This week, we're discussing one of the most popular and important characters in Disney history. That's right! It's Our Donald Duck Appreciation Show! Michelle brings her always amazing research to the table as we discuss Donald's fantastic history. Find out why, outside of Mickey Mouse, Donald may be the most important animated character Disney has ever created!

Once we wrap up Our Donald Duck Appreciation portion of the show, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week! This episode, those include the upcoming, new way for you to get to and from the Walt Disney World Resort within Florida. We also give you a glimpse of what Disney does with all of those coins guests toss into their fountains and water attractions.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

Be sure to also check out our appearance on the ConverSWations Star Wars Podcast, as well. You can check that your right here:

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-46-disney-star-wars-tom-michelle-from-hyperion-adventures/id1451456223?i=1000500479405

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More Episodes

Disney Things We’re Most Thankful For

November 22, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving Week! We hope you and your family are planning a wonderful celebration and also staying safe and healthy. We're celebrating the week of giving thanks on this week's show, as well.

We all know it's been an absolutely crazy year. However, that doesn't mean there aren't a lot of things to be thankful for. Especially when it comes to Disney. So, we're focusing our show on many of the Disney Things We're Thankful For. And we're doing it with another signature Hyperion Adventures 5 Favorite List. Listen in and see if our lists of what we're most thankful for matches yours.

Once we wrap up our look at the Disney Things We're Most Thankful For, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include some good news if you have a Walt Disney World Resort vacation coming up. We also talk about a pair of Disneyland Resort icons that received a bright and shiny new look. And how you can get a side of Disney with your next fast food purchase.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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How To Get Most From Disney’s Value Resorts

November 15, 2020

 

This week, we're taking a look at Walt Disney World's more "budget friendly" places to stay with our How To Get The Most From Disney's Value Resorts episode. Although the Value Resorts are considered the more "bare bones" locations within the Disney bubble, they still have a ton to offer. Michelle will share her usual high level of experience and research to lead you through these extremely fun hotels. She'll also give you tips to make sure your next stay there is the best it can possibly be.

Once we wrap up our look at How To Get The Most From Disney's Value Resorts, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the date for when we can once again dip our toes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe pool. We also discuss the all-star lineup for Disney's next Sing-Along extravaganza coming to ABC.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation!

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Disney+ At One Year - A Look Back & Peek Ahead

November 8, 2020

Believe it our not, Disney+'s first birthday is this week! So, we're celebrating with our Disney+ At One Year show. We look back at some of our favorite shows, movies and moments from its first year. Then, we take a peek into the future and discuss what we're most excited about in year 2 of Disney's streaming service.

Once we wrap up our Disney+ At One Year birthday celebration, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include more details about your chance to do a little holiday shopping and dining at Disney's California Adventure Park.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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Disney In The 2000s - A Decade Of Turnaround

November 1, 2020

This week, we're jumping back in the Hyperion Adventures time machine for an exploration of another Disney Decade. In the past, we've looked at Disney in both the '80s & '90s. This time, we're venturing back to the beginning of the millennium. Yep, it's our exploration of Disney In The 2000s - A Decade Of Turnaround.

This was a tumultuous time for Disney, to say the least. Michelle shares her signature excellent research as she leads us through the period's twists and turns that led us to the company we know today.

Once we wrap up our look at Disney In The 2000s - A Decade Of Turnaround, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the possibility of a big name from the Star Wars Universe who may be about to join the MCU. We also discuss the important step taken this week that gets Disney Cruise Line closer to sailing again.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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Our 5 Favorite “Not So Scary” Disney Moments

October 25, 2020

This week, we're wrapping up the Halloween Season with another frightfully fun topic. While we may not be able to enjoy the party at the parks, this year, that doesn't mean we can't have a "Not So Scary" good time. We count down Our 5 Favorite "Not So Scary" Disney Moments. Whether they come from the Films, Television Shows or trips to The Parks, we have a lot of great spooky moments to choose from. See if our lists match yours!

Once we wrap up discussing Our 5 Favorite "Not So Scary" Disney Moments, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the announcement of the dates for a Walt Disney World Festival that we feel is very underrated. Better yet, there's a Disney Resort stay deal that goes along with it. We share how you can get a little taste of Disney's California Adventure Park. And we meet a brand new, fierce, Disney heroine.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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Our Grim Grinning Guide To Disney’s Haunted Mansions & Manors

October 18, 2020

This week, we're continuing our journey through the Halloween Season with an in-depth look into one of Disney's spookiest and most popular attractions. That's right! It's Our Grim Grinning Guide To Disney's Haunted Mansions & Manors. There are several versions of this classic, all-time favorite attraction in the Disney Parks around the world. Michelle leads us on an exploration of their history, differences and details that make them all so frighteningly good!

Once we wrap up Our Grim Grinning Guide To Disney's Haunted Mansions & Manors, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include three different pieces of news involving Disney Cruise Line. We discuss their new itineraries, the delay of DCL's newest ship, and a change to their stateroom categories.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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Our 5 Favorite Disney Villain Songs

October 11, 2020

This week, we're celebrating the Spooky Season with a look at a couple of things we absolutely love; Disney Music and Disney Villains. Better yet, we're combining the two. That's right! We're counting down Our 5 Favorite Disney Villain Songs. There are a lot of fiendishly outstanding tunes to choose from. See if your list matches ours and those of some of our listeners!

One we wrap up the discussion of Our 5 Favorite Disney Villain Songs, it's time for this Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include your chance to have breakfast with a side of Disney Characters on your next Walt Disney World vacation. We also tell you what popular Marvel character will be joining Peter Parker in Spider Man 3. And Pixar will be presenting us all a gift this Christmas. We'll let you know what that will be.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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Our 5 Favorite Disney Architectural Marvels

October 4, 2020

This week, we're exploring the many, amazing structures the Imagineers have created to add to our Disney Park and Resort experiences. We count down Our 5 Favorite Disney Architectural Marvels and explain why we love them so much. The ingenious people who crafted our favorite spots have done spectacular work to make our visits feel extremely immersive. We explore many of the details that make several of them so fantastic. Find out our favorite buildings and structures and see if they match yours.

Once we wrap up the count down of Our 5 Favorite Disney Architectural Marvels, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a shift in the date for the next Ultimate Disney Fan Event. We also discuss a recent casting announcement for one of Marvel's upcoming Disney+ series featuring one of its most important and interesting characters.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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Attraction Dining Ideas Disney Should Consider

September 27, 2020

This week, we're talking about two things everybody loves; Disney Attractions and Restaurants. Better yet, we're putting those two wonderful things together with our Attraction Dining Ideas Disney Should Consider.

Everybody knows you can enjoy a fantastic meal at the Blue Bayou Restaurant within Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland. You can also enjoy some excellent Mexican fare in Epcot at the San Angel Inn while taking in the Gran Fiesta Tour. Well, we think their are a lot of other rides that could benefit from a themed dining location. We share our ideas, and those of some of our listeners, for themed restaurants that would fit within our favorite Disney Attractions.

Once we wrap up sharing our Attraction Dining Ideas Disney Should Consider, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, these include news of a popular destination that is set to re-open. Then, we talk about a few entertainment options that are returning to the Walt Disney World Resort. We also discuss a fantastic casting announcement for an upcoming Disney film and share our thoughts on the debut of a beautiful tribute at Downtown Disney.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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