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Review: “Going to” guidebook for DCA

That’s it. With this new book, I’m going to automatically be a fan of anything published by the talented Shannon Laskey. The author of a book series called “Going to…” guides, Laskey is also the illustrator, and it’s her artwork that is so eye-catching and makes her books so special. I’ve previously reviewed her Going…

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Review: Complete WDW 2017 book

Every year there is one guidebook in the Walt Disney World universe that outstrips all the others for its quality and completeness. The Complete Guide to Walt Disney World, by Mike and Julie Neil, is an annual publication that not only takes readers through the rides, shows, and attractions, but also provides stunning photographs of…

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Book review: Drinking at Disney

When you crack open a book with the subtitle “A tipsy travel guide to Walt Disney World’s bars, lounges, and glow cubes,” you have a certain expectation. At the low end of the spectrum would be simple recounting of what’s in each bar and maybe a few factoids specific to each. However, that would be…

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There is a Disney theme park Easter Egg in Finding Dory, and it’s glorious (spoilers deep within article)

Usually the flow of Disney synergy goes in just one direction: new material is created for the animated movies, which then provide themes, characters, settings, and plots that can be used when creating new theme park rides. Most of the time you find “Easter Eggs” (hidden secrets with personal or historical significance) in those movies,…

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Book Review: Going to Disneyland

Every so often, a book crosses your path that just blows you away, and this new “for kids” guide to Disneyland is one of those. From the moment the cover graces your eyes, you’ll be sucked in and fully convinced. But don’t take my word for it. Have a look: My eye was drawn to…