Room 8014 at Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Welcome back! I happily married into a DVC membership. My wife chose Bay Lake Tower as her home resort when she bought her contract, yet we’ve only stayed there once. Usually you’ll find us at Animal Kingdom Lodge, Old Key West, or Saratoga Springs. We decided to splurge and grab a Theme Park View at…

Everything’s Better Down Where It’s Wetter

Welcome Back Mermaids and Mermen, This post an ode to Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Not to be confused with the similarly-named Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure at Disneyland. I’m sure there’s a reason that the names are like this, but I don’t care…

it’s a catchy song after all

Bonjour, hallo, hello, aloha, ciao, hola, olá, namaste, salaam, ohayo, merhaba, szia, jambo, salutations, nay hoh, halo, and many other greetings! Today, I’m sharing some pictures that need no introduction: “it’s a small world.” Photos were taken with a Canon 6D, using an 85mm f/1.8 lens and processed in Aperture for OS X. Sayonara, -ADA…

Second Star to the Right, and…

Darling (ha!) readers, Come away with me to ride Peter Pan’s Flight in 64 magical pictures. I don’t think I need to explain anything about the ride, as you’ve surely ridden it (especially now that FastPass+ makes it so easy to ride this heavy hitter). However, the pictures likely require some explaining: I took the…

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Walkaround

Heigh-ho! Dwarfs and Princesses alike will love the latest addition – the completion! – of New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom. I haven’t ridden the ride yet – I’ve got a FastPass+ for opening day – but I had to share the 200+ photos I took on Sunday! As I said over on twitter, if you…

When is a sales booth an attraction?

Anchors aweigh! Recently, while roaming the shores of New Fantasyland with Melissa, we stumbled across a beautiful little alcove. This alcove, apparently, was a DVC sales kiosk that had already been closed for the evening – but we didn’t let this stop us from exploring. The two of us couldn’t believe that such care and…

Merlin Needs Your Help!

Welcome, Sorcerers! Today you’re going to see some pictures of Joey saving the Magic Kingdom from certain peril at the hands of Hades and his band of Disney Villains. Make sure to check out Melissa’s in-depth review and giveaway over at Mouse on the Mind. This is the fourth of a four-part series documenting the…