Hyperion Adventures Podcast: Everything Disney for Every Fan

Hyperion Adventures Podcast

If it's Disney, Tom and Michelle talk about it. Disney Movies, Disney Parks, Disney Cruise Line, runDisney, Star Wars & Marvel. They love it all! Join them for fun discussions, reviews, and tips to help you with your next Disney visit or vacation.

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This week, we're excited to talk about a topic that we've been planning on doing for several months now. That's discussing an ability that Disney excels at but may go relatively under-the-radar to you while on your vacation. We're talking about their ability to get people from here to there. That's right! Our new episode is all about Moving People - Disney's Most Underrated Skill. Once again Michelle brings her always amazing research to the show as she shares many of the processes that are used in the parks and resorts to help get you where you want to go. Some that are obvious. Others that may go a little more unnoticed. Once we wrap up our exploration of Moving People - Disney's Most Underrated Skill, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a new addition to the top of the Walt Disney Company hierarchy. We also talk about 2 guest-favorite festivals that are set to return to the Disneyland Resort. Speaking of something returning to The Happiest Place On Earth, we received great news about a classic attraction that is set to reopen this week. We'll tell you all about that, as well. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Dec 5

1 hr 16 min

With Thanksgiving behind us, we are now officially in the Winter Holiday Season. So, we thought this would be the perfect time to talk all about this wonderful time of year in the Disney Parks. Since Michelle happens to be the Game Show Hostess With The Mostest, she thought she'd have a little fun with the topic. So, she's leading us through a little game of Disney Holidays This Or That. Find out what experiences, food, and fun we feel most inspires our Holiday Cheer. Once we wrap up our little game of Disney Holidays This Or That, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include several Grammy nominations for the music from some of our favorite Disney films and series. We also tell you which guest favorite at Disneyland is putting a pause in their use of the virtual queue, just as another is set to return. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Nov 28

1 hr 14 min

With the recent release of the Obi Wan Kenobi sizzle reel on Disney+ Day, we grew even more excited about the new Star Wars series. When you include the fact that Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen will be reprising their roles as Obi Wan and Anakin in it, well, we got more than a little nostalgic for the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy. Even though they receive their fair share of criticism, we really enjoy them. So, we thought, this week, we'd share exactly What We Love The Most About The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy. We are even joined by our 14-year-old cousin Zach to provide us a different perspective of the early episodes of the Skywalker Saga. Once we wrap up our exploration of What We Love The Most About The Star Wars Prequel Trilogy, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, we share a lot of the interesting details that emerged from Destination D23 at the Walt Disney World Resort. There are many things coming in the near future to the various Disney Parks and Cruise Line and we discuss a lot of them. We also talk about the Disneyland Park area that will soon be reimagined. And we tell you important information you'll need to know if you have a Disney Cruise scheduled for 2022. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Nov 21

1 hr 21 min

It's happened to all of us. We board that attraction or turn on a movie and we're humming their songs for the rest of the day. Yet, we love it! So, that led us to this week's main topic; Disney Songs That Get Stuck In Our Heads (But We Don't Mind It). We'll be counting down our favorites and those of some of our listeners. See if our lists match yours and let us know which of these end up swirling around in your brain for the rest of the day! Once we wrap up our look at Disney Songs That Get Stuck In Our Heads (But We Don't Mind It), it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the list of narrators for this year's Candlelight Processional at the Walt Disney World Resort. We, also, share news of another accolade won by Disney Cruise Line. And we break down several of the announcements that came out of Friday's Disney+ Day. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Nov 14

1 hr 30 min

We complete the back end of our 2-part series exploring the differences and similarities between to U.S. Disney Park Resorts. This time around, we head to the East Coast to discuss Walt Disney World For The Disneyland Fan 2021. We'll share more information, planning strategies and tips that will help prepare you for your first trip to The Most Magical Place On Earth. Once we wrap up our exploration of Walt Disney World For The Disneyland Fan 2021, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include more details about some fun activities coming to the Disney Wish when she debuts next year. We also discuss the newly released theme for runDisney's upcoming Springtime race. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Nov 7

1 hr 22 min

A little over 2 years ago, we did a very popular, 2-part series discussing the differences in how to approach vacations at the 2 U.S. Disney Parks Resorts. Well, as we're sure you know, there have been more than a few changes since then. With that being the case, we thought this would be an excellent time to take another look at those topics. So, this week, we revisit Disneyland For The Walt Disney World Fan 2021. We pass along information, planning strategies, and tips so you'll know the best way to approach your next magical visit to The Happiest Place On Earth. Once we wrap up our look at Disneyland For The Walt Disney World Fan 2021, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, we share the amazing details we learned about the fabulous rotational dining rooms that you will be able to experience aboard the Disney Wish when it debuts next year. We also discuss the tease we received this week for the return of a classic, all-time guest favorite to the Disneyland Resort. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Oct 31

