Resorts

Walt Disney World Resorts: Which One Should You Choose?

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January 22, 2014
Walt Disney World Resorts: Which One Should You Choose?

The first decision to make once you decide to go to Walt Disney World is “Where should we stay?”  Each Disney Resort is heavily themed.  They all have a story behind them and the level of detail that the Imagineers go to tell that story is unparalleled.  There are many resort options in a...
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Current Disney Vacation Club Member Perks

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December 5, 2013
Current Disney Vacation Club Member Perks

One of the great things about being a Disney Vacation Club member are some of the various perks and discounts members are eligible for. I know sometimes I forget what all is available to us and often go in and look at them. Here’s a sample as of December 2013 of some of the...
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Christmas at the Walt Disney World Resorts

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December 1, 2013
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There is so much to see outside the Parks during the Christmas season.  Follow along as I bring you information on the happenings at the various resorts. Grand Floridian At the Grand Floridian you can enjoy the sounds of Christmas music in the air as you take in the beautiful views of a Victorian...
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Perfect Polynesian

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November 22, 2013
Perfect Polynesian

This month I’ve decided to write about my favourite resort. I know everyone has their own preferences and beloved bases, and this is mine.  This resort is perfect to me because it’s chilled, and a fairly small resort, so never feels crowed – it’s got that Hawaii relaxed vibe going on.  All the cast...
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The Christmas Season at Walt Disney World

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November 6, 2013
The Christmas Season at Walt Disney World

My house is currently filled with the aromas of baking cookies; the pumpkin cheesecake is setting up in the fridge; and gingerbread cookie dough is in the freezer, ready to be rolled out. Holiday baking has started in my home, in large part because we’ll be visiting Walt Disney World in December. It is...
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October 2013 Storytellers Corn Chowder

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October 28, 2013
October 2013 Storytellers Corn Chowder

Hello all my friends.  With fall in the air and all the autumn decorations out I feel like a nice warm bowl of chowder is in order.  So I thought that the yummy Storytellers Corn Chowder was a nice hardy dish for this month.  This would be a nice dinner before trick or treating,...
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Travel Periods at Walt Disney World

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October 6, 2013
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There are many preferences as to the best time to travel to Walt Disney World (WDW).  Some will never travel in the summer, some have to visit during the holiday season and others will only visit during special events or race weekends.  This month I’ll look at the different times to visit and what...
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@SamsDisneyDiary #4: Victoria and Albert’s QVR Experience

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August 25, 2013
Victoria and Albert's: Queen Victoria Room: Course #3: Hot "Smoked" Niman Ranch Lamb with Fuji Apple and Curry Dressing

Welcome to SamsDisneyDiary in the WDWFan Zone, Episode #4 (August 24th 2013).  Victoria & Albert’s Queen Victoria Room.  Check out the video edition of SamsDisneyDiary in the WDW Fan Zone below then keep reading for more details. Well, I did it, or should I say we did it, after over 50 trips to Walt...
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A Day Alone in WDW

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August 10, 2013
A Day Alone in WDW

In just over two weeks I’m going to find myself in a very unusual position…… alone in Walt Disney World (WDW) for the day.  Although Shel and I will be together for a week, just a week or so ago I decided to fly in a day early.   Southwest makes changing your flights very...
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Gotta Love the Flexibilty of Disney Vacation Club Membership – Studio or One Bedroom – Depends on what you need!

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August 1, 2013
Gotta Love the Flexibilty of Disney Vacation Club Membership – Studio or One Bedroom – Depends on what you need!

In April 2012 I was thrilled to buy my very own membership in Disney Vacation Club. This came some 20 years after mom first bought into Old Key West. And boy have we loved every minute. One of the things we love about our Disney Vacation Club (DVC) membership is the flexibility. How so...
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