What makes lounging around Disney World special? The theming of course! After all no one does theming better than Disney. Each lounge used to have a specialty drink on its menu something that was consistent with the resort theme. In the recent homogenization of the menus, the specialty drinks seemed to go away, too. However, we have noticed a recent reinstatement of some of the resort-inspired specialty drinks. That makes us very happy indeed. So let’s revisit some ... Continue Reading →
We all know that it’s nice to dream at times like this when coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the economy. Let’s imagine that money isn’t an issue in order to enact your dreams. That alone would be a nice enough Disney dream but imagine what you could do on a limitless budget?
Everyone has their own ideas of their favorite Disney resort but if money was no object it would be exquisite. You’d probably want to go to concierge and the ... Continue Reading →
Typically when guest have frequently asked questions about Disney World they have no idea where to go to provide answers. We have compiled 10 ways to solve these FAQ’s.
1. Read our blog – You probably already read our blogs if you’re reading this and virtually all our readers tell us it’s a great resource. Anyway, when we’re looking for an answer to a question, Scootarama is the first place you should look.
2. Check Newsletter Archives – Search different newsletter ... Continue Reading →
Is relaxing in Walt Disney World possible or is there such a thing? If you’re visiting from the beginning of the year until mid-February also from mid July until the end of September. From after Thanksgiving until mid December is when when the theme parks will be the lease occupied. Other relaxing times to visit Disney World includes right after Easter through the first of June. We’ve been a number of times during these periods and have never had a ... Continue Reading →
There can’t be many places in the world where you can step back 2,000 years in time and see Roman remains in every direction you look.
Perhaps that’s why, out of all the wonderful places that we would visit around the Mediterranean on the Disney’s Magic Cruise Line, Pompeii was among those I was most looking forward to. It didn’t disappoint, but the weather certainly did. The rain must have seen us coming, as the clouds looked threatening ... Continue Reading →
A recent discussion with a close friend led me to start thinking about the role of vacation responsibilities and expectations in trip planning. After this friend booked her Disney trip, she immersed herself in planning. Dining reservations? Check. Park plans? Check. She had a great time creating little surprises for her daughters, reading tips and tricks online, getting outfits and swimsuits ready, making sure everything was as perfect as she could make it before they left. I was excited right ... Continue Reading →
My wife and I had always planned on taking our first Walt Disney World trip this year so when the New Year ball dropped and 2019 began, we decided to finally schedule our first trip to Walt Disney World. My wife had never been, and the last time I visited was during Walt Disney World was 2011, so we knew we’d need some help with planning. A friend of mine had just taken her first family trip to Walt Disney ... Continue Reading →
What are FASTPASS tickets?
First introduced at Disney World in July of 1999, FASTPASS is similar to making a reservation to ride an attraction and reduce your time standing in line. You place your park admission in the FASTPASS machine and receive a ticket that grants you access to the much shorter FASTPASS line.
FASTPASS is a huge hit with park guests. Savvy users of the system find that they can free up to 2 to ... Continue Reading →
We had always planned on taking our first Walt Disney World trip this year so when the New Year ball dropped and 2019 began. We finally decided to finally schedule our vacation. The last time I visited the theme park was 2011. We knew we’d need some help with planning a friend of mine had just taken her first family trip to Disney and recommended Visit Orlando for trip planning for Walt Disney World.
Each month brought us closer to ... Continue Reading →
What to do in Walt Disney World for Christmas?
There are many things to do and many reasons why, not least the fact that Christmas almost coincides with my birthday, allowing me to spend my special day in my special place with my special husband – and a special certain donkey named Eeyore, who’s also close to my heart!
However, we love Christmas Day at Disney for so many other reasons. Firstly, there’s no thought needed, in terms of wondering which part ... Continue Reading →