This week, we're having a little party! Believe it or not, as of this week, we'll now have been doing this little show for 2 years. And we want to enjoy the occasion with you. Yep, it's our Hyperion Adventures Podcast 2 Year Anniversary Celebration. We're joined by many of our amazing friends, family and fans as we recap the past year and look forward to what's to come in year 3. It was an emotional and tremendously fun show and we can't wait to share it with you.

Once we wrap up Our 2 Year Anniversary Celebration, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the plans to open the Walt Disney World Resort. We also talk about an interesting way for you to experience the planet of Batuu, without ever leaving your living room, that is coming soon.

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

Thanks for 2 wonderful years! Cheers!

More Episodes

Our 5 Favorite Attraction Theme Songs from the Past

May 24, 2020

This week, we're celebrating Memorial Day Weekend with our memories of great Disney attractions. More specifically the songs from those that are no longer with us. It's Our 5 Favorite Attraction Theme Songs from the Past. The music has always been a large part of making the attractions at Disney Parks so special. We'll look back and countdown our most beloved. See if our lists match yours!

Once we wrap up counting down Our 5 Favorite Attraction Theme Songs from the Past, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include several changes to the Disney management team. We also discuss the recently announced reopening plan for one Orlando theme park. And we talk about the Muppets upcoming return to a television near you.

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

Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Disney and the 1964 World’s Fair

May 17, 2020

This week, we took a look back at a very important period for the Walt Disney Company and, especially, it's theme parks. It's our Hyperion Adventures exploration of Disney and the 1964 World's Fair. The company's opportunity to be significantly involved in this fantastic event would shape a lot of the future of Disney Parks. As a matter of fact, much of that technology, and the attractions themselves, are still being used in the parks today. Find out more about this extremely significant period for Disney.

Once we wrap up our look at Disney and the 1964 World's Fair, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a wonderful announcement involving our favorite musical and Disney+. We also discuss this week's reopening of Shanghai Disneyland and the upcoming reemergence of Disney Springs.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation and, even possibly, a future Disney+ viewing.

Also, don't forget to check out our bran new Spreadshirt Shop, right here.

Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Reopening Disney - Insight From Former Walt Disney World Executive VP Lee Cockerell

May 11, 2020

Today, we have a special, bonus episode of the Hyperion Adventures Podcast. We welcome aboard former Walt Disney World Executive Vice President of Operations, Lee Cockerell, to the show. He sits down with us to discuss Reopening Disney. He talks about all the things the Walt Disney Company does to ensure the safety of their guests and how they might implement new measures in the future.

Mr. Cockerell was heading up Operations at the Walt Disney World Resort in 2001, when 9/11 brought our country to a halt. So, he brings a ton of legitimate experience to the conversation and has directly experienced the efforts Disney has made in the past to curb the fear of their guests.

With Shanghai Disneyland opening today, and Disney Springs set to open in a couple of weeks, this is a timely conversation you're going to want to check out.

Thanks for listening!

Our 5 Favorite Disney Lounges

May 10, 2020

This week, we're back with another edition of our "5 Favorite" series. For this episode, we decided to look into some of the best spots for an adult beverage. Yep, it's Our 5 Favorite Disney Lounges. There are so many great places to choose from throughout the Disney Parks, Resorts and Cruise ships. So, this will be tough to narrow down. See if your favorites made our lists or that of some of our listeners.

Once we wrap up our look at our 5 Favorite Disney Lounges, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, they're all about the re-opening of Disney. We discuss the re-launch of Shanghai Disneyland and the first steps being taken to open Walt Disney World, as well.

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

Thanks for listening! Cheers!

When Star Wars and Disney Parks Collide

May 3, 2020

This week, we're celebrating a couple of important things going on in our little Hyperion Adventures world. First, this just happens to be our 100th official episode. Monday also happens to be May the 4th. Better known as Star Wars Day. So, we've invited some exciting guests to join us for this very special show.

