Star Wars Weekends

Trip Planning for Star Wars Weekends Trip!

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April 9, 2014
Trip Planning for Star Wars Weekends Trip!

For a few years now I’ve been a member of a Vinylmation trade group, Mouse Traders NYC, that meets every other month in New York City. Last summer some of our members happened to be in Walt Disney World together, and had a brainstorm that we should plan a group trip. All these months...
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To AP or Not To AP……

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February 13, 2014
To AP or Not To AP……

That is the question…… As we are at the start of a new year and I’m contemplating my Disney trips one of the things I need to evaluate is if I want to purchase an annual pass or not. My last annual pass expired a few months ago. I didn’t renew at the time...
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Travel Periods at Walt Disney World

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October 6, 2013
F&W_2013

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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5 Tips for Maximizing your Star Wars Weekends Experience

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May 14, 2013
5 Tips for Maximizing your Star Wars Weekends Experience

Star Wars Weekends are just around the corner! Beginning May 17, 2013, and ending June 9, Star Wars Weekends (or SWW as they’re sometimes called) can be an absolute blast or a total bust depending on how prepared you are. Below, some handy hints for keeping the Force with you as you vacation. Star...
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So, The Park Is Closing?

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January 6, 2013
Capacity Closure Sign

As many who have visited Walt Disney World (WDW) this past two weeks have learned, the Parks can close when busy.  Maybe you asked what all the close phases are you’ve heard about.  Here’s a little bit of help for you if you are visiting during a busy period. The first type of closing is when...
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WDW Fan Zone Writers Meet In Walt Disney World

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July 1, 2012
Jamie, Brian, and Mary

Back in May, while at Walt Disney World, I was able to meet up with 3 of my fellow WDW Fan Zone columnists! I first got a chance to meet up with Brian Jenkins and his family over in Germany at World Showcase in Epcot while they were waiting to meet Snow White, his daughter’s favorite...
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Our First Star Wars Weekend Experience

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June 12, 2011
Our First Star Wars Weekend Experience

I’ve created monsters.  Disney Monsters.  This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. I love that my boys love Disney like I do.  It becomes a problem when they want to attend all the special events.  As you know, we were just at Disney World for Pixar Weekend.  Just twelve short days after driving home from...
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May The Force Be With You

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May 22, 2011
May The Force Be With You

Star Wars Weekends are upon us so I thought I’d share a few tips if you are planning on hitting the Studios any of those weekends. 1. Arrive early!! The Stormtroopers put on a show before the gates open. 2. Dress up!! You won’t be the only one looking like Yoda that’s for sure!...
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