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Baby’s First Disney Trip (Parts 1 and 2)

Part 1 Part 2 This summer, we had the opportunity to bring our 7-month-old daughter to Walt Disney World for the first time. Traveling by plane and spending a week at Disney, we learned a lot about how to navigate the parks with an infant, toddler, or young child. From planning to packing, choosing aContinue reading “Baby’s First Disney Trip (Parts 1 and 2)”

It’s Tough To Be A Bug (Disney’s Animal Kingdom)

It’s Tough To Be A Bug opened at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 1998 and Disney California Adventure in 2001 (closed in 2018), both on the parks’ respective opening dates. This 4D show pays homage to the Disney-Pixar film A Bug’s Lifewhile sharing the importance of insects and bugs throughout the world. Located inside The Tree ofContinue reading “It’s Tough To Be A Bug (Disney’s Animal Kingdom)”

Music of Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Part 1 Part 2 Disney Parks are filled with thousands of hours of music. From area music loops to attraction soundtracks, Disney’s Imagineers infuse a tremendous amount of work creating and selecting music and sounds that best fit every corner of the resort. Disney’s Hollywood Studios (formerly Disney-MGM Studios) is no exception. Disney’s Imagineers workedContinue reading “Music of Disney’s Hollywood Studios”

136. Disneyland Vacation Planning

Frequent Walt Disney World guests will often ask me if Disneyland is worth a visit. Not surprisingly the answer is a resounding yes! Disneyland is an especially magical place foDisney fans, and even those who infrequently visit Disney, there’s a good reason Disneylan is call the “happiest place on earth”. With two incredible theme parksContinue reading “136. Disneyland Vacation Planning”

135. Designing the Disney Wish (Imagineering Disney Cruise Line with Theron Skees)

Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Wish sets sail this summer (2022), and I had the opportunity to chat with former Walt Disney Imagineer and Portfolio Creative Executive of Disney Cruise Line, Theron Skees about the design of this newest ship. In this episode, I chat with Theron about the Imagineers’ approach to designingContinue reading “135. Designing the Disney Wish (Imagineering Disney Cruise Line with Theron Skees)”

Journey Into Imagination with Figment (EPCOT)

Journey Into Imagination opened at EPCOT in 1983 and has been a part of Walt Disney World ever since. As part of the Imagination Pavilion conceived by Walt Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter, Journey Into Imagination took guests aboard a whimsical flight into the imagination, with Dreamfinder and Figment reminding guests that “One Little Spark” (aContinue reading “Journey Into Imagination with Figment (EPCOT)”

Disneyland Vacation Planning

Frequent Walt Disney World guests will often ask me if Disneyland is worth a visit. Not surprisingly, the answer is a resounding yes! Disneyland is an especially magical place for Disney fans, and even for those who infrequently visit Disney, there’s a good reason Disneyland is called the “happiest place on earth”. With two incredibleContinue reading “Disneyland Vacation Planning”

134. Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind (Walt Disney Imagineer Interview)

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind opened at EPCOT in Walt Disney World on May 27, 2022. Replacing the Universe of Energy pavilion (Ellen’s Energy Adventure), this attraction became the first roller coaster at Epcot, the first roller coaster at EPCOT, the first backwards launching coaster for the Disney Parks, the first E-ticket Marvel attractionContinue reading “134. Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind (Walt Disney Imagineer Interview)”

133. Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser In-Depth Review (Part 2)

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is an immersive 2-night adventure that opened at Walt Disney World in March 2022. Disney calls Galactic Starcruiser the most immersive Star Wars story ever created, and it’s an accurate statement. This overnight experience combines elements of a cruise, a theme park, and an interactive stage show. Guests who board theContinue reading “133. Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser In-Depth Review (Part 2)”

Designing the Disney Wish (Imagineering Disney Cruise Line with Theron Skees)

Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Wish sets sail this summer (2022), and I had the opportunity to chat with former Walt Disney Imagineer and Portfolio Creative Executive of Disney Cruise Line, Theron Skees about the design of this newest ship. In this episode, I chat with Theron about the Imagineers’ approach to designingContinue reading “Designing the Disney Wish (Imagineering Disney Cruise Line with Theron Skees)”