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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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Walt Disney World for Grownups

Remember a couple of weeks ago when I hopped a plane from the Sooner State for a week of kid-free fun at the Most Magical Place on Earth?  Well, it turned out to be...

Fixing Fastpass at Walt Disney World

Fastpass+ is coming whether we like it or not. There are those among us that have embraced our new Type A overlords. I am not one of them. I look at the current Fastpass system...

Magic Kingdom Fireworks and Refurbs

4th of July festivities at the Magic Kingdom went off with a big bang. We'll show you what's going on in the park, as well as many of the refurbishments wrapping up. If you'd like...

Skyway at Magic Kingdom Park

Who says every attraction has to tell a story? Sometimes it’s just about the experience—and flying like a bird above the Yester Magic Kingdom is a delighful experience. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: Skyway at Magic...

Disney Military-Style

Do you do Disney military-style? No, I don’t mean morphing into a theme park commando. Disney Parks offer some great perks for our women and men currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, as well...

SpectroMagic Destroyed and Other Disney World News

Kevin Yee brings another update from Walt Disney World, where there's good news and shocking news to share. First Test of FASTPASS+ Successful Last weekend, Disney World conducted a test of the MagicBands, that crucial piece...

Dateline Disney World: Tidbits from Around the World

Dateline Disney World brings tidbits from all over the World this week, so sit back, relax, and enjoy the photos! If you'd like to support the column and shop on Amazon.com at the same time,...

Magic Kingdom: Exceptional, Acceptable, and Regrettable

Last time, I took at look at my recent trip to Epcot. This week, the focus is on the Magic Kingdom. As we now know, the Magic Kingdom is Disney World's premier park, with...

Walt Disney World in the Rain Preparedness Guide

Rainy season has come to Orlando, and the amount of moisture coming down in the afternoons continues to increase. This mixture of hot temperatures and extra humidity in the air can make an afternoon...

Disney Animal Kingdom Wilderness Explorers

The wilderness must be explored! -- Russell, PIXAR's Up Disney's Animal Kingdom has a new game, open since early June, thus joining Magic Kingdom's two games and Epcot's cell phone based game (hmm, will DHS...

Dateline Disney World: Magic Kingdom Perks Up

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! I have to apologize for heading to Magic Kingdom again this week, but Starbucks on Main Street USA has opened, and was most definitely the biggest news...

Epcot: Exceptional, Acceptable, and Regrettable

Epcot has long been a favorite of mine. As you can imagine, I have been somewhat obsessed with Walt’s original vision, if you know what I mean (I did write the book Walt and the...

Disney Cruise Line, Cruising For The First Time

Are you an avid cruiser? If you are anything like I was, odds are you’ve never really considered Disney Cruise Line as an option to take before. In fact, I never thought about cruising...

Magic Kingdom Starbucks Main Street Bakery Opens Today

Tuesday, June 18th marks the official re-opening of the iconic Main Street Bakery at the Magic Kingdom.  This classic Magic Kingdom location for sweet treats and drinks has been closed for the last few...

Magic Kingdom Starbucks Windows and Mine Train Track

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're taking a look at the Magic Kingdom and the two big projects there. Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho, it's off to Starbucks we go . . . If...

Is the Disney Dining Plan Right for You?

Time and time again, whether I'm planning vacations for clients, friends, or family, as soon as we decide on a resort, the very next question is almost always “Is the Disney Dining Plan worth...

Keeping Score between Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort

The bar has been raised. The new level is: Gigantic fire breathing dragon on top of a tower. No word yet on whether or not said fire breathing dragon’s wing flap has a thrust...

Dateline Disney World: New Artisan Ice Cream Parlor at EPCOT

Hello, and welcome to a weekend edition of Dateline Disney World! We had a tropical storm on my normal photo days, so I stopped by Epcot on my way home from work Friday to...

WDW Monorail System Expansion?

Disney fans love to spread information—and sometimes misinformation—about the Walt Disney World Monorail system and the possibility that it will be expanded. Today Yesterland has three updated and expanded Monorail stories and the truth...

Should You Stay On-Site or Off-Site at Disney

One of the most important factors in planning your Disney vacation is choosing your resort.  You don't want to end up in Barbie’s Dream Projects, like we did when I traveled with my high...