1 hr 44 min

We continue our exploration of the "Spooky Season" with a look at one of our favorite "Not So Scary" Disney Attractions. It's Our Ghostly Guidebook To Disney's Haunted Mansion.  You may remember, last year Michelle provided more of her excellent research as she explored the different versions of Disney’s Haunted Mansions and Manors around the world. This year, she’s going to look specifically at the classic attractions in Disneyland and Magic Kingdom Park. Expect more ghoulishly great information and spooktacularly fun facts as Michelle tells us all about the home of the 999 happy haunts. Once we wrap up Our Ghostly Guidebook To Disney's Haunted Mansion segment, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode those include the announcement of the dates and a few details of one of our favorite, upcoming Walt Disney World festivals. We also discuss the opening of an exciting new shop at the Disneyland Resort. And we tell you how Disney Cruise Line is floating into a popular holiday parade. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Oct 24

1 hr 14 min

We're quickly approaching Halloween and we couldn't be more excited about it. So, this week, we thought we'd celebrate with another topic type that you have told us many times is your favorite. That's right, it's another in our "5 Favorite" series involving music. Tying in the Spooky Season, this show will be all about Our 5 Favorite Disney Halloween Songs. There are a lot of ghoulishly delightful tunes to pick from. Listen as we fill out your Disney Halloween Party Playlist and find out if our lists of not so scary favorites match yours! Once we wrap up the countdown of Our 5 Favorite Disney Halloween Songs, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a lot of information about the exciting events and entertainment that are returning for Holiday Time at the Walt Disney World Resort. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Oct 17

1 hr 17 min

All of the recent celebrations of Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday had us feeling a little nostalgic. We began to wonder about several details from the history of The Most Magical Place On Earth. Since we're always hungry when we record these show, of course we focused on restaurants. However, we thought we also expand this stroll down Disney Dining memory lane to the Disneyland Resort, as well. And thus was born our Old School Magic Kingdom & Disneyland Restaurants From The Past episode. Find out interesting information and fun facts about many of your favorite long-gone Disney Parks dining locations over the years. Once we wrap up our look at Old School Magic Kingdom & Disneyland Restaurants From The Past, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the date when you'll have your chance to use Disney Genie at the Walt Disney World Resort. Speaking of the location Where Dreams Come True, we tell you about some fantastic entertainment that will soon be returning. Over on the West Coast, we share some details from a fun, new Disneyland Store that will be opening soon. And we discuss the wonderful spaces for kids that will be debuting aboard the Disney Wish, next year. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Oct 10

1 hr 27 min

Over the last couple of weeks, we were lucky enough to make a couple of trips to The Happiest Place On Earth. One day was spent at Disneyland Park and the other at Disney California Adventure Park. This week, we're sharing the details of all the new and interesting stuff we experienced with our September Visits To The Disneyland Resort episode. We tell stories about all the fun we took part in and discuss our thoughts on a lot of the new stuff happening at Disneyland. Once we wrap up the recap of our September Visits To The Disneyland Resort, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include lots of Walt Disney World news. We share when you'll be able to book your star cruise to a galaxy far, far away. We, also, talk about when you'll have the chance to zoom along with the Guardians of the Galaxy at Epcot. We discuss some new technology that will be making it's debut at The Most Magical Place On Earth. Of course we take some time to wish Walt Disney World a happy 50th Birthday, as well. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Oct 3

1 hr 33 min

We're right in the middle of the Spooky Season at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. So, we thought this week would be a good time to discuss some of our favorite HalloweenTime Food & Fun At Disney Parks. There are so many magical "not so scary" details to enjoy this time of year. Find out what we look forward to every year! Once we wrap up our look at HalloweenTime Food & Fun At Disney Parks, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include great news for those of you, like us, who didn't think they'd be able to check out Walt Disney World's new nighttime spectaculars for awhile. We also discuss the announcement of a very special day that's coming soon for fans of Disney's streaming service. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Sep 26

1 hr 15 min

As we mentioned last week, Michelle discovered so much cool information that we decided to split the final episode of our Countdown To Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday Series into two parts. So, this week's bonus segment looks back at the actual Opening Day Gala. Michelle, once again, brings her outstanding research to the table as we discuss the day the world was first, officially introduced to the destination Where Dreams Come True! Once we wrap up the continuation of our Countdown To Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday series, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode those include several indulgent new ways for you to enjoy the nighttime spectaculars on your next visit to the Walt Disney World Resort. We, also, share the details about a guest favorite Holiday Time event that is returning to The Most Magical Place On Earth. And we discuss a big change as to how you access one of Disney Hollywood Studios most popular attractions. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Sep 19

