Tom Bricker Archive

FAQ & Guide to Face Masks at Disney World

This guide to face coverings at Walt Disney World offers info & tips, our recommendation for the best masks, rules & policy changes, and answers to frequently asked questions on wearing masks at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and Blizzard Beach water park. (Updated February 27, 2021.) The question of “are face masks

Mardi Gras Crowds at Disney World

Mardi Gras week plus the holiday weekend of Presidents’ Day, Lunar New Year, and Valentine’s Day plus scattered winter school breaks resulted in heavy crowds at Walt Disney World. This stretch of February is typically one of the busiest times of the year, with higher wait times, attendance, and congestion in Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Animal

Grand Californian Hotel Review & Reopening Update

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is Disneyland’s flagship resort with a AAA four-diamond rating. It has the best location of any on-site accommodations, with a direct entrance into California Adventure and Downtown Disney. This review features room photos, pros & cons, and other thoughts on this Anaheim luxury hotel. (Updated February 23, 2021.) With