Disney Confidential: Fantasyland Expansion – Say Good-bye to Snow White!

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Hey there guys and gals, Anonymouse here! Huge news out of Walt Disney World this morning.  We don't know all the details yet, but tonight the Magic Kingdom will close early and there will be a major press conference.  They'll debut the Making Memories show on the castle (yawn), but the bigger news is that they're expected to announce the new Fantasyland expansion changes. If you'll recall, there were a number of plans thrown out last Fall when higher-ups decided the whole plan was too "girly."  … [Read more...]





Has Disney’s Hollywood Studios Lost it’s Magic?

Let me start with saying – Disney’s Hollywood Studios has never been a “must” on our trips. Since it’s inception as MGM, it’s always been a pretty park, but has never had much drawing me to visit.We decided to stop in with hopes of riding Toy Story Midway Mania and our son appreciating Playhouse Disney, a stage production for the younger ones who watch Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Handy Manny, The Little Einsteins, and, showing the show’s age, Winnie the Pooh and Friends. Though Winnie the Pooh … [Read more...]





Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom: The one ride I MUST ride

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Chip threw down the gauntlet the other day, challenging one of us to write a series of stories on what the one ride at a park you would absolutely have to ride, and why.  So, for this post, I’m going to focus on my must ride for the Magic Kingdom.There are so many choices to choose from, it really is a difficult decision to make.  Some of my favorite rides are located at the Magic Kingdom, largely because there are such a huge variety of different rides to enjoy.  You’ve got the classic … [Read more...]





Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort: One Guest’s View

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In 2006, my wife and I spent 15 nights at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort (MoR). This is one of four Value Resorts presently offered at Walt Disney World. In the future, Disney’s Animation Resort will join the ranks. MoR is by far the fan favorite for economy minded Guests. You’ll find that some of the discount packages don’t always include this Value Resort for just that reason.I will admit that it is my favorite of the bunch. All-Stars Music and Sports along with Pop Century are also good, … [Read more...]





Oldies But Goodies – Renew Your Childhood On The Carousel

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O.K. Oldies, it's time to recall something we all enjoyed as kids and something we can enjoy again as bigger kids. I'm talking about the Prince Charming Regal Carousel which I think should still be called Cinderella's Golden Carousel but they didn't ask my opinion or give me a vote. Actually it's Carousels in general or Hobby Horses or whatever your particular regional term was for these attractions. Although they don't take your breath away with thrills they do provide a pleasant diversion … [Read more...]