Author Archive: Kathy Werling

Kathy Werling discovered Walt Disney World later than most people but has made up for it. Living close to the theme parks hasn't gotten old yet for her. Kathy is an accomplished photographer and is always out finding new and different things to photograph in the Orlando theme parks. Kathy is also part of the Orlando DIS Unplugged Podcast team.

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Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights – One of my favorite holiday traditions

Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights – One of my favorite holiday traditions

| November 19, 2014 | 2 Replies

One of my favorite things to do this time of year is visit the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. My family has been visiting since the very first year it was presented on Residential Street in the park. This beautiful light display has come a long [...]

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A Frozen Holiday Wish debuts at Magic Kingdom

A Frozen Holiday Wish debuts at Magic Kingdom

| November 5, 2014 | 5 Replies

It’s that time of year. That magical time when it is Halloween and the next day the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World is decked out for Christmas.  The first Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is Nov. 7th, 2014 and is already sold out. Tonight was the first night of the new Cinderella Castle lighting [...]

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A Walking Tour of Disney’s Beach Club Resort

A Walking Tour of Disney’s Beach Club Resort

| November 5, 2014 | 17 Replies

Our company recently held a workshop at Walt Disney World and we were lucky enough to stay at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. I have visited this resort many times but had never stayed at this beautiful deluxe resort until now. The resort opened  November 19, 1990. It was built in the “Stick Style” which reminds [...]

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‘Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It!’ Street Party debuts at Magic Kingdom

‘Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It!’ Street Party debuts at Magic Kingdom

| October 24, 2014 | 3 Replies

It was the perfect day for the debut of the new parade, ‘Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street Party’ today in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. The new parade uses the floats from the previous parade, ‘Move It!, Shake It!, Celebrate It!’  The parade route starts down by the Fire Station [...]

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A Walking Tour of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

A Walking Tour of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

| October 7, 2014 | 13 Replies

In between the rain drops the other day I decided it was time for a visit to my favorite deluxe resort at Walt Disney World. Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is my good for the soul resort. It is the closest I will ever get to camping in the woods.  Just driving onto this property I can [...]

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How did you become a Disney fan?

How did you become a Disney fan?

| September 30, 2014 | 16 Replies

I am sure if you are a fan of all things Disney, you have been asked “that” question.  Why are you going to Walt Disney World again? I know I got that question quite a bit when I lived up North. It got worse when I said I was moving to Orlando to be closer [...]

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A Walking Tour of Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

A Walking Tour of Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

| September 24, 2014 | 7 Replies

It was a beautiful day so I decided to take a walk around the lake at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Walt Disney World. This moderate resort is the only moderate with a convention center. You will see a lot more business people than tourists at certain times of the day at this beautiful resort. [...]

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Looking for something to do before your cruise? Visit the Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral

Looking for something to do before your cruise? Visit the Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral

| September 18, 2014 | Reply

I get asked this question quite often from friends and clients. Is there something I can visit before or after my cruise from Port Canaveral? I will be doing a series of blogs about places you can visit if you only have a short time or if you want to spend a day by the [...]

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A Walking Tour of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World – Construction Update

A Walking Tour of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World – Construction Update

| September 11, 2014 | 36 Replies

I’m going to take you along on a walking tour of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World. It is currently undergoing lots of exciting changes. I am lucky enough I can visit the resorts whenever the mood strikes me so I thought I would keep everyone up to date with photos of the [...]

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Top 5 Must Do’s at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Top 5 Must Do’s at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

| September 2, 2014 | 7 Replies

I love when Walt Disney World decorates their parks! September 1, 2014 was the start of the Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party on select nights in September and October in the Magic Kingdom. Usually this is my signal that Fall has arrived, but I didn’t feel that way this year. I think September 1st [...]

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