At last, we get to the Walt Disney World part of my Aulani to Walt Disney World trip report! After more than 12 hours of travel from Hawaii, we arrived in Orlando, checked into the Contemporary resort, and began enjoying our traditional first-Disney-day activity: dinner and fireworks in Epcot. We were also reunited with our […]


If you’ve read any of my trip reports, you know I’m sort of obsessed with cake—specifically, with ordering cakes at Disney, to the point where I have an entire section of this site devoted to ordering cake at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Two of the most disappointing Disney cakes I’ve ever had came from […]


After they’d shot Patrick and me standing in front of Hawaii from virtually every angle except upside down, the Roots took a break and we all changed clothes for our post-vow-renewal brunch at Aulani’s open-air restaurant, ‘AMA ‘AMA. This was the part I’d really been looking forward to because it was our first chance to […]