Barb Nefer is a long-time writer, starting with newspapers and magazines in the 1980s and expanding her horizons to the online world in recent times. She's the About.com Guide to Pet Supplies and Product Reviews and the Orlando Theme Parks Examiner for Examiner.com, where she also writes about Disney Cruise Line, relationships, and personal finance.
Barb lives in the Orlando area and has annual passes to all the major Central Florida theme parks, including the four Walt Disney World parks, Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld Orlando, and Busch Gardens Tampa. Her frequent visits to the parks give her a rich expertise that she shares with her readers in her online articles and ebooks. She also has a small menagerie consisting of cats, guinea pigs, a Quaker parrot, and a horse that she tends to when she isn't busy playing at the theme parks or writing.
Barb also has a doctorate in psychology and is the author of the print book, "So You Want to be a Counselor." She's a regular contributor to "Animal Wellness" and has written for such magazines as "Bird Talk," "Horse Illustrated," "Grit," "The Writer," "Twins," and "Going Bonkers."
There are books on where to find Hidden Mickeys, but what about the other whimsical hidden details throughout the Walt Disney World parks and resorts? Some of these "hidden" gems are getting to be common knowledge while others are less well known. Read about these hidden treasures and enjoy the photos of each one. See how many you can track down on your next visit.
A Disney cruise for adults. Is that a logical statement? Can adults traveling without kids really enjoy themselves on the Disney Cruise Line ships, or will they be miserable on the Magic, Wonder, Dream, and Fantasy? This is the perfect ebook for anyone cruising without kids who wants to sail Disney but who isn't sure if that's a wise decision.
This ebook is packed with helpful information for anyone visiting Walt Disney World theme parks with a baby, toddler, or pre-schooler. You'll find common sense advice, like bringing kid-friendly snacks to the parks and taking midday breaks, but there's added insider information. You'll also learn about family-friendly amenities like the Baby Care Centers, how to save money on strollers and more.
"10 Most Popular Myths About Guinea Pigs: Avoid These Common Cavy Care Mistakes," separates fact from fiction and helps you take better care of your pet guinea pig. You'll learn why it's better to avoid pet stores and breeders, how to properly house your guinea pig, how to meet its nutritional needs, how to avoid buying dangerous toys, and more.
Are you looking for a home-based business with flexible hours and low start-up costs and expenses? Are you a stay-at-home mom who needs some extra income? Do you need more money to supplement your paycheck from your regular job? Are you unemployed and looking for some income to tide you over? Do you have a passion for travel? Starting your own online travel agency might just be the right move.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter put the Islands of Adventure theme park on the map and stole some of the Walt Disney World thunder. Harry Potter fans visited Universal Orlando Resort in droves, and the popularity of this recreation of Hogsmeade, complete with Hogwarts Castle, which contains the "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" ride, continues unabated.
"Walt Disney World Character Meals and Fun Restaurants: Where to Find Them, How to Book Them, and What to Expect" is packed with information on every character meal throughout Disney World, including personal tips and hints from the author. Learn where to find them, how to book them, and how to choose the best character meal experience for your family.
If you're sailing on the Disney Dream soon or have already booked your cruise, this ebook tells you about everything this amazing ship has to offer. It covers the different types of staterooms, restaurants, entertainment options, shopping, the spa, the areas for kids, teens, and adults, and more. It also lists the differences between the Disney Dream and Fantasy.
This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to cruise on one of the Disney cruise line ships while saving as much money as possible. It covers ways to save money when booking your cruise, traveling to the port, and doing activities on board.
is the story of Barb's adventures, from the time she bought her house in Celebration in 2003 while still living and working in Chicago to the glorious day in 2005 when she made her official move to Florida. It follows her adventures as a long distance commuter and her first year as a full-time resident in Celebration, as adapted from her Celebration, Florida, blog.
Walt Disney World is a legendary vacation destination, and it's also a fertile ground for urban legends. Are these stories true or false? Find out in "Fact or Fiction? 20 Urban Legends, Ghost Stories, Rumors & Secrets of Walt Disney World." This book examines 20 of the most common Disney rumors, as well as some related myths, and gives the truth behind the tale.