Category: Photos

Can Disney Prevent You from Publishing Photos of Walt Disney World?

Can Disney Prevent You from Publishing Photos of Walt Disney World?

| September 3, 2013 | 10 Replies

Disney has long recognized the key role photographs play in attracting guests to the Walt Disney World Resort.  For years, Kodak was a key sponsor and Disney guide maps designated “photo spots” which, according to my 1989 guide map, indicate “prime photo-taking locations.”  Some “photo spots” include representations of Disney’s copyrighted and trademarked characters.  So [...]

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Rapid Fill Mugs At WDW Resorts FAQ

Rapid Fill Mugs At WDW Resorts FAQ

| August 24, 2013 | 68 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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Springfield U.S.A. Officially Opens At Universal Orlando

Springfield U.S.A. Officially Opens At Universal Orlando

| August 22, 2013 | 1 Reply

One thing that Universal Orlando has never been afraid to do is adapt to changing times and update their parks. Sometimes key changes do not happen so quickly and sometimes the changes are unpopular, like Jaws closing in January 2012 to make way for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion. The list goes on [...]

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D23 Expo 2013 – Day 3 Recap

D23 Expo 2013 – Day 3 Recap

| August 12, 2013 | Reply

After an incredible Day 2 of the 2013 D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, Day 3 had a lot to overcome in order to match the quality of panels and excitement that Day 2 offered. Sunday, August 11, 2013 had one important thing to offer that the first two days did not: five Imagineering presentations in [...]

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D23 Expo 2013 – Day 2 Recap

D23 Expo 2013 – Day 2 Recap

| August 11, 2013 | Reply

Anyone who ever said that the D23 Expo is not worth traveling for or there is nothing that the expo offers that makes it a definite must-do trip, hasn’t ever been through Day 2 of the 2013 D23 Expo. Saturday, August 10 was all about Walt Disney Studios Live Action Films, Disney Legends, more Disney [...]

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D23 Expo 2013 – Day 1 Recap

D23 Expo 2013 – Day 1 Recap

| August 10, 2013 | Reply

As the sun started to rise over Anaheim on Friday, August 9, the first thing that was visible was not crowds of guests rushing to get into Disneyland – not when the D23 Expo was kicking off right next door. The third D23 Expo opened its doors to D23 members at 9:00am followed by general [...]

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MyMagic+ Review: MagicBands & FastPass+

MyMagic+ Review: MagicBands & FastPass+

| August 3, 2013 | 141 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 – 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 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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