Our family enjoys traveling during the low season. We try our best to avoid school breaks since our kids are young enough that taking a few days off during the school year isn't a big issue. All of the cruises we've taken so far have been in the off-season. We've cruised in January, February, August, September, October, November, and December and have found the advantages of … [Read more...]
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As a first timer going to Walt Disney World, you can have so many questions, hopes, and expectations of your trip. Will you cry when you see Cinderella’s Castle? Does that Dole Whip REALLY take the place for best snack at Walt Disney World? When you have children with you, those expectations may change. How do I navigate a stroller onto the Disney buses? Will my room … [Read more...]
Walt Disney World is a popular family summer vacation destination. But it can be magical, memory-making, and very hot. There are the obvious measures to protecting yourself from the heat, like drinking plenty of water and applying sunscreen often. Each Walt Disney World Resort has several themed pools, Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon water parks allow for plenty … [Read more...]
If you've ever visited a theme park, you are probably aware that part of the day is spent waiting in line. And Disney World theme parks are no exception. Disney's FastPass+ service does help cut down wait times at each of the parks but it's not available for every ride and attraction. Carrie from A Princess and Her Pirates shares some of her tried and true tips for surviving … [Read more...]
"Should I bring a car seat or stroller on our next family vacation?" This is a common question for parents with little one and something my husband and I discuss during the trip planning process. Below we'll discuss when to bring baby and toddler travel gear from home, how to travel safely with them and our top recommendations for travel friendly car seats and … [Read more...]