5 Reasons to Visit Walt Disney World Without the Kids

5 Reasons to Visit Walt Disney World Without the Kids

By: Juli Russ February 22, 2018 Many people believe a Disney vacation is something you only do with your kids. Of course, the kids love the Disney rides, characters and shows. Let me tell you the five reasons you should visit Walt Disney World without your kids. 1. Staying Late at the Parks When we visit the Disney parks without our kids, we like to sleep in and have a leisurely cup of coffee. We will plan to arrive at our chosen park for the...

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5 Reasons for Adults to Cruise with Disney

5 Reasons for Adults to Cruise with Disney

By: Juli Russ January 4, 2018 Most people think of a Disney Cruise as a family vacation. There are lots of activities for the kids; youth clubs, character meet and greets, and water slides to name a few. Let me tell you the 5 reasons why an adult only Disney Cruise should be your next vacation. 1. Adult Dining While on board a Disney Cruise you can get dressed up and enjoy a delicious meal at one of two adult-exclusive restaurants. Palo and Remy...

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Staying Club Level at Beach Club

Staying Club Level at Beach Club

Juli Russ April 18, 2017 While planning our most recent trip to Walt Disney World I thought it would be fun to splurge and surprise my husband with a Club Level room at our favorite resort, The Beach Club. I chose The Beach Club for several reasons: the proximity to Epcot where we planned to spend much of our time, Stormalong Bay is the absolute best pool at Walt Disney World, and the restaurants are among our favorites. I was really excited...

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Eating Healthy at Walt Disney World

Eating Healthy at Walt Disney World

Juli Russ March 23, 2017 Many people are trying to eat in a healthier way. My husband, Kevin, and I are no exception. We have changed our eating habits over the past five months opting to not eat processed food, white flour and sugar. When our recent Walt Disney World vacation arrived we were wondering how we would continue to eat the way we wanted to. The first night of our trip was spent at the All Star Movie Resort. When we arrived we...

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Monorail Pub Crawl

Monorail Pub Crawl

Juli Russ February 16, 2017 My husband, Kevin and I were recently at Walt Disney World without our children! We love going to the parks and hanging out at the resort, but on this trip we were looking for some unique adult fun. I had heard about people doing a monorail pub crawl on their Disney vacations, it sounded unique and fun, we decided to give it a try! We began our afternoon at Disney’s Polynesian Resort. The famous Trader Sam’s...

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Why Use A Travel Agent?

Why Use A Travel Agent?

Juli Russ January 26, 2017 The internet provides a sea of information for you to use when planning your next vacation. It’s great that there is plenty of information, but this sea can get overwhelming! When you use an expert to help plan your vacation you can save valuable time, because a Travel Professional can wade through the sea and offer choices that will work best for your family. I am an expert in helping families create fabulous...

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Castaway Cay, My Favorite Disney Cruise Port

Juli Russ December 29, 2016 Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay, is a favorite stop for our family on every Disney Cruise. This 3-mile-long, 1000-acre island has something for everyone, just like on the ship. We love watching the ship pull into the dock and looking at all the fun we will have for the day. For runners and walkers there is the Castaway Cay 5K. Registration for the 5k is available on the ship at the Port Adventures Desk. The...

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Port Orleans French Quarter

Port Orleans French Quarter

Juli Russ November 15, 2016 Walking into Port Orleans French Quarter felt just like walking through New Orleans. This moderate resort at Walt Disney World is now one of our favorite resorts and we will definitely stay here again. The Crescent City theme is seen throughout the resort in the Magnolia trees, over grown vines and cobblestone streets. The registration area, which is located in the Port Orleans Mint, is bright and bustling with...

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Weekend at Universal Orlando

Weekend at Universal Orlando

Juli Russ October 18, 2016 January in Michigan can get really cold. Where to go for a long weekend with a 12-year-old boy in January? Hey, how about Universal Studios Orlando? The only time I had visited Universal Studios Orlando was in the early 90’s so I decided it would be the perfect place to take my son for our getaway and his first visit. I looked at all the resort options and decided on Lowe’s Royal Pacific. I chose this resort for...

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Conquering the Walt Disney World Mountains

Conquering the Walt Disney World Mountains

Juli Russ September 20, 2016 “Mom, when we go to Walt Disney World this year can we park hop and ride all the roller coasters?” It’s finally happened, my son is old enough to go from park to park and ride the big rides! “Of course we can, that will be a lot of fun!” Our family had two quick days planned at Walt Disney World while we visited family in Florida over Spring Break. On Day 1 we drove about an hour from Grandma &...

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