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family at Epcot

12 Best Bites at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival in Disney World offers so much to eat and drink! I'm happy to bring to you my best bites from the Festival.
Rock 'N Rollercoaster is my favorite of the Disney World thrill rides.

Six Disney World Thrill Rides: From A Kid’s Perspective

This year I finally decided to try some Disney World thrill rides that I had been too scared to ride before. Here's what I thought!
Awaken Summer with these new attractions at Walt Disney World!

Disney World This Summer: Frozen, Star Wars, and Nighttime at Animal Kingdom!

From nighttime hours at Animal Kingdom to new Frozen, Soarin', and Star Wars attractions, I am super excited about the changes coming to Disney World as they "Awaken Summer" 2016!
runDisney provides a comfortable, supportive environment for runners of all abilities to go after their goals

What to Expect at a runDisney Race

If you're looking for a destination race to run where you can feel comfortable, supported, and inspired, try runDisney!
Review of Cabana Bay Beach Resort Universal Orlando

Review of Cabana Bay Beach Resort at Universal Orlando

With terrific theme park perks, two fantastic pool areas, and brilliantly-designed family suite bathrooms, the budget-conscious Cabana Bay Beach Resort is a perfect choice for a Universal Orlando vacation.
Planning your visit to Epcot's Food & Wine Festival

Planning Your Visit to Disney’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Here's how to plan your day - and budget - at Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival in Walt Disney World.
Butterbeer at Universal Orlando

Which Butterbeer is Best at Universal Orlando?

Butterbeer. Regular, frozen, hot, or ice cream, it's sweet, cream-soda-butterscotchy flavor is one of my favorites. But which version is best in my book? Read on!
Disney wine & dine half marathon

Destination Running Races Combine Fitness and Travel

My personal motivation to exercise stems mainly from the promise of traveling to a new location. Each year I pick a destination and find a race I can run. While finishing a half marathon feels euphoric, enjoying that race in a beautiful setting, a fun destination, or with the promise of a really excellent bonus at the finish line, makes it all the more worthwhile.
Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

Rocking the Disney Wine & Dine Half-Marathon

I wanted to train for a half-marathon, and I love Disney World, so the runDisney races were my first choice. I absolutely loved Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival last time I went, so I was stoked to run a half marathon that ended at the Festival!

2012 Travel In Review

While I've always enjoyed traveling, the past year was the first that I embraced travel as a passion and looked at every step beyond my front door from a travel writer's perspective. It's pretty amazing to view your travels in that manner. It's not just a vacation, day trip, or field trip, but a way to experience more in life, learn more about myself, and share that with others.