New York Times writer Susan Heller famously said, “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.”
We know that travel comes with a host of great benefits: you get to spend time with people you love; you get to see new things and try new things; you get to relax away from the pressures of work and everyday life; you get the thrill of realizing dreams you may have had for years and years.
In full disclosure, I am not a ride person. Rollercoasters scare me. But, I love Disney. I think it's an easy balance. So much to see and do, other than rides. But, my family, well, they love to ride rides. Thus, I am sometimes asked (maybe coerced?) to go on a few. One of these was... Soarin' Epcot. I know, I can hear you now, it's such a tame ride... what's the fear from?
I am always elated when I see the TSA PreCheck stamp on my boarding pass. But, what does the TSA PreCheck mean? First off it marks you as a low-risk traveler which allows you to pass through expedited TSA (Transportation Security Administration) lines at certain US airports.
There seems to be a cult following for doughnuts, and for a very good reason. There are doughnuts, and then there are Voodoo Doughnuts. If you are lucky enough to live next to a Voodoo Doughnuts, you simply must rush to the nearest one. If not, then check out Voodoo Doughnuts City Walk the next time you are in Orlando.
Paddlefish offers unique and impressive waterfront views in Disney Springs. As a matter of fact, the roof-top dining level is the only one in Disney Springs.
So, you picked up your rental car and are ready to head on down the highway to enjoy sunny skies and sandy beaches. But, all of a sudden, you see … a Florida SunPass toll booth ahead… what do you do?
Have you ever found yourself caught up in something just because someone else is? That’s the beginning of my relationship with Disney. I blame it on my youngest kid. Because of him… I became a reluctant Disney fan.
From the time Dan was 8 years old, all he wanted was to work at Disney.
Michele & Kevin O'Connor
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