Author Archives: Philip Schoen



What I Learned on My First Disney Cruise

My family recently completed our first Disney Cruise Line cruise (which also happened to be our first cruise of any type) — sailing on the Disney Wonder for a 7-night Eastern Caribbean itinerary.  We are veterans of the Disney Parks and I am a heavy planner (love my spreadsheets!), but the Disney Cruise was definitely a […]



Is the “Disney” Being Lost in Walt Disney World Resort Hotels?

Recently, Disney released new concept art for the expansion and re-imagination of Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. My initial reaction was that is looked lovely, but like a trendy hotel that could be located anywhere and operated by any company. And it isn’t just this one resort — it feels like the concept art that has been […]


5 Under the Radar Takeaways from the 2017 D23 Parks and Resorts Panel

The 2017 D23 Expo provided the Disney community with a ton of new exciting information, especially the Parks and Resorts panel that was held the afternoon of Saturday, June 15th.  With so many major announcements; a Guardians of the Galaxy attraction coming to Future World in EPCOT, the Tron coaster coming to Tomorrowland in the Magic […]