History Of Disney: Would you like some tea?

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This is the first of a weekly column that you will see here at Chip and Co. I will be exploring the history behind the rides of the Disney Theme Parks,  the Resorts, Restaurants and even the Special Events. When trying to decide where to start I had many people say I should start with the "mountains". That seemed to me to be something that would be expected as those are fan favorites. I instead decided I would try to think of a ride that is an icon of the Disney Theme Parks and a ride that is in … [Read more...]





Magic Kingdom’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Soft Opening on May 23rd

Seven Dwarf Mine Train Collage

Howdy folks! Anonymouse here bringing you the Best and latest gossip from the World - Walt Disney World that is.. ;)So, our Wonderful, Magical sources over at the Magic Kingdom let us know that the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train will have a soft opening for all guests on Friday May 23rd for the 24 hr #RockYourDisneySide event. The #7DMT will be open for about 8 hrs unless technical difficulties should arise. Are you excited? I know I am. I can't wait to ride the Mine Train.So now you know, you … [Read more...]





Oldies But Goodies – Seniors And The Walt Disney World Attractions

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 An attempt to label a number of attractions at Walt Disney World as “Best Of” for any group would be difficult but for Seniors, the task would be nearly impossible. Seniors tend to have many more variables than most groups because of the complications that may be brought on as we advance in maturity. Some of those complications/limitations were addressed in my first “Oldies But Goodies” article but when you involve the stresses and jarring of many of the attractions that our … [Read more...]





Top 10 Walt Disney World Must Do’s

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 Have you ever tried to narrow a trip to Disney World down to your Top Ten Must Do items?  Wow, it's harder than you would think! I have no idea how Staci does it on her Walt Disney World in Room TV show. Here is my attempt at narrowing down my list to just 10 items. See if you agree with me...1. Dumbo the Flying Elephant - I mean, you have to.   It's iconic and symbolizes all things Disney.  There is even a Dumbo car at the Smithsonian in Washington DC.  Have you seen it? I am so glad … [Read more...]





Top 10 Disneyland Rides For Visitors Short On Time

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Listed below are my top ten rides at Disneyland for visitors short on time.  While a large number of Southern California residents own an annual pass to the Disneyland Resort, there are just as many out of town visitors.  A common question asked by many is the number of days necessary to properly experience all the rides and attractions at the Disneyland Resorts.  I always recommend a 3 day minimum - one day per park with the third day to revisit the favorites and enjoy dining and shopping in … [Read more...]