Contemporary Resort – Making Memories on the Monorail

Contemporary Resort – Making Memories on the Monorail

By: Missy Ryan May 10, 2018 Disney’s Contemporary Resort is a deluxe resort at Walt Disney World located right on the monorail loop and within walking distance of The Magic Kingdom. This resort is home to the oldest hotel at WDW and one that had been designed and planned by Walt himself. I have always passed the Contemporary wishing I could spend a week there. Staying there has been on my bucket list for several years. I never thought I would...

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Tips on maximizing your time at Universal Studios

Tips on maximizing your time at Universal Studios

By: Missy Ryan April 12, 2018 Universal Studios combines a Hollywood movie experience with a quality theme park attractions and shows. Although, the ideal visit would include staying on site so you may get the ultimate experience, several guests opt for one day passes. Whether you are staying on property at Walt Disney World or just in the area for a day, getting a little taste of universal is what it is on the menu. With such limited time, you...

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Don’t Make the Car Seem So Far

Don’t Make the Car Seem So Far

By: Missy Ryan March 27, 2018 So many read, see pictures, and hear about the wonderful memories that Walt Disney World can create. There is so much do, eat, play, and stay; however, sometimes it is hard for large families to pack their crew and fly them off to the most magical place on earth. Often I hear families speak of having a family over 4 can be quite costly for them to fly and they prefer to cut costs wherever possible. As a seasoned...

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Working for Wishes and making your business work for you

Working for Wishes and making your business work for you

By: Missy Ryan February 15, 2018 It has been a little over 3 years since I accepted the position of a concierge agent with Wishes Family Travel. Prior to those 3 very fulfilling years, I was a stay at home mom who had 4 children and was a former 1st grade teacher. My years were busy raising my children but I knew we were in need of a second stream of income. I have written how the decision to work from home has changed my life in so many ways....

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Experience Africa Without Ever Having to Leave the States

Experience Africa Without Ever Having to Leave the States

By: Missy Ryan July 27, 2017 When you begin to think of your Walt Disney World vacation, you probably first think of theme parks, rides and shows. The questions I am most asked are “Where should we go on our first day?” and “Should we add base tickets or ParkHoppers to our package?”  These are both common and valid questions. However, what I do not often hear is “What activities are offered at the resorts?”...

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I’ll Take the Deluxe Please

I’ll Take the Deluxe Please

By: Missy Ryan June 27, 2017 I have enjoyed several resorts while traveling to Walt Disney World. I make it a point to try different places to stay at with each visit. If there is one I favor over another I may try a different room or upgrade to something like a new view or club level. Overall, I have always been pleased with my stay while traveling and being a resort guest. The grounds are always clean and up to par on safety. Cast members are...

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Pack it up, I’ll take it!

Pack it up, I’ll take it!

Missy Ryan April 25, 2017 So you have packed your suitcases, planned your days and you are ready for the parks! Or are you?  The planning days are long, while the vacation days are short. What do you bring to the parks? Where do you start? You may ask yourself “Am I taking too much? Am I taking too little? What mishaps should I plan for?” So what should you pack in your “in park” backpack?  By “in park” backpack I mean the backpack...

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Via Napoli Stole A Pizza My Heart

Via Napoli Stole A Pizza My Heart

Missy Ryan March 14, 2017 Via Napoli is located in the Italy Pavilion of Epcot’s World Showcase at Walt Disney World. I like to say it is Disney’s best kept secret. Usually when I prepare to do dining reservations for clients I receive a typical list. Chef Mickey’s, Be Our Guest, Hollywood and Vine, Garden Grill and Ohana are all of the most common “popular” hot spots. It is very rare that anyone is beating down the door at 6 am 180...

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Life’s a beach at Minnie’s Beach Bash Breakfast!

Life’s a beach at Minnie’s Beach Bash Breakfast!

Missy Ryan February 23, 2017 Every day is a great day when you start it at Disney, but think how much better it is when you start it with Minnie and her friends while eating an amazing assortment of breakfast food. Cape May Café character breakfast is located in Disney’s Beach Club Resort at Walt Disney World. Cape May Café serves an all-you-can-eat buffet at breakfast in a lively beach themed restaurant. Like the rest of Beach Club resort,...

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Come Join the Club!

Come Join the Club!

Missy Ryan February 2, 2017 Staying club level at Beach Club Resort at Walt Disney World is a fun splurge.  During a recent trip my family and I were lucky enough to take advantage of the unique experience of Stone Harbor Club Level at the Beach Club Resort. We were delighted from beginning to end. When staying on Club Level, it is important that you always have your magic band on. When you are on the elevator you must tap your band to the area...

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