If you’ve ever traveled or hiked out in the Pacific Northwest Disney’s Wilderness Lodge may look familiar to you. Disney’s Wilderness Lodge was inspired by parks such as Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon, it also has Native American themes as well. It is located right off of Bay Lake outside of the Magic Kingdom. The … Continue Reading

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Polynesian Resort in Walt Disney World– it is a Polynesia-themed resort that is located right outside of the Magic Kingdom. It shares the Monorail Track with the Contemporary and Grand Floridian. If you are wandering around Magic Kingdom during the day this is a great spot … Continue Reading

This is our second Spaceship Earth Sunday and in honor of keeping the tradition alive we will name some basic history about the giant structure. Spaceship Earth became the main focal point of Epcot in 1982. It is considered a “geodesic sphere”, this means it is a triangulation of a polyhedron to look like a … Continue Reading

On our last journey to WDW we stayed at Animal Kingdom Lodge’s (AKL) Kidani Village. This was a great choice—not only is AKL a Deluxe Resort and an affordable stay, but it is definitely worth every penny! AKL has several culinary gems right on its property (Jiko, Sanaa and Boma) and the views of the … Continue Reading

When you’re leaving the Happiest Place on Earth, it’s hard to be excited. It’s also hard to know what to wear based on unpredictable weather forecasts where you are, and the weather forecast of your travel destination. Here is one easy travel outfit that will never fail you on your journey home! Long, open-front cardigan: … Continue Reading

Walt Disney World has many stops for snacks and drinks and there is a wealth of information on the internet about these locations and their menus. When we recently traveled to Disney World I was interested in learning more about their coffee selections, because I do have a passion for coffee. If you have been … Continue Reading

Spending the evening in Epcot during the Food & Wine Festival season can be quite busy. Bustling crowds, buzzing from country to country can cause an increase in wait time for restaurants, rides and attractions. However, we strategically planned an evening in Epcot including a nice dinner at Spice Road Table in Morocco which gave … Continue Reading

Pre-Run Post 15 miles– waiting for our bus at HS With 100 days to go until the Disney Marathon, our training is halfway through as we hit 15 miles this morning! Before coming to Disney, we were unsure of where we would actually be able to run 15 miles. The trails are limited in length … Continue Reading

The night before your long-run is prime prepping time. Here are a few easy tips for long-run prepping. Lay out running clothing Prepare energy snacks (gels, chews, beans) Charge any devices (watch, mp3) Set out sneakers Set your alarm, with time to prepare (and hit snooze 😉 Happy running! -S&R

If you’ve ever been to Disney, you know that you can end up walking at least 10+ miles per day while visiting the parks. In our case, we are training for our marathon in January and have to keep up with that mileage in addition! Going on vacation doesn’t mean you have to stop training. … Continue Reading