Tom Bricker Archive

Mary Poppins Epcot Expansion Info

Walt Disney World has announced the first-ever Mary Poppins attraction, slated to come to Epcot’s United Kingdom pavilion as part of a Cherry Tree Lane expansion. In this post, we’ll share details, concept and poster art of the area, and offer some commentary about what this means for World Showcase. (Updated July 16, 2020.) This

Tony’s Town Square Restaurant Redemption

With the reopening of Walt Disney World, Tony’s Town Square Restaurant is the only table service dining option at Magic Kingdom that offers outdoor seating. In this tale of redemption, we’ll review our recent experience eating outside at Tony’s on a hot and humid day, share food photos, views of entertainment, and more. For those

We Don’t Recommend FuelRods

FuelRod kiosks can be found at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, airports, and other locations. The service offers reusable, portable charging to fuel or charge your phone on the go, and then swap for a fresh battery. In this FuelRod review, we’ll cover whether the “unlimited” service is worth the money and effort. (Updated July 14, 2020.)

Animal Kingdom Reopening Report

Following visits to Magic Kingdom for Walt Disney World’s reopening day and AP preview, we head to Animal Kingdom to see modified operations there. In this report, we’ll share photos, crowds & wait time info, health & safety measures, mask compliance, concluding with commentary about the rising case numbers in Florida. Once again, we opted

Hong Kong Disneyland Closing Again

After reopening last month, Hong Kong Disneyland is temporarily closing again on July 15, 2020. This comes after Hong Kong tightened its social-distancing measures following a rise of cases in the city. In this post, we’ll cover the details, why this is happening, and what it could mean for the domestic parks. (Updated July 13,