Category: Magic Kingdom

Wish #140 – Meet: Disney Princesses in the new Fairytale Hall
Wish #140 – Meet: Disney Princesses in the new Fairytale Hall

MH princess fairytale hallLongtime Magic Kingdom dark ride Snow WhiteÔÇÖs Scary Adventures was ousted from the Magic Kingdom in 2012 to make way for the new Princess Fairytale Hall. While it is rarely easy to watch a classic go, I was interested

Talk pins with Scoop Sanderson
Talk pins with Scoop Sanderson

MH scoop sandersonAre you a Disney pin collector and/or trader? Technically, I guess I am. But (so far) I have a rule: limit one pin purchase per trip to Disney. Otherwise I have a feeling things could spiral out of control pretty

Character Series: Meet Disney Princesses in the new Fairytale Hall
Character Series: Meet Disney Princesses in the new Fairytale Hall

Longtime Magic Kingdom dark ride Snow White’s Scary Adventures was ousted from the Magic Kingdom in 2012 to make way for the new Princess Fairytale Hall. While it is rarely easy to watch a classic go, I was interested

“It’s Showtime!” at Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room
“It’s Showtime!” at Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

It was inside Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room that the ubiquitous Audio-Animatronic technology made its 1963 debut. To see the show today in the Disney parks is to view it through the eyes of Walt himself; very little has changed

Take the plunge at the Polynesian Resort’s Nanea Volcano Pool
Take the plunge at the Polynesian Resort’s Nanea Volcano Pool

I’m hoping some of the fierce Florida heat and humidity will have abated by our upcoming fall stay at the Polynesian Resort. Since having children we’ve been dedicated winter visitors to Walt Disney World; pool time has been more

Wish #125 – Simply Classic: The Hall of Presidents
Wish #125 – Simply Classic: The Hall of Presidents

MH hall of presidentsThis one has never been a great favorite of my children ÔÇô a little too long, a little too educational (heaven forbid, but given their extra tender ages, weÔÇÖll give them a break). However, Dad and I really enjoy the

Steal the show at Enchanted Tales with Belle

Of all the attractions in New Fantasyland (not counting the upcoming Seven Dwarfs Mine Train!), the one I’m most eagerly anticipating is Enchanted Tales with Belle. For two reasons, really: the first, we never made it to its

Wish #96 – Revisit: The Original Enchanted Tiki Room
Wish #96 – Revisit: The Original Enchanted Tiki Room

MH enchanted tiki room disneylandAudio-Animatronics made their 1963 debut in this Disneyland classic. IÔÇÖm eager to see the show the way Walt Disney envisioned it because the childhood memories I have of Tropical Serenade at the Magic Kingdom have mostly faded. Recollection of our

Wish #88 – Who Does It Better: Dumbo at Disneyland Park or Magic Kingdom?
Wish #88 – Who Does It Better: Dumbo at Disneyland Park or Magic Kingdom?

MH dumbo flying elephant magic kingdomBased on what IÔÇÖve read and seen in pictures of the Magic KingdomÔÇÖs new interactive Dumbo queue, the above question is a no-brainer if youÔÇÖve got kids. IÔÇÖve got four of them and they would much rather spend half