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Coming to Disney Parks-Part 2!

In our last article, I shared a lot of new things coming to some of your favorite Disney parks all over the world.  We're adding to that in this article with news about the Disney Cruise Line and Walt Disney World. Disney Cruise Line The first of three new ships will be completed in 2021! This ship will be named the Wish, and the stern character on this ship will be Rapunzel.  The Wish will set sail in January 2022. There is also a new Disney port coming to the Bahamas! This new port will be called Eleuthera and will [...]

By | 2019-09-15T20:58:26+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

News from the D23 Expo

If you’re not familiar with the D23 Expo, then you’re in the right place!  First of all, D23 is the ultimate Disney fan club.  The name D23 refers to D for Disney and the year 1923, when Walt Disney arrived in California and founded the company.  They hold the D23 Expo every two years in Anaheim, California.  The expo is held in the Anaheim Convention Center, within walking distance of Disneyland. The 2019 event was from August 23-25.  You can purchase tickets for one day, or all three days.  I was fortunate to be able to attend all three days.  [...]

By | 2019-08-31T19:29:21+00:00 August 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Survive the Summer Heat in Walt Disney World

You’ve decided to take the family to Walt Disney World—great!  Now you have to decide when to go.  If you don’t want to take the kids out of school, then you’re basically going to decide between holidays and the summer.  Summer seems to be the best time for your family, but you’re a little worried.  If you’ve ever visited Walt Disney World in the summer months, or Florida in general, you know it can be hot!  But you can plan an amazing vacation without completely melting by following a few tips. Take things at a slower pace. If you are [...]

By | 2019-06-28T21:11:37+00:00 June 29th, 2019|Disney Vacations, family vacations, Uncategorized, Walt Disney World|

Plan Your Next Adventure with Island Routes

During our recent trip to St. Lucia, we also took some time to explore the island with an all-day excursion with Island Routes. If you're not familiar with Island Routes, this is the company that is paired with Sandals and Beaches resorts for excursions. You will see an Island Routes desk at every Sandals and Beaches resort, and we can also book your excursions before you travel to lock in availability. Some tours do book up, so it's best to book early. We chose the Soufriere Adventure Cruise. This is a seven hour tour which included a lot of highlights [...]

By | 2019-05-17T18:39:33+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Park

Volcano Bay is the newest park at Universal Studios Orlando. This water park opened on May 25, 2017, and is very near to the Cabana Bay resort. You can actually walk to Volcano Bay from the Cabana Bay resort. If you are staying at one of the other Universal resorts (Portofino Bay, Hard Rock, Royal Pacific or Sapphire Falls) then you will need to take a complimentary shuttle bus from your resort to Volcano Bay. Tickets The first thing to realize is that you will need a 3 park ticket if you want to include Volcano Bay on your next [...]

By | 2018-04-17T10:04:30+00:00 April 17th, 2018|family vacations, Uncategorized, Universal Studios Orlando|

The Importance of Traveling Together as a Family

We had an amazing time on our family trip to Hawaii this past summer. Even on our first day I realized how important traveling with our family is to me. We have always done at least one big vacation each year with our children.  Our entire family loves to travel, which is really why I became a travel consultant!  But there is something more than just seeing the sights with your children.  When we are on our family vacations, something magical happens.  We come together as a family, and enjoy each other in a way that just doesn't happen in [...]

By | 2018-03-23T17:12:31+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|family vacations, Hawaiian vacations, Uncategorized|

How to Choose a Sandals Resort for Your Next Romantic Getaway

So you've made the decision to go to an all-inclusive resort. Great idea! This type of vacation can be super relaxing, and you don't have to worry about a thing once you arrive. The only thing you have to do now is to choose a resort. That's the tough part! If you go online, there are thousands of resorts to choose from. One of my favorite resort chains is the Sandals resorts. If you're looking for a romantic getaway for two, this is a great resort option for you. The resorts are amazing, the food is fabulous, and almost everything [...]

By | 2018-03-06T13:25:30+00:00 March 5th, 2018|All-inclusive Vacations, Caribbean vacations, Sandals, Uncategorized|

Top Tips to Avoid the Crowds at Walt Disney World

I often have clients ask me when the least crowded time to visit Walt Disney World. The short answer is that there is never a time when the parks are empty! With Disney World gaining more and more popularity each year, there will always be crowds to deal with on your next vacation. But with some planning and preparation, you can still do everything you want on your next visit to the most magical place on Earth! Try some of these tips to beat the crowds on your next visit, to make your Disney vacation even more magical. Avoid the [...]

By | 2018-02-10T14:29:48+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Good Things are Happening at Sandals and Beaches Resorts!

Beaches Turks & Caicos is ready for your next visit! There are some new things happening at a few of the Sandals and Beaches resorts, and it's all good news! As you probably remember, the Caribbean got hit with several hurricanes this past fall. Hurricane Irma caused some damage to the Turks & Caicos and the Beaches resort there. Luckily there was no major structural damage to the resort, but those in charge decided to close the resort to all guests and spruce things up. In addition to fixing the damage that was done, Beaches resorts decided to [...]

By | 2018-01-16T23:12:20+00:00 December 19th, 2017|All-inclusive Vacations, Beaches Resort, Sandals, Uncategorized|