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Me and the Magic Podcast

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Join me as I share my travel adventures, explore solo travel benefits, dive into healthy ways to travel, and provide insights & tips on the best ways to experience Disney, cruising, road trips, and more!

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Cruise on the Fantasy with us, November 2023!

Join Amanda Bauner and the ME AND THE MAGIC community for our very first Disney group cruise, November 11 – 18, 2023!

Buying into the Magic

The Adventure, the Spectacle, the Memories, and DVC

[by Tim Bigonia, DVC Member since 2012]  I had met them just 11 months prior, and now we were planning a trip to Disney World, just the three of us. At the time, I wasn’t sure who was more excited, Karen, the 6-year-old who had stolen my heart, or me. One thing was for sure; this was to be a memorable vacation for us all. Karen and her mother, Colleen had no idea how memorable it would be. And I wasn’t aware that this would be just the beginning of a deep family relationship with everything Disney.

On that very first Disney trip back in October 2004, I was undoubtedly nervous. Not because I had no idea what Disney had in store for us, I had been there when I was ten and loved it even then. My nervousness was largely due to the ring strategically hidden in the pocket of my shorts for the past few days…


Solo Travel

Through the years, I’ve experienced all types of travel, going it alone. From cruises to theme parks and dining to excursions, I can say solo travel is underrated. Come along and listen to the best way to approach solo travel.

Resort Reviews

Are you wondering where to stay on your next trip to Orlando? Check out my reviews of all Walt Disney World resorts, including the best resorts for solo travelers and other hotels in the Orlando area.

Travel Tips

From packing to initial prep or understanding your options before you go, I’ll provide you with suggestions you can use. Need someone to plan your itinerary while at Disney World? Connect with me through the Contact form, and let’s see what you need, and I’ll share my best tips for making your trip a priceless one.

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