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Dealing with the jet lag

Travelling to Disney from a different country brings its own challenges – one of these being jet lag! While it is far worse in the other direction, it really counts when you’re going to Disney – you want to be ready to jump in and enjoy yourself! I never think the time difference has much […]

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Getting to Universal Studios

How to get between Disney and the other attractions in the area, in particular Universal Studios and Sea World, if you’re not hiring a car is a common question. There are two typical options: cab or shuttle and it is this latter option I’m going to discuss here. Mears Transportation has the monopoly on transport […]

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Review: Disney’s Old Key West Resort

The theming of Old Key West is right up our street – exactly what we want from a holiday. The official line on its theming is that is it is based on the “Conch Republic” but as that means nothing to me, and I’m guessing to most Brits, I’ll describe it a little more. The […]

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Disney’s Magical Express

I wanted to follow up my car hire post with some more information about Disney’s Magical Express; the bus that Disney arrange from Orlando International Airport to each of their hotels in Walt Disney World Resort. There is nothing overly special about the bus – it is merely a shuttle like many others, run by […]

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To car hire or not to car hire?

Wow, whether or not you need to hire a car when you visit Orlando is a really contentious issue! People seem to get quite passionate about it! And I thought it was time that I voiced my thoughts on the issue. Clearly, coming from the UK, it’s not a case of whether to fly or […]

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Tipping in Walt Disney World

Coming from the UK, we’re really not used to tipping in the same way as in America or Walt Disney World. Sure, most people tip at the end of a meal, or in a cab, and maybe the pizza delivery guy, but generally, it’s a few quid – perhaps a bit more for good service. […]

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