We welcomed Rob LaBarre from the Jedi Temple Archives Podcast back to the show. We were also very excited to bring aboard Pat & Charles from the ConverSWations podcast for their debut Hyperion appearance. We talk with them about their love of Star Wars and Disney Parks. Then Michelle dons her "Game Show Hostess" cap, once again, and leads us through a ridiculously fun Star Wars and Disney Parks Mashup Game. It doesn't take long for the hilarity to ensue. Trust us when we say, we have never laughed more during a show. Join in on the fun and play along with us.

And don't forget to take the quiz we mentioned to find out which Jedi you are!

Once we wrap up our hilarious visit with Rob, Pat & Charles, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a new, stylish, Disney way to help keep you and your loved ones healthy during these crazy times.

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

Thanks for listening! May the Force be with you!

Our 5 Favorite Themed Disney Restaurants

April 26, 2020

This week, it's another edition of our "5 Favorite" series. We delve into the various Disney Parks, Resorts and Cruise Ships and countdown the list of Our 5 Favorite Themed Disney Restaurants. There are so many great dining establishments to choose from so this will not be easy. We also share the favorite restaurants of so many of you that were kind enough to send us your input. See if your favorites match ours and those from our listeners. Who know. You may even discover a new eatery that you'll want to add to your next Disney Vacation.

Thank you again to all of you who took the time to chime in with your favorites. We appreciate you so much!

As always, we wrap the show up with tips that might help you on your next Disney Vacation.

Thanks for listening! Cheers!

A Deep Dive Into the Disney Dining Plan with Young Adventures

April 19, 2020

This week, we take A Deep Dive Into the Disney Dining Plan. We share the details of this beneficial add-on to your next Walt Disney World stay. Then, we welcome aboard Will and Jalaissa, from Young Adventures. We talk to them about their love of all things Disney and their fun YouTube channel. They also share useful facts and tips about how to make the most out of the DDP. Listen in to find out if this dining option is right for you and your family during your next vacation at the place "Where Dreams Come True".

Once we wrap up our Deep Dive Into the Disney Dining Plan, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, we share a wonderful way for you to get a little more Disney into your little one's bedtime. We also discuss some great new shows coming to Disney+, including stuff for fans of Star Wars and classic Disneyland attractions.

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

Don't forget to check out the Go The Distance - Disney Podcast Mashup video we created with some of our friends, as well.

Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Walt Disney World Sleep Over with Disney Discussions

April 12, 2020

This week, we're joined by another group of fantastic guests. The crew from Disney Discussions Podcast stop by the podcast. Tony, the Disney Dad, and his sons, Sparrow & Stitch, come aboard to talk about their show and love for all things Disney, Marvel & Star Wars. Then, it's for our Walt Disney World Sleep Over. We take turns selecting the attraction we'd most like to stay the night in at the place "Where Dreams Come True". We also select a character to spend the night with and what Disney World food we'd be eating. Check out our diverse choices and play along at home.

Once we wrap up our Walt Disney World Sleep Over, it's time for the Disney Stories of the week. This episode, those include a wonderful, family-friendly event filled with your favorite Disney Stars that is coming to your televisions this week. We also discuss a major milestone that was hit this week by Disney+.

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

Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Disneyland Never Have I Ever with the Cotton Family

April 5, 2020

This week, we introduce you to a wonderful family who we've become enormous fans of; the Cotton Family. Jonathon, Camille and their daughter, Lorelai, are huge Disney fans and are doing great things in the community. They join us for a fun game of Disneyland Never Have I Ever. Listen and see how we all rank as fans of The Happiest Place on Earth and play along to see where you rank.

Along with our match of Disneyland Never Have I Ever, we also learn about all the exciting things the Cottons are involved with. Find out about their involvement in the Down Syndrome community; Jonathon's amazing record collection (which you can check out on his Instagram page) and his touching blog posting for the Northwest Down Syndrome Association, as well as Camille fantastic new business creating Disney Bounding themed dresses for children. (You can find all her beautiful designs on her Instagram account and her Etsy page)

Once we wrap up our excellent conversation with the Cottons, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include Disney's new schedule for release dates of their upcoming films beginning with Marvel's Black Widow.

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

Thanks for listening! Cheers!