The Wyndham Grand Orlando Bonnet Creek: Close—but not too close—to Disney

View of Epcot fireworks

Are you considering a trip to Walt Disney World but worried about Disney overload? Is the thought of too much Mickey-and-the-gang making you question if you even want to go on vacation? If so, a great Orlando alternative is the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek. Located within the gates of Walt Disney World, this […]

Pool Time Matters: A Review of the Best Walt Disney World Pools

The pool at the Coronado Springs Resort

Did you know that according to statistics the thing that children remember most from their Walt Disney World stay is thepool? So without further ado, here is a write up of my favorite pools in “The World”. All resorts have wonderful pools but some of them stand out.  The “Big Blue” at the newly opened […]

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Walt Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” is cherished by many as one of the most enchanting films of all time, and this year is the 75th aninversary of its release.The effect of watching “Snow White” is a singular experience, full of whimsy and magic, as well as touches of darkness and mystery. All […]

Orlando Via Amtrak, Seagate Hotel DelRey Beach


Greetings! I hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving with smooth, safe travels. I sure did, and I discovered possibly the best day of the year to fly within the U.S.: the Friday after Thanksgiving. While everyone was out shopping, I was in the air enjoying some quiet skies and super-cheap deals: My brother bought a […]