The Parks

5 Amazing Things About Mission: Space

5 Amazing Things About Mission Space

When attempting word associations using Disney parlance, one is unlikely to pair Epcot and thrill rides together. Some hear Epcot and immediately think of World Showcase or the International Food and Wine Festival. Others hear Epcot and think of the iconic Spaceship Earth or its flagship attraction, Soarin’. Others, like me, hear Epcot and immediately think of the recently departed ...

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10 Amazing Facts About the Magic Kingdom

10. Magic Kingdom Walkway The next time you visit the Magic Kingdom, notice the walkways. They are red, and that is because Walt Disney wanted his guests to feel like the “red carpet” had been rolled out for them. Also, cast members who are in character costumes stay in character until the red walkway entrances and exits turn a different ...

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11 Park Attractions That Will Convert Disney Haters

Test Track

Planning a trip to Disney World, but have a party-pooper in your family? Someone in your group thinking Disney World is just for kids? Never fear! These 11 attractions will convert any Disney “hater”! Epcot 1) Soarin’ – Have a daredevil in your family? They will love this action-packed hang-gliding simulator! Soar over the beautiful state of California with its ...

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Top 10 Shortest Lines At Disney

Cinderella's Castle

Walt Disney World is not exactly synonymous with short lines. As one of the top vacation destinations in the world, one can expect to spend a great deal of time admiring the back of a stranger’s head, checking their watch in increasing intervals, and thinking, “Am I really waiting an hour and a half to sit on a flying ship ...

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19 Impressive Facts About Cinderella’s Castle At Disney World

Castle Perspective

Castles, real or fictional, have always proved to be a fascination, evoking history with all its’ havoc, mystery, and romance. From the castles of Versailles and Fontainbleau, the chateaux of Chambord and Chaumont, and even the Tyn Church in Prague, Herbert Ryman chief designer, found his inspiration to design the Cinderella Castle of WDW. The Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland, ...

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Hollywood Studios 101 – Complete Rundown of 10 Attractions

Hollywood Studios

If you have been following the recent news, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is in a state of flux. The iconic (or, based on your perception, rightfully maligned) Sorcerer’s Hat is going to be taken down at the beginning of 2015. Many rides and attractions are being shuttered to make way for a renovation to the park – American Idol Experience closed ...

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10 Best Places To Eat At Disneyland

Flo's V8 Cafe - Disneyland

One of the very first things I do when we plan a trip to Disneyland is to decide how many of our favorite places to eat at I can cram into a 3 day visit. Make no mistake, we try hard to get them all every time, but which ever one we miss, we get the next time. Make sure ...

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8 Amazing Facts About it’s a small world

it's a small world

it’s a small world (left un-capitalized intentionally) is a favorite attraction of mine, and I love learning as much as I can about how this timeless ride came to be. Some people can’t stand the ride, citing “that song!!” as the reason they simply can’t stomach it. Love it or hate it, you can’t deny that it’s a small world ...

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8 Hidden Gems in Epcot


Epcot is a wonderfully themed and beautifully designed park and one of my favorites. There are many exciting attractions, unique sights and sounds, and delicious places to eat and drink. There are also a bountiful amount of hidden gems throughout the park. Here are my top 8 in no particular order. 8. Living with the land boat ride This amazing ...

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