Best Rides By Age Group at Magic Kingdom

Amber LeaVacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

How old were you when you first visited the Magic Kingdom?  What was your favorite ride?  Which rides did you avoid?  Of course the Magic Kingdom has something for everyone, but some rides fit better than others. Here’s a look at the best rides, by age group… Best First Ride for All Ages Perhaps the most iconic ride in the … Read More

Top 3 Character Meals: Classic, Splurge, and Newbie 

Amber LeaDining Reviews, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Character meals are special experiences offered at various restaurants throughout the Walt Disney World theme parks and resorts that allow guests to enjoy a meal while interacting with characters.  Characters and food?!  What’s not to love, right?  Let’s take a closer look at three of my favorite character meals. The Classic: The Crystal Palace Overview When I was a child, … Read More

A Beginner’s Guide To Disneybounding

Amber LeaVacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World


According to the Walt Disney World dress code, guests over the age of 14 should not wear costumes.  So what can you do if you really want to be Ariel for the day?  Disneybound! Disneybounding, sometimes written as Disney bounding, is a low-key form of dress-up or cosplay created by adults who are no longer young enough to wear elaborate … Read More

Ready, Set, Go to Walt Disney World at the Last Minute!

Amber LeaDisney Vacation Club, DVC Owner Benefits, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom Castle

It’s Friday afternoon, and you have work off next week.  The kids are out of school, and you’re planning a quiet staycation at home.  Well, why not go to Walt Disney World instead?  It is possible to plan and execute a DVC vacation in less than 24 hours!  Ready, set, here we go… 1.  Realistic Expectations This is a last … Read More

The More the Merrier: Walt Disney World Planning Tips for Groups

Amber LeaDisney Vacation Club, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

WDW Planning for Groups

Congratulations! Your extended family/large group of friends wants to join you on a magical vacation to Walt Disney World! Here are seven tips for planning a group trip to Walt Disney World. Let the planning begin… 1. Disney Wishes Encourage everyone in your group to write a Disney Wish List that includes their preferred resort amenities, any “must do” events or … Read More