Disney’s Genie+ and Lightning Lane

Updated 2/25/22 Things are always changing at Walt Disney World and all changes come with their pros and cons and some people may love the change and some may hate the change. In October 2021, a new skip the line program called Disney’s Genie + and Lightning Lane was instituted in the parks. It’s comeContinue reading “Disney’s Genie+ and Lightning Lane”

runDisney Is Back!

After almost two years, runDisney is back with in-person races! February 20-23, 2020 runDisney Princess Half Marathon weekend took place. The weekend started off with frigidly cold temperatures and wind (48 degrees in Florida feels way colder than 48 degrees in Boston!) and a migraine coming on while I was in my beloved Epcot. ButContinue reading “runDisney Is Back!”

Spring into Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival

Updated February 2022 Walt Disney World’s Epcot Center holds multiple festivals throughout the year and the most beautiful festival of them all is the International Flower and Garden Festival. This festival is held each spring and is the perfect way to get in the spring spirit! Even if you are not a big Disney fan,Continue reading “Spring into Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival”

Running the runDisney Virtual Princess 5K at Disney World

One of the things I am missing the most during this crazy time are runDisney races. I normally take part in multiple runDisney events each year. My absolute favorite runDisney weekend is Princess Half Marathon weekend and I’m so grateful that I was able to run the half marathon in February 2020, just before theContinue reading “Running the runDisney Virtual Princess 5K at Disney World”

Tips for Visiting Walt Disney World During a Pandemic

Updated May 16, 2021 After spending a year at home alone with the exception of a couple of road trips a couple of hours away, I finally got the courage to get on a plane and head south to Florida to celebrate my birthday at Walt Disney World. Now why would someone who’s been extraContinue reading “Tips for Visiting Walt Disney World During a Pandemic”

Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail

Updated November 15, 2021 More photos than words in this week’s blog, but in honor of Christmas this week, I wanted to share the beautifully themed trees of the Christmas Tree Trail at Disney Springs. Across the Walt Disney World Resort, there are approximately 1,300 Christmas trees each year. If you don’t plan on headingContinue reading “Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail”

Gingerbread Houses at the Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Hotels around the world are where you can find some of the most beautiful holiday decorations. And the hotels at the Walt Disney World Resort are some of the most beautifully decorated hotels out there and one of the popular holiday traditions to check out at the hotels is the gingerbread houses. These gingerbread housesContinue reading “Gingerbread Houses at the Walt Disney World Resort Hotels”

Thankful for Travel

Updated November 22, 2021 This week is Thanksgiving in the United States. While 2021 has been a bit more normal than 2020, things have still been different than they were in 2019 and prior. Vaccinations have made it more possible to safely gather with family for the holiday but there is that little worry inContinue reading “Thankful for Travel”

25 Years of Eating and Drinking Around the World In Epcot

Updated 8/1/21 It was difficult missing travel in 2020 especially the trips to new places and different countries. But it’s the trip to Disney during Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival that I missed the most, especially since it was the 25th year of the festival. I should have been making a couple of tripsContinue reading “25 Years of Eating and Drinking Around the World In Epcot”