It’s all things Disney on this episode! Host Cameron talks his most recent vacation to Disneyland with Audrey, a previous Character Attendant at Disney World. Not only do they talk the tips and tricks of Disney, Cam airs some grievances regarding Goofy and Pluto and the lesser-known Disney movies.
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Drink of the Day
Sprite. Seems lackluster per the usual, but Sprite (in a bottle, because there is a difference) is what host Cameron lived off on while visiting Disneyland.
Meet Audrey! She worked at all the Disney World parks in Orlando, Florida and shares her knowledge on this Episode. Audrey worked as a Character Attendant, or a Character Handler as Ren and Cam like to call it, through the Disney College Program. As a cast member, her job was customer service and keeping the magic alive for each and every guest.
Audrey’s list of Must-Do’s in Disney World:
- Visit Norway in Epcot to taste their school bread
- Ride Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom
- Take in a show at Animal Kingdom
She has a few hints to share that may make your experience more enjoyable: Avoid pin trading. Don’t waste time waiting in a long line to see a character. Talk to the character attendant and find out how long they’ll be there. Above all, be nice to the cast members.
Audrey didn’t just work for the Mouse. She has an adventurous spirit that allows her exciting experiences and some great stories. Make sure to listen to how she became a white water rafting guide for World Wide River Expeditions.
Cameron dedicates all his movie references to the “lower-tier” movies at Disneyland. There is one correction. Ren stated that BJ Novak stars as Walt in Walt Before Mickey. Thomas Ian Nicholas is the correct actor. BJ Novak did star in a Disney movie though, Saving Mr. Banks.
- Lilo and Stitch
- Treasure Planet
- Walt Before Mickey
If it’s a Disney episode, you know that Dole Whip is going to be mentioned. Somehow Cameron got through the entire week of his vacation without eating one, so we will never know if Dole Whip lives up to it’s hype.
While Ren may not be a fan of Disney, he’s a fan of food. He may be planning a trip to Taste of Epcot.
Since the Episode is all about theme parks, let’s throw in a few more. Great Wolf Lodge is an indoor water park with locations sprinkled across the US. Hershey Park is located in Hershey, Pennsylvania; Lagoon is in Logan, Utah; and Sesame Place is in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.
What’s your take on the Grandpa Joe debate? Tell us in the comments below!
We’ve had some great guests on GoneTrippinPodcast. Make sure to listen to some of the other great episodes that we mentioned in the show:
- Ben, winner of Survivor
- Norsk Hostfest, a Scandinavian festival (not German, Cameron)
- Virtual Reality