Today we welcome Debbie and John Raises who met at Animal Kingdom 20 years ago when the park originally opened! They discuss what the park was like in 1998, how attractions have evolved, and their thoughts on Pandora. You won't want to miss their stories or how the Animal Kingdom's 20th Anniversary celebration went down.
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Today we welcome to show from Backtothemouse.com Joseph Kaplan, who discusses his recent Disney Cruise and trip to Walt Disney World. He gives us a review of Swan and Dolphin and Flower and Garden.
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Thank you for listening to Rope Drop Radio! Today we give thanks to all of those who have helped our show over the last two years! We also dive into the future of what's to come with a Disney Meet up, Trivia Night, and a Rope Drop Radio Disney Cruise! We finish with Doug and Derek taking a version of the lightning round, answering a bunch of Disney questions.
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After we discuss some Toy Story and Universal Horror Nights news we dive into a strategy on how best to do Magic Kingdom in a day. We talk Dining, fastpasses, rope drop, with tall kids, and short kids... If you have a conference or family outing in Florida and can do only one Disney day, this episode is for you.
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This week we relive Doug's recent trip onboard the Disney Dream. Doug has been on all four Disney Cruise Line Ships, hear how this one stacks up. We talk about the new Beauty and the Beast show, Dining, Kids clubs, and more.
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Today we head North of Walt Disney World to Universal Studios where Doug and his family enjoyed 2 nights at Loews Portofino Bay and 2 full days at both Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios. Doug is joined by his 12 year old daughter Samantha who discusses Universal from the Tween viewpoint. We cover rides, restaurants, and characters all in Universal Studios.
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After some festival news and a Black Panther Rumor, we answer your questions.
What time will Magical Express Pick me up?
Why we go back so often?
Will there be a discount before Star Wars Land opens?
How do you use the Fantasmic Dinner Package?
What Disney Cruise Line Dining hall needs refurbishment?
How do you get to Port Canaveral from WDW?
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You're in for a real treat as we I interview Kent Mullins and learn how he successfully accomplished FORTHY-SEVEN Walt Disney World attractions in just one day. He is one of only 19 people EVER that are able to boast that impressive feat! We are confident you'll love his story as much as we did. Along with Kent's tips on this episode, you can follow him on Twitter @UFCKent for even more!
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We've talked a lot about our favorite dining options from table service to character meals to quick service... but we've never touched on what to avoid until now! Find out what our reconditions would be to stay away from along with some Disney news hot off the press!
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This week we sit down with Aaron H. Goldberg, best-selling author of The Disney Story: Chronicling the Man, the Mouse, and Parks, and Disney Declassified: Tales of Real-Life Scandals, Sex, Accidents, and Deaths to discuss his latest Amazon chart-topper, The Wonders of Walt Disney World, along with his own story of writing about Disney! He shares some great insights on what has ben and what's to come for the parks as well as a few fun tips while visiting.
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Today we discuss the ins and outs of 3 value resorts on Disney property, All Star Sports, Music, and Movies. We talk about the dinning, transportation, rooms, and some tips to help you plan a better vacation from these affordable resorts.
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Today we let Olivia and Declan help give a review live from Epcot. We cover our recent dinning experience at The Garden Grill.
Today's episode we relive Derek's Daddy-Kids trip and talk single-parent strategies for a Disney vacation. From capitalizing on Fast Passes to making the most (or not) of the Dining Plan, we cover some great tips for a short trip with BIG wins for kids and grow ups alike!
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Today we debate the age old question. Should I book a cruise with Disney or Royal Caribbean. And to help us answer that question we bring on Michelle McKnight who has been on a dozen cruises between the two lines. She'll compare food, prices, room size, and more. If you are debating between one or the other, this show is for you!
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Get a mom's perspective today as we are joined by Jennifer L from the Disney Parks Mom's Panel! She shares her story about becoming part of the Panel along with her own experiences and must-do's at the Parks!
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Today we are spending $40 on food at Hollywood Studios and another $40 at Epcot. We give tips for best value restaurants and help you save money while getting full! If you like food this episode is for YOU!
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Today we welcome Wesley Snyder of @365daysofDisney. Wesley has built an exciting following on Twitter with his tips and tricks for making the most of your time in the parks. With his audacious goal of going to the Disney parks every day for a year and his Imagineering ideas, you're in for a real treat.
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Today we welcome Jake to the show, a Rope Drop listener who just spend Christmas Day in the Magic Kingdom. It's a wonderful time to go, but it can be busy. He shares some tips to get the most out of a holiday season trip.
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It's our last podcast of the year, so we look back at all of what Disney gave us in 2017. We talk about what attractions opened in the park, new dinning, films, tv, and more.
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In today's episode we talk about the recent Disney acquisition of fox. What all did they acquire, how much is this costing, what does it mean for the parks, and more.
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The first half of this show we discuss everything Star Wars that is happening the parks, cruises, and run Disney. Then the final 20 minutes we give our own review of The Last Jedi. We talk scenes we liked, disliked, and what we expect from Episode 9. If you like Star Wars this episode is for you.
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Today we discuss one of the more popular resorts at Walt Disney World, The Animal Kingdom Lodge. We talk theming, restaurants, amenities, and of course those amazing views! If you would like to book at stay at the Animal Kingdom Lodge or any other Disney property. Please contact Michelle McKnight with Mei Travel. You can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com
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Doug just flew back from an 8 day family vacation at Walt Disney World. We discuss all the attractions, restaurants, shows and of course rope drops that they got to experience.
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Happy Thanksgiving from Rope Drop Radio! Today we discuss our favorite Disney Christmas movies, from The Santa Clause and The Muppets Christmas Carol to Prep and Landing and the Nightmare before Christmas.
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After some Disney Cruise News about the Magic, we dive into dinning at the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom. To help you save some money we are playing a game where we only have $40 to spend on food. We shares meals and snacks that you get what you are paying for. If you are thinking of going to one of these two parks, this show will help you save some dough.
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