In June 1998, the Disney Cruise Line was founded and the Disney Magic took its inaugural sailing out of Port Canaveral. An integral part of Disney’s newest line of business was to have their own private island that they could design and ultimately control the quality of the experience. While the 1,000-acre island isn’t owned
Category Archives: Easter Eggs
This isn’t news, but rather something interesting I recently learned, so I am passing it along. For as long as I can remember, when visiting the World Famous Jungle Cruise at Walt Disney World, the head salesman was known as “Chief Name.” Yet in Disneyland, their shrunken head seller has always been named Trader Sam.
I remember the first time I rode Toy Story Midway Mania. My favorite detail of the ride had nothing to do with the board games or references to “Tin Toy,” Pixar’s animated short. To understand the reference, you need to know a little bit about one of my favorite comedy legends. Rickles started his career as
Since New Fantasyland opened at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom opened in 2012, it’s no secret that the park’s current Vice President Phil Holmes has been immortalized in the form of a portrait. Bonjour! Village Gifts features a portrait of Holmes in the very back of the shop. According to legend, he is the proprietor
Today I bring you an Easter egg from Walt Disney Word that is rarely seen by guests, Cast Members or frankly anyone. The Journey Into Imagination attraction, due to some technical complications and being green lit pretty late in the game, would not open with the rest of EPCOT Center on October 1, 1982. To
Like me, you’ve probably ridden The Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios dozens of times. Sure, the ride seems a bit dated these days, but there are some sections that remain truly timeless. In particular the gangster scene, while it may feature a lifelike audio animatronic of James Cagney, the action sequence isn’t representative of a
Explore the queue of Mystic Manor in Hong Kong Disneyland which is crammed with subtle story telling, foreshadowing and nods to WDI Imagineers!