By the co-author of The easy Guide to Your Walt Disney World Visit 2020, the best-reviewed Disney World guidebook series ever.

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easyWDW Blog and Forum News

Per Micah, Josh’s family may the difficult decision to shut down the easyWDW site and forum in mid-July.

There’s much willingness to help recreate his community (see the comments), but we need a leader…

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April 1, 2022   54 Comments

Josh Humphrey, 1985-2022

A bad photo of Josh taking a good photo of something he didn’t order at a place he didn’t want to be.

My friend and co-author Josh Humphrey (easyWDW) died March 10th.  I’ve noted that only a few places on this site, partly because I will write the story of me and Josh one of these days. I did not know him as well as some, but I knew a part of him pretty deeply.

(Update: per Micah, his family made the difficult decision to shut down his site and forum in mid-July. Folks can talk about that in the comments on this page.)


Our book will be the centerpiece of that story when I tell it, but it’s kinda the McGuffin—that is, the unimportant thing that was the cause of our relationship, which was the important thing, and what I hope to capture.

However, a great and detailed tribute from/orchestrated by Derek Burgan came out this morning that I needed to share—it’s here.

While I’ll have much more to say later, for now–rest in peace, my beautiful friend.   Even Dora misses you…

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March 26, 2022   14 Comments

The easy Guide Updated to Include Rise of the Resistance!

Josh and I (well, mostly Josh) have completed the first update of our 2020 edition of The easy Guide to Your Walt Disney World Visit.

The main effort was to incorporate Josh’s perspectives on Rise of the Resistance—the best new Disney World ride in decades—into all of our Hollywood Studios material and guidance.

Note however that things have already changed at Rise of the Resistance since this update–for the scoop see Josh’s post here.

If you bought your version December 16 or later, you should already have the latest. To check, look at the top of page 199.

If what you see is

…then you already have the updated edition, and can chill until we do our next update, likely in the first quarter of 2020.

If instead your version of page 199 reads at the top

Late-Arrival Touring with FastPass+
Use FastPass+ at a Toy Story Land attraction and for two of the attractions

…then you need the update.

See below for instructions on how to sign up for your update!

And please leave a five star review on Amazon—it would really help!

 

 

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December 18, 2019   No Comments

The 2020 Edition of The easy Guide to Your Walt Disney World Visit

A day or so ago, the latest edition of the highest-ranked guide book series about Disney World, The easy Guide to Your Walt Disney World Visit, was released on Amazon–just in time to be a marvelous Christmas present!

As always, we will be offering free updates, and you should know that our first update will come out very soon, once we have a solid set of experiences with and opinions on Rise of the Resistance.

The easy Guide series has seen Amazon reviews on the order of 90% 5 stars since it was first published back in 2014.  See above for a 2018 example.

This makes sense–my co-author Josh, of easyWDW.com, is the best in the world on touring the parks, and one of the best in the world on dining at Disney World; I’m the best in the world on the Disney World hotel options; and the two of us are both pretty good on that whole “when to go” thing.

But don’t listen to me. Here’s some reviews of the 2019 easy Guide:

The Kindle version will be out shortly– it always takes it a few extra days to work through.

Get your copy of The easy Guide to Your Walt Disney World Visit on Amazon here.

 

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December 1, 2019   3 Comments

The Latest Update to the 2019 Edition of The Best-Reviewed Disney World Guide Book Is Out!

Josh (of easyWDW.com)  and I have just released (on Amazon, through Theme Park Press) the latest update to the 2019 edition of the best reviewed Walt Disney World guide book, ever, The easy Guide to Your Walt Disney World Visit 2019.

We did more than 30 pages of changes for this update—but probably the most important change is that our material and advice now fully incorporates Disney World’s new date-based ticket pricing approach. Other changes worth noting: all the recently-opened stuff at Caribbean Beach is covered, and there is a minor change to Day Two of the Character-Centric Two Day Touring Plan for Magic Kingdom.

If your Disney World guidebook does not know about lunch at Centertown or about the exact new model for ticket pricing and what it means for you, then cast that weak stuff aside and get our book!

Chock full of great advice for both returning and first-time visitors, the 2019 edition continues our tradition of offering the best, clearest, shortest, and wisest advice for your Disney World trip, ever.

It also continues our model of offering a free Kindle version to those who buy the paperback edition, and of free updates* (as PDFs) over the course of 2018 and 2019 (until we publish our 2020 edition), because Disney World changes faster than any guidebook on solely an annual publishing calendar can respond to.

I’ve already emailed those who have already signed up for getting the updated version of the book (unless I messed up).  For those who bought the 2019 edition but have not yet signed up for their updates, see the instructions you’ll find on page XII.

Our Disney World guide book series began in 2014, and since then has received hundreds of reviews on Amazon, 90%+ of them five stars. Some of our recent reviews:

More comments from my recent email traffic:

  • Michelle: “I’ve bought every one since the beginning of time 🙂 I appreciate all the hard work that goes into it!”
  • Jason: “Great book. My favorite Disney book. I’m one of the crazies that buy it every year!”
  • Fred: “A very interesting and helpful book!”
  • Andra: “Thank you for a great book!”
  • Cheryl: “Thanks for a fantastic guide that is both extremely helpful AND fun to read!”

No other guide book can claim to be the best-reviewed, ever, because no other guide book is as good as The easy Guide to Your Walt Disney World Visit 2019! Click the link to get yours today!

 

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December 4, 2018   2 Comments

The 2019 Edition of The Best-Reviewed Disney World Guide Book, Ever

Josh (of easyWDW.com)  and I have published (on Amazon, through Theme Park Press) the 2019 edition of the best reviewed Walt Disney World guide book, ever, The easy Guide to Your Walt Disney World Visit 2019.

Chock full of great advice for both returning and first-time visitors, the 2019 edition continues our tradition of offering the best, clearest, shortest, and wisest advice for your Disney World trip, ever.

It also continues our model of offering a free Kindle version to those who buy the paperback edition, and of free updates* (as PDFs) over the course of 2018 and 2019 (until we publish our 2020 edition), because Disney World changes faster than any guidebook on solely an annual publishing calendar can respond to.

With Star Wars opening and new ticket pricing models, 2019 will be an interesting year. But you could be in no better hands than me and Josh. Josh is the best in the world on how to tour the parks and on dining at Disney World; I am the best in the world on the Disney World resorts, and between the two of us, we collectively are the best in the world on when to go.

Our Disney World guide book series began in 2014, and since then has received hundreds of reviews on Amazon, 90%+ of them five stars.

No other guide book can make this claim, because no other guide book is as good as The easy Guide to Your Walt Disney World Visit 2019! Click the link to get yours today!

*Our next update will include this correction: for those with 2019 editions shipped before 9/16, replace the FastPass+ in the middle of page 207 with “Use FastPass+ at Spaceship Earth (10:15am – 11:15am), Mission: SPACE (11:15am – 12:15pm), Frozen Ever After (Whenever available, ideally around 1pm).”

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September 16, 2018   6 Comments