The World

Welcome, Foolish Mortals

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August 31, 2014
Welcome, Foolish Mortals

. In 2011, Disney Imagineers expanded the queue area of the Haunted Mansion allowing guests a place to interact with the spirits while waiting for the Mansion doors to open.  With the evolution of Fastpass+ in early 2014, this area was designated as the “standby line” while fastpass guests are now whisked through the original...
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How Do You Show Your Disney Sports Side?

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August 31, 2014
How Do You Show Your Disney Sports Side?

Whether you are an Olympian or a fan of your child’s little league team, there are plenty of great ways to express your Disney Sports side while you visit Walt Disney World.  I asked my friends to tell me exactly how they do just that.  How do you show your Disney Sports side? Spring...
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Listening Delights – Some Podcasts To Try!

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August 26, 2014
Listening Delights – Some Podcasts To Try!

From my first visit to Walt Disney World to now, I can’t believe the quantity and quality of advice there is for the first time visitor. On my first trip, I was mainly reliant on guidebooks, however now there is so much information available within a few clicks but the issue now is quality...
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Disney-Created Sporting Events

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August 24, 2014
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It’s time for another “Disney Super Sport Sunday.”  Last week we examined my favorite Disney-created series, runDisney.  The fun doesn’t stop with runDisney though.  There are more sports opportunities at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for athletes and fans throughout the year.  Let’s take a look at a few.  First, Disney Fit Challenge is...
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Animal Kingdom’s Flame Tree BBQ: A Dining Review

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August 20, 2014
Animal Kingdom’s Flame Tree BBQ: A Dining Review

When anyone asks about a favorite quick-service restaurant in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, the overwhelming response will almost always be, FLAME TREE BBQ! We recently returned to Flame Tree after a long hiatus. I am pleased to report that it was as delicious as ever. Here are two of the reasons why guests keep...
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Journey from Marceline to the Magic Kingdom

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August 13, 2014
Journey from Marceline to the Magic Kingdom

As a seasoned Walt Disney World guest, I frequently get the question, “Why do you go back? Haven’t you seen it all?” As true Disney parks fans the world over know, there are never enough trips to the Disney parks, and there is always something new to see and do! Each time I visit...
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Character Meet and Greets at Walt Disney World!

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August 1, 2014
Character Meet and Greets at Walt Disney World!

In my last article titles “How The Internet and Social Media Unite Disney Fans Around the World” I wrote about how Disney fans from all over can communicate via social media to talk to one another about Disney Parks.  People ask advice about where to stay, where to eat, what attractions or parks they...
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Bucket List 2014-Walt Disney World

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July 17, 2014
Bucket List 2014-Walt Disney World

Hello my friends! I can’t believe in less than a month we will be down in Florida at Walt Disney World again! I am super excited to be celebrating my 35th birthday while we are down there, and Princess Kayla will be celebrating her 8th birthday! We will be down for 7 nights and...
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Last Minute Disney Dining Reservations

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July 12, 2014
Last Minute Disney Dining Reservations

Once you tell people you are going to Disney you will start hearing all the places you have to eat. If you have made your plans more than 180 days before your arrival you are in luck to most likely get every reservation you wish to make. Actually if you are staying at a...
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Wishful Eating

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July 11, 2014
Be Our Guest...flawlessly executed by Imagineers.

After a short break, it sure feels great to write for WDW Fan Zone again.  While recovering from the birth of our third child, I had lots of time to think about Disney Parks and watch Disney moves, even got a bit homesick with thoughts about how much I miss being there and of...
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