Oldies But Goodies – World Showcase, More Than A Bunch Of Buildings Part 1


When we tour the World Showcase at Epcot, fellow Oldies, we are so impressed by the beauty of the surroundings and the majesty of the buildings that we tend to think that's what it is. There is so much more in the World Showcase that when you stop to consider the scope of the place it's mind boggling. Today I'll cover the current entertainment opportunities and next week I'll deal with what is beyond the facades of the various buildings.There is some type of  "street entertainment" or … [Read more...]

Can’t Decide Which Disney Resort to Stay At? Choose Both!

Choosing where you will be staying on your vacation to Walt Disney World can be challenging: there are so many great choices! And if you are trying to keep to a budget then choosing can be even more difficult as you weigh the pros and cons of each resort. So what if, after all that, you actually end up choosing TWO hotels to stay in while at Disney World?I know, you’re thinking “Why would anyone do that? Sounds like a lot of trouble on a vacation!”Well the thing is, many people DO choose … [Read more...]

Wednesday with Walt: A Perfect World

Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Family Museum

"We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us." - Walt DisneyWalt Disney produced the spectacle and pageantry of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, California. For several days after, he produced shows for the athletes with big-name stars. Art Linkletter emceed the shows and he has commented on … [Read more...]

Cruise Critic Reveals 10 Things Not Included In Your Cruise Fare (And How to Avoid Paying for Them)

This week, Cruise Critic ® (http://www.cruisecritic.com), the leading online source of cruise reviews and news, reported that the cost of for-fee dining venues on cruise ships continues to rise, hitting an all-time high last month when Disney Cruise Line debuted Remy, its $75-per person French restaurant on the new Disney Dream. This is more than twice the cost of most alternative restaurants, which typically charge between $20 and $30 per person.Such for-fee options offer cruisers … [Read more...]

Chip and Company Disney Week In Review for March 7th

Time for another look back at the top Disney stories that we shared on Chip and Company over the last week. We take you from a Small World to Big Europe. From a long speech to a long walk. And from cartoons to charity.All of this is only 11 clicks away:Nordstrom and Disney Consumer Products celebrated the 45th anniversary of the beloved ‘It’s a Small World’ attraction at Disneyland park with a whimsical collection of stylish children’s apparel, accessories and footwear. The Collection … [Read more...]