Top 10 Archive

Best & Worst Disney Parks in the World

In addition to Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California, there are Disney theme parks in Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. This list ranks all 12, covering pros & cons, rides, shows, details, and more to determine the best and worst Disney parks in the world. (Last updated July 21, 2019.) We

Tom’s Top 7: World’s Best Disney Hotels

One of the best parts about the Disney parks is outside the gates, at the resort hotels that extend the sense of immersive theme and offering uniquely compelling experiences of their own. We’ve stayed at nearly every hotel at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, and Shanghai Disneyland (and the

Top 10 Restaurants for Free Dining

Free Dining is now available for Summer 2019, which means it’s time to start making Advance Dining Reservations for popular Walt Disney World restaurants now. Seriously, it’s essential. This post covers tips for making the best ADRs to get the most bang for your buck (so to speak) out of Free Dining. The Free Disney Dining Plan at

Tom’s Top 7: Disney World Ride Upgrade Wish List

Walt Disney World is in the midst of an unprecedented amount of construction and expansion ahead of its 50th Anniversary. It’s rumored that this milestone will feature a ’50 Things for the 50th Anniversary’ celebration, with a mix of new and improved offerings comprising those offerings. This makes a lot of sense. Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary

Tom’s Top 7: Backstories at Disney World

Nothing at Walt Disney Word is “just a ride.” Backstories exist for every attraction, land, restaurant, and hotel. They provide framework and context for the Imagineered details, and a good backstory can add another layer to the visual storytelling. In this post, I’ll list my favorite backstories at Walt Disney World. In actuality, my feelings