Author Archives: Laurelle McVicker

Here Are the New Covid Testing Rules for Disney Cruises in the US

The past three years have been pretty choppy, trying to navigate the pandemic and disruptions to our favorite Disney holidays. Disney Parks reopened and Disney cruises eventually came back, but not without regulations and requirements for visiting. We’re all too familiar with Disney Parks systems and attempted crowd control with reservations (which does not seem to be working out too ...

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Fantasmic! Dining Package Returns

Fantasmic! is returning to Disneyland California on May 28 and we can hardly wait. Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend crowds, we can only imagine that the walkways surrounding the Rivers of America will be absolutely packed with spectators that have long been awaiting this show’s return. If you want to beat the crowds and enjoy the show ...

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DeSantis Announces State Government Will Likely Absorb Reedy Creek

The DeSantis Disney saga continues as DeSantis claims the state of Flordia will most likely assume control over the Reedy Creek Improvement area. An ongoing clash has been growing in hostility since Disney spoke out against the Florida Parental Rights in Education bill, otherwise known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. If you’re not familiar with the current Reedy Creek ...

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Video: Step Inside this Creepy Abandoned Disney Park


Disney World goers through the 70s, 80s, and 90s, will have distant memories of River Country; a popular Disney water park turned into a hauntingly abandoned premise. Tiktok user @theforgottenworld shared a video of a first-hand account exploring the abandoned facility.  The video shows scenes of previously popular slides and attractions vs. what they look like abandoned and overgrown. Honestly, ...

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Pixar Announces Details for New Movie Coming in 2023


What a way to start the week, other than finding out that Pixar announcing the title and concept for their next big film to be released in 2023. This will be Disney Pixar’s 27th film, and we can only imagine it’s going to be another big hit. While we’ve known that Pixar would be announcing some details about their next ...

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How to Celebrate Your Birthday at Disney World as an Adult


There’s no better way to celebrate the next year of your adult life than to run around like a kid at Disney World. Whether this is your first time potentially celebrating your birthday at Walt Disney World Resort or if it’s the 10th time, it’s easy to have the most magical celebration at the parks. Here’s a few ideas to ...

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How Far in Advance you Should Book your Disney World Trip


There is so much to think about when you’re getting ready for a big trip to Disney World. Especially for those who are traveling from far away and require a flight or drive. Then there are Park reservations and hotels, dinner reservations and Genie+ lighting lanes, and much more. Some families spend months, even years, saving, researching, and planning. Here’s ...

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Disney Parks Lawsuit About Park Reservations Moves Forward


Disneyland faces some serious backlash and now a lawsuit (which is confirmed moving forward as of May 10, 2022) on behalf of ‘Dream Key Passholders’ who received contradicting information regarding their usage dates. Disneyland’s Magic Key program is an annual Passholder program in which there are certain levels of membership defined by blackout dates and benefits for each level. The ...

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The Return of the Trams: A Disney World Saga

We’ve always counted it as the first ride of the day, and the last ride of the day. No matter what they are to you, trams are incredibly necessary at the Disney Parks and they are finally making a long-awaited return. Walt Disney World Resort reopened to the public in July of 2020 after a temporary closure due to the ...

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“Stroller Thief” Arrested At Walt Disney World

A series of stolen items reported at Magic Kingdom yesterday, May 11, 2022, ended in an arrest made by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. Several Guests at Magic Kingdom reported missing wallets amongst other items that were in their strollers to Guest Services, which prompted Disney Security to look further into the occurrence since this clearly wasn’t just a one-off ...

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