Category Archives: Tuesdays With Corey

Pirates of the Caribbean Facts – Tuesdays With Corey

For those of you TMSM fans who actually read my articles, you know that I am a sucker for random facts about Disney. I’ve done several different articles on various attractions and recently completed one on the ever-popular Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. So here you go, 10 Random Facts about Pirates of the Caribbean. 1. Next time you’re walking through the queue line and come upon the two fine fellows pl

Tuesdays With Corey: Miyuki

How many of you have ever heard of Amezaiku? Anyone? Maybe some of you know exactly what it is. For those of you who don’t, I’m here to fill you in. Amezaiku is the Japanese art of crafting candy sculptures. The process involves an artist utilizing rice taffy, their hands and special tools such as tweezers and scissors to create sculptures out of candy. Beginning with a starchy syrup recipe, the candy b

Tuesdays With Corey: Western River Expedition and Thunder Mesa

In 1971 when Walt Disney World opened it contained much of the beloved rides and attractions that we still have today.  There was The Haunted Mansion and It’s a Small World.  Peter Pan and The Jungle Cruise were also present. But there was no Pirates of the Caribbean. How could a ride that was so popular with guest today not be included in the original concept?  At the time of designing the Imagineers thought

Tuesdays with Corey: Chester and Hester’s Dino-Rama

Most Disney fans know that behind the majority of the attractions comes a backstory. Haunted Mansion has one, so does Pirates of the Caribbean. But do you know the one about Chester and Hester? Most don’t, as a matter of fact, a lot of people may bypass this area altogether because they feel it doesn’t add anything to the Animal Kingdom theme park. I’ve heard some people exclaim that it makes the

Tuesdays With Corey ~ Traveling Without Kids To WDW

Time and time again I’ve heard the same thing, “But Disney World and Disneyland are for kids.” I’ve heard it from friends, co-workers and people who have actually been there, but didn’t know that there’s a whole other side of Disney for us adults. Sure most kids love and adore it but why can’t adults have an “adult good time” without kids every once in a while. So for those of you who don’t know

The Tree of Life Story ~ Tuesdays With Corey

It’s time for Tuesdays With Corey! At one time no vegetation would grow on Discovery Island at the Animal Kingdom. No tree, shrubs, flowers or plants. It was completely barren. One day a tiny ant planted a seed and made a wish. He wished for a tree to grow on the barren piece of land, a tree large enough to provide shelter for all of the animals. The ants’ wish came true and a tree began to grow. It contin

Tuesdays With Corey: Hauntings From The Happiest Place On Earth!

America has had its share of haunted places throughout history. From the east coast to the west coast stories of ghosts and spirits of the afterlife have rolled off the tongues of many people. Stories of ghosts and hauntings have had a place in history for hundreds of years. Stories of places like Alcatraz Prison, The Stanley Hotel, the Battlefields of Gettysburg, Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Wait, what? Walt