Destination D23 2023 | Disney News | Recap

Destination D23 took place at Walt Disney World September 8-10, 2023. At the event, we learned more information about what Disney fans can expect from the Disney Parks (announcements and updates were shared for Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, Shanghai Disneyland, Disneyland Paris and Disney Cruise Line), Walt Disney Animation Studios,Continue reading “Destination D23 2023 | Disney News | Recap”

Roundup Rodeo BBQ | Toy Story Land | Full Review (Part 1)

Roundup Rodeo BBQ opened in Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on March 23, 2023. This Walt Disney World restaurant combines casual bbq dining with Toy Story fun, turning guests into their very own cowboy toy set. While you dine, Cast Members and restaurant entertainment make you feel like a toy in Andy’s roomContinue reading “Roundup Rodeo BBQ | Toy Story Land | Full Review (Part 1)”

Imagineering Concepts for Walt Disney World

Getting to play armchair Imagineer is one of my favorite pastimes. As a Disney fan, it’s fun to imagine what could possibly one day come to the Disney Parks. Blue sky concepts from Walt Disney Imagineering are imaginative, inspiring, and downright exciting, teasing out what we might be able to expect at the Disney ParksContinue reading “Imagineering Concepts for Walt Disney World”

Disneyland with a Toddler or Infant

The Disneyland Resort in California is an amazing place for families of all ages, which includes toddlers and infants. With countless attractions for little ones to enjoy across two parks (Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure), character experiences, dining, and more, Disneyland is worth visiting with the whole family. In this episode, we chat aboutContinue reading “Disneyland with a Toddler or Infant”

EPCOT Norway Pavilion | Frozen Ever After | Maelstrom

The Norway Pavilion at EPCOT (including Frozen Ever After and its predecessor, Maelstrom) is full of authentic details that speak to the culture, history, music and cuisine of Norway. Opening in 1988, the pavilion features a table-service restaurant (Akershus), a quick-service bakery (Kringla Bakeri Og Cafe), a main attraction (Frozen Ever After), a meet-and-greet (AnnaContinue reading “EPCOT Norway Pavilion | Frozen Ever After | Maelstrom”

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort | Gran Destino Tower

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort opened at Walt Disney World in 1997 across from Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park. Closely situated near Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park, EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Coronado Springs includes 10 dining locations (Toledo, Maya Grill, Three Bridges, Rix Sports Bar, Barcelona Lounge, Dahlia Lounge and more) and an array ofContinue reading “Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort | Gran Destino Tower”

DINOSAUR | Disney’s Animal Kingdom | DinoLand U.S.A.

Originally called Countdown to Extinction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, DINOSAUR has been thrilling guests at Walt Disney World since April 22, 1998. As an Enhanced Motion Vehicle (EMV), Walt Disney Imagineering used the same ride design and track layout as Indiana Jones Adventure at Disneyland. For DINOSAUR, the story instead revolves around the CTX TimeContinue reading “DINOSAUR | Disney’s Animal Kingdom | DinoLand U.S.A.”

Space Mountain (Magic Kingdom | Walt Disney World)

Space Mountain opened at the Magic Kingdom in Walt DISNEY WORLD in 1975, becoming the first indoor tubular steel roller coaster. The original idea was conceived by Walt Disney for Disneyland, but after he passed away, the attraction was shifted to Florida, with Imagineer John Hench leading a team of talented Imagineers to bring thisContinue reading “Space Mountain (Magic Kingdom | Walt Disney World)”

Music of the Disney Revival Era

Disney Revival (2009-2021) films include The Princess and the Frog, Tangled, Winnie the Pooh, Wreck It Ralph, Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, Moana, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Frozen 2, Raya and the Last Dragon, and Encanto. These 12 films span a range of just 12 years and represent some modern favorites in Disney history. LikeContinue reading “Music of the Disney Revival Era”

Disney Vacation Club Basics

Disney Vacation Club offers Disney fans the opportunity to unlock years of magical vacations at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Aulani and beyond. This year, my family finally made the decision to become Disney Vacation Club Members, buying directly from Disney with our home resort set to the Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian. In this episode,Continue reading “Disney Vacation Club Basics”