Most Magical (turned Miscevious!) Place...

Disney Princess Power

One of the top requests I have from guests is how to plan the ultimate Disney princess experience for their little ladies. Despite having a rough and tumble boy, we do enjoy our share...

10 Tips from (Former) Walt Disney World Newbies

Sometimes it’s hard to step out of park vet brain.  Although we’ve discussed tips for newbies on Park Wise, I thought it might be interesting to hear from former newbies who’ve traveled to Walt...

PhotoPass+ vs Disney Memory Maker

Having just returned from a vacation fully immersed in Walt Disney World's MyMagic+, I was finally able to experience all of the new components firsthand.  Our last trip to the World was October 2013...

How to Beat the Heat in the Disney Parks

It's officially summer, and the crowds are headed to the Disney Parks to enjoy their well-earned vacations.  Although summer vacation and Disney Parks go hand in hand, the heat can get the best of...

Get Swept Away at Typhoon Lagoon

Last week we were chillin' at Blizzard Beach, but now it's time to get swept away!  Typhoon Lagoon is the second Walt Disney World water park, and it's every bit as packed as its...

Chillin’ at Blizzard Beach

So, you've hit the middle of your vacation and are looking for something a little tamer than the theme parks but aren't quite ready to spend the day lazing around your hotel.  Why not...