DisneyWorld celebrates 50 in 2021

Works are underway at Walt DisneyWorld to prepare for it’s 50th anniversary in 2021. Cinderella’s Castle has been repainted and the iconic arch on the approach into Walt DisneyWorld that welcomes visitors from across the world is being decorated for the 2021 celebrations. Inside the Magic Kingdom theme park, renovations have recently been completed on widening the pathway between Sleepy Hollow in Liberty Square and … Continue reading DisneyWorld celebrates 50 in 2021

Coronavirus – CDC to allow US Cruise Sailings

For the first time since March 14 the CDC (Centre for Disease Control) is to all sailings for cruise ships that operate with more than 250 passengers – WITH CONDITIONS. Cruise lines are going to have to build lab capacity onboard to be able to test for Covid-19 on crew members that are allowed to disembark in the USA. Ships also need to prove that … Continue reading Coronavirus – CDC to allow US Cruise Sailings

Las Vegas – MGM Resorts to Re-start Live Entertainment

It has been almost eight months since the bright lights of Las Vegas last had a live show on the famous Strip. An announcement from MGM Resorts is putting a change to the darkness. Starting next month the hotel chain will start to bring back live entertainment starting with Las Vegas regular David Copperfield (MGM Grand). The date announced is November 6 as team members … Continue reading Las Vegas – MGM Resorts to Re-start Live Entertainment

Coronavirus – Broadway Remains in the Dark

Just announced and really bad news for the 97 thousand workers on New York’s Broadway is that the lights will not be going on until at least 30 May 2021.  The announcement has been made by the Broadway League that represents 41 Broadway Theatres. All ticket sales for the 41 shows have been suspended until next year. Patrons holding tickets in the anticipation of a … Continue reading Coronavirus – Broadway Remains in the Dark

Fat Bear Week – Katmai National Park & Preserve – Alaska

I loved this when I saw it on Twitter. This last week has been Fat Bear Week. Bears at Katmai National Park & Preserve in Southern Alaska are being voted on in a simple knock out competition to see who is the fattest amongst them. This is the time of year that bears in the wild are consuming as many calories as possible before they … Continue reading Fat Bear Week – Katmai National Park & Preserve – Alaska

Coronavirus – Plymouth 400

As the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower landing at Plymouth Rock draws ever closer I was curious about any changes that the Coronavirus has had on the planned activities. I was very moved when I visited Plymouth back in 2018 and there were already posters advertising the celebration of the 400 years. The Mayflower II was not present when I visited as she was having … Continue reading Coronavirus – Plymouth 400