In this episode of Traveling with the mouse, we break from our typical format of focusing on a single subject and we talk about some recent Disney related news items. We give our thoughts on the Star Wars The Last Jedi trailer, Bob Iger once again announcing his retirement date, New interactive character meet and greets that Disneyland has been testing and much more. Let us know what you think of this format. We are considering doing a “News” show once a month.

Links some of the items we discussed:

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer

BOB Iger Confirms plans to Step down in 2019

Talking Mickey, Minnie, and Donald character debut at Disneyland Resort

Imagineers Ready Slinky Dog Dash Ride Vehicle For Testing

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It’s that time of year again…in this episode we give our thoughts on Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween party. Is it worth the ever increasing price? We give you our opinions as well a complete overview of the party. Let us know what you think. Is the party worth it to you? Why or Why not?

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In this part 2 episode on the Disney Cruise line, Jon continues to take us through his experiences on Disney Cruises. We begin by comparing staterooms between Disney and other cruise lines. Next we discuss the amenities that Disney includes in their cruises. Jon then talks about his experiences on Castaway Cay (Disney’s Private Island). He also discusses the dinning and entertainment options available on Disney Cruises. Let us know your thoughts. podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com

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Today Jon talks about his experiences with Disney cruise line. He gives us his tips on when to book and discusses how Disney compares to other cruise lines. He talks about why going on a Disney cruise keeps you wanting more. If you are considering going on a Disney cruise for the first time like I am, then this is the episode for you. Stay tuned for Part 2!

Today’s Episode is all about the Walt Disney World Monorail. Jon and I talk about our experiences with the monorail from when we were kids. We then talk about some of our recent experiences with some of the maintenance issues that we have noticed over the past few years. We conclude the episode talking about the future of the WDW monorail and what we hope to see change in the near future. Let us know what you think about the monorail. podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com

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Show notes:

Riding the Monorail past the Grand Floridian during construction

View of a Mark IV monorail Car (From Adam the woo)

List of monorail incidents 

Piece of Monorail Blue falls off near Epcot

Buy Monorail Socks

 

We are back! In this episode we take an in depth look at Disney’s Polynesian Village & Bungalows. We talk about our many past experiences staying at this resort and we cover everything from transportation to shopping. If you are at all interested in staying at the Polynesian in the future then this is the episode for you. Let us know if you would like for us to do more in depth resort episodes. We hope you enjoy the show!

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In our 15th episode we discuss the pros and cons of staying on property and off property at Walt Disney World. Jon talks about his experiences staying at hotels located off property. We list out what we think are the best things about staying at good neighbor hotels. The discussion then leads to what we believe are the best things about staying at a Disney resort. What are your thoughts on staying on property and off property? Let us know podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com

 

In this episode we talk about the competition between Disney and Universal Studios. Who is it more of a competition for? Who has the upper hand? We discuss those questions and more…Send us your comments to podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com

In Episode 13 we go through a list of attractions at Walt Disney World that are rumored to get updates in the near future. We give our thoughts on what will change as well as what we hope will change. What changes would you like to see? Let us know podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com

 

I know that we have slowed down on releasing new episodes over the last few days, but it is for a good reason.  Adam and his wife have welcomed a new addition to the family.  Hopefully we will be able to get some new material out sometime next week or so.  However, don’t be surprised if it takes a little longer as Hurricane Irma is scheduled to come right through our area in the next few days.  Thank you for visiting our page and listening to our show.  Hope everyone stays safe out there!

We conclude our comparison of Disneyland attractions with Walt Disney World attractions. Which park came out ahead? You’ll have to listen to find out. Send us your feedback Podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com

In this episode Jon and I compare some of the most popular attractions that are both at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. We give our opinions on which versions are better and why. We had so much fun discussing this topic that we are dividing it into two episodes.  (Check out Episode 12 for Part 2). Let us know if you agree or disagree with our picks. Thanks for Listening.

Welcome to Episode 10! We are in Part 2 of our series on traveling to Walt Disney World with children under 3. We discuss the common mistake of over-scheduling your day at the parks. We also go over the best attractions at each park that are suitable for young children. Join in on the discussion on Facebook and Twitter or email us podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com

This episode is the first in our series on traveling to Walt Disney World with young children. We go over some tips that we have for parents that are considering bringing children that are under 3 years of age. We give our thoughts on how to make the best use of your time, taking advantage of Disney’s photo-pass service, and tips on using strollers in the park. Let us know if you would like to hear more episodes around this topic. You can email us podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

We have some fun in this episode talking about one attraction from each park at Walt Disney World that we would like to remove and replace it with either something new or the previous attraction that held that space. We each picked different attractions at each park and enjoyed discussing our plans to replace them. What attractions would you replace? Let us know podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com

In Episode 7 of the Traveling with the mouse podcast we talk about the announced changes coming to the Magic Kingdom. Specifically they new Theater and the Tron light cycle power run coaster. We discuss the rumored locations of the the new Theater and speculate on how long it will take for these new attractions to open.

Link to the Tron light cycle power run coaster in Shanghai Disneyland.

 

 

Changes are coming to Epcot. In this episode we talk about the updates that were announced at D23 for Epcot. We also give our thoughts on the new green mission at the recently re-opened Mission Space attraction.

Link to the Ratatouille Attraction at Disneyland Paris

It’s time to talk about dining! We discuss our favorite quick service, snack, and table service locations at Walt Disney World. We give our picks for best of these locations at Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom and the resorts. Let us know what your favorite locations are. You can email us podcast@travelingwiththemouse.com or you can check us our on Facebook and Twitter below.

 

 

Episode 4 is all about The Great Movie Ride. With the last day of operation being August 13, 2017, we thought it was fitting to discuss our thoughts about the closing if this classic attraction. We talk about the history of the attraction as well as our memories of it over the years. We also talk about Mickey and Minnie’s runaway railway, the attraction that is taking over the Great Movie Ride. We hope you enjoy our tribute to one of our favorite rides.