Should You Buy an Annual Pass?


If you go to Disney more than once a year, or if you go for very long trips, you might consider buying an annual pass (AP). There are really only two problems with buying an AP. One, they’re expensive. And two, it requires you to predict your travel plans a full year in advance, so you won’t know what you actually save until the year is up. When I buy a yearly pass to my local zoo, it's pretty clear even for someone as math phobic as me that in just two trips, I'll break even. It doesn't take … [Read more...]

Top 5 must-have Droid apps for your next Disney trip


With the Disneyworld Droid market quickly growing I wanted to publish an update on this article I posted awhile ago. Here is a little list of Droid Apps that I put together for those people like myself who have a Droid Phone. All of these apps are free and helped me on my last Disney World Vacation.Lines - Visit Touring Plans and create an account. Once you have an account just login and check out the wait times. Be sure to submit wait time to help keep the numbers up to date. Another … [Read more...]

Disney Parks on the ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ Premiere tonight


Set your DVRs! Magic Kingdom Park will be featured on the season premiere of ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” this Sunday, Sept. 25, from 7-9 p.m.The two-hour episode focuses on the Marshalls, a military family residing in Fayetteville, N.C., who are committed to helping homeless female veterans. Barbara Marshall, a 15-year Navy Veteran, established the Steps-N-Stages Jubilee House, where she provides life coaching and mentoring to individuals in need. But, the Marshalls can only do so … [Read more...]

View of Fantasyland Construction from the Contemporary


Our friends at wdwmagic have posted some "birds eye view" photos of the Fantasyland construction from the top of the Contemporary Resort.Looks like things are coming along...look at all those rocks! Looks like Belle's portion of the Fantasyland expansion is coming along nicely...but dear Imagineers and architects...PLEASE HURRY UP!What part of Fantasyland expansion are YOU most excited about?!P.S. - Chip posted pictures of the construction as well from his recent trip to Disney … [Read more...]

AVATAR coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney Parks

Disney Parks welcomes Avatar to Disney's Animal Kingdom.

On Sept. 20, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts announced an agreement for exclusive global theme park rights with filmmaker James Cameron and Fox Filmed Entertainment to bring the fantastical, science fiction world of AVATAR to Disney’s Animal Kingdom and possibly other locations.The agreement establishes a long-term creative partnership between Disney, Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment (with producing partner Jon Landau) and Fox to create themed lands – the press release uses the plural – that … [Read more...]