1 hr 3 min

We're back with another edition of our series looking back at the history of The Most Magical Place On Earth. However, Michelle did such amazing research and uncovered so many interesting facts, that we decided to make this a two-part episode. So, this week is Part 6A of our Countdown To Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday series entitled The Wonderful World Of Disney. Find out all of the interesting information and fun facts that Michelle was able to dig up about the location Where Dreams Come True. Once we wrap up Part 6A of our Countdown To Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the announcement of a Disneyland Holiday Party. We also share some fantastic Disney Cruise Line news. And we share how it will soon become much easier for you to pick up more tasty treats when you visit the Disney Parks. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Sep 12

1 hr 8 min

Happy Labor Day Weekend! We're celebrating with the topic for this week's episode. Our 5 Favorite Disney Character's Jobs. Lots of your most beloved Disney icons have held interesting and unique work positions. Some you may not even remember. Find out which of these we liked best and see if our lists, and those of our listeners, match yours. Once we wrap up the look at Our 5 Favorite Disney Character's Jobs, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the return of Walt Disney World's annual passes. We, also, discuss more changes to Disney Cruise Line's pre-sail procedures. And we now know when you'll be able to celebrate Holiday Time at the Disneyland Resort. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Sep 5

1 hr 23 min

We haven't done a deep dive into a classic Disney Character in a while so we decided to make up for it by focusing on one of our favorite duos. That's right!  This week's show is All About Chip & Dale - Disney's Dynamic Duo. Michelle, once again, brought her always amazing research to the table as we shared the history, information and fun facts about our favorite Rescue Rangers! Once we wrap up our talk All About Chip & Dale - Disney's Dynamic Duo, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the announcement of an additional feature to an already exciting feature of the Disney Wish. We also share details about how you can still join in on the fun of Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday, even if you aren't able to make the trip to Orlando on October 1st. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Aug 29

1 hr

We continue to be excited about the news that many of our favorite Disney Ships have been, or are getting ready to begin, welcoming guests back onboard. So, we thought this week would be a great time to explore getting Back To Cruising - Disney Cruise Line Updates & Information. We'll share all of the new facts & tips that you'll need to know as you prepare for your next sailing with Captains Mickey & Minnie. Once we wrap up our look at getting Back To Cruising - Disney Cruise Line Updates & Information, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the announcement of a debut date for a highly anticipated Walt Disney World Show. We also share some details about the new nighttime fireworks spectacular that will soon be illuminating the skies at The Most Magical Place On Earth. And, yes, we tell you all about the new digital parks navigation system that Disney unveiled this week and give you our opinions on it. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Aug 22

1 hr 38 min

This week, we're back with another installment of our series counting down to the 50th Birthday Celebration of Walt Disney World. Michelle will, once again, bring her always amazing research to the table as we explore the history and biggest moments from the Most Magical Place On Earth. All leading up to the October 1st festivities for the destination Where Dreams Come True! Our fifth episode in the series is entitled "Disney's Wonderful WORLD Of Color". It will explore many of the magical festivities and use of color throughout the glorious history of Walt Disney World celebrations. Once we wrap up our fifth installment in our Countdown To Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday - Disney's Wonderful WORLD Of Color segment, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode those include more info about a highly anticipated, out-of-this-world dining experience that's coming to Epcot. We also share details about the new nighttime, holiday, ticketed event that is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort. And we talk about the new paid transportation system that will soon be available to get you to and from the airport and your resort stay at The Most Magical Place On Earth. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Aug 15

1 hr 16 min

This week, we're paying another little tribute to Michelle's mom. Since she was an enormous role model in her life, we thought we'd do an episode based on the Disney characters who also set fine examples. Yep, we're counting down Our 5 Favorite Disney Role Models. There are so many to choose from so this will be another difficult list to narrow down. Listen to hear how we did and find out if our favorites match yours! Once we wrap up the countdown of Our 5 Favorite Disney Role Models, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, that includes the details of Disneyland's, new, Annual Pass replacement program. Speaking of The Happiest Place On Earth, we share a list of more dining locations that will soon be reopening there, as well. And we talk all about the many interesting things we learned about the upcoming Star Wars themed hotel that will be launching next year at the Walt Disney World Resort. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Aug 8

