COVID-19 Update: A Message From Castle Dreams Travel

We have very quickly found ourselves in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. These are rapidly changing, unpredictable, and difficult times–unprecedented in the modern age. The challenge to all of us is how we will rise to the challenge, remain committed to our goals, and stay supportive as a community. I recognize the very real impacts the coronavirus (COVID-19) are having on you and everyone, literally everywhere. There is not only a rising and intimidating risk of illness to each of us and our loved ones; there is a significant disruption to our lives and foreseeable plans. Continue reading

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Taking the Time to Smell the Flowers AGAIN, A Trip Report- Pre Planning

So, surprise, surprise- we are headed back to Walt Disney World this Spring after absolutely LOVING our trip last year. But what can we do to tweak it to be even better? Continue reading

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A Resort Hopping Holiday: Until We Meet Again

It was my last morning of the trip, I was beyond exhausted. I woke up in this huge room, alone, and headed down to breakfast at Primo Piatto. It’s really a very upscale counter service restaurant. You order at the counter, given a pager, and then your meal is delivered to you… on china with a cloth napkin and silverware. The kitchen is also in full view, which is really neat and adds to the upscale vibe. Continue reading

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Introducing Disney Dining Plan Plus

Walt Disney Travel Company announced today a brand new Disney Dining Plan option for travelers who might like a bit more flexibility during their trip. Continue reading

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Summer 2021 Sailings With Disney Cruise Line Go On Sale This Week!

Are you hoping to sailing onboard Disney Cruise Line in the Simmer of 2021? Sailings will go on sale THIS WEEK! Are you ready? Continue reading

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A Resort Hopping Holiday: A Nighttime Stroll Around Disney’s Riviera Resort

By now, you know I love to stroll late at night or early in the morning, away from the crowds and hustle and bustle, to get to know where I am. Staying at The Riviera was no different, and during this stroll is probably where I just fell absolutely in love with this resort. Continue reading

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A Resort Hopping Holiday, A Trip Report: Day 2 of The Summit, A Festive Finish, Epcot Forever

Full disclosure, today wasn’t as early as it could have been. Summit attendees were given exclusive access to Galaxy’s Edge- from 6-7am. Since I had already experienced it all on Sunday and Monday with my family, I slept in a bit after having to deal with a bedding issue once we got back to our villa the night before. Continue reading

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A Resort Hopping Holiday, A Trip Report: Day 1 of the Summit and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

The Disney Earmarked Program’s Owner’s Summit lasts ALL DAY, every day of the Summit. So- breakfast was early, followed by presentations and meetings- and food, lots of food. Here are the highlights! Continue reading

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A Resort Hopping Holiday, A Trip Report: Our 1 Bedroom Villa inside Disney’s Riviera Resort ; Business Begins

We were so excited to finally be able to check out our room. We were exhausted after two very full days, heading back for a midday break was something we all were craving. Continue reading

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A Resort Hopping Holiday, A Trip Report: An Afternoon in Batuu

I have to say, that Skyliner is a smooth ride- super quick with a minimal wait. Mikey and I were inside Hollywood Studios by 10:45am- 15 minutes after we left Riviera Resort on the Skyliner! Continue reading

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