The Experts Weigh in on Disney’s Old Key West Resort

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by Tim Larison

co-owner, Family Travel Gurus/Larison Travel LLP

I started a yahoo group discussion list, called dvctalk, back in 1998 for people to share tips about ownership in the Disney Vacation Club.  At the time my family had an ownership at Disney World’s Old Key West resort, the original DVC resort (pictured above).  Much to my surprise, the membership of dvctalk grew and grew.  Today there are over 4,500 subscribers who share DVC tips on the list.  You can find out more about dvctalk and subscribe here

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Karen’s Be Our Guest Breakfast Review

Be Our Guest Breakfast at Disney World

By Karen Waldman, Family Travel Gurus Travel Consultant

be our guestWe enjoyed our breakfast dining experience at Be Our Guest, the Magic Kingdom restaurant designed to represent the castle from Beauty and the Beast. They had good food and the atmosphere was wonderful. There are three dining areas. The big main room is the ballroom. We ate in the more intimate West Wing (the room with the rose). The West Wing is quiet and dark, with a fireplace glowing. The third room, with lots of artwork and a rotating Beast/Belle dancing centerpiece, opened as we were leaving.

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Jeff’s Disney World Vacation (August 2013)

Thanks to our client Jeff from Michigan for sharing his family’s experiences at two Disney World resorts (Pop Century and Port Orleans Riverside), the new Magic Bands, and Magical Express.  This was a two part vacation for Jeff’s family – they also took a cruise on royal caribbean’s oasis of the seas.  Their cruise experiences will be published on this blog soon as part 2. – Tim

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