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10 Reasons Why We Keep Coming Back to Walt Disney World
10 Things I DO Want to Do On Our Next Disney Vacation
10 Things I Want to Do on Our Next Disney Vacation - A Follow Up!
10 Things NOT to Do on Your Next Disney Vacation
10 Tips for Bringing Baby to Walt Disney World
2016 at Walt Disney World - A Look Ahead
A Treat for the Senses
A Year at Walt Disney World
Adjusting Your Expectations for Your Walt Disney World Vacation
Adjusting Your Expectations for Your Walt Disney World Vacation - Part Two
Arrival Day at Walt Disney World
Baby Steps
Budget Disney World Lodging
Budget Disney World Souvenirs
Budget Disney World Tickets
Budget Disney World Transportation
Budget Your Disney Trip
Comparing a Walt Disney World Vacation with a Disney Cruise
Counting Down to Disney (Part 1)
Counting Down to Disney (Part 2)
Disney + Disabilities = Magic!
Disney Dreaming
Disney Dreaming With Kids
Disney Tech Primer - Part 1
Disney Vacation Planning for Canadian Guests
Disney Vacation Planning for Canadian Guests - Part 2
Disney World 101 Quiz - Part 1
Disney World 101 Quiz - Part 2
Dreaming of Disney World
Emergencies While at Walt Disney World
Enjoying the Peace at Disney
Expect the Unexpected - To, From, and At the Happiest Place on Earth (Part One)
Expect the Unexpected... To, From, and At the Happiest Place on Earth (Part 2)
Family Fashion - Matching Outfits at Disney
Finding Answers
Finding Relaxation at Walt Disney World
Finding the Money for a Disney Vacation
Five Tips for a Trouble Free Trip
Getting There is Half the Fun
Greener Walt Disney World
Helping Friends Plan Their Disney Vacation
Helping Plan A First Trip to Disney
How Disney Trips Helped Me Overcome My Fear of Flying
How to Catch a Deal at Disney
Last Minute Planning
Lessons for the Few-Times-In-A-Lifetime Disney Traveler
Long Distance Countdowns
Making the Most of Walt Disney World
Mickey Mouse's Masterpieces
My Disney Mistakes - Part 3
Organizing Your Travel Planning Information
Packing for Winter Weather at Walt Disney World
Planning a Vacation to the Magic Kingdom From the United Kingdom
Planning Makes the Magic Happen
Planning Your First Trip to a New Park
Planning Your Walt Disney World Vacation
Pregnant At The Mouse House
Pregnant at Walt Disney World
Preparing Your Child For a Walt Disney World Vacation
Preparing Your Special Needs Child for a Disney Trip - Part 1
Preparing Your Special Needs Child for a Disney Trip - Part 2: Using Pictures
Pros and Cons of the Magic Your Way Premium Plan
Safe Disney Travels with Kids
Saving Money for Disney
Season Survival Guide
Taking Kids Out of School For a Disney Trip
Taking Toddlers to Walt Disney World
The Art of Packing
The Disney Rumor Round-Up
The Fab Five Family at Walt Disney World
The FASTPASS System
The Health Nut's Guide to Keeping Fit at Walt Disney World - Part 1: Activity Options
The Kids Are In Charge
The More, The Mickey-er
The Reluctant Mouseketeer
The Walt Disney World Annual Pass
There's an App For That - Part 1
There's an App for That - Part 3
Tips for a Disney 'Newbie'
Tips for Traveling
Toddlers to Teenagers
Top 10 Tips to Earn Your First RunDisney Medal
Using Technology to Plan Your Disney Trips
Walt Disney World for Veteran Visitors
Walt Disney World With Teens? Absolutely!
What Keeps Us Coming Back to Disney?
When to Book Your Disney Vacations

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Expect the Unexpected... To, From, and At the Happiest Place on Earth (Part 2): A Walt Disney World Planning Article

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I’m happy to report that the bulk of our Walt Disney World vacation did go as planned, and the majority of our time there was awesome.

However, as I said in

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Expect the Unexpected - To, From, and At the Happiest Place on Earth (Part One): A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Expect the Unexpected...To, From, and At the Happiest Place on Earth (Part
Expect the unexpected. True, that’s a cliche. We all say it, we all know it, and we smile and nod when we hear it.

Unfortunately, it’s so easy to forget, especially when we are headed to, or even experiencing, the Happiest ...

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10 Reasons Why We Keep Coming Back to Walt Disney World: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

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Disney — my greatest memories….

From a young age I have had the privilege of seeing what this amazing world as to offer! Over the course of our eight family overseas vacations, Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong ...

