"Travel far enough, you meet yourself."

- David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

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Disney-Obsessed, Travel-Lover, Ice Cream Junkie

Welcome to my little corner of the world. Currently I'm an Orlando girl living in a London world, sharing my life as an American expat in the UK and my love for all things travel and Disney World. I'm a big believer in creating the life you want for yourself, eating pizza no matter the occasion, and using travel to boost your confidence. Get in touch to ask me anything you want about travel, expat life, Mickey Mouse, or the one time I got stranded in Bermuda.


by Kalyn Franke

How to Get Upgraded at a Disney World Resort

Getting upgraded in a Disney World hotel is always the dream. And while this post is about how to get upgraded at Disney World resorts, I do want to stress that it should never be expected.

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by Kalyn Franke

I (Won't) Be Home for the Holidays: An Expat Story

If there’s one time of year that cuts every expat deep in all the feels, it’s the holidays. See, the rest of the year it’s way easier convince yourself that it’s okay you’re not in your home country because everyone is so spread out anyway...

Isle of Skye
by Kalyn Franke

11 of the Most Enchanting and Best Scottish Islands to Visit

Scotland is full of beautiful islands – there are over 790 islands that make up the country and each has its own charm and diversity...

Epcot Green
by Kalyn Franke

11 Disastrous Mistakes to Avoid at Disney World

If you’re anything like me, planning the perfect Disney trip doesn’t just involve knowing what to do, but also understanding what mistakes to avoid at Disney World...

Disney Parade
by Kalyn Franke

My Spouse is Not Obsessed with Disney: True Life Confessions

I have something that I’ve been hiding for a while that I feel like I just need to get off my chest because it’s eating me alive. It keeps me up at night, while I toss and turn under my Disney fireworks blanket...

Titanic Belfast Building
by Kalyn Franke

Titanic Belfast Review: Why This Belfast Attraction is a Must-Do

No matter where you live or where you come from, it’s almost a guarantee that you’ve heard about the Titantic, the passenger ship that hit an iceberg and sank in 1912...

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