Showcase the World Travel Blog

Vacation tips, tricks, and stories from around the globe

  One of the reasons I started Showcase the World Travel is to help Moms plan stress-free family vacations. I spend a lot of time in Disney and Mom Facebook groups answering questions and helping Moms make the best decision for their families. The two most popular questions I see are: Is the Halloween Party […]

  The most confusing part of planning a Walt Disney World vacation is booking your Fastpasses. The Fastpass+ system is still relatively new having rolled out with My Disney Experience in 2014. There are so many rules and strategies are constantly changing as new attractions are opened.  For more information on How Fastpass Works check […]

  The International Flower and Garden Festival at EPCOT begins in March every year. For me, up in the Northeast it is a little sign of hope that spring is around the corner! During this time, EPCOT is colorful, bright and fresh.  This beautiful festival has been the highlight of many visitors’ springs since it […]

  Disney’s FastPass+ is a system for reserving attraction times in the Walt Disney World theme parks. With a FP+ reservation, instead of waiting in the regular line for a ride, you’re directed to a special line with a shorter wait time. It’s like making a restaurant reservation, but for rides. It is a service […]

  You  spent so long budgeting for your Disney vacation, you have finally paid off your room and ticket package but now you are worried about racking up the credit card bill once you get there.  Snacks, souvenirs and other unexpected costs tend to blow your careful budgeting. With some preplanning, careful packing and awareness […]