Review: Cruella’s Halloween Hideaway at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Cruella’s Halloween Hideaway is an upcharge party, within Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. The event, which takes place from 9:30 pm – 12:30 am, is very similar to Tony’s Merriest Town Square Party at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. For $99 a person, you get hot & cold appetizers, unlimited cheap beer / wine, a Cruella meet & greet and a reserved prime viewing … Continue reading Review: Cruella’s Halloween Hideaway at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Galaxy’s Edge Review Part 4: The Resistance Forest, Roaming Character Interactions and More

We wrap up our preview coverage of Galaxy’s Edge today with a look at the Resistance Forest. This is the first area of Batuu you will arrive in after entering via Grand Avenue. Here is a look at the guide map so you can get an idea of the entire layout of the land. You enter all the way at the bottom of the map … Continue reading Galaxy’s Edge Review Part 4: The Resistance Forest, Roaming Character Interactions and More

D23 Disney Parks Presentation 2019 Roundup

Yesterday was the much anticipated 2019 Disney Parks and Entertainment Presentation at the D23 Expo in Anaheim. The event takes place every two years and typically features several major announcements regarding future attractions within the Disney Parks. Back in 2017, several major projects were announced, most of which have still yet to debut. It’s for this reason, we didn’t expect the same level of WOW … Continue reading D23 Disney Parks Presentation 2019 Roundup

Galaxy’s Edge Review Part 3: Shopping at The Marketplace, Droid Depot, Dok Ondar’s Den of Antiquities and More

We continue our coverage of Galaxy’s Edge by taking a look at all of the specialty shops around Batuu. Like the dining we covered here, all of the shops are located in the Black Spire Outpost section of the land. As you approach Black Spire Outpost from the Resistance Forest, the entrance to the marketplace is up on the left hand side. The marketplace was … Continue reading Galaxy’s Edge Review Part 3: Shopping at The Marketplace, Droid Depot, Dok Ondar’s Den of Antiquities and More

Galaxy’s Edge Review Part 2: Oga’s Cantina, Blue Milk, Space Cola, Docking Bay 7 and Ronto Roasters

We return to Batuu today to check out some of the food and beverage options around Galaxy’s Edge. I’ll also continue to throw in some random photos showcasing the incredible level of detail throughout the new land. Pretty much all of the dining / shopping spots are located within the Black Spire Outpost section of the land. This is the area controlled by the First … Continue reading Galaxy’s Edge Review Part 2: Oga’s Cantina, Blue Milk, Space Cola, Docking Bay 7 and Ronto Roasters

Galaxy’s Edge Review Part 1: Arrival at Batuu and Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run

We recently returned from attending the previews of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge this past weekend and are excited to share our experiences with all of you! I took over 350 photos of the new land so I have decided to split up this review into multiple entries. We will start today with our arrival and first impressions of Batuu, as well as take a ride … Continue reading Galaxy’s Edge Review Part 1: Arrival at Batuu and Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run

Gran Destino Tower at Coronado Springs

Gran Destino is the newly opened tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Despite being vastly different from the rest of Coronado Springs, the tower is still just considered to be part of the resort. This means it must be booked as a “Tower Room” though the Coronado Springs page. Upon arriving, the parking lot for the tower is off to the right of the building. … Continue reading Gran Destino Tower at Coronado Springs

Review: Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy

Today we are going to take a look at one of Walt Disney World’s newest attractions: Lighting McQueen’s Racing Academy. Located at the Sunset Showcase Theater back behind Rock N’ Roller Coaster, Lighting McQueen’s Racing Academy is an 11 minute show based on (you guessed it) the Cars franchise. Back when all the closures started to occur at Hollywood Studios (The Backlot Tour, Streets of … Continue reading Review: Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy

MNSSHP 2018: The Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular

Back in our very first blog post, we made the case as to Why You Should Attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. Over the next week or so leading up to Halloween, we are going to take a close look at the 2018 party and all that it has to offer. One of the big selling points in our initial post was the Hocus Pocus … Continue reading MNSSHP 2018: The Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular

MNSSHP 2018: The Boo To You Parade (Viewed From The Hub)

In this post, we will continue with our coverage of the 2018 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom. Previously, we looked at The Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular here. While we absolutely love that show, the real main event of Halloween party for us is the Boo To You Parade. In our Why You Should Attend Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party post, we had this to … Continue reading MNSSHP 2018: The Boo To You Parade (Viewed From The Hub)