I’m not going to waste time saying how expensive Disney is, because everyone already knows it is. Instead, without further ado, here are some tips on how an Intelliguest would go about saving money at Disney World.
Have you ever been to Disney World on a race event weekend? I have, and I admit to throwing covetous glances at the shiny medals the runners proudly sported as they walked around the parks after completing their events. I never imagined that, one day, […]
You love Christmas. You love Disney World. The special Disney World Christmas party seems like a dream come true! And yet… You can’t help wondering- is Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party worth it?
But wait! You say. Why are you writing about Christmas? Summer isn’t even over yet! (more…)
Walt Disney made 4 exhibits for the 1964 World’s Fair. Walt worked hard to get sponsors for his exhibits, a practice that continues in Disney World to this day. In the end, Disney made a car exhibit sponsored by Ford, a Carousel of Progress sponsored […]
Walt Disney was an incredibly obstinate man. His loyal big brother, Roy, somehow managed to deal with it. Whenever Roy asked Walt to keep costs down, he would impatiently say ‘I make the movies, you get the money. Just get us the money!’ And, somehow, […]
Did you know that Walt Disney’s life was a series of failures? That even after huge, groundbreaking successes like Snow White, his company was often on the verge of financial ruin? It’s natural to think people like Walt Disney had it easy, but that is rarely the case. I recently found out all this and so many more fascinating details- all through an ultimately happy run-in with a terrible book. (more…)
Ah Disney pins… Such a sweet addiction! There are thousands upon thousands to choose from, and more are added every year. I am not an avid pin collector, bent on collecting whole sets or hard-to-find pins. There is one criteria, and one criteria only for whether or not I want a pin: Do I like it? If you are anything like me, you have grown a collection of pins over the years (or even from a single visit!). I love having the pins, but I realized recently that although I have many cute and pretty pins, they spend almost their entire lives tucked away on felt in a box. I wondered, how could I put my lovely pins to better use? Read on for my ideas on displaying Disney Pins. (more…)
The average theme park relies on thrill rides to keep guests coming back. But at Disney, it’s so much more than that. Something that really stands out at Disney World is their employees. Just the Disney name for them says a lot: they aren’t simply ’employees’, […]