1 hr 18 min

We're back with a new episode for you and, this week, we're looking back at our stops at a couple of our favorite locations in the whole, wide world. It's our July Disneyland & Walt Disney World Visit Recap. First, we share the details of our journey to The Happiest Place On Earth. That includes our stay at the Disneyland Hotel. We also checked out the recently updated Mickey's Philharmagic featuring an all new scene from the Pixar film Coco. We share our yummy experience meeting with some special friends at Disney California Adventure Park's Lamplight Lounge for their amazing brunch. And we talk about our journey back to Avengers Campus for the first time since our opening day visit. Next, it's over to the East Coast for a little taste of Walt Disney World. And, yes, "taste" is the correct term because a big part of our day was a jaunt over to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. We share our thoughts on several of the offerings we were lucky enough to sample. We then, ventured over to Magic Kingdom for a wonderful viewing of Happily Ever After and shared our thoughts on the return of this guest-favorite nighttime spectacular. And, we had a fine meal in a very special spot in one of our favorite Disney Park restaurants. We tell you all about that, as well. Once we wrap up our July Disneyland & Walt Disney World Visit Recap, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include more dining locations that are set to open at The Most Magical Place On Earth. We also share details of some wonderful spots those of you 18 and older can look forward to sampling once the Disney Wish debuts next Summer. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Aug 1

1 hr 28 min

Hello Hyperion Adventurers. We wanted to let you know that something has occurred in our world that made us decide we will not be releasing a new episode today. However, since you are our Hyperion Adventures Family, we wanted to fill you in with what is going on with us. So Tom recorded this special message for you. Thank you so much for being a part of our family. We love you dearly. Tom & Michelle

Jul 25

9 min 27 sec

This week, we're continuing our look ahead to the Magical Celebration happening in Florida on October 1st with another look back. It's Part 4 of our series "Countdown To Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday" entitled "Room With A View". For this episode, we're looking at the development of the many beautiful resorts the can be found around The Most Magical Place On Earth. Michelle brings her always amazing research as she shares the history and fun facts about the original Walt Disney World Hotels. We guarantee you'll find out something you didn't know before about the place Where Dreams Come True during this show. Once we wrap up Part 4 of our Countdown To Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday - Room With A View segment, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include details about a lot of the Very Merry offerings coming this Holiday Season at both the Walt Disney World Resort and aboard Disney Cruise Line. We also discuss the many accolades that were earned this week for some of your favorite Disney+ offerings. And there's a terrific new Disney ticket offer that may interest those of you who reside in the Sunshine State. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jul 18

1 hr 28 min

Over the last few years, we've heard a lot about many of the new things coming to Walt Disney World and Disneyland here in the U.S. However, there is also a lot of fantastic stuff happening at Disney's foreign destinations, as well. So, this week, we thought we refresh our memories about all of the Excitement At Disney Parks Around The World. There are a lot of amazing things coming to Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai and we plan to explore it all. Listen in and be enticed to add these upcoming, spectacular attractions and lands to your Disney Bucket List. Once we wrap up our look at the Excitement At Disney Parks Around The World, it's time for this Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include details about the spooky season fun coming to the Disneyland Resort and a fantastic, new ticket offer to go along with it. We also discuss details of a few sensational dining options that are coming to the Disney Wish. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jul 11

1 hr 16 min

Happy 4th of July! We hope you are having a magical, holiday weekend with your family and friends. We are away visiting with our family and thought we'd include them on this week's episode. So, get ready for Family Disney Game Time Fun! Michelle returns to her role as the Game Show Hostess with the Mostest as she leads us through a fun little trivia contest. We hope you'll play along, as well. Once we wrap up our Family Disney Game Time Fun, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode those include a spectacular announcement for those who enjoy running through the Disney Parks. We also share some special perks that are returning to those who have stays booked at the Walt Disney World Resort. And we share the news of a fan-favorite Disney/Pixar film that will soon have a role in a classic Disney attraction. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jul 4

1 hr 5 min

We're very excited for the return of fireworks at the Disney Parks. They just are the perfect cap to a wonderful day at Disneyland or Walt Disney World. With the announcements of the restoration of these wonderful shows and the news that new presentations are on their way, we thought this would be a perfect time for this week's topic. It's our look at The Evolution Of Disney's Nighttime Spectaculars. We'll take a look back at the origins of these amazing displays and how they've changed over time. We'll also discuss the presentations that will be back in the parks beginning next month and what lies ahead in the future. Once we wrap up our discussion of The Evolution Of Disney's Nighttime Spectaculars, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include more details about Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday Celebration. We also share the details of the return of one of the Official Disney Fan Club's biggest events. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jun 27

