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Guide to Epcot’s International Festival of the Arts

Guide to Epcot’s International Festival of the Arts

With the announcement of Epcot’s newest festival came quite a bit of chatter. While some people grumbled that Epcot would be in a constant state of hosting festivals, others embraced it. Personally, we loved the idea as we found it to be pretty consistent with […]

Weekend Getaway: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Weekend Getaway: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

If you’re looking for a low-key vacation and a quick weekend getaway,  Jackson Hole should cure your wanderlust and give you a nice glimpse of a potentially longer summer trip. With all the perks of a foodie vacation,

Meeting Anna and Elsa at Royal Sommerhus in Norway at Epcot

Meeting Anna and Elsa at Royal Sommerhus in Norway at Epcot

With the addition of the new Frozen Ever After Ride in Epcot, many Frozen fans were left wondering where they could meet Anna and Elsa. While the entire re-imagining of Norway is still a hot button issue for some Disney fans, I personally am glad they were moved into Royal Sommerhus. Not only does it provide a much better experience for meeting these two royals, designating their own unique space much like we see in Ariel’s Grotto in Fantasyland, but it also has dramatically decreased wait times, which in my book is always a good thing.  (more…)

Road Trip: Key West, Florida Spring Break

Road Trip: Key West, Florida Spring Break

If you haven’t taken a trip down to the Keys lately get ready for a cute vintage vacation. Back in the day when families vacationed they sorta just loaded up the car, took to the road and discovered stuff.The road you take to get to Key West, […]

Frozen Ever After in Epcot: An Icy Blast!

Frozen Ever After in Epcot: An Icy Blast!

With the announcement of Frozen Ever After opening in Epcot at Walt Disney World came quite a bit of buzz, both good and bad regarding the placement of the new ride. Regardless of any chatter going on within the Disney community though, the ride quickly […]

Travel Adventures: Paris, France

Travel Adventures: Paris, France

We love Paris, or rather the idea of Paris. Having not yet been we can do little more than daydream, buy Paris related items, try to learn French, watch French movies, listen to French music and daydream some more.

What’s the allure? (more…)

The Path Less Traveled: Walking from Hollywood Studios to Epcot at Walt Disney World

The Path Less Traveled: Walking from Hollywood Studios to Epcot at Walt Disney World

Did you know that there is a walking path from Hollywood Studios to Epcot in Walt Disney World? While I’m always surprised that even the most seasoned WDW-goers aren’t aware of this pathway that can take you from one park to the other, it really […]

The Best Family Road Trip Survival Guide

The Best Family Road Trip Survival Guide

Perhaps it was that one trip you took with your kids that helped you decide NEVER to take a family vacation again. Or someone’s bright idea to let your mother ride shotgun; being subjected to a rundown of everything wrong with your life choices is […]

Small Town Love: Corning, NY

Small Town Love: Corning, NY

I love small towns. Something about their charm, uniqueness and generally being devoid of crowds just gets me every time. We visited Corning during our recent 4-day weekend in western New York and were pleasantly surprised. Honestly, although I had heard of Corning before, I knew nothing about it.  With a historic and hipster kind of vibe happening all at the same time, the very walkable Gaffer district was big enough to keep you interested and small enough to manage in a day.  (more…)