In this episode Katie joins me to talk about things guests do to make their trips extra special. We share ideas for things you can bring with you to pixie dust your trip, ways to participate in guest to guest magic moments, fun surprises for all budgets and so much more.
#24 - A Look at Disney Genie
In this episode Katie joins me to discuss the new Disney Genie options coming to Walt Disney World's My Disney Experience app as well as the Disneyland app. We discuss each level of service and share our thoughts, good and bad, about what we know so far.
In this episode Katie and I sit down with a teen and a tween to discuss Disney vacation planning from a teen's perspective. We learn what they'd like to be consulted about during planning, what their ideal Disney day looks like, what they love and hate doing and what's on their Disney wish lists! We hope this is the conversation starter that'll help you and your teens plan the best trip ever!
In this episode Katie and I sit down to discuss our top 5 Walt Disney World Hotels to stay at with kids age 9 and under. We list out our choices and dive into all the reasons they made our top picks, from amenities, to theming and everything in between.
#21 - Cast Member Stories Series - Interview with WDW Vet Services Professional Internship Alumni Janine - Part 2
Welcome back to our Cast Member stories series and part 2 of a 2 part episode with Vet Services Intern Alumni Janine.
We continue our discussion about some of the unique cases she witnessed and took part in caring for. She shares how she got to be in the room as a silverback Gorilla underwent surgery for a foot injury, assisting in the aftercare of an African elephant that had to undergo an episiotomy to remove her stillborn baby and save her life.
#20 - Cast Member Stories Series - Interview with WDW Vet Services Professional Internship Alumni Janine - Part 1
This is the 3rd installment in our Cast Member stories series, and part 1 of a 2 part episode.
The Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom has been a huge hit for Disney+ and has captured the hearts of both Disney and Wildlife fans everywhere. So I reached out to my friend and former roommate Janine to talk about her Disney Professional Internship as a Vet Services intern. We dive into what her training was like and the duties she had in her role.
It's officially summer and it's no secret that Florida summers are hot hot hot! So today Katie joins me and we share our tips for staying cool at Walt Disney World on your summer trip. We discuss everything from products we use to keep cool, simple tweaks and tactics for snacking and dining, and park conquering strategies that save you time, energy and sweat!
Today in celebration of Fathers Day, I'm joined by my brother Nick Barr and we share some fun memories about doing the Disney Parks with our dad. Nick also shares some of his feelings on taking his own son to the Disney Parks and what he's looking forward to sharing with him as he gets older. We hope this inspires you to reminisce about your own Disney memories with Dad.
Today my dad and I continue our discussion about his first Disney park visit in 1978. We cover how Fantasyland and Tomorrowland were different, he discusses what attraction he was devastated to lose, and shares his thoughts about the Carousel of Progress.
Today we're going back in time to 1978 and the first Disney Park visit for a young couple, my parents, that would kick off generations of magic. My dad joins me to talk about growing up seeing Disneyland on TV, what he remembers about Walt's passing, and learning there'd be a new park in Florida and that there would be so much more coming in the future.
Today Katie Fisher from Pictures and Postcards Travel joins me to review her recent trip to Walt Disney World. She shares a synopsis of the good, the bad, and the magical. We discuss the pros and pitfalls of mobile ordering, the bus situation on property, and queueing.
Today I'm joined by Steve Sanders from the Monorail Tales podcast and we're sitting down to talk about his experience visiting Shanghai Disneyland during it's inaugural year. With the 5th anniversary of the park quickly approaching I thought this would be a great time to share a first hand account of visiting this unique international park.
Today we're talking about how to book a Walt Disney World vacation in 2021. Disney vacations are logistically different right now and our travel advisor Katie joins me to give us the details you need to know before you try to go.
Today we're talking about extinct Walt Disney World attractions that we miss. As we approach WDWs 50th anniversary, it's hard not to look back at some of the attractions we've loved and lost along the way. The attractions that shaped our childhoods, gave us loads of memories and even became soundtracks to our lives. We cover a wide gamut of favorites from wild rides, illuminated spectacles, and even a pre show that might have made you cry.
Today we're talking about the things we always do when we visit Walt Disney World. These are those special things that have become a habit and things we specifically try to make time for. They help us have that "I have arrived at Disney" feeling or that have a special meaning to us, that bring a little something extra to our visit, or that, even though we might be able to do it at home, it's just better at Disney!