Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular

The new nighttime show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World brings all the stories of Star Wars to life in a display of fireworks, visual projections, sound and columns of fire in a way never before seen – as only Disney can.  This new show, which debuted on June 17, 2016, is the largest fireworks display in the history of Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular now showing at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World.

Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular now showing at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World.

Star Wars:  A Galactic Spectacular is best viewed from Hollywood Boulevard; the closer to the Great Movie Ride, the better as there are visual displays projected on the surrounding buildings.  If you are too far back, the side views are blocked by the buildings on Hollywood Boulevard.

Imagery from all current seven Star Wars chapters are blended into this nighttime spectacular, with the show divided into segments depicting the many facets of this good vs evil saga.  The show’s elements are broken into Continue Reading →

It’s Enormous!

That’s an understatement!  If you are planning a trip to Walt Disney World but have never been – and your only reference is Disneyland in California, you are in for a heady challenge.  You will soon realize that you are overwhelmed as you step foot in WDW and try to figure out where to go, what to do, where to stay and how to get there on time.  That last point is critical if you have dining reservations.

Disneyland is measured in acres; originally 160 to be exact. There have been some additions over the years to include more resorts and parking; now Disneyland and California Adventure sit on that original plot.  Today, the entire Disneyland resort is about 500 acres.

The Walt Disney World resort is measured Continue Reading →

BIG Changes Coming!

Disneyland will never be completed.  It will continue to grow as long as long as there is imagination left in the world.” – Walt Disney

Under Construction - Star Wars Land at Disneyland

Under Construction – Star Wars Land at Disneyland

Who doesn’t get excited when something new is coming?  But change is hard to accept when there are decisions concerning our favorite attraction or land at a Disney park.  We fret about the worst case scenario, often deciding that we aren’t going to like the changes before they happen.

There are major changes occurring at both California and Florida parks.  Soon, both will have a “Star Wars Land,” in addition to Walt Disney World’s “Avatar Land.”

We would be remiss to not include ourselves with those saying Continue Reading →