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Monthly Archives:July 2018

2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Menu

The 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Marketplace food menu is finally here! The festival will run from August 30th until November 12th.

Now let’s check out this year’s Epcot International Food and Wine Festival global marketplace menu.

NikkyJ
disney vacation planning like a pro

Why You Need an Official Disney Travel Planner for Your Next Trip | Laura of Destinations in Florida

Have you ever thought about getting an official Disney travel planner to plan you next dream trip?

On this week’s episode, we will be speaking with Laura of Destinations in Florida who specializes in making your vacation dreams come true!

Today she will share:

  1. The common myths about hiring an authorized Disney vacation planner
  2. Why you would want to book a Disney Vacation through Destinations in Florida
  3. Advice for someone who has never been to Walt Disney World before and doesn’t know where to start
  4. Help with booking Dining Reservations and FastPasses
  5. And so much more!

NikkyJ
epcot food and wine festival tips

15 Tips for Epcot Food and Wine Festival

It’s my most favorite time of the year! Yep, that’s right. It’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival holiday season. I take it as my honor to give you 15 powerful tips to 10X your trip!

 

NikkyJ
your guide to toy story land

Toy Story Land Complete Guide | ThemeParkHipster Show Episode 25

The new addition to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Toy Story Land, has fans of both brands frolicking to the park in large numbers.

Toy Story Land is based off the Disney-Pixar franchise that stars Woody, Buzz, Jessie and the whole gang!

As you listen to this episode you will learn 11 first timer tips to doing Toy Story Land like a pro!

NikkyJ
Ways to socialize on your solo theme park trip

7 Tips for Socializing on Your Solo Theme Park Trip for Introverts | ThemeParkHipster Show Episode 24

If being alone scares you, don’t worry.

Since I started traveling to theme parks solo, I’ve noticed that I’ve become more confident in introducing myself to new people. This gives me a chance to truly be myself, since I am in my “zone.”

You may notice when you’re with your friends you’re more involved in the conversation, but when you’re alone you’re pleasantly nudged to spark up a conversation with someone waiting in an attraction line with you.

It goes without saying that my solo trips to parks like Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld, and more are refreshing. However, there are moments when I want to reach out to others in the park, but the introvert inside of me has to push through my own self-limiting thoughts and strike up a conversation.

NikkyJ
universal orlando solo

The Complete Beginners Guide to Doing Universal Solo | 11 Pro Tips to Get You Started

Have you ever wanted to go to Universal Studios solo?

What about Islands of Adventure solo?

Or perhaps the idea seems a bit weird???

The Universal Orlando Resort parks are made perfectly for solo adult travelers.

I know you’re probably thinking this has got to be the oddest idea but trust me, you can do it!

There’s a way to do Universal solo without thinking it’s weird….

…that’s if you know what to do.

NikkyJ
epcot food & wine festival

2018 Complete Guide to the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Nope not Christmas, but close enough. The 23rd annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is where food and theme park aficionados rendezvous to satisfy their daring epicurean desires.

The Epcot Food and Wine Festival will feature more than 30 global marketplaces with dates from August 30th through November 12th.

So, I take it as my duty to inform both new comers and returnees of everything each ThemeParkHipster should know for the 2018 festival!

NikkyJ
CAN DISNEY TICKETS BE TRANSFERRED

Can Disney Tickets be Transferred to Someone Else?

Question of the Week: Can Disney Tickets be Transferred to Someone Else?

Some of the common questions I’m asked are:

  1. Are Disney theme park tickets transferable?
  2. May I give my Disney ticket to someone else to use the remaining days?
  3. What happens if I don′t use all the days on my ticket?
  4. Is it possible for one person to use it the first half (days 1-3) and then a different family member to use the other half (days 4-5)?
NikkyJ
how to do disney solo

The Complete Beginners Guide to Doing Disney Solo | 11 Pro Tips to Get You Started

Do you want to go to Disney solo?

Or perhaps the idea seems a bit too far fetch???

Since I started traveling to theme parks alone, I’ve noticed that I’ve become more confident in introducing myself to new people. This gives me a chance to truly be myself, since I am in my “zone.”

The Disney parks are suited for solo adult travelers.

It goes without saying that my trips to Walt Disney World are more are refreshing when I am visiting unaccompanied. Don’t get me wrong, there are moments when I want to reach out to others in the park, but the introvert inside of me has to push through my own self-limiting thoughts and strike up a conversation.

If this sounds like you, then I recommend scheduling a tour on one of the first few days of your trip. This is a good way to break the ice on your solo theme park vacation and you never know what adventures may happen afterwards.

I know you’re probably thinking this has got to be the oddest idea but trust me, you can do it!

There’s a way to do Disney solo without thinking it’s weird….

…that’s if you know what to do.

NikkyJ

2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beverage Seminar Schedule

Toast with friends and raise your glasses this year at the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beverage Seminars.

It’s an absolute must do if you’re a connoisseur of wine or any other tantalizing adult concoction. Sommeliers and other beverage experts share their knowledge during the 45-minute presentations.

Hipsters are able to indulge in the lesson of the day by tasting wines, beers, and liquors offered.

NikkyJ