A Touch of Disney: New, Limited-Capacity Ticketed Experience Coming to Disney California Adventure Park Beginning March 18

by Michael Ramirez, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort It’s time to experience some of the sights, sounds and flavors of the Disneyland Resort with A Touch of Disney, a new, limited-capacity ticketed experience that begins March 18 at Disney California Adventure park. A Touch of Disney offers some of the world-famous food and beverages from around the resort, plus a chance to see Disney characters, shop for the latest...

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Review: All Star Movies Resort

Review: All Star Movies Resort

Corrie Krpejs2.23.21 For our latest trip to Walt Disney World, my husband and I decided to check out the All-Star Movies Resort. We personally had not been since the resort was renovated in 2019 and wanted to experience it firsthand. The first thing you will notice when you arrive is the amazing theming that begins at Cinema Hall. This is where you check-in, catch transportation, go shopping, hang at the arcade, and also enjoy some...

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5 Vacations That Will Make You Love Overnight Train Travel

5 Vacations That Will Make You Love Overnight Train Travel

February 22, 2021 By Amtrak Vacations Monday, January 11, 2021 Read time: 4 minutes Imagine traveling with no roads, no traffic, and no stress. Just miles and miles of natural scenery, and you’re right in the middle of it.  Take a comfortable, front-row seat to relax onboard the train! For many riders, the views are the best part of the train experience and why they keep coming back for more. But the views wouldn’t be...

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TRAVEL WITH YOUR BUBBLE BUDDIES

TRAVEL WITH YOUR BUBBLE BUDDIES

By a Guest Contributor for Travels Leaders, Travel Better Blog The gorgeous beaches of Mexico and the Caribbean are open The world has changed, and the act of traveling has changed along with it. In the foreseeable future, conscientious travelers will need to take extra precautions in order to protect themselves and the people they encounter. One way to do this and still create unforgettable vacation memories is to travel with a bubble of...

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Joining the club at Loew’s Portofino Bay Resort

Joining the club at Loew’s Portofino Bay Resort

Allison Flynn2/20/21 I’m very particular when it comes to traveling. I prefer a queen or king bed, space to store luggage and clothing, an easy chair to relax in or simply to sit in to put on my shoes, and a bathroom with space for us to all get ready for the day. During my last trip to Universal Orlando Resort, I found all of this and more in a club level room at Loew’s Portofino Bay Resort! Club level rooms at Portofino Bay...

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A Hidden “Nugget” of Beauty

A Hidden “Nugget” of Beauty

Leslie Dinunzio2/18/21 “Juneau” the capital of Alaska?? Get it?? Yes, no? Either way, when on a cruise to Alaska, Juneau, Alaska’s capital, is a very common and popular port. When in Juneau, a visit to Mendenhall Glacier is equally popular. You can book a tour directly through most cruise lines who will typically bus your family out to the glacier. For the more adventurous family, you can also rent a car and trek out to the glacier...

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Breakfast with my best friends at ‘Ohana

Breakfast with my best friends at ‘Ohana

Allison Flynn2/16/21 Breakfast is my favorite meal. Stitch is my favorite Disney character. So, it should come as no surprise that my favorite character meal at Walt Disney World Resort is none other than ‘Ohana at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. At ‘Ohana, you’ll find Best Friends Breakfast featuring Lilo & Stitch. This is currently the only character meal where these pals visit with guests, greeting them for autographs...

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The Best Reasons to Visit Universal Orlando Resort This Spring

The Best Reasons to Visit Universal Orlando Resort This Spring

February 15, 2021 By: Discover Universal Blog February 8, 2021 Awh, spring.  I always affiliate this season with the sense of newness. Something about spring cleaning, spring training, springing forward when daylight saving time begins — it’s all the good stuff of brighter days and fresh beginnings.  I have a feeling that will be even more necessary and even more true this year, especially around Universal...

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Behind-the-Hunt | Jurassic World VelociCoaster

Behind-the-Hunt | Jurassic World VelociCoaster

By Katie Schmidt, Managing Editor of the Universal Orland Resort Blog There haven’t been many interviews over the course of my career that I needed to acquire steel-toed shoes, a hard hat, and safety goggles for. Then again there also haven’t been many that I walked the construction site of a brand-new, 1,556 meters, 70 mph roller coaster inspired by a global blockbuster phenomenon from my youth. Jurassic World...

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Chef Mickey’s

Chef Mickey’s

Kenni Rich2.13.21 If you are looking for a napkin twirling good time, look no further than Chef Mickey’s located at Walt Disney World inside Disney’s Contemporary Resort. This character dining restaurant is as classic as it gets. It’s a great option for families, Disney enthusiasts and for those who are spending their day at Magic Kingdom its steps away from the park. Processed with VSCO with c1 preset Atmosphere Chef...

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Lunch at Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria

Lunch at Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria

Stephanie Peavy2.11.21 I have been to Walt Disney World countless times, but I have somehow missed this little gem. Last week, my daughter and I took a quick trip to see how things were going since the reopening. We both love Italian food so decided to give Via Napoli a try. From the ambiance to the food, everything was fabulous! Via Napoli is located in the Italy Pavilion of the World Showcase in Epcot. There are so many delicious...

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Savi’s Workshop AKA Build Your Own Fancy (not a toy) Lightsaber

Savi’s Workshop AKA Build Your Own Fancy (not a toy) Lightsaber

Amy Baranek2.9.21 No way am I spending $200 on a lightsaber! Yep, I said that and somehow after researching with my son and watching countless YouTube videos, my mindset started to shift.  My son worked all summer to save for a lightsaber from Savi’s.  Partially due to his enthusiasm and partially due to my inner nerd, I booked an appointment for the both of us during our December trip to Disney.  A few words of...

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