Top 10 Disney World Rides you must do at night!

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Let's face it: all of the rides in Disney World are awesome. However, some rides are just better experienced at night. Below, I have made a list of ten rides that I think provide a better experience in the evenings. Do you agree with my suggestions?Splash Mountain - One of the classic rides in the Magic Kingdom, Splash Mountain is considered the best ride to experience at night. Why? That pivotal moment before your car plunges 50ft below, the view of Cinderella Castle is exquisite. Not to … [Read more...]


The Scary Side to Otherwise Tame Disney World Rides

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I love it when my students come back from a trip to Disney World.  Their memories are so fresh, so vibrant, so real!  I feel like a (teeny) bit of me has made the trek to the most magical place on Earth!Five and Six year-old kids tend to speak about Disney trips in three major themed chunks; 1. the hotel (aka pool), 2. the most daring ride they braved, and 3. the characters they met.  Everything is magnified, as hand gestures bring life to memories.  I'm never surprised to hear that even the … [Read more...]


Top 10 Rides at Walt Disney World

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We're the type people that like to ride as many rides as we can when we're in the Walt Disney World theme parks. We've rode every ride in the parks, so we have our favorites by now and know which ones we'll never ride again as well. Below is my Top 10 list of rides at Walt Disney World and they're not all thrill rides - I'm sure a couple will come as a surprise.Soarin' - Most people love this ride, but I can see how those with severe motion sickness may not find it appealing (I get motion … [Read more...]


Expedition Everest to Possibly lose the Yeti

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Aloha ladies and gents!! I like to change my greeting from time to time just to keep you on your toes. Expedition Everest fans will not like what I have heard rumbling around. The Yeti may soon be gone. For those of you wondering the part of  the Yeti will now be played by Chiperoo. No I am kidding, or am I?I have been hearing for a while now about problems they were having with the Yeti but I never thought they would consider removing it. I think the Yeti makes the ride. That being said I … [Read more...]


Tour the Expedition Everest Attraction with a Walt Disney Imagineer

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Next week, Disney is continuing “Limited Time Magic” experiences in the parks at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park with daily tours of the Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain Attraction through the eyes of Walt Disney Imagineering.Each morning, from October 7-11, 2013, a group of lucky guests will venture inside the Tibetan-style stone structure at the foot of the towering Mt. Everest replica, explore a museum dedicated to the study of the Yeti (the mysterious snow monster … [Read more...]