Journey to the Magic Podcast

Journey to the Magic

Journey to the Magic...The Official Walt Disney Travel Company Podcast is a brand-new, star-studded podcast hosted by Giovanna Fletcher about all the things that make Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris and Disney Cruise Line oh so magical!

During the six-part series, Giovanna and her guests relive their experiences at the Disney Parks, sharing their most magical memories. Giovanna will be joined by husband and Glitterball contender Tom Fletcher in episode one, whilst best friend and TV presenter Emma Willis is her guest for episode two, alongside a host of famous guests for the rest of the series.

Aston Merrygold

Series 1, Episode 3

Aston Merrygold

22nd September 2021

A true triple threat, musician, actor and dancer Aston Merrygold got his first taste of stardom as a seven-year-old Guest at, yes, you guessed it, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

Since that unforgettable day on stage during Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, Aston has been back many times -especially at Halloween and to eat as many turkey legs as possible.

Yet despite his many visits, Aston hasn't had the chance to take his two little boys to any of the Disney Parks. So to help make sure their first Disney adventure goes as smoothly as one of Aston's dance moves, resident Disney expert Elkie has some top tips for trips with young children.

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Previous Episodes


Emma Willis

Series 1, Episode 2

Emma Willis

15th September 2021

You may know Emma Willis as the face of The Voice, but to Giovanna, she's her Walt Disney World travel buddy.

Their families have shared many a magical moment exploring the Parks together and they can't wait to go back, all squeeze into a photo in front of Cinderella Castle and eat funnel cake for lunch every day!

Emma's a bit of a thrill-seeker who likes to take the day as it comes. Which isn't for everyone, including Giovanna! So if you love to plan your day ahead, stay tuned for Elkie's top tips at the end.


Tom Fletcher

Series 1, Episode 1

Tom Fletcher

8th September 2021

You'll struggle to meet a bigger Disney fan than Giovanna's husband, musician, singer, songwriter, composer, author and Disney pin collector Tom Fletcher.

Tom visited Walt Disney World Resort in Florida when he was 5 years old and has returned to the magic many, many times since - a lot of them with Giovanna!

So he has loads of magical stories and tips to share, including how he finally managed to earn a Galactic Hero sticker on Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin at Magic Kingdom Park.