Disney World Tips and Tricks: Dark Ride Etiquette

For first time visitors to Disney Parks, dark ride etiquette may seem confusing. Some rides allow photos with no external lighting, while others are somewhat vague. That's just the tip of the iceberg concerning Dark Ride Etiquette.Here is my Top 5 Dark Ride Don'ts.Pirates of the Caribbean. This ride does quietly announce "No flash photos", however hearing the announcement can be quite difficult. I used to love riding Pirates of the Caribbean. It was one of my favorite attractions. After … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Magic Kingdom to get six new Fastpass attractions

Here there guys and gals Anonymouse here.More news on the NextGen front which is causing some of you non planners out there to grumble...According to WDW Magic Permits have been filed by Walt Disney World for fastpasses to be added to Haunted Mansion, Pirates of the Caribbean, Aladdin, It's a Small World, and two others that remain anonymous..(that's anonymous not anonymouse like me)...but seems like probably will be two of the Fantasyland attractions still to come. Some people think these … [Read more...]

Iconic photographer Annie Leibovitz reveals latest in Disney Dream Portraits

Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz released her latest Disney theme park ad campaign photos for her Disney Dream Portrait Series this week that includes British comedian Russell Brand as Peter Pan’s nemesis Captain Hook.During an interview for Us Weekly, Brand said he can relate to the personality of Captain Hook. "There are similarities between me and Captain Hook in that I am an Eton-educated, piratical buccaneer living on the high seas stealing and robbing and loathing the perpetual … [Read more...]

Proper Park Etiquette – What NOT to do at Disney World!

With so many people running around the parks, it is important to know how to behave.  Proper park etiquette can get you a long way!  Today we are looking at the top 5 offenses that I've seen in the parks.  These offenses may seem small or simple but for some reason, I continuously see guests making them.  Read on an learn what NOT to do at Disney World!1. Talk during the ENTIRE ride...I've sat through many a ride where guests chatted away during the entire ride...seriously to the point … [Read more...]

Embrace the magic, the wonder, the romance of Disney World

Who doesn't like a little romance?  Whatever the stage of your relationship, it is time you learn to embrace the magic, the wonder, the romance of Disney World.  There are so many opportunities for romance in the parks!  From dining to attractions and everything in between, Disney has got it all!  Today, I've come up with what I am going to call my dream Disney day.  Maybe one of these days I'll get to put it to use at what I find to be one of the most magically romantic spots in the world! … [Read more...]

Top 10 Magic Kingdom Attractions to enjoy on our next Disney World vacation!

When I first put the title up for this article, I was only going to list my five favorite Magic Kingdom attractions at Walt Disney World.  But when I started listing them, I realized that there was absolutely no way I could decide on just five, so I doubled it, and there you have it -- my top ten Magic Kingdom Attractions to enjoy on our next Disney World vacation!  Look over my list, and tell me which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and what you would have in place instead!  … [Read more...]

MNSSHP What in the world is this?

For those of you who don't know all of the abbreviations of the WDW community it stands for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party! It's a must do at least once in your many travels to WDW. We try to plan our trip to Disney World in the fall around the Eat to the Beat concerts and MNSSHP so we can enjoy both.So what is this party all about ? It's all about FUN! It's a Halloween party for all ages.It's the only time grown ups can dress up as their favorite character *in a tasteful manner of … [Read more...]

2012 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Schedule

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is a Halloween-themed special event held on select dates in Magic Kingdom theme park. Purchase of an additional event admission ticket is required to attend Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.The event is held on select nights September - October.During Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, Guests of all ages are encouraged to dress up in their favorite Halloween costumes. Even better, you can collect delicious candy as you trick-or-treat around … [Read more...]

Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule February 2012

Refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available here.CurrentBig Thunder Ranch Petting Farm (Disneyland) closed through 1/18/12 to remove holiday decor. Haunted Mansion (Disneyland) closed through 1/23/12 for removal of holiday decor. Redwood Challenge Creek Trail (DCS) closed through 1/28/12 for refurbishment. Refreshment Corner (Disneyland) closed through 2/24/12 for … [Read more...]

Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule January 2012

Refurbishment/Closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available here.CurrentFrances' Lady Bug Boogie (DCA) closed through Winter 2011 for refurbishment. Plaza Pavillion (Disnleyland) closed through January 2012 for conversion to Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe.UpcomingRefreshment Corner (Disneyland) closed 1/5/12-2/9/12 for refurbishment. Blue Ribbon Bakery (Disneyland) closed 1/5/12-6/30/12. … [Read more...]