1 hr 35 min

We've really been enjoying all of the new Marvel series that have been debuting this year on Disney+. That includes the recent addition of Loki. Since he is the "God of Mischief", we thought we'd explore the mischievous aspect of the MCU films and series that we feel helps set them apart. That's their addition of seriously funny scenes. So, this week we're counting down Our 5 Favorite Comedic Marvel Moments! Better yet, we're joined by our wonderful friends Keenan & Rachael, from Part Of Our World Podcast, who shared their selections, as well. We had a fantastic time with them and cracked up throughout recording. Laugh along with us and see if your favorites made our list. Originally, we thought we'd be traveling this weekend which would mean we'd be skipping the Disney Stories of the Week after we wrapped up counting down Our 5 Favorite Comedic Marvel Moments. However, as you'll hear in this episode, our plans changed. So we do have a couple of quick Disney stories for you in this episode. Those include the return of Nighttime Fireworks Spectaculars to both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Traveling or not, we never leave you without giving you some sort of tip that might help you on your next vacation. And that's exactly how we wrap this show up, as well. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jun 20

1 hr 27 min

This week, we're continuing our look forward to the big anniversary celebration for The Most Magical Place On Earth with another peek back at its history. It's Part 3 or our Countdown To Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday. This one is entitled That's The Ticket as we explore the various forms of entrance and attraction passes that have been available over the vacation resort's first 5 decades. Michelle, once again, bring her always outstanding research as she shares more interesting info and fun facts about the place Where Dreams Come True. Once we wrap up Part 3 our Countdown To Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the announced reopening dates for guest favorite dining locations at Disney Parks of both coasts. We also share how you can join in on a virtual event celebrating the past, present and future of another Disney Park that is celebrating an important anniversary. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation! Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jun 13

1 hr 17 min

We wrap up this week's, special Double Episode Extravaganza with Part 2; Our 3rd Anniversary Celebration. We're joined by so many of our wonderful Hyperion Adventurer friends and family members as we explore all of the amazing things that happened over the last year of our show. We also look ahead to what's to come in Year 4 of our show including a couple of special announcements! We hope you'll join us for this very special episode that, not only, celebrates our show. It toasts you, as well. Because your are what inspires us week in and week out to discuss our favorite Disney related content. Thank you so very much and cheers to you! As mentioned in the show, if you'd like to become a member of the Hyperion Adventures Podcast Patreon group, here is the link: https://www.patreon.com/HyperionAdventuresPodcast

Jun 6

1 hr 41 min

We kick off this week's double episode extravaganza with a look at our visit to the inaugural day of the first Marvel themed land in a Disney Park. It's Our Avengers Campus Opening Day Recap. We share all of our experiences with this amazing new land within Disney California Adventure park. We discuss what it was like to live our own super hero adventures with Spider-Man, Captain America, Black Widow and many of the rest of the Avengers. Once we wrap up sharing all of the details we experienced in Our Avengers Campus Opening Day Recap, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the details of Walt Disney World's upcoming new Halloween themed, nighttime, ticketed event. We also discuss the news that Disney Cruise Line may be sailing from a U.S. port even earlier than originally expected. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jun 5

1 hr 23 min

This week, we're celebrating Memorial Day Weekend with an entertaining little game. We'll remember many of the rides we've enjoyed over the years that have evolved over time with our Disney Attractions This or That - Classic or Update episode. Listen and play along as we share our preferences. The original versions of these great Walt Disney World and Disneyland attractions or the updated iterations. Once we wrap up our Disney Attractions This or That - Classic or Update portion of the show, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include when your chance to visit The Happiest Place On Earth will arrive if you reside outside of The Golden State. We also let you know when you'll get your first chance to experience a re-imagined classic attraction. And we discuss a wonderful, new Disney musical that is headed to Broadway this Fall. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

May 30

1 hr 15 min

If you know us at all, then you know we're tremendously excited for our chance to sail aboard the Disney Wish. But their newest ship isn't the only reason we love cruising with Captains Mickey & Minnie. So, this week, we thought we'd explore all of the things we love about DCL with our Disney Cruise Line - A Wish And So Much More episode. We share what we feel sets this amazing company apart from the rest. We also discuss many of the magical touches that are coming on the newest addition to the fleet and fill you in on if we will be sailing aboard her. Once we wrap up our look at Disney Cruise Line - A Wish And So Much More, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include some exciting Disneyland reopening news. A story about the version that's very close to us and another for the one that's not so near us. We also discuss what new Florida location is making a bid to become Disney Cruise Line's second home port. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

May 23

1 hr 22 min

This week, we continue lead up to October 1st and the giant anniversary date of The Most Magical Place On Earth. It's Part 2 of Our Countdown To Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday. Michelle brings her always amazing research to the podcast once again as she explores Disney's Land. Find out all about the history and fun facts surrounding Walt's acquisition of the area that we now know as the place Where Dreams Come True. Once Michelle wraps up her deep dive into Part 2 of Our Countdown to Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include an early pricing breakdown for the earliest itineraries aboard Disney Cruise Line's newest ship. We then discuss a date change for a fan-favorite event coming up next year. And we tell you about another highly anticipated Disney movie that will be debuting simultaneously in theaters and Disney+ this Summer. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

