Top Reasons to Love Disney’s Old Key West Resort

Jason SwainDining Reviews, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Resales, DVC Resort Reviews, Old Key West, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney WorldLeave a Comment

Old Key West was part of my family’s first ever Disney Vacation Club split-stay at Disney World.  We will always have a special love for this property.   This is a quaint, charming resort that reminds me of life on a quiet island with the faint sounds of Jimmy Buffet echoing across the water and the warm breeze caressing your face … Read More

Top Reasons to Love Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Jason SwainDining Reviews, Disney, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Polynesian Villas, DVC Resales, DVC Resort ReviewsLeave a Comment

The Polynesian Resort was one of those bucket-list resorts for my family, and when we finally stayed there, it did not disappoint. There are many reasons why the Polynesian Village Resort is a desirable choice. In a nutshell, this resort offers a few key real estate factors, namely, Location, Accessibility and Waterfront! This resort sits on the Monorail loop which is … Read More

Magical Dining Month – $35 Prix-Fixe Menus!

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Paddlefish at Disney Springs

Celebrate Orlando’s amazing culinary scene with Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining®, now in its 14th year. Running from Aug. 23 through Sept. 30, 2019, it’s your chance to enjoy three-course, prix-fixe dinners at some of Orlando’s best restaurants for just $35 per person. Plus, $1 from each meal served will benefit one or more deserving local charities. There are quite a few Disney area and Disney … Read More

wine down at wine bar george

Blaine HelmickBay Lake Tower, Dining Reviews, Disney Vacation Club, Vacation Planning Tips

wine bar george

DVC Takes their Beverage Series up a Notch Last year DVC introduced their “Beverage Tasting Series” at Bay Lake Tower’s Top of the World Lounge. These sessions, moderately priced at just $40, brought DVC members together for tasting and education in wine, beer, and spirits. In May of this year, they expanded this series of classes to Reunion Station at … Read More

Where in the (Walt Disney) World is Stitch?

Amber LeaDining Reviews, Disney Vacation Club, DVC Polynesian Villas, Vacation Planning Tips

All of us have our favorite Disney characters. Some, like Mickey, seem to be everywhere. Others are trickier to find. My daughters’ favorite is Stitch, who has limited meet-and-greets and dining appearances. Luckily, we tracked him down! If you want to meet Stitch, you first have to get in gear. Stitch merchandise is available at all of the parks and … Read More

Top 3 Grocery Delivery Services at Disney World

Leah AlthiserDining Reviews, Disney Vacation Club, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Grocery Delivery WDW

Flying into Orlando and using Disney transportation to get around can make your vacation both relaxing and affordable. But unfortunately, the Magical Express doesn’t allow you to stop and pick up some groceries to stock your villa fridge! There are many options for getting groceries delivered to your Disney resort hotel, including Amazon’s Prime Now, Garden Grocer, Instacart, and more. … 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

New Italian Restaurants Coming Soon to Disney Springs

Kristen TutasDining Reviews, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Nick Valenti, CEO of Patina Restaurant Group (PRG), confirmed plans to open three new modern Italian restaurant and bar concepts at Disney Springs this winter. The restaurants, all new concepts created by PRG, each with unique menus, will form an expansive dining complex showcasing authentic Italian food and entertainment. They will be adjacent to The Edison, the lavish “Industrial Gothic”-style … Read More

Mobile Ordering At Disney World

Leah AlthiserDining Reviews, Vacation Planning Tips, Walt Disney World

Updated 5/18/18 Earlier this year Disney rolled out a way to pre-order your meals at select quick-service restaurants using the My Disney Experience app. I must admit I was skeptical – would “Mobile Order” really improve my dining experience at Walt Disney World? Or would it be more hassle than help? Well, I tried out mobile ordering at the Magic Kingdom … Read More