Disney World

What Did We Think Of Pandora In General?

I have already reviewed the signature attraction in Pandora at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, but in this article, I want to discuss our overall feeling about the new land in general. Rex and I were able to visit the park on opening day for Pandora and spent a significant amount of time in the land, both…

Read More

Flight of Passage – Review

Rex and I recently visited the Walt Disney World Resort for the opening of Pandora – a new themed land based on the smash cinematic hit “Avatar.” Since the enormity of our experience over the three day weekend is much too large for a single trip report, I thought we might break down the trip…

Read More

A Childhood Dream Is Coming True

Ever since I was old enough to be in awe of the Walt Disney World Resort, I dreamed of staying at the Contemporary. There is just something about it that beckons to me and yet, it has always been out of my reach. The cost, of course, is the primary reason for the A-frame Tower…

Read More

Star Wars Land In Light Of The Force Awakens

Last August I wrote this opinion piece on the announcement of ‘Star Wars Land’ at the Walt Disney World Resort. I provided a few reasons why I was “pumped” at the announcement and a few reasons why I was “not pumped.” In light of the jaw-dropping success of The Force Awakens, I think my primary…

Read More

The Beast’s Thoughts On Star Wars Land

I suppose it is somewhat difficult to express a multitude of thoughts and opinions on a topic for which there is very little content. As everyone knows by now, The Walt Disney Company recently announced the forthcoming arrival of the Star Wars universe to both the California and Florida parks. The announcement provided some concept art for…

Read More

DisneyQuest – A Marginal Thumbs Up

Rex and I have visited DisneyQuest at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Flordia at least 3 times together and 3 times individually that I can remember. I think I can speak for Rex when I say that we always leave the interactive indoor theme park with mixed emotions. First, a little history. DisneyQuest is an…

Read More

Maelstrom & Frozen…What If?

Over the last few days I have been reading rumors stirred up once again concerning the dark ride “Maelstrom” that is located in the Norway pavilion of the World Showcase at Epcot. It appears that Maelstrom will be out of operation in August of this year as some folks who have attempted to reserve a…

Read More

Monorail, Ferryboat, or Bus – Oh My!

If you are even remotely familiar with the parks at the Walt Disney World resort, then you are knowledgeable of the three Disney means of transportation that offer access to and from the parks.  Those are:  Monorail, Ferryboat, and Bus.  For years, I have been of the opinion that the monorail is by far the…

Read More

Time to Get To Disney World

After perusing the Disney World website for a few minutes, it became abundantly clear that Rex and I must make a trip to the land of magic very soon.  Here are just a few things at Disney we have yet to experience: Toy Story Mania Updated Haunted Mansion Updated Star Tours Updated Space Mountain From…

Read More

Christmas at Disney World

  Rexette's (my wife) family all lives in Tampa, Florida. Since we were visiting them this Christmas, we decided to all go to Disney World for a couple of days. Although the Beast was unfortunately not able to make this trip, I still had a "great time, great time." We stayed at the Dolphin Resort,…

Read More