Category Archives: Resorts

Walt Disney World ‘Monorail Red’ Floor Mat

“Please Stand Clear of the Doors” or “Por Favor Manténganse Alejado de las Puertas” if you prefer the Spanish version of the spiel. Either way it’s said, when you hear it, you know you’re about to enjoy a spectacular voyage … Continue reading

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ARRIVING at Walt Disney World

Today we are sharing How We Know We’ve Arrived at Disney. STAYING ON-SITE: CHECK-IN! Nothing says “You have arrived!” like seeing a giant sign with the name of a Disney resort on it. This is where you will be staying … Continue reading

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POP CENTURY Resort Icons

The value resorts at Walt Disney World may not provide the most luxurious accommodations but they definitely trump any other resorts when it comes to the fun factor! Disney’s Pop Century Resort We visited this resort back in 2007 and … Continue reading

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REVIEWS: Walt Disney World All-Star Sports Value Resort

Today we are sharing our review of a value resort at Walt Disney World. ALL-STAR SPORTS RESORT I’ll admit right off the bat (pun intended) that this isn’t everyone’s favorite value resort. Unless you’re heavily into sports most find the … Continue reading

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Art of Animation Resort Artwork

Disney’s newest ‘value’ resort is a wonderful example of theming. It is divided into four sections based on four Disney movie franchises: Cars, The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, and The Lion King. Inside the resort you can find many pieces … Continue reading

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Disney Phone Collection

I like collecting multiples of a type, like in this post: Phones! Disney phones to be precise. There have been so many different styles made that every flea market and antique shop usually has one or two for sale. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Disney’s Fort Wilderness Mugs

Friends of ours just gave us some older mugs that they no longer had room for. We’re always happy to give a good home to orphaned Disney merchandise! And so I would like to share with you three (technically four) … Continue reading

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Disneyland 50th Press Kit

While on vacation in Florida in 2014, we stopped by Theme Park Connection. This is a great place to find retired Park merchandise and props along with all sorts of Disney ephemera. I ended up buying about a dozen pieces … Continue reading

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Disney Patterns

Any Disney attraction or Park yields endless opportunities for the amateur and professional photographer alike. But I don’t just want the obligatory Me-in-front-of-the-castle shot! I want weird. So I frame some of my shots at odd angles and zoom in … Continue reading

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First Timer MUST-DO’s When Visiting a Disney Park

Feeling overwhelmed at a Disney Park isn’t new. There is so much to see and do, many first-time visitors just don’t know which way to turn after entering the gate! Well relax, because I’m here to help! Frontierland Station, as … Continue reading

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