Tag: Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Highs and Lows of a Disney Vacation

The Highs and Lows of a Disney Vacation

| July 9, 2013 | 3 Replies

No matter the length of your Disney vacation there will be moments throughout where your emotions will swing.  There will be euphoric high moments and moments when you wish you could have a “do over” or moments you would just soon forget or leave behind.  In most cases our Disney vacations are like sound waves with occasional ups [...]

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Monsters University Homecoming at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Monsters University Homecoming at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

| June 14, 2013 | Reply

This fun show kicked off tonight at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.  This is part of Limited Time Magic and is inspired by Disney and Pixar’s  upcoming film Monsters University.

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The Heat is on – Tips for Staying Cool in the Theme Parks

The Heat is on – Tips for Staying Cool in the Theme Parks

| June 14, 2013 | Reply

Nature’s clockwork is right on schedule.  The summer months are upon us and that means it’s almost surface of the sun hot at the Orlando theme parks.  Notice I said “almost”.  After all we are more than 92 million miles from the sun.  But, it doesn’t seem like it during the summer months in Orlando.  [...]

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Star Wars Weekends 2013 comes to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Star Wars Weekends 2013 comes to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

| May 18, 2013 | 1 Reply

Videos of Hyperspace Hoopla and the Legends of the Force parade It’s that time of year that Star Wars fans look forward to all year long. Star Wars Weekends come to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. Judging by the crowds today it has become even more popular than previous years.

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Moving the Needle at the Orlando Theme Parks

Moving the Needle at the Orlando Theme Parks

| May 16, 2013 | 9 Replies

We’ve often heard the phrase ‘size matters’.  Americans have always thought that bigger is better.  In most cases that is true, but not always.  There can be disadvantages to size.  One clear disadvantage is the buzz created by a major announcement.  Depending on the size of the theme park resort major announcements like new attractions [...]

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Split Personality

Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Split Personality

| May 7, 2013 | 8 Replies

The time-honored question of Disney’s Animal Kingdom; is it a half-day park or isn’t it?  I know I’ve been caught leaning both ways when considering if it was a half day park or a full day park.  Like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde I’ve been going back and forth trying to decide.  Continue reading and [...]

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May the Fourth Be with You: Intergalactic Star Wars Shopping

May the Fourth Be with You: Intergalactic Star Wars Shopping

| May 4, 2013 | 2 Replies

As a part of Disney Parks’ Limited Time Magic celebration, Star Wars fans are flocking to Disney’s Hollywood Studios today for May the Fourth Be with You, a fan-proclaimed “Star Wars Day” celebrating the films, culture, and outer space phenomenon that brought Jedis, Chewbacca, and others into our world. In true Disney fashion, specialty merchandise [...]

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Are You Dopey or Just Plain Goofy?

Are You Dopey or Just Plain Goofy?

| April 9, 2013 | 1 Reply

runDisney is at it again.  For those runners who often thought Marathon Weekend’s Goofy and a Half Challenge was crazy (running the half marathon on Saturday and full marathon on Sunday) we’ve now hit insanity.  This is because runDisney recently announced the Dopey Challenge for the 2014 Marathon Weekend in January.  Continue reading to find [...]

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Coast to Coast Similarities: Walt Disney World & Disneyland Attraction Copycats

Coast to Coast Similarities: Walt Disney World & Disneyland Attraction Copycats

| March 20, 2013 | 21 Replies

One of the things I love most about Disney Parks is the amount of creativity and ingenuity that goes into creating their attractions. The Disney Imagineers, designers of the rides and shows at the parks, are known for pushing the envelope on what can and cannot be done to improve guests’ experiences in terms of [...]

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Staying Safe at Walt Disney World – Tips for You & Your Family

Staying Safe at Walt Disney World – Tips for You & Your Family

| March 12, 2013 | 7 Replies

After countless hours and hundreds of dollars spent, the last thing that anyone wants to experience while on a Disney vacation is getting harmed. Many of us fall prey to the illusion of being inside the “Disney bubble,” where bad things could never happen. However, it’s important to keep in mind that, just like in [...]

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