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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Walt Disney World

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...

Four Easy Steps to Princess Practicality at Walt Disney World

It’s every little girl’s dream: being a princess for a day. In 2006, Disney introduced a service to help guests achieve this. Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, described by the company as “a magical beauty salon...

Walt Disney World Starbucks Arriving and Mine Train Growing at Magic Kingdom

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're taking a look at the movement of lots of projects going in at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World! Let's go! If you'd like...

Park Wise: Walt Disney World Special Events

Any trip to Walt Disney World is special in itself, but there are certain times of the year that really make you say WOW!  In fact, I'd be willing to say that some Walt...

Flower and Garden Removal at Epcot

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World, where we are getting ready to visit the Magic Kingdom for the 24 hour day! However, today's update is dedicated to Epcot, where the bloom is finally...

X Marks The Spot: Animal Kingdom 1999 Park Map

X Marks the Spot explores the history of Disney park maps. In today’s article, we will venture back to the year 1999 to explore Disney's Animal Kingdom. Animal Kingdom was Walt Disney World’s fourth venture...

Star Wars Weekends: What’s all the Hoopla?

Star Wars Weekends are back, and the event feels much like it always does. There has been no major shake-up to the roster of panels, meets, shows, parades, and merchandise tents. For indeed, nothing...

Star Wars Weekends and Magic Kingdom News

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we take a look at Disney's Hollywood Studios Star Wars Weekends as well as the Magic Kingdom. Almost 70 photos, so let's get started! If you'd...