Category Archives: Theme Parks

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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Funko ‘Pop! Rides’ Jungle Cruise Figurine

I saw that this Funko Pop figurine was released recently but thought you could only get it at the Disney Theme Parks. Then I was browsing in The Disney Store, as one does, and I found this World Famous Pop! … Continue reading

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Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

It’s time to go back to the bookshelf for another selection of reading material. In this post we will look at the Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. You could buy the expensive hardcover edition or this … Continue reading

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Lands of Walt Disney World Tin Tray

At first glance this metal platter probably looks much older than it is. Although it likely dates from the 70s it has been antiqued with fake patina to make it appear rusted and damaged. I do like the look! Are … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World News August 1973

From the third year of operation comes this wonderful mono-colored newspaper with all the scuttlebutt from The Happiest Place on Earth, Walt Disney World! So what was all the rage, or what Disney wanted to plug, in the Fall of … Continue reading

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Cinderella Castle Through the Years at Walt Disney World

For many of us it’s been awhile since we’ve seen this beautiful structure in person. So today we’re going to have a look at the splendor that is Cinderella Castle by means of vintage postcards. We will start from a … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom Post Cards

Many Disney fans are feeling anxiety as most of the Parks are still closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. And although most things will be open again sometime this month, albeit in a reduced fashion, most of us still won’t … Continue reading

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lands in England

‘Our fine four fendered friend’ has been flying around the world since Ian Fleming first wrote about her in his 1964 novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. She was perhaps made most famous by the United Artists movie released in 1968. … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom BIG DIG Clock

With the invention of the SmartPhone, who uses clocks or watches anymore? Well, I do, for one! And if they come molded into a piece of sculpture, even better: Mickey’s uncovered a timepiece This is a wonderful little figurine that … Continue reading

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Luigi’s Flying Tires HAT

Ah, Theme Park history! Is there anything better than looking back and remembering those great old attractions of the past? If they are good attractions, no. But if they are attractions like the one featured in this post, then the … Continue reading

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