No Kids Required at Walt Disney World

Disney is absolutely for adults of all ages! One of the most common misconceptions about Walt Disney World is that “it’s just for kids”. While the magic of Disney tends to bring out an adult’s inner child, that statement couldn’t be further from the truth. The Walt Disney World Resort is absolutely a family friendly, [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Disness Reports|1 Comment

I’m Dreaming of a Non-Park Disney Day

We've all heard the expression, "Practice what you preach." Well, I stink at that. Whenever helping friends plan their Disney World Resort vacations I always offer up, "Be sure to schedule a rest day in to see everything that is OUTSIDE of the parks." (I really sell it with authority too, I use my expert [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Disness Reports|0 Comments

The Chapeau Hat Shop of Long Ago

The Chapeau in Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom was once a spectacular and unique store! Disney parks are perpetually changing and as stated by Walt himself, will never be complete. That doesn’t mean we cannot or will not pine for the Disney of days past, where some very fond memories reside in our hearts.  It’s [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Disness Reports|0 Comments

Bringing Disney World to Our Thanksgiving

Photo credit Disney If you're like us than you are Disney World Resort vacation dreaming all year long, especially around the holidays. My Thanksgiving this year will be spent here in our good ole' North Carolina home, but as we are currently in the throes of PDTD (Post Disney Trip Depression) it will be my [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Disness Reports|1 Comment

Understanding the Magic of the Magical Express

Photo courtesy Disney You've taken your seat on the brightly colored Magical Express bus, you're exhaling because you know your baggage is taken care of, your family is playing along with the onscreen Disney trivia or watching old school Disney cartoons and you know an incredible vacation has just begun. But wait...how did you get [...]

By | October 28th, 2017|Disness Reports|0 Comments

Cracking the FastPass+ Confusion Code

Photo Credit: Disney Like just about all aspects of a Disney vacation, FastPass+ selection requires strategy and well thought out planning. For first timers and veteran Disney travelers alike, Disney's FastPass+ System can be tedious at times. My inner child just wants to scream,"THERE'S TOO MANY RULES!" When I'm filling out my Get Down to [...]

By | October 28th, 2017|Disness Reports|0 Comments

Sneaky Spots to Rest in Walt Disney World Parks

Where to Rest at Walt Disney World without Returning to Your Resort Okay, we are all friends here, I can be honest with you. It's a tough confession to make but here goes...I'm not getting any younger. Once upon a time I could ride anything, and I do mean ANYTHING and I could ride them [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Disness Reports|0 Comments

Top 5 NEW Foods at the 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Last month, I got to enjoy so much of what the 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival has to offer.  Exclusive merchandise, unique photo opportunities, and eating on the go—I love it all! Before visiting, I made a list of 5 new festival offerings that I was eager to try.  After trying all 5, here's my review [...]

By | October 7th, 2017|Disness Reports|0 Comments

Dinner AND a Show? Yes Please!

Disney World is definitely one of those vacations that takes some planning which is why the Get Down to Disness Facebook group is such a great tool. There are so many little ins, outs and nuisances that make these vacations so completely unique. The trouble is, often these fun, unique shortcuts are not always something [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|Disness Reports|0 Comments

What’s a Bounceback and Does it Hurt?

How to score FREE Dining before everyone else with a Bounceback! There is a special offer released to guests of Walt Disney World resorts WHILE you are visiting the parks. It isn't something that is greatly publicized, it isn't even something your travel agent will call you first thing in the morning to discuss. But [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Disness Reports|0 Comments