What to do on a Non-Park Day at Walt Disney World

By Kristen K.
Boating on Bay Lake

When I was a young girl and my family would visit Walt Disney World, we always kept to a specific schedule that went like this Park Day/Rest Day/Park Day/Rest Day.  It was pretty easy way back the, when there was first just the Magic Kingdom, and then in 1982 there was Epcot to enjoy as well.  These days, with so... »

Contemporary Resort Fan Site

By Kristen K.

Disney's Contemporary Resort Today we’ll take a look at another great unofficial Disney resort fan site featuring a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel.  Today’s featured fan site is “Tribute to Disney’s Contemporary Resort” which is located at http://www.disneycontemporary.com.  I love the trend of these resort fan sites popping up across the web, and this one is no... »

A guide to Vinylmation

By Kristen Heptinstall

Vinylmation. What is it? It's the next wave in the Disney collector craze -- a series of toys sold exclusively at Disney theme parks, beginning in 2008. The figures all start out as a plain vinyl Mickey Mouse, then are transformed by artists to resemble various characters and objects from Disney theme parks and movies. Ranging in size, the typical... »

Disney World Holiday Events 101

By Kristen Heptinstall

The Christmas holidays are a very special time at Walt Disney World, filled with special events in and around each of the four theme parks. Magic Kingdom events Magic Kingdom is host to the Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party featuring Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade. This is a hard-ticket... »