Author Archive: Shaun Thompson

I'm the Assistant Webmaster and Designer for The DIS and the Associate Producer for The DIS Unplugged podcast. I've lived in Florida for almost three years after graduating from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania in 2010. I am a former Walt Disney World Cast Member and spent almost four years on Main Street U.S.A.

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Rapid Fill Mugs At WDW Resorts FAQ

Rapid Fill Mugs At WDW Resorts FAQ

| August 24, 2013 | 64 Replies

Resorts all around Walt Disney World are in the process of rolling out the new Rapid Fill resort mug program which eliminates the issue of guests getting soda for free at resort quick service locations. Kathy Werling visited one of the first resorts to adopt Rapid Fill last week, All Star Movies, and wrote about [...]

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MyMagic+ Review: MagicBands & FastPass+

MyMagic+ Review: MagicBands & FastPass+

| August 3, 2013 | 135 Replies

DIS Unplugged Podcast: Full Review of MyMagic+, FastPass+, & MagicBands The DIS Unplugged team discusses their recent testing of Disney’s new MyMagic+ system, including FastPass+ and MagicBands. www.disunplugged.com A few of us from The DIS team had the opportunity to test out Walt Disney World’s new MyMagic+ system, including MagicBands and FastPass+ this week during [...]

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Beyond The Parks – Disney Alaska Cruise Photos

Beyond The Parks – Disney Alaska Cruise Photos

| July 26, 2013 | 1 Reply

For the second part of our Disney Beyond The Parks series on The DIS Unplugged, we sailed on a Alaskan Itinerary on Disney Cruise Line leaving from Vancouver. Here are is a selection of photos taken during our cruise from aboard the ship, as well as our ports of call Skagway, Juneau, and Ketchikan. Hope you enjoy! For more coverage [...]

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Beyond The Parks – Alaska Disney Cruise Videos

Beyond The Parks – Alaska Disney Cruise Videos

| July 26, 2013 | Reply

For the second part of our Disney Beyond The Parks series on The DIS Unplugged, we sailed on a Alaskan Itinerary on Disney Cruise Line leaving from Vancouver. Below are several videos that the team shot during our trip. Enjoy! For more coverage on Disney Cruise Line and their Alaskan itineraries,  watch our DIS Unplugged [...]

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Beyond The Parks – Aulani Top 5

Beyond The Parks – Aulani Top 5

| July 18, 2013 | 2 Replies

Some of us from the DIS Team were lucky enough to visit Disney’s Aulani this past May as part of our Disney Beyond The Parks coverage. It was such an amazing experience – as if being in Hawaii isn’t good enough, Aulani is one of the most beautiful resorts I’ve ever seen. We’ve been covering [...]

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Beyond The Parks – Aulani Videos

Beyond The Parks – Aulani Videos

| July 17, 2013 | 2 Replies

As part of our Disney Beyond The Parks series on The DIS Unplugged, we visited Disney’s Aulani Resort in Ko Olina, Hawaii. Below are several videos that the team shot during our trip. Enjoy! For more coverage on Aulani, see our full page of Aulani information including more photos and videos and watch our DIS [...]

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Beyond The Parks – Aulani Photos

Beyond The Parks – Aulani Photos

| July 17, 2013 | 1 Reply

As part of our Disney Beyond The Parks series on The DIS Unplugged, we visited Disney’s Aulani Resort in Ko Olina, Hawaii. Aulani is one of the most, if not the most beautiful Disney resort in the country. Here are a few photos I took during our trip this past May. For more coverage on [...]

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7in7: Disney’s Polynesian Resort

7in7: Disney’s Polynesian Resort

| June 14, 2013 | 1 Reply

This is our last week of coverage for our second round of our ‘7 Walt Disney World Resorts in 7 Days‘ series! This round we have already visited three value resorts – Art of Animation Resort, All Star Sports Resort and All Star Music Resort, and two moderate resorts – Coronado Springs Resort and Fort Wilderness Cabins & Campground. [...]

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7in7: Disney’s Contemporary Resort

7in7: Disney’s Contemporary Resort

| June 12, 2013 | 1 Reply

This is our last week of coverage for our second round of our ‘7 Walt Disney World Resorts in 7 Days‘ series! This round we have already visited three value resorts – Art of Animation Resort, All Star Sports Resort and All Star Music Resort, and two moderate resorts – Coronado Springs Resort and Fort Wilderness Cabins & Campground. [...]

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7in7: Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

7in7: Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

| June 6, 2013 | Reply

We’ve made it to the third week of our second round of our ‘7 Walt Disney World Resorts in 7 Days‘ series! This round we have already visited three value resorts, Art of Animation Resort, All Star Sports Resort and All Star Music Resort. This week we are moving on up to moderate resorts with [...]

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