| Dec 15, 2010
| 11:26 AM
What better way to ring out the old year than with 10 of my favorite theme park "Top 10s" of 2010? This collection of photo galleries covers roller coasters, thrill rides and new attractions at theme parks across the U.S..
So without further ado, here's...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 6:30 PM
Walt Disney World has gone back to the drawing board for its ambitious Fantasyland expansion plan after weathering the arrival of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Back in September 2009, Disney Imagineering rushed out plans for a girl-centric...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 5:28 PM
I was honored and thrilled to be a guest on the most recent edition of the Season Pass Podcast, a weekly discussion about theme parks and roller coasters.
I spoke with co-hosts Doug Barnes and Brent Young for more than an hour about past, present and...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Now aboard the Disney Dream, I’ve been busy the last few days, visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday and all four theme parks at Walt Disney World’s resort on...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 12:25 PM
I just returned with my family from our three-night Bahamian cruise aboard the Disney Dream, where I blogged daily from the ship about our experiences and took photos.
It was the first cruise for my family, Disney or otherwise. We found the ship’...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Movie stars, TV actors, rock singers, fashion models and professional athletes need a vacation just like everybody else. But when you're more famous than Mickey Mouse, it's not as easy to blend in with the crowd -- even at Disney World.
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:30 AM
The first phase of the multi-stage unveiling of the Fantasyland makeover has moved into "soft opening" mode in advance of an official unveiling later this month at the Magic Kingdom in Florida.
Photos: Fantasyland expansion at the Magic Kingdom
| Apr 15, 2012
Servicemen and servicewomen have a world of travel bargains available. Here are some areas to explore:
Commercial flights — Contact commercial airlines directly or go to http://www.military.com and enter "military travel center" in the search box...
| May 6, 2007
Playing follow the leader, Disneyland's sister resort in Florida next month will ban smoking at all its hotels.
Walt Disney World Resort's new policy, effective June 1, will apply to all guest rooms, patios and balconies at its more than 20 hotels and...
| Mar 16, 2009
Dorothea Holt Redmond, an illustrator and production designer who helped visualize several Alfred Hitchcock films and worked with Walt Disney to design a private apartment in Disneyland's New Orleans Square, has died. She was 98.
Redmond died of...
| Sep 28, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The Disney theme parks will finally join the blogosphere today in an attempt to bring some of the rabid faithful currently chatting at unofficial fan websites under the corporate umbrella. Check out the new blog at http://disneyparks.com/blog/. The blog...