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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
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
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

Halloween Horror Nights Survival Guide 2018

Halloween Horror Nights Survival Guide!

You poor unfortunate souls. Do you dare to venture out to this year’s Halloween Horror Nights? If so, you are in for more than ghostly encounters. The 2018 Halloween Horror Night event will take place from September 13th until November 3rd at Universal Studios Florida.

This year Universal will have a record number of haunted mazes, ten to be exact!

According to Universal,

This year, time twists and turns on itself–ripping cinematic greats, cult classics and even original nightmares from decades past into a new era of fear with more terrifying haunted houses than ever, sinister scare zones and outrageous entertainment.

If you’re brave enough to handle the number one horror event in the world, then I’ve gathered the best tips to help you survive Halloween Horror Nights (HHN).

NikkyJ
Toy Story Land

11 First Timer Tips to Conquer Toy Story Land

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 read this article you will learn 11 first timer tips to doing Toy Storyland like a pro!

NikkyJ
Socializing at theme parks. Disney solo.

How to Socialize on Your Solo Theme Park Trip

Question of the week: How to Socialize on Your Solo Theme Park Trip?

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.

Sometimes I want to talk and sometimes I don’t.

Theme parks are my refuge…

My peace…

…my Theme Park Therapy.

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.

Throughout my solo theme park travels, I’ve found a few little tricks for learning how to socialize on a solo theme park trip.

NikkyJ
Free things to do at disney

The Disney Freebie List | Free Things to Do At Disney World

It’s no secret that Disney has a lot to offer its visitors. From a huge assortment of exciting rides for any age group to unconventional snacks and shows unique to Disney, you are sure to find something you’ll enjoy at the Happiest Place on Earth.

Many of these attractions aren’t covered by your admissions ticket; however, you don’t always have to spend extra to enjoy Disney World.

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Saving for Disney

6 Steps to Saving for Walt Disney World

This step-by-step guide will show 6 steps to saving and budgeting for your solo Walt Disney World trip.

  1. Decide which park or parks you want to visit.
  2. Determine the total cost of your trip.
  3. Start your 6-month savings plan.
  4. Book your vacation once you have saved approximately 50% of your goal.
  5. Track your spending while on vacation.
  6. Have fun!
NikkyJ

The Best Times to Go to Disney World

Planning a visit to the happiest place on Earth is always an exciting experience. And finding the best deals, tips, and tricks to make each theme park adventure is everything ThemeParkHipster is about.

While you’re searching for discounted theme park tickets, and taking advantage of free Walt Disney World dining, have you considered what are the best times to go to Disney?

Holiday peaks, Disney crowd sizes, weather, and a few other factors have a lot to do with your Disney experience, including how long you’ll be waiting in line for your favorite rides. Here are a few tips to get you started on picking the ideal times to travel to Disney alone, or with friends and family.

NikkyJ
First Timer Tips for Cedar Point

11 First Timer Tips for Cedar Point

Cedar Point, also known to theme park enthusiasts as the Holy Grail of Amusement Parks, the ultimate thrill seeker’s paradise, and literally the World’s Best Amusement Park!

I was able to complete this theme park bucket list item, along with OutDoorsy Diva, this past Fall. It surpassed my expectations of just how innovative the engineers are when it comes to the latest thrill ride technology. I was extremely siked about conquering each thrilling adventure Cedar Point had to offer.

So it is with great pleasure that I offer you all a few tips and tricks on how to make the most out of your first time trip to Cedar Point.

NikkyJ