The Pop Century

5 Reasons I Love the Pop Century

Disney’s Pop Century Resort is a pretty unique hotel on WDW property. It’s got a lot of appeal – great food, great location, great music – and as a value resort it’s an affordable option to stay close to all that Disney Magic! I’ve stayed at value, moderate, deluxe resorts (standard rooms and family suites) on Disney properties in Orlando, …

Magic Kingdom Crowds

Anatomy of a Train Wreck

It’s taken 6 months for me to start writing about The Palooza. It might be because of the Train Wreck that started the trip. Our first morning at Disney World did not go according to THE PLAN. That really bothers me. I’m a pretty spectacular planner and when MY PLAN melts down (like it did) it really hurts. It can …

Mrs. Mom the Pop Century Snob

Since I promised to talk about the Value Resorts today, I thought I’d start with what we’ve been talking about at Dad’s house. This week we (Dad and Mrs. Mom)  have been discussing our hotel choices for our upcoming trip. Mrs. Mom is getting excited. She is checking out every hotel, every restaurant and trying to figure out where she …

The Art of Disney Animation – a new hotel

Disney just announced a new hotel coming in 2012. It’s the first new non-Disney Vacation Club for several years. The new resort will be called “The Art of Disney Animation”. It will be a Value Resort (prices start at $82.00 per night). The new resort will be located across from the Pop Century. Several years ago, Disney started to expand …