Hello, world! My name is Bethany and I am a former Walt Disney World Cast Member. I grew up in a very Disney-loving family. Throughout my entire life all I’ve ever really wanted was a job that would allow me to celebrate and be a part of the beautiful stories that helped shape me into the person I’ve become.
1. If you’re not staying at a Disney resort, you don’t need a MagicBand The reason every resort guest gets one is because it is utilized as a room key. However, everyone can use them! MagicBands can be connected to your My Disney Experience account to be utilized in lieu of a plastic card …
It's just one of those things. No matter what any commercial may show (*ahem concierge with fairy wings, I see you*), getting settled into a resort room is not always as seamless as one would hope.
Multiple times a week, the park closes early for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, a special ticketed event. Children and adults* alike arrive in their cutest and cleverest costumes and walk away with bags filled to the brim with treats.
Many first-time users have a hard time wrapping their heads around the FastPass+ system, and I'm not surprised. It’s a pretty technologically involved process, especially for new site visitors. I will take you through the basic steps of planning FastPass (FP+ henceforth) before your visit and explain how to modify when you are in the park.
Okay, there have been mostly magical posts so far, but it’s time to get real here for a minute. In light of hurricane Irma and what appears to be yet another tropical storm following her path, we need to have a discussion about safety... BOO! This is boring (I know)! But for some reason, safety seems to be a sticky concept for a lot of our guests.
Yesterday marked one month since the closure of The Great Movie Ride at what is (currently at least) Disney's Hollywood Studios. For any who know me, they are aware that this attraction meant a lot to me. As a child, I was obsessed with the Wizard of Oz.
Friday, June 17, 2016, the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World debuted Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire following the ten-year run of Dream Along with Mickey. Upon the castle stage Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy, and their friends welcome visitors from far-off kingdoms to join in a celebration of friendship.
Itinerary planning for Disney can be stressful. There are a lot of considerations to make and even more research to be done. Regardless, I stand by my fervent belief that planning ahead is always the best way to go when it comes to a Walt Disney World trip. As you prepare to develop your own, consider my top 7 tips to make yours flawless!
You came to Disney World for a very specific reason- to immerse yourself in the magic. All around you the magic of your favorite stories comes to life and you are allowed to believe in the impossible again. In this magical place, some of the world’s most recognizable faces have gathered and they are genuinely excited to meet you.
Nothing could have prepared me for experiencing this land in person, observing from the ground up. The incredibly rich diversity of the Pandora ecosystem is so beautifully thought out. And the forced perspective of the Hallelujah Mountains is breathtaking to say the least.