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Top 10 Tips to Earn Your First RunDisney Medal: A runDisney Event Article

Entrance
I am really not a runner.

Don’t let the three Run Disney medals hanging on my wall convince you otherwise. My pace has never been all that great and I've never thought to myself, "Wow, I can't wait to lace up and go for ...

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10 Tips for Bringing Baby to Walt Disney World: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

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Considering taking the little one(s) on a magical Disney World Vacation?

Have you been told that “they won’t remember it, wait until they are older” and/or “it’s a waste of money”? Fear not my ...

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When to Book Your Disney Vacations: A Disney Vacation Planning Article

Magic Kingdom Cinderella Castle
I often hear the question: “How far in advance do I need to book a Disney vacation?”

The answer varies based on the Disney destination. A travel agent specializing in Disney destinations can guide you through the process. ...

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Adjusting Your Expectations for Your Walt Disney World Vacation - Part Two: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

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In October 2015, I wrote an article on adjusting one's expectations when things don't go quite as 'magically' as you planned during a Walt ...

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How Disney Trips Helped Me Overcome My Fear of Flying: A Disney Parks Planning Article

Canadian Rockies from the plane
Air Canada gave me my first flight from Atlantic Canada to Toronto at age 16, as part of Canada’s 125th birthday.

I was pretty neutral about flying again until the 1998 Swiss Air crash off Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia, about a ...

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Preparing Your Special Needs Child for a Disney Trip - Part 2: Using Pictures: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Picture Schedule
Going to Walt Disney World with a child can be a challenge at times.

Taking a child with special needs to Walt Disney World is even more challenging. As a mother of a child with special needs and an educator with a Master’s Degree ...

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Preparing Your Special Needs Child for a Disney Trip - Part 1: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

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Taking a child with special needs to Disney World usually brings anxiety and stress to parents before the trip even begins.

How will they travel? How will they react to rides? What will they eat? These are all questions I always worry ...

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2016 at Walt Disney World - A Look Ahead: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

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The start of a new year is always a good time to look ahead to the future, and for many of us, that means vacation plans.

We all look forward to our next visit to a Disney park, and we’ll be returning to Walt Disney World in ...

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10 Things I Want to Do on Our Next Disney Vacation - A Follow Up!: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Pool at Old Key West
Early in 2015, I wrote an article called "10 Things I DO Want To Do on Our Next Disney Vacation". This is a follow up article to see if we succeeded or ...

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Comparing a Walt Disney World Vacation with a Disney Cruise: A Disney Destinations Planning Article

Magic Kingdom - Cinderella Castle
Whether you hit Disney on the surf or turf, did you ever wonder whether there’s a big difference between the two vacations? Will switching it up still feel like a “Disney” vacation or does the magic get lost in translation?

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Adjusting Your Expectations for Your Walt Disney World Vacation: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Port Orleans French Quarter
In October of 2013, my mother and I decided to go to Walt Disney World for my birthday.

We had a lot of research to do in terms of resorts to stay at and rides to make a beeline for. Eventually, we settled on Port Orleans: French Quarter ...

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Disney Vacation Planning for Canadian Guests - Part 2: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Do less, enjoy more
In part 1 of this series, we talked about important Disney vacation planning differences that Canadians need to know.

Now we will take a ...

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Disney Vacation Planning for Canadian Guests: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Canadians escaping winter
While Canadians love Disney vacations just as much as Americans, there are some important differences to note before heading south of the border to Mickey’s home in Orlando.

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The Health Nut's Guide to Keeping Fit at Walt Disney World - Part 1: Activity Options: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

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For those of us who are crazy enough to be concerned with keeping fit while on a Disney vacation, a little preparation will go a long ways.

The key is to decide which facilities matter most to you and choose a Disney resort that will ...

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Helping Friends Plan Their Disney Vacation: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Magical Express
If you regularly vacation at Walt Disney World, chances are that eventually a friend, relative, or co-worker will ask your advice while planning their own trip.

Oftentimes these conversations start pretty early on in the planning. They ...

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Lessons for the Few-Times-In-A-Lifetime Disney Traveler: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

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I made my first trip to Disney World in 1984 when I was a child and my second in 2001 when I was a young adult. For a decade, I dreamed of returning with my oldest child. We live in California, though, and Florida is several long, costly plane ...

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Finding the Money for a Disney Vacation: Saving for Disney

Saving for disney
Many people believe that a Walt Disney World vacation is not in the cards for them because the expense is just too high.

To afford a Disney vacation you do need to have money left over after covering all your basic needs each month. In ...

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