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Author Archives: Melissa Cannioto

Melissa is an author, adventurer, and chatterbox, who has worked at Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris, and Adventures by Disney! A British native, she has traveled the world seeking new experiences, and now resides in Florida with her husband, an Air Force pilot. Find her children's book at @bear.hug.book

The Disney Water Ride That No One Talks About

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Most Guests know and love Disney Park water rides like the beloved Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom, Kali River Rapids at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Frozen Ever After at EPCOT, but there is one water ride at the Walt Disney World Resort that many Guests have not even heard of. It may not get you soaked or offer a steep ...

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The Disney Dude Ranch That No One Talks About

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This here is the wildest ride in the wilderness! Well, it’s not Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, but there are geysers, the Old West, and goats! If you are aching to explore America’s beauty beyond Walt Disney World in Florida or Disneyland in California, then Adventures by Disney just might be your thing. Not many people are aware that beyond the ...

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The Real Reason Why Peter Pan ALWAYS Has a Long Wait Time

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You can fly! You can fly! You can fly! It’s the ride that we all remember from our childhoods, but that has always got a long line. The Lightning Lane on Disney’s Genie+ (the FastPass replacement) always sells out. The line always snakes around Fantasyland. But why is the ride so popular? Well, the ride actually isn’t more popular than ...

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The Kilimanjaro Safaris Trick That Disney Doesn’t Share

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It’s one of the most unique – and wild – attractions in theme parks across the world. There’s nothing that matches it at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, or Disney’s Hollywood Studios, especially because of its enormous size. Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park is home to incredible wildlife, a massive savanna, and a bumpy ride in one of the iconic Harambe ...

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The Things No One Tells You Before Your First Disney Cruise

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Disney fans have plenty of options when it comes to a magical family vacation. From theme park fun on a Disneyland or Walt Disney World vacation to a trip with Adventures by Disney, there is something for everyone’s taste and budget. And one aspect of the Disney company that really ticks the boxes for luxury, service, and food is Disney ...

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The Weird Disney World Secrets That No One Talks About

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Wow, has Walt Disney World got a lot of strange but wonderful secrets! We all love to learn new facts and stories about Walt Disney World, from the amazing shape of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park to the best way to watch the Magic Kingdom fireworks. There are so many hidden Mickeys, attraction tricks, and dining tips across Magic Kingdom, ...

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The Big Thunder Mountain Secret You Need to Know

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“Hang onto your hats and glasses, folks, ’cause this here’s the wildest ride in the wilderness!” What do those words immediately bring to mind? Adrenaline-pumping thrills, dynamite explosions, a goat? These famous words, of course, can be heard on Disney’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, an iconic attraction that first opened at Disneyland in Anaheim in 1979, followed by Magic Kingdom ...

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The Peter Pan’s Flight Secret That No One Seems to Know

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“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” It’s one of the most popular and classic Disney rides, beloved by all who endure the long wait time. Peter Pan’s Flight is a rail-suspended dark ride at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disneyland, and Shanghai Disneyland theme parks. Located in the Fantasyland area of each Disney ...

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Disney’s Tower of Terror Secret That No One Talks About

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A Walt Disney World vacation has a multitude of thrills to suit any Guest. From the twists and turns of Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance to the adrenaline of rope-dropping a theme park or navigating Disney Genie+, the Lake Buena Vista Resort has a thrill for everyone on their Disney vacation. One ...

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The Big Parade Tip That Disney Doesn’t Share

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Parades and Disney go together like Chip and Dale or Ariel and Eric. Disney Parks are renowned for their magical entertainment offerings, with popular shows Fantasmic!, Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage, the beloved Happily Ever After fireworks, and more all bringing smiles to Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, EPCOT, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme parks. Walt Disney World ...

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