Surf’s Up: Typhoon Lagoon H2O Glow Nights Review

Perhaps one of the best hidden gems, that isn’t really hidden at all, are Disney’s water parks. Before this summer, I had never been to either and didn’t see much of a reason to go.

I thought: I can stay on site and use the pool at my hotel. Or ride a water ride in the parks. Why do I need to pay more money to go to a water park?

Typhoon Lagoon far exceeded my expectations and experiencing at night during a special event made it even better. How did it do that? Keep reading.


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How I Budgeted For My April Disney World (Dapper Day) Trip

I’m back from Disney and feeling those post-trip blues, so the only thing to do is to talk more about the trip right? I’ve heard some requests on Instagram to talk about how I budget for and pay for my various trips, so since I just did this one, I’ll use a real example and give some tips along the way. I’ll walk through each of my expenses for my trip in general and also my Dapper Day outfits in this post!

I’ll start by talking about the trip basics/essentials – flight, hotel, transportation, park tickets – and then go into expenses while I’m on the trip and end with the cost of my Dapper Day outfits.


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Your Guide to Dapper Day 2019 at Disney World

It’s almost here – the weekend of Dapper Day at Disney World is only a few days away now and soon, park-goers will put on their best outfits and spend the day taking pictures, meeting other dapper folks, and having a magical day. For many, this is the best weekend at Disney. For newcomers, this can be daunting and for your average tourist who has no idea this is happening, this can be completely shocking.

So I’ve written this post to serve as your guide to everything you need to know about Dapper Day so you can be the most prepared and have the most fun. If you’ll be in the parks, seek me out because I’ll be there too!


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Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Fall/Holiday Disney World Trip in 2019

There’s not a bad time to go Disney World, but there are certainly are times that are better than others. The Fall and Holiday seasons are those times for me – and I combine them together intentionally because one season rolls right into the next from late August till the new year.

This year, that roll over and transition will feel even more quick and it makes planning a trip to see multiple seasons and events super easy. This post will go over all the details, dates, and advice you need to know as you start planning your trips for the end of 2019.

This post includes the following events:

  • Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Opening
  • Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
  • Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
  • Fall Decorations at Disney World
  • Halloween Horror Nights at Universal
  • Illuminations/Epcot Forever Closing/Opening Dates
  • Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
  • Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
  • Christmas/Holiday Decorations at Disney World
  • New Year’s Eve Celebrations

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