Author Archives: Stephen Porter

Stephen "Steve" Porter started going to the parks with his family in 1996. Since then he hasn't looked back! Steve was cast member participating in the Disney College Program in 2013. Most recently he graduated from Penn State University!

What is the Newest Disney Cruise Line Ship?

The newest Disney Cruise Line ship is the Disney Fantasy, which had its maiden voyage on March 31, 2012. The second newest ship is the Disney Dream, which entered service on January 26, 2011. The third newest ship is the Disney Wonder, which entered service on August 15, 1999. Lastly, the oldest Disney Cruise Line […]

Do Any of the Disney Cruise Line Ships Have Casinos?

Disney Cruise Line does not have casinos on any of their ships. This includes the Disney Magic, Wonder, Dream, and Fantasy. Disney Cruise Line is known for being very family friendly, and the lack of casinos is to keep up with that image. If you are aboard a Disney cruise and need your gambling fix there is […]

Disneyland Resort Hosting Día de los Muertos Inspired Experiences Starting on September 7

From September 7 until November 2, the Disneyland Resort will be hosting limited-time experiences that are inspired by Día de los Muertos. According to the Disney Parks Blog, Disney California Adventure park will be bringing back Plaza de la Familia, a celebration of Disney•Pixar’s Coco, at Paradise Gardens, which was a popular offering last year. […]

2018 Halloween Popcorn Buckets and Other Disney Halloween Novelties Revealed

The Disney Parks Blog just revealed several of the 2018 Halloween themed popcorn buckets, cups, straw clips, and more. The Halloween season at Walt Disney World and Disneyland is creeping up on us, meaning these newly themed knickknacks will soon be available. The basic Happy Halloween 2018 Base Popcorn Bucket will be available at the […]

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort and Disney Riviera Resort Construction Update

Walt Disney World seems to be ever expanding these days. As more guests than ever are visiting the theme parks, Disney is having to construct new on-property resorts. The two latest projects that are massive in scope include the addition of the 15-story tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort and the addition of Disney Riviera […]

Disney Springs Construction Update – August 2018

Disney Springs at Walt Disney World is filled with major construction projects going on right now. Jaleo, the new Spanish inspired establishment, is expected to open before the end of the year. There wasn’t much to see with the construction walls still in place, but guests can already see the structure’s unique cascading roof. Also […]

Target and Disney Teaming Up for New Disney Princess Collection

Disney is working with Target to release an exclusive line of Disney Princess hardcover graphic novels, figures, and apparel that will appeal to both children and adult fans of the company’s leading ladies. This new line of merchandise was inspired by the Disney Princess Comics from publisher Joe Books. The comics, illustrated by Amy Mebberson, […]

Disney’s Opening V.I.PASSHOLDER Night at the Magic Kingdom Fails to Feel Special

Last month Walt Disney World announced they were introducing V.I.PASSHOLDER Nights, which would give Gold, Platinum, Platinum Plus, and Premier Annual Passholders the opportunity to experience a theme park for two additional hours after the normal closing time. This event comes at no additional charge, and registration invitations were sent via email. Maybe I had […]

Dining During Pirate Night: Dinner Review on the Disney Dream

Argh Matey! One night on select Disney Cruise Line sailings there is a special Pirate Night! This celebration ends with the highly-anticipated Fireworks at Sea and the “Pirates in the Caribbean” Deck Party. Before all that, Disney encourages guests to “Eat Like a Scalawag” at their nightly rotational dining locations. During this family fun dining […]