Vacations are supposed to be relaxing. They are supposed to be a time when you and your family can get away from the monotony of life and escape. However, the planning that goes into making the vacation go off without a hitch can be exhausting. That’s where a travel agent comes in and takes on all the planning duties… wait a minute… you don’t use a travel agent?!?! Why not?!?! Read More
We have come to the end of another D23 Expo and just like previous expos, there were some whopping announcements. From Disneyland to Walt Disney World to Disney Cruise Line and even to the international parks, this year was no exception. Read More
Have you seen the blog posts about what to put in your theme park day bag? Some of these posts just make me cringe when I think about what it would be like to carry a park bag with the “Top 50 Things You MUST Have in Your Disney Day Bag”. OK, I might be exaggerating a little. But still, can you imagine carrying a big park bag on Splash Mountain or Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster or Seven Dwarfs Mine Train which has little to no room between your legs? Read More
One of the most highly anticipated Disney movies of 2019 is Toy Story 4. On July 21, Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the gang are back on the big screen. To help celebrate its release, The Hopping Bloggers have come together to bring our readers a Toy Story 4 prize pack! Read More
Being a Disney Parks fan means you will come across MANY abbreviations and acronyms which you may, or may not, understand. Here is a comprehensive list of these Disney-related abbreviations which everyone planning any type of Disney vacation needs to know. Read More
One of my favorite attractions at Walt Disney World is Living with the Land. I especially love the second half of the ride where you take the slow journey through the greenhouses. This is likely because I am such a bad gardener and am awed but the amazing plants and trees on display. That’s why we were so excited to do the Behind the Seeds Tour at Epcot’s The Land Pavilion during our #EPICDisney vacation. Not only was it incredibly informative, it has to be one of the biggest hidden bargains at Walt Disney World. For the low, low, low, low bargain price of $25pp you get a one-hour-ish (likely a little more) walking tour of the research facility and greenhouses. Read More
When setting sail on a cruise that stops in Nassau, Bahamas, you have a myriad of options for excursions. There is golf, snorkeling, scuba diving, jet and glass bottom boat tours, culinary tours and tours of Atlantis Resort & Spa. For our most recent voyage on Disney Cruise Line we decided to try the dolphin encounter at Blue Lagoon Island.