Episodes

June 23, 2020

Walt Disney World Reopening Info, Redux

Hiya Pals! We’ve finally cracked the code, and have all the info you need to plan your Walt Disney World vacation once they reopen next month, including a look at the new theme park reservation system. But first, stupid plane …

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June 16, 2020

Trip Report:Universal Orlando Resort Re-Opening

That’s a wrap-on Universal Orlando’s temporary closure! Heather and Jeff bravely volunteered to go and see it, and they brought back a guest to help tell all about it! Oh yeah, and we finally know when Disneyland will be open, …

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June 9, 2020

Black Lives Matter, and Resources for Allies

Greetings adventurers.This week’s episode sounds a little bit different from our usual globe trotting jackassery, but it’s very important, and I hope you’ll stick around to hear what I have to say. Our white, mostly male voices already speak from …

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June 2, 2020

Walt Disney World Reopening Plans, Summer 2020

Walt Disney World Reopening Plans, Summer 2020OrWhat, No FastPass+ or Dining Plan? This just in! We have an opening date for Walt Disney World, and we're talking about how a WDW vacation will look a little different for a while. …

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May 25, 2020

Travel Final Exams Pt. 2:Theme Parks

No more pencils, no more books, and before you know it no more travel restrictions! Before making our oral presentations about theme parks, we talk about the travel industry starting to wake up from the quarantine blues. Strap on your …

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May 19, 2020

Travel Final Exams Pt 1:Across The USA

Pencils down! The end of the school year means final exams, and this week the Gold Key Adventurers are making our oral reports on some of our favorite vacation spots in the US. But first, universal orlando’s city walk is …

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May 11, 2020

Traveling With The Movies

Lights, camera, action! This week we discuss the films that spark our sense of adventure, and inspire our travel plans. Plus great news (finally) for theme parks, a tip for flying with small children, the world’s largest “book”,how to escape …

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May 4, 2020

Eating And Drinking Around Universal Orlando

Elllliooootttt- this week we’re taking a tour of our favorite spots for food and drink around Universal Orlando Resort. But first: the week in theme park history, good news for astronaut tourism,a hobbit high rise and the crappiest theme park …

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April 27, 2020

Disney World Ultimate Bar Crawl

The Ultimate Walt Disney World Bar CrawlBottoms up! Join us for an intoxicating and exhaustive tour of our favorite watering holes in Walt Disney World! But first, the week in theme park history, the strangest collections of museums around the …

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April 20, 2020

In Or Out...Travel Edition

In or Out..Travel EditionAre you down? That’s what we want to know as we challenge our adventure boundaries with some juicy travel propositions. But first, travel news becomes travel quick hits, as we share some of the stories and musings …

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April 13, 2020

Magic Kingdom Time Machine

Marty, you've got to come back with me...back to the good old days of the Magic Kingdom! We're talking our favorite attractions, shows and questionable citrus dishes from the quintessential Disney theme park that have gone the way of the …

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April 6, 2020

Come On Now Tell Me, What's On Your Bucket List?

Hoka Hey, it's a beautiful day to have guests in the studio, so we invited the Outer Vibe come talk about inspiration and bucket lists. But first travel news, including unemployed cruise ships and the cheekiest hotel this side of …

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March 30, 2020

It's All Fun and Games-Disney Style

Survey says...ding ding ding! It’s all fun and games, until somebody forgets to make their fast pass selections! We’re playing Guess Who (or what or where?) Disney World style. But first the travel news, including the world’s fanciest treehouses and …

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March 23, 2020

The Gold Key Adventurers Are Disney Staycationistas!

Hiya, Pal! We’re here to help you bust those social distancing blues with some of our favorite ways to bring the magic of the Disney Parks into your home. Plus travel news, including weird hotels, Superheroes invading Disneyland, the Island …

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March 16, 2020

The Gold Key Adventurers Are On Island Time

As you may know, when The Gold Key Adventurers Society isn’t holding its weekly meeting, we all work as travel planners with Key to the World Travel. The last few days have been pretty rough for the travel industry as …

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March 9, 2020

Disney World Trip Report:EPCOT Festival and Mickey Mouse New Ride

All aboard! Jess, Heather and Jeff just got back from Disney World, and they’re going to tell us all about basketball at the NBA Experience inDisney Springs, EPCOT’s Flower and Garden Festival, and the moment we’ve all been waiting for- …

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March 2, 2020

Disney World Parks Madness Tournament

Nothing but net! This week we've got a bad case of March Madness, as we pick the very best thing at Walt Disney World. But first, travel news, including sledding in Florida and your chance for a luxurious vacation in …

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Feb. 25, 2020

Disney World! Party Time! Excellent!

Opa! This week we learn how to party down at the parks year round at special after hours events. But first, travel news, including a great new BBQ stop in EPCOT and the worlds cheesiest theme park. Find your wingman …

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Feb. 17, 2020

Off The Beaten Path At The Disney Parks

Huzzah! We’re back, talking about some pretty awesome experiences at Disney theme parks that are a little less well known than Star Wars Land USA. But first, travel news, including a jungle airplane hotel and the world’s most immersive batman …

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Feb. 10, 2020

2020 Travel Trends Part 3: Rise of the Quokka

Look out! Heather’s comin’ at ya with another batch of travel trends to keep an eye on in 2020. Hope you like the color green! As always, we have the week’s travel news, and Jess takes us to a Japanese …

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Feb. 3, 2020

Hollywood Studios Time Machine

Hollywood Studios Time Machine Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios has really changed since the days of Disney-MGM Studios. A slightly confusing park is really finding its way, with Star Wars:Galaxy’s Edge and Toy Story Land acting as new anchors for …

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Jan. 27, 2020

Won't You Let Me Take You On A Sea Cruise?

Won’t You Let Me Take You On A Sea Cruise? Land Ho! We’re going cruising this week, and we want to you to come with us. Hear all about the latest advances in cruise ship entertainment options coming to new …

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Jan. 20, 2020

Overheard at Walt Disney World

Say What? Guests say the darndest things at Walt Disney World, and we’re here to help you be smarter than the average pooh bear! Lately we’ve overheard some...interesting things from theme park guests, and we want to show you how …

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Jan. 13, 2020

Introducing The Newest Member of The Gold Key Adventurers Society

It's a girl! Sorry guys, Dan's wife had to go and have an adorable baby girl right when we were supposed to be producing this week's episode. We'e going to have to sit this week out, because baby. Don't worry, …

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