When Your Health Takes a Vacation…Without You

When Your Health Takes a Vacation…Without You

Annette Miller 4.30.19 You have likely spent months planning every detail of your vacation and envisioning all the fun that your family will experience. In all that time, I bet you never imagined that someone would experience a health problem. They are, thankfully, rare – but they can happen. Here are some tips to help you get through these challenges if they should sneak into your vacation. Prevention and preparation. Some health-related...

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Top 5 Reasons to Stay at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel

April Sanders 4.28.19 Last year I had an amazing opportunity to experience Disneyland. Out of all three resorts on property, the one that stood out the most is Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel. If you are a fan of the 20th Century Arts and Crafts era, then this is the hotel for you. You cannot miss their attention to detail. Everywhere your eye gazes, you’ll see artistry and nature thoughtfully designed. If that hasn’t convinced you,...

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Just Announced: New Ways to Enhance Disney Cruise Line Vacations with Adventures by Disney in 2020

Just Announced: New Ways to Enhance Disney Cruise Line Vacations with Adventures by Disney in 2020

by Evily Giannopoulos Peros, Public Relations Manager, Adventures by Disney   Today, Disney Cruise Line announced an amazing lineup of itineraries for summer 2020, including all the ways guests can enrich their cruise vacation with a variety of add-on experiences from Adventures by Disney! Whether it’s a premium cruise upgrade complete with curated port excursions or an immersive city escape before the ship sets sail, these...

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Club Level at Disney’s Polynesian Resort

Club Level at Disney’s Polynesian Resort

Megan Kline 4/26/19 Staying Club Level on Disney property is truly a wonderful way to vacation! You will love the added perks club level offers. I had the pleasure of enjoying club level at Disney’s Polynesian Resort this fall. The club level rooms are located in the Hawaii building, a short walk from the main building and the pool area. In order to have access to the building you must scan your magic band for entry. You are greeted by the...

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Disney Mishaps to Avoid: Know Before You Go!

Disney Mishaps to Avoid: Know Before You Go!

Becky Criswell 4.25.19 I’m constantly talking about my tips and tricks for Walt Disney World. People ask for recommendations based on my many experiences. However, I wasn’t always an experienced Disney-goer. I’ve made my fair share of mistakes and that’s another benefit to using an experienced travel agent. I can share my live-and-learn moments with you to keep you from making the same mistakes. Here are my top five: Be prepared to wait...

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VIDEO: Sapphire Falls Room Tour Universal Orlando Resort

VIDEO: Sapphire Falls Room Tour Universal Orlando Resort

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/xPF6qams0vY” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe> Missy shows us a standard room at Sapphire Falls in this room tour video. www.WishesFamilyTravel.com

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Toy Story Land: Small but Mighty… (Mighty Cute that is!)

Toy Story Land: Small but Mighty… (Mighty Cute that is!)

Christina Szewczuk 4.23.19 As you arrive at the entrance to Toy Story Land, you’re greeted by a larger-than-life statue of Woody as he tips his hat to you while leaning on a little “toy” structure donning the new land’s name. Characters, like Jessie and Rex, appear to be hanging old style Christmas bulbs while other strands of lights hang above you zig-zagging throughout. You will notice that most of the area looks to be made up of...

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WALT DISNEY WORLD GUIDED FISHING TOUR

WALT DISNEY WORLD GUIDED FISHING TOUR

Tara Mulkerin 4.21.19 When my husband was 5 years old his mother took him to the Magic Kingdom for the day. They rode the ferry over from the parking lot. The only thing he remembers from that day was leaning over the side of that ferry staring into the water below thinking about all the fish that must be in there. He decided that day that sometime in his life he would fish in that lake! Fast forward to years later when he was the parent taking...

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Disney Parks Celebrate Earth Month with a Focus on Renewable Energy

Disney Parks Celebrate Earth Month with a Focus on Renewable Energy

by Dr. Mark Penning, Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment, Disney Parks This week marks the start of Earth Month, and we are showcasing our approach to environmental efforts at Disney Parks! From the recently opened 50-megawatt solar facility providing power to Walt Disney World to ongoing efforts to reduce single-use plastics and the granting of more than $75 million to nonprofits through the Disney Conservation Fund,...

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Disney’s Amazing Quick Service Dining!

Disney’s Amazing Quick Service Dining!

Dana Munoz 4.19.19 Part of the fun in planning a Disney trip is planning all of the incredible meals you will eat on your vacation. Disney offers so many different types of cuisine and it doesn’t just serve traditional “theme park food”. Many of us know that part of the Disney planning process is the ever-famous dining day, when you and your agent work together to make your sit-down dining reservations. While table-service dining is...

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