Keeping Up with the Travel Industry   See this?  Travel consultants, as far as the eye can see!  All of these people are planning amazing trips for their clients – if you aren’t using one, you are missing out!  This photo is from a Home Based Travel Agent Forum in Las Vegas this past week. […]

Travel Agent

Keeping Up with the Travel Industry

Travel agent conference

May 6, 2013

The Changing Role of a Travel Agent What’s that?  You thought travel agents went extinct?  That’s ok, I don’t blame you.  We all heard about how once the online vacation booking sites came alive, travel agents suffered.   What once kept them so busy – taking orders for vacation bookings – could now be done online.  […]

Travel Agent

The Changing Role of a Travel Agent

using a travel agent - passport

April 15, 2013

Spotlight on: Whispering Canyon Café There are what can seem like endless dining options in Walt Disney World.  But often, new visitors focus on restaurants inside the parks, forgetting about or not realizing there are some awesome options at the resorts themselves.  Got kids?  My kids absolutely adored Whispering Canyon Café at the Wilderness Lodge.  […]

Disney World

Spotlight On: Whispering Canyon Cafe

Whispering Canyon Cafe

April 8, 2013

Disney World Planning: Why The Early Bird Gets the Worm You want to experience Disney World to fullest, skip the crowds, avoid lines, skip the cranky children and have an all around wonderful time.  Yet, you hear people complain about how long they had to wait, impatient children and meltdowns, and you’re worried about how […]

Disney World, Family vacations, Tips and Tricks

Disney World Planning: Why The Early Bird Gets the Worm

Crowds at Disney World

April 1, 2013

Why Cheaper Isn’t Always Better Comparing value to cheap Everyone likes to save money; that’s a given.  We search for deals and steals and feel good when we find a bargain.  But are we always getting the best value?  We tend to stop and think about this when buying something like say, a camera.  We […]

Deals

Why Cheaper Isn’t Always Better

cheap vacation

March 25, 2013

Disney Springs: Downtown Disney Expansion Announced Disney has officially announced an expansion for Downtown Disney in the Walt Disney World resort.  If you’ve been to Downtown Disney in the past, you know it’s already got a nice selection of shops and dining.  But this new expansion will take to a whole new level.  Featuring new […]

Disney World

Disney Springs: Downtown Disney Expansion Announced

Disney Springs

March 18, 2013

Technology vs. A Personal Touch: When a Human is Still Better Than a Computer I love technology.  I really do.  I may have a slight addiction to the internet.  So trust that I understand how great it is to have so much information at our finger tips.  For years, technology has been growing all around […]

Travel Agent

Technology vs. A Personal Touch: When a Human is Still Better Than a Computer

technology is not always better

March 11, 2013

Spotlight On: Restaurant Marrakesh, Epcot It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of dining in Epcot when in Disney World.  The restaurants, by far, are the most diverse and interesting to eat at.  Restaurant Marrakesh is not one of the most popular restaurants in the park, but that’s a shame.  It’s an overlooked gem that […]

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Spotlight On: Restaurant Marrakesh, Epcot

March 4, 2013

Is the Disney World Dining Plan Really Worth It? The dining plans at Disney World profess to offer you a great value, but do they?  Is a dining plan the right choice for your family?  The answer is, for some people, the dining plan is absolutely a great value; find out here if you are […]

Disney World, Family vacations

Is the Disney World Dining Plan Really Worth It?

Epcot, France Bakery

February 25, 2013

Why Taking a Vacation Without the Kids is Good for Your Marriage I know, I know, a lot of what I write about is family vacations and traveling with children.  I plan a lot of family vacations, and I fully believe in the magic of them.  BUT, that doesn’t mean I don’t know how important […]

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Why Taking a Vacation Without the Kids is Good for Your Marriage

Bungalows on Bora Bora

February 18, 2013