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Saturday, November 25, 2017

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Yesterday, Tomorrow and Fantasy: Château d’Ussé, the Real Sleeping Beauty Castle

A version of the following article was the first to be published to the original Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy blog and was one of our most popular. It is only fitting that it should become...

Samland Grab Bag

Welcome to another NEW episode of Samland. This week will be a grab bag of things that have crossed my desk and sparked my curiosity. Perhaps it will inspire some of you as well....

Making the Most of Extra Magic Hours at Disney World

Often touted as one of the biggest perks of staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, extra magic hours can be a blessing or a curse depending on which side of the magic...

La Taniere du Dragon – Dragon’s Lair Part 2

First of all, I want to thank all of you who came out to Walt Disney’s Barn on Easter to share your day with Tony Baxter and I. It was truly magical as many...

Dateline Disney World: Epcot Blooms and Magic Kingdom Construction

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we're taking a look at both EPCOT and the Magic Kingdom, and we have over 100 photos, so let's get started!! Welcome to EPCOT!! Flower and Garden...

Velociraptor Entertainment Added to DAK – But It’s Not What You Think

I'm pleased to report that Walt Disney World started, this past weekend, testing a new atmosphere entertainment show in Dinoland U.S.A., in the form of a human scientist interacting with a velociraptor. There were...

Universal Orlando Update – Taking Market Share from Disney

This week we take you to Universal Orlando, where we look at the exciting projects all around the resort. Then we examine the market share that Universal has been stealing away from both Disney...

Maleficent moves in to Disney California Adventure and Small World turns 50

It was a rather quiet Easter week at the Disneyland Resort. The popular EGG-Straveganza maps that led guests on an easter egg hunt through the happiest place on earth sold out quickly. But guests...

Magic of Mary Blair at the Walt Disney Family Museum

MAGIC COLOR FLAIR the world of MARY BLAIR by Scarlett Stahl Tuesday, March 11, 2014, was the date for the invitation-only dedication of the Diane Disney Miller Exhibition Hall at the Walt Disney Family Museum...

The Haunted Mansion Show: Sinister Superstitions

Everyone is afraid of something. It could be spiders, ghosts, or even the darkness. Several superstitions have evolved around these fears; legends that are sure to make you think twice before your luck is...

Knotts Berry Farm Calico Mine Ride and Camp Snoopy Hardhat Tour

We took a sneak peek at Knott's Berry Farm's Calico Mine Ride and Camp Snoop yesterday. What we found was a very good sign for things to come this summer. Last year, instead of adding...

Season Pass Podcast: Atlantis and the Kennedy Space Center

The Kennedy Space Center in Florida is a prime tourist location to bring the family, to educate, to entertain, and to be inspired.  It is also an astounding example of what the themed entertainment industry...

The End of “Let the Memories Begin”

It officially began January 2011—a brand new slogan—“Let the Memories Begin!” Your memory of “Let the Memories Begin” might be that there were many “Let the Memories Begin” banners and signs. Now they’ve gone...

Baby on Board: Walt Disney World With a Diaper Bag

If you've read past the title, let's assume you've decided to brave the parks with your mini-mouseketeer.  There are definitely some pros and cons to weigh when deciding whether or not to take a...

Window to the Magic: Friday in the Parks, Part 3

Welcome to Window to the Magic. We bring the magic Kingdom to you in stunning 3D stereophonic sound. This week, Paul rounds things out with the grand circle tour of Disneyland aboard the Disneyland...

Magic Kingdom Moat filled and Mine Train Prepares for Soft Opening

Welcome to our first Wednesday edition of Dateline Disney World! Thanks to everyone who is adjusting to the switch in schedule for this column. It means a lot to me to have your support. For...

Bob’s True-Life Adventures No.4, 2009 – Galapagos Islands

Of all the spectacular natural locations on planet earth, the Galapagos Islands are the most fascinating, mysterious, and educational. In May 2009 I enjoyed a week of exploring sea, land, and air filled with...

Knight Bus Revealed In Diagon Alley At Universal Studios Orlando

There are some neat new details to share about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley project today.  Plus, we'll take a look at the big CityWalk changes, and share a new episode...

Dedicated to Disneyland Paris Welcomes Spring

Let's have a discussion about the wonderful Spring Festival in Disneyland Paris. Lots of flowers, some bees, and Spring-ish things. Mark and Steve discuss it in depth, as well as the new name for...

Disneyland Update: Celebrating Small World and Easter Egg Fun

The past week brought a fair amount of fun, pomp and pageantry to the Disneyland Resort. On Friday, the Disneyland resort celebrated the 50th anniversary of it's a small world complete with a Richard...