Ranking the Country Pavilions of World Showcase

World Showcase is one of our very favorite things in all of Walt Disney World. Even without the seemingly endless festivals, it’s just a joy to walk around and take in the various cultures from around the world. Just for fun, we’ve decided to do a little ranking of our the country pavilions from the one we spend the least time in, to our very … Continue reading Ranking the Country Pavilions of World Showcase

The American Adventure: A Crowning Achievement of Walt Disney Imagineering

The American Adventure is an audio animatronic stage show located in the pavilion of the same name in Epcot’s World Showcase. The 29 minute show runs continuously throughout the day at a theater housed within the pavilion’s main building. The theater is located on the 2nd floor of the building. There are escalators to bring most folks up, as well as an elevator for those … Continue reading The American Adventure: A Crowning Achievement of Walt Disney Imagineering

A Salute to The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (But Mostly Tigger)

Today we will take a look at The Many Adventure of Winnie the Pooh located at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. The attraction is a classic dark Fantasyland style dark ride, which controversially replaced the popular Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride in 1999. It also replaced Country Bear Jamboree out at Disneyland in 2003 making it a legit legend killer when it comes to attractions. The ride is … Continue reading A Salute to The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (But Mostly Tigger)

Let’s Visit Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Today we are going to take a look at the best best non-Disney theme park in the United States. Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure park opened in 1999 as part of a massive expansion of Universal Studios Florida. The debut of a 2nd gate, along with the opening of Universal CityWalk cemented Universal as Disney’s main competitor in the Florida theme park industry. Just this … Continue reading Let’s Visit Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Photo Mixtape: A Walk Around Hollywood Studios

Today, we return to our Photo Mixtape series with a look at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. I had a bunch of photos on my computer from my last few visits to the park, none of which really fit into a post of there own. Pretty much all of these were taken during summer of 2019, prior to the official Galaxy’s Edge opening on August 29. The … Continue reading Photo Mixtape: A Walk Around Hollywood Studios

Let’s Visit… Walt Disney Presents at Hollywood Studios

Often overlooked, Walt Disney Presents (formally One Man’s Dream) is a mini in-park museum dedicated to the man himself. The walk-through exhibit features several fascinating items and tons of interesting facts about Walt Disney. The exhibit is located along the path to the old Pixar Place, now on the way to Toy Story Land. The original title was One Man’s Dream, due to the film … Continue reading Let’s Visit… Walt Disney Presents at Hollywood Studios

An Afternoon Stroll Around World Showcase

Today we are going to keep things simple with a bunch of random photos from around World Showcase. These photos were taken during a summer afternoon at Diet Epcot last month. Moderate temperatures and low crowds made this a perfect day for a walk around the lagoon. The majority of the shots were taken with a Tokina 105mm f/2.8 macro lens. I find that when … Continue reading An Afternoon Stroll Around World Showcase

A Walk Around Animal Kingdom With A Telephoto Lens

Today we head to Disney’s Animal Kingdom for a walk around the park equipped with my Nikon D750 and a Sigma 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 OG lens. This is one of the cheaper full frame lenses on the market, one that not many serious photographers would typically keep in their bag. That being said, I was able to grab used one for $137 from B&H and I … Continue reading A Walk Around Animal Kingdom With A Telephoto Lens

Let’s Visit Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

Last week, we reviewed Cruella’s Halloween Hideaway, as well as took an in depth look at the 2019 Boo to You Parade and all its new additions. Today, we are going go into our night at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party as a whole. We attended the first party of the year and it was VERY busy! Not only has Disney greatly increased the … Continue reading Let’s Visit Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2019

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