Truly, A Great Movie Ride, Take a Bow!

By now the news is old so no spoiler warning needed – The Great Movie Ride is closing as of Sunday, August 13, 2017. Now it would be cliché for me to say that this ride meant so much to me (which it did) and was one of my most favorite rides (which it was) because […]

Five More Obvious Things That Everyone Needs To Realize At Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is an amazing place, but sometimes, people get a little crazed when it comes to their vacation. The same could be said for Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures By Disney, or any Disney destination. That’s why it is up to me to help folks realize some of the obvious things that all […]

Callie’s Classroom: Beating the Disney Winter Blues

Got the Disney winter blues? If you are reading this article, there is a good chance that you may be feeling homesick for Walt Disney World. And who wouldn’t miss the magic? The intriguing music of Innoventions, the sinful smell of churros, the amazing sight of thousands of lights blinking in the Main Street Electrical […]

Doctor Disney Explains: Comparing The Size Of The Disney Parks Around The World

Many people have vacationed to the four theme parks of Walt Disney World. Others have gone out west and visited Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Perhaps you’ve gone around the world and visited Tokyo Disneyland or plan on checking out the brand new Shanghai Disneyland when it opens in Spring of 2016. But is there […]

Disney Celebration Cocktails – Late Summer Edition: The Spikey Pineapple

Aloha! Summer is coming to a close, but there are still a few days left to enjoy. How about a tropical drink from one of the newest bars at the Walt Disney World Resort to celebrate? Head on over to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort to enjoy a Spikey Pineapple at Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace. After […]

Callie’s Classroom: ‘The Art and Flair of Mary Blair’ – A Book Review

For this installment of Callie’s Classroom, I would like to discuss a book that I just recently came across, titled The Art and Flair of Mary Blair by John Canemaker. Exactly who was Mary Blair? This amazingly talented lady was an American artist who worked for the Walt Disney Company throughout the 1940s and 1950s. […]

Callie’s Classroom: Walt Disney World Grad Nites – Delightfully Tacky, Yet Magically Unrefined

Ending in 2011, Walt Disney World Grad Nites were commonly a rite of passage for many Central Florida high school seniors. During this special event, schools would book the Magic Kingdom and invite the soon-to-be graduates to a late night bash that would last into the morning hours. In Spring of 2011, I got the […]

Tales of A Former Cast Member: You Never Forget What You Learned While Working At Walt Disney World

When working at Walt Disney World, you truly learn things from being a Cast Member that will stay with you throughout your life. I’ve been a CM for The Disney Store and Walt Disney World twice during a couple of Walt Disney World College Programs as many of you may know. Still, it was just […]

Callie’s Classroom: The 45 (Or 60) Minute Wait – The Mystery of Peter Pan’s Flight

You’re making your way through Fantasyland. You pass The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. Ten minute wait. You pass the Carousel. Five minute wait. You pass it’s a small world. Five minute wait. You happily zip around the very few Guests in the park today. You’re feeling really good that it’s such a slow […]

Ten Assumptions About The Disneyland Resort From Someone Who Has Never Visited

I have a secret to share here at Doctor Disney: I haven’t been to Disneyland. Some people are shocked when I reveal this heartbreaking statement, but don’t worry, a trip to California is actually next on my vacation bucket list. I have read multiple Disneyland guidebooks, watched dozens of YouTube videos, and even played that […]

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