Port Orleans Riverside

In Which Jenn & Pat Are Done With Port Orleans Riverside

The trip report proper is over, but we’re not done yet – I’ve still got lots of thoughts, including food reviews and photos! You can see all the posts in this report here. Onward! Pat and I have now stayed at Port Orleans Riverside twice. We are unlikely to do so again. Oh, I’m being histrionic – but the gist is accurate. Having considered our experience at POR and compared it to alternatives, we have come to the conclusion that it is not the resort for us. Indeed, almost all moderates are not good fits. (Click here to find out...

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The Fairest Trip Report Of All: Dining At Port Orleans Riverside

The trip report proper is over, but we’re not done yet – I’ve still got lots of thoughts, including food reviews and photos! You can see all the posts in this report here. Onward! One of the perks of upgrading to a moderate resort is expanded food options – for the most part, the resorts one tier up have additional bar(s) plus sit-down restaurants. To that end, let’s talk about what kind of food experience you can expect at Port Orleans Riverside. It is… okay. Let’s start with the food court. I’m gonna go out on a limb and say that...

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Port Orleans Riverside

In Which Jenn Calls The WDW Resort Reservation System Out On Its Lies

And now for another story of the thought that goes into trip planning – and how the WDW online reservation system is FULL OF LIES. After two lovely solo trips, I am ready to tour WDW with a buddy again. Lucky for me, my pixie-dusted Disney aura has settled on Pat at least a little, as he has decided he’s coming with me for the Star Wars – Dark Side Half Marathon. Hooray! The first step in successful trip planning is of course your resort reservation. Were it just me, I’d be looking at three days in Pop, as...

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The Fairest Trip Report Of All: Boatwright’s Review

The trip report is over, but I still have a couple of posts left in me! In particular, food reviews. If you want to catch up on my Dopey experience, you can read all the posts in this particular trip report here. Ready? Let’s go! Pat and I spent the evening of January 8 at the Animal Kingdom, which as is so often the case in the off season closed at 5PM. This gave us ample time for dinner, so we after dumping our stuff back in our Port Orleans Riverside room, we figured we might as well see if...

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Cinderella Castle

The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 1/07/15

Is it trip report time again already? Yay! I’ll be looking back at my Dopey trip at the beginning of January, with special separate posts for each race and some food experiences depending on how much I have to say about them. Ready? Let’s go! In the interest of not getting up so early, my boyfriend (hereinafter referred to as Pat on account of because that’s his name) and I drove to his parents’ house the night before, so we didn’t have to get up until just before 6AM, with Pat’s dad dropping us off at the airport around...

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