May 16

1 hr 11 min

After more than 14 months away, we finally returned to The Happiest Place on Earth for the reopening weekend of the Disneyland Resort. And, this week, we're recapping the whole thing with Our Return To Disneyland For Re-Opening Weekend show. From our morning exploring Disney's California Adventure park to our afternoon at Disneyland, it was a very emotional day for us. We share all of the excitement and fun we experienced on this amazing day. We'll also pass along the tips and information we gathered during our, long overdue, return to the Magic! Once we complete the discussion of Our Return To Disneyland For Re-Opening Weekend, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include several guest-favorite spots that are returning to the Disney Parks on both coasts. We also share some spooky, fun events that were announced to be coming this fall. As always, we wrap up the show with tips that might help you on your next vacation! Thanks for listening! Cheers!

May 9

1 hr 27 min

This week, we wrap up our look back at our recent Florida vacation with Part 2 of Our April Walt Disney World Trip Recap. We share all of the highlights and info from the 2nd half of our stay. That includes our day at Magic Kingdom where we were luck enough to meet up with one of our Disney Podcasting favorites. We also discuss our Earth Day visit to Disney's Animal Kingdom for its 23rd birthday celebration. And we talk about our last few days at Florida's Space Coast and the SpaceX rocket launch we were blessed to witness. Once we wrap up Part 2 of Our April Walt Disney World Trip recap, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include many of the magical details we learned about Disney Cruise Line's newest ship that is set to debut in Summer of 2022. We share some good news about Disneyland's membership program. It may be coming sooner than we expected and we'll tell you all about it. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

May 2

1 hr 12 min

We're just back from another wonderful visit to The Most Magical Place On Earth and, of course, we can't wait to share the details with you. We have a lot to discuss so we decided to break this into two different episodes. This week, we present to you Part 1 of Our April Walt Disney World Trip Recap. From our stay at Bay Lake Towers to our sampling of several of the yummy treats at the Taste of Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, we have a lot of highlights and information to share. We hope you'll join us this week, and next, for all of the magical details. After we wrap up Part 1 of Our April Walt Disney World Trip Recap, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include information about when you can find out many of the details about Disney Cruise Line's newest ship. We also share how you can add a little super-hero pizazz to your sports viewing schedule. And we talk about a favorite Walt Disney World attraction that is set to reopen. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Apr 25

1 hr 11 min

Believe it our not, we've actually reached the 150 official episode! To celebrate the milestone, we thought we'd revisit the episode that has been by far our most popular to this point. That's right! This week, we're bringing you Our 5 Favorite Disney Songs That Made Us Cry - Vol. 2. We share our brand new lists of songs that made us emotional and compare them to what we presented over 2 years ago. See if your favorite songs made our lists! Spoiler Alert! There were plenty of tears shed in this one so be sure you have a tissues at the ready! We went through a whole box while we were recording! Normally, once we wrap up a main topic like this week's Our 5 Favorite Disney Songs That Made Us Cry - Vol. 2, we bring you the Disney Stories of the Week. However, we happen to be traveling at the moment. So, we'll be skipping that segment, this week. But we never leave you without passing along our weekly tips. And this show is no different. Once we dry our tears, we wrap up the show with tips that might help you on your next vacation! Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Apr 18

1 hr 27 min

This week, we're talking all about something we've been looking forward to for a very long time. We discuss everything we know about Reopening Disneyland - Returning to the Happiest Place On Earth. We'll share all of the facts we know about your chance to revisit the original Disney Park. Of course, we'll pass along a few tips that might help you secure your chance to visit as well as what you might expect when you arrive. Everything you need to know about returning to the magic! If your looking for more official information about Disneyland's Reopening, be sure to visit this site: https://disneyland.disney.go.com/experience-updates/parks-tickets/ Once we wrap up our look at Reopening Disneyland - Returning to The Happiest Place On Earth, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the announcement of when you'll have the chance to live out your super-hero dreams at the Disneyland Resort. We also discuss exciting Epcot offerings that are set to open this Summer and a new way to get to and from the Walt Disney World Resort. And we share an exciting way one of our favorite Disney Characters is being showcased aboard Disney Cruise Line new ship. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Apr 11

