Best Spot to Catch Epcot’s IllumiNations Show!

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Have you seen the IllumiNations fireworks show at Epcot yet?

It lasts just under 15 minutes and is the perfect way to end a day at Epcot.

If you’re staying at one of the resorts close to Epcot – Beach Club, Yacht Club, Boardwalk – it’s an easy stroll back home after the show.

There is a ton of great information online about IllumiNations, from the official Disney page to sites like All Ears and WDWMagic. The big question is always:

Where is the best spot to see the show? [Read more…]

A Great Way to Bring Home Epcot!

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December 12, 2013

Because of Southern Girl Travel, we get to travel together as a family often (but like most of us, we don’t get to travel quite as much as we might like).

If you have ever checked out Bringing Home Beaufortour project exploring one of the places we truly love to visit, Beaufort, NC – you’ll know that when we can’t travel, we do like to bring home the best of the places we love.
FB AdWe like to explore ways to bring home that vibe we get when traveling to our favorite places.

One of the best – and easiest – ways to do that is through food and drink. [Read more…]

Dr. Strangedad…or how I learned to stop worrying and love Disney

We started Southern Girl Travel out of a love for travel, and a desire to help families and people like us carve out time to really enjoy one of the good things in life – travel.

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We chose Disney as one of our specialties because of a real love for Disney vacations along with a tremendous respect for Disney as an organization and the excellent service and experience that it provides. [Read more…]

Free Apps for Disney!

Disney apps for mobile phones are pretty common now at a variety of price points starting at, well, free.

A quick review of the Apple App Store shows the most expensive ones to be around $4.99. Either way a Disney app is not a tremendous investment. While we’ve not had the chance to use one yet, some friends of ours came back from a trip to Disney World last month raving about the free app, My Disney Experience for Disney World. This is an official app from the folks at Disney World. [Read more…]