My Journey

From Hobby to Full Time Disney Blogger

I’m a Kiwi who lives in London with my husband and two daughters.  We’ve always loved Disney and if a holiday is being planned then it’s likely that you will find us at a park somewhere.

The last 6 years has seen Orlando and Walt Disney World become our holiday destination of choice.  I like to joke that taking a holiday at WDW is extreme parenting so I’ve found that a little research can go a long way. I’m always on the look out for unique and interesting tidbits so that I can surprise and delight my family whilst ensuring that I don’t over engineer our holiday because who wants their holiday to become a tick box exercise.

Level of Planning

Keys to the Magical Kingdom was Born

This level of planning has led me to become the go to person for friends and colleagues, so I decided to set this blog up to share some of what I’ve learnt over the years.  If your lucky enough to be able to visit Disney on multiple occasions then these tips might give you something new to look out for or if this is a once in a life time holiday then I’m hoping that it will help make it just that little bit more magical.

I hope you enjoy my posts and please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

Ask me Anything

What Do You Need Help With?

Make your Disney Experience Magical

Readers of Keys to the Magical Kingdom come with a question or are seeking help to make their holiday just that little bit more magical. As a result, we’ve organised the site into 4 portals to help you find the content that best suits your need. These are:

What is Disney FastPass Plus - Keys to the Magical Kingdom

What is Disney FastPass Plus? 

Disney is synonymous with queues.  It's part of the experience and Disney has  invested a lot of time and effort into making the queuing experience interactive. So how can you avoid the queue and still experience the rides.

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Where to Stay at Walt Disney World?

Where to Stay at Walt Disney World?

The decision around where to stay can be fraught, there are so many options available and Walt Disney World and the surrounding area can cater for every budget.

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Should I Purchase My Walt Disney World Tickets Before Traveling?

Purchasing Walt Disney World Tickets

If your fortunate enough to be staying at a Disney Hotel then it is likely that you have purchased your park tickets with this booking - most free Disney dining plan requires the purchase of park tickets to access this.

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