1 hr 18 min

This week, we're kicking off a series leading us up to a very big day we're all anticipating later this year. Beginning this week, Michelle will be looking at a different aspect of the first half century of The Most Magical Place on Earth. All leading up to the 50th Birthday of the Walt Disney World Resort on October 1st! This episode is Part 1 of the series that we've entitled Disney's Map to the Magic, Kingdom. Michelle, once again, brings the best research to the table as we explore the early days of the spot that would, eventually, become the place Where Dreams Come True! Once we wrap up Part 1 of our Countdown to Walt Disney World's 50th Birthday, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a few more details about a highly anticipated Star Wars, Disney+ series that were announced this week. We also discuss a big announcement about a classic Disneyland Restaurant and the dates for a guest-favorite Walt Disney World festival. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. As mentioned in the show, here is the link to the website where you can sign up to be among the first to receive details about the Disney Wish: https://disneycruise.disney.go.com/why-cruise-disney/wish/?CMP=ILC-DPFY21Q1wo1224201230200002C%2F%2F%2F%2F%2F Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Apr 4

1 hr 11 min

We had such a wonderful time answering your questions last year, we just had to bring in back for another go 'round. Yep! It's Our 2nd Annual "Ask Us Anything" Show! We discuss all the wonderful questions you sent us and share our points of view about all things Disney and ourselves. Learn a little more about us and laugh along as we try our best to respond to every spectacular query thrown our way. Thanks again to all of you that took part! We couldn't do this, or any of our shows, without you! Once we wrap up Our 2nd Annual Ask Us Anything Show segment, it's time once again for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include an exciting announcement about some changes that may be coming to The Happiest Place on Earth. We also discuss the announcement of a first step toward being able to sail with Captains Mickey & Minnie again. And we share an updated Disney film release schedule. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Mar 28

1 hr 14 min

You've told us in the past that some of your favorite episodes are the music focused shows. So, this week, we're back with another! It's Our 5 Favorite Transformational Disney Songs. These are tunes that have been used in various Disney Films & Series to show the growth or "transformation" of a character or groups of characters. Think of your classic '80s movie montage but Disney-fied! We'll share the ones that we love the most and those of some of our listeners. Check it out and see if our lists match yours! Once we wrap up our countdown of Our 5 Favorite Transformational Disney Songs, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the announcement of the date when we will finally have the chance to return to The Happiest Place on Earth. We also discuss a few new story details we received about the upcoming reimainging of the Jungle Cruise. And we talk about the newly released Disney Cruise Line itineraries. Here's the link we promised to the Jungle Cruise story: https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2021/03/jungle-cruise-adds-new-characters-mischievous-wildlife-and-skipper-humor-to-classic-attraction/ As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!  

Mar 21

1 hr 20 min

We're back with another deep dive into classic Disney Characters. And, this week's subjects, are definitely the most important of them all. It's Mickey & Minnie - The Mice That Started It All. Michelle brings her always excellent research to the table as we explore the history, stories and fun facts about the original Disney Couple. Once we wrap up our look at Mickey & Minnie - The Mice That Started It All, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include several announcements that came from the recent Walt Disney Company Shareholders' Meeting. We also discuss a convenient, new way that you will soon be able to navigate the Walt Disney World Parks. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Mar 14

1 hr 9 min

We've said this for many weeks and nothing has changed. We absolutely love WandaVision. With the series finale debuting last Friday, we thought this was the time to look back the the entire season with The Hyperion Adventures WandaVision Recap Show. We discussed, at length, exactly why we adored this show so much We also talk all about the fabulous season finale and how it may shape the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. WARNING! This episode is spoiler-filled. However, we hold off on spoilers for the WandaVision season finale until that last segment. If you haven't watched the final episode of the show yet, and want to avoid finding out what happens within it, please skip through the time stamp below: WandaVision Series Finale Spoilers Begin - 33:05 to 58:27 Once we wrap up The Hyperion Adventures WandaVision Recap, we delve into another highly anticipated release that debuted this week; Raya and the Last Dragon. We give our spoiler-free review of the latest Disney Animation Studios film that is now available on Disney+ with Premiere Access and in some theaters. Find out what we thought of the movie and if it's worth spending the extra money to view it. Once we wrap up our two main topics, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the announcement that the State of California has cleared the way for theme parks, like Disneyland, to open in the very near future. We also discuss another beloved piece of entertainment that is returning to Disney's Aulani Resort in Hawaii. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Flourish!

Mar 7

1 hr 21 min

We're back from Florida and excited to tell you all about our vacation. So, this week, we're bringing you Our February 2021 Walt Disney World Trip Recap. We'll tell you all bout our experiences visiting The Most Magical Place on Earth for the first time in over a year. Find out what we thought of Disney during a pandemic and find out what to expect if you have a future trip planned to Orlando. Once we complete Our February 2021 Walt Disney World Trip Recap, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a couple of exciting announcements that may interest you if you've been desperately missing time at the Disneyland Resort. We also share when you'll be able to check out a few highly anticipated series coming to Disney+. As Always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Feb 28

