Tag: Downtown Disney

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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A Rainbow of Colorful Merchandise at Walt Disney World

A Rainbow of Colorful Merchandise at Walt Disney World

| June 1, 2013 | 2 Replies

Walt Disney World has always been colorful. Everything from the shows to the shops to the eateries are decked out in bright hues that appeal to the eyes of both young and old. As the weather gets warmer and summer officially begins, this is becoming even more prominent in the parks. Over the past few [...]

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Monsters University Merchandise Scares Up Fun at Disney Parks

Monsters University Merchandise Scares Up Fun at Disney Parks

| May 29, 2013 | 1 Reply

Looking to scare up some fun this summer? Mike Wazowski, a monster who takes his scaring seriously, and James P. Sullivan (otherwise known as “Sulley”), a natural scarer and jokester, team up once again to bring laughs to the big screen in Disney-Pixar’s Monsters University next month. The film, a prequel to the highly successful [...]

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Help! A Walt Disney World Vet’s First Time at Disneyland – Part 5

Help! A Walt Disney World Vet’s First Time at Disneyland – Part 5

| May 19, 2013 | 9 Replies

Last blog before the trip!  We leave in just a couple days for our first-ever trip to Disneyland!  We’re really getting excited, but we still had a few questions we needed answered by the podcast team.  Read on to hear what we talked about on this segment of the DIS Unplugged Disneyland edition.

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Summer Dooney & Bourke Release Update

Summer Dooney & Bourke Release Update

| May 16, 2013 | 2 Replies

Earlier in the month, I let all of my fellow “Dooney-lovers” know that two new prints were set for release this summer. The black and white Comics Collection and vibrant Mickey Text Collection have received mixed reviews, but with that being said, I have a few more tidbits to share with you about their release. [...]

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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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Digesting the Disney Springs Announcement

Digesting the Disney Springs Announcement

| April 5, 2013 | Reply

Now that we’ve heard the latest news coming from the Disney Parks execs about the future of Downtown Disney and had a few weeks to mull the announcement, let’s step back and look what the future might hold.  Although the details announced were limited, we do have a general idea of what it will look like [...]

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Tips for Organizing the Disney Dining Plan

Tips for Organizing the Disney Dining Plan

| January 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

So, you’ve decided that the Disney Dining Plan is right for you. You’ve checked the options, prices, and what’s included. You’ve weighed what’s important in your vacation to what’s not. Now, you need to plan your trip to make the most out of the experience. While organizing the Disney Dining Plan can initially feel overwhelming, [...]

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