EDITORIAL: What Disney Has Taught Us About Surviving a Pandemic

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Disney always holds the promise and potential of perfection, but often, it’s our resourcefulness in the face of the unexpected that helps us achieve the desired result. Now that we’re living through an unprecedented time of unanticipated circumstances, we’re finding ourselves applying many of the lessons we’ve learned from trying to make the best of … Read more

EDITORIAL: Where (and When) To Catch Some Zzz’s While You’re on the Move at Disney Parks

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Where to Give in When Your Body Is Giving Out In honor of February 28th being National Public Sleeping Day, it seemed a perfect time to remind everyone of all the ample opportunities available within any Disney park for catching a few needed zzzz’s.  After all, when there’s no parent or guardian to hold you … Read more

Romantic Disney: Annual Passes and Justifying Your Disney Commitment

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Is an Annual Passport really worth the money? Fact: Loving Disney is an expensive hobby. When we tell people we’re off to spend the night at the Disneyland Resort or, say, 10 days at the Walt Disney World Resort, the very first reaction we get isn’t a shared excitement over the fun we’re going to … Read more

Romantic Disney: How Disney Souvenirs Improve the Quality of Life

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No kidding, Disney merch is hard to pass up. After all, there’s always something for everyone… along with something for every room, every season, every holiday… every occasion, hobby, interest, sport, smartphone… the list never ends. On our last trip to Walt Disney World, the Magic Kingdom shot glass we brought from home (as part … Read more

Romantic Disney: When Your Window Opens, Take A Chance On Those Disney World Reservations

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We’ve often joked that our annual Walt Disney World vacation is our Olympic event, and we train like athletes going for the gold! Only, truth be told, it’s no joke. Just getting there requires strategy, endurance, solid preparation, and the right gear. It’s as much a mental game as it is physical, and just the … Read more

ROMANTIC DISNEY: For the Love of Epcot’s World Showcase—It’s Not Just a Shopping Mall!

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My husband and I were at a holiday party when word got out of our love of Disney. Within minutes, we were on the hot seat as a couple spared no expense in expressing their disappointment in Epcot after their recent vacation. We were instantly taken aback, as the wife had been a character at … Read more

ROMANTIC DISNEY: Quality Time and Mindful Conversation in Attraction Queues

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Mindful Conversation a Better Queue Makes When you know you’re going to be spending the day at a Disney park, do you think about what you’re going to talk about while standing in line? Do you have potential conversation topics stored in a small recess of your brain like a squirrel’s stash of nuts? Does … Read more

ROMANTIC DISNEY: Recognizing the Symptoms of Disney Withdrawal—and Overcoming Them

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The hardest part about going to a Disney park is leaving a Disney park, and somehow, the longer you stay, the harder it is to say goodbye. There’s something about breathing Disney air 24/7 that makes no stay seem long enough, and we’ve tested this! Every year, we manage to find a reason to extend our … Read more

ROMANTIC DISNEY: Taking the Time to Stop and Wander in the Parks

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Virtually any Disney day can be described as “go, go, go.” From arrival to departure there’s more to do than can realistically be done, so… go, go, go! And there’s nothing wrong with that! But amidst all that go, go, go-ing, there’s room—and opportunity—for standing still and seeing where that takes you. We didn’t always … Read more

ROMANTIC DISNEY: A Tasty Morsel of Disney History at the Skipper Canteen Restaurant in Magic Kingdom

Skipper Canteen Restaurant

Part of the love of Disney is the love of detail. We take no small pleasure in knowing that the landscaping around Disneyland’s Matterhorn is completely indigenous to the Alps, or that the houses in the Magic Kingdom’s Liberty Square are an authentic representation of architecture through the 1800s—the last two digits of each home … Read more