1 hr 25 min

This week, we are still on vacation. However, that's not stopping us from bringing you a another new episode. This time, with WandaVision getting ready to wrap up its season, and Phase 4 beginning in the MCU, we felt this would be a good time to look back at the especially bright spots from Phases 1 through 3. That's right, we're counting down Our 5 Favorite Marvel Movie Moments. Find out the scenes that left a mark on us and see if our lists match yours! Because we recorded this show before we headed off on our little trip, once we wrap up our look at Our Favorite Marvel Movie Moments we won't be bringing you our usual Disney Stories of the Week. However, we never leave you without giving you a tip that might help you on your next vacation. And this show will be no different. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Feb 21

45 min 25 sec

This week, we're actually on vacation but that's not keeping us from bringing you a brand new episode. This time, we're looking at the movies that we feel may have not received all the appreciation they deserve. Yep! It's Our 5 Favorite Underrated Disney Films. Find out if our lists match yours! Because we recorded this show before we headed off on our little trip, once we wrap up our look at Underrated Disney Films, we won't be bringing you our usual Disney Stories of the Week. However, we never leave you without giving you a tip that might help you on your next vacation. And this show will be no different. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Feb 14

46 min 12 sec

This week, we're beginning our Valentine's Day celebration a little early by looking at some of the sweetest scenes from wide collection of Disney movies and television. It's Our 5 Favorite Romantic Disney Moments. There are so many adorable moments spread across the Disney library. See if our favorites match yours! Once we wrap up the count down of Our 5 Favorite Romantic Disney Moments, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include nomination announcements for many Disney films and television shows. We also discuss the excellent writer/director who recently inked a brand new deal with the Walt Disney Company. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!  

Feb 7

1 hr 11 min

We're getting set for that SUPER football game with a great big BOWL of Disney! Yep! We take a look at the many ways they have celebrated sports on the big and small screens. From Goofy's "How To" series to the many "Based on a true story" live-action films, competitive & recreational games have long been a staple of Walt Disney. We discuss The Best of Disney Sports and get you set for the Big Game Sunday! Once we wrap up our look at The Best of Disney Sports, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a few perks for former Disneyland Annual Passholders. We also discuss the how you can "jazz" up your next Walt Disney World vacation. And we talk about the scheduled re-imagining of a classic attraction. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jan 31

1 hr 17 min

This week, we're doing another deep dive into a classic Disney character. One that definitely is an absolute favorite of ours and a member of the Sensational Six. That's right, we're talking All About Pluto - The Original Disney Dog! Michelle, once again, provides more of her always outstanding research as we share the history, trivia and some dog-gone fun facts of Mickey's loyal best friend! Once we wrap up our discussion All About Pluto - The Original Disney Dog, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a couple of fan favorite pieces of entertainment that are set to make a return. One is coming back to the Walt Disney World Resort. The other will be re-emerging on Disney+. We also discuss how you may be able to help shape Disneyland's replacement to their Annual Pass system. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jan 24

1 hr 3 min

We know how much you have enjoyed both our 5 Favorite lists and also our music focused episodes. So, this week, we're back with a combination of both. Better yet, it was even suggested by one of our listeners! It's Our 5 Favorite Iconic Disney Songs - Songs That Shout Disney. We share our favorites as well as those of some of our listeners. See if our lists match yours. Once we wrap up our countdown of Our 5 Favorite Iconic Disney Songs - Songs That Shout Disney, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include your chance to travel to a couple of exotic destinations with Disney. We also discuss the possibility of an Avenger returning to the MCU. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jan 17

1 hr 17 min

This week, we're talking all about the Walt Disney World festival that we feel is extremely underrated, The Epcot International Festival of the Arts. Once again, Michelle brings her always amazing research as we explore this wonderful, yearly event that we'll be lucky enough to attend next month. Find out what makes this celebration of the most artful facets of Disney so special and why we enjoy it so much! Once we wrap up our look at the Epcot International Festival of the Arts - Disney's Underrated Festival, it's time to explore the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include some fantastic offers you might want to take advantage of if you're planning on adding a little photo magic to your next Walt Disney World trip. We, also, now have confirmation that something we're highly anticipating will be opening at the Disneyland Resort this year. We'll tell you all about it. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jan 10

1 hr 10 min

After weeks and months of collecting your nominations, the voting is complete and the time has come to announce the results. Yep! It's our 2nd Annual Hyperion Adventures Disney Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony. This has been an amazing process and we're very excited to share the list of our new inductees that have been selected by you! We couldn't do this without you. Thank you so much for your input on this and so many other shows. Once we wrap up our 2nd Annual Hyperion Adventures Disney Hall Of Fame Inductions Ceremony, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a fantastic Walt Disney World ticket offer for those residing in the Sunshine State. Michelle also passes along some important information for those who have a Disney Cruise sailing in their future. As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation. Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Jan 3

1 hr 19 min