Tips & Tricks Archive

Tips for Thanksgiving 2021 at Disneyland

Visiting Disneyland or Disney California Adventure for Thanksgiving 2021? We have last-minute restaurant recommendations, tips & tricks for avoiding holiday crowds, and seasonal attraction picks. Plus, answers to questions, info, and tips for navigating Christmas season. (Updated November 25, 2021.) For starters, you might be wondering what special things Disneyland does to celebrate Thanksgiving. Well…*crickets*…there

Disneyland Candlelight Processional 2021 Dates, Celebrity Narrator, Info & Tips

Disneyland’s Candlelight Processional is scheduled twice nightly in early December. This post offers Christmas 2021 dates for the show, viewing tips, this year’s narrator, our review and history of the event, which is held at the Main Street USA Train Station. (Updated November 25, 2021.) In contrast to Epcot’s Candlelight Processional performances that are held

We Don’t Recommend FuelRods

FuelRod kiosks can be found at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, airports, and other locations. The service offers reusable, portable charging to fuel or charge your phone on the go, and then swap for a fresh battery. In this FuelRod review, we’ll cover whether the “unlimited” service is worth the money and effort. While the headline

Speed Strategy for Genie+ Selections

If you’re visiting Walt Disney World during peak season when attendance and crowds are higher, you’re going to face more “competition” for popular rides with the new Genie+ service. This means Lightning Lane ride reservation times will go faster, and you might even get shut out of the highest profile attractions, like Slinky Dog Dash.

2022 Epcot Festival of the Arts Guide

EPCOT’s International Festival of the Arts runs from January 14 until February 21, 2022 at Walt Disney World. This guide offers info, tips, food recommendations, and our must-see highlights of this annual winter special event. (Updated November 20, 2021.) For those unfamiliar with it, the Epcot International Festival of the Arts is the newest special

2021-2022 Disneyland Paris Planning Guide

Our 2021-2022 Disneyland Paris vacation planning guide covers info & tips for visiting the theme parks in France, plus hotel reviews, restaurant recommendations, ride ratings, and theme park itineraries. It’s up-to-date information and advice, with regular revisions from our visits to DLP and Walt Disney Studios Park. (Updated November 20, 2021.) We’ll start with the

What’s in Sarah’s Disney Backpack?

Packing your backpack for a day in the parks at Walt Disney World and wondering what essentials you’ll need? This post shares tips for the most important things to bring, along with a glimpse inside Sarah’s backpack that she’s carrying right now for the Christmas season. (Updated November 19, 2021.) Sarah’s day-to-day backpack for a