Tag: featured

A Look Back: Walt Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin Hotels

A Look Back: Walt Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin Hotels

| May 5, 2015 | 2 Replies

Within weeks of Michael Eisner’s arrival as the new CEO and Chairman of the Board at The Walt Disney Company, he put in motion many projects to revitalize the Disney brand that included new theme parks and the expansion of existing ones, new hotels, new film projects and changes to every other division at Disney. [...]

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Express Food Ordering Test At Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Express Food Ordering Test At Disney’s Hollywood Studios

| May 2, 2015 | 3 Replies

Walt Disney World is currently testing a new way of ordering your meals. For the next two weeks you have the ability to use the mobile app “Express Order” to place your order at Backlot Express and Fantasmic! in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. You could be experiencing the future of food ordering in a Disney theme [...]

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Downtown Disney Construction Update

Downtown Disney Construction Update

| April 18, 2015 | 3 Replies

It’s time for a construction update for Downtown Disney in Walt Disney World. Every time we visit we can see the changes.  Some construction walls go down, while others go up. It’s a shame they built that nice walkway along the water but now it is behind construction walls. This is located near Paradiso 37. [...]

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Run, don’t walk to try one of these new sandwiches in Epcot!

Run, don’t walk to try one of these new sandwiches in Epcot!

| April 3, 2015 | 15 Replies

Yesterday my daughter and I  headed over to Epcot in Walt Disney World to try some new food offerings. I love a good grilled cheese sandwich and I couldn’t wait to try them. I am a plain Jane type of girl so I wasn’t sure what to expect. I don’t know about you but sometimes [...]

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Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows are now open!

Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows are now open!

| April 1, 2015 | 7 Replies

Disney Vacation Club (DVC) has finally made its last stop on the monorail loop much to the elation of long-awaiting DVC Members and potential owners of this timeshare model. Debuting today, the first phase of Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows will open at Disney’s Polynesian Village with two longhouses and the bungalows ready for occupancy. [...]

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Judge fools all, banning Frozen from theme parks and agreeing with “Frozen is my life story” author

Judge fools all, banning Frozen from theme parks and agreeing with “Frozen is my life story” author

| April 1, 2015 | 20 Replies

In an unbelievable decision, one that completely fooled Disney’s lawyers, newly hired magistrate judge Fullstendig Lure (of Norwegian heritage) reversed the dismissal of the “Frozen is my life story” author’s lawsuit and, inconceivably, has recommended the court order Disney to cease all Frozen-related theme park construction and ban Anna, Elsa and Olaf from all Disney theme [...]

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Be Our Guest Breakfast and Construction Update in Magic Kingdom

Be Our Guest Breakfast and Construction Update in Magic Kingdom

| March 27, 2015 | 3 Replies

Today I got to try the new Breakfast at Be Our Guest Restaurant in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.  They started offering breakfast as a test at this beautiful restaurant on March 20, 2015. The test runs through June 18, 2015. We purposely scheduled our meal for before the park opened so we could enjoy [...]

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Animal Kingdom Construction Update

Animal Kingdom Construction Update

| March 13, 2015 | 19 Replies

This week we take a closer look at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and their construction projects. There is a lot of construction going on in the park, but in spite of that you can still have an enjoyable visit. Take a little time to explore along the path in the Oasis on your way toward the [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Best Western Park Place Inn

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Best Western Park Place Inn

| March 12, 2015 | Reply

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at the Best Western Plus Park Place Inn & Mini Suites located at 1544 South Harbor Boulevard. I [...]

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Review: “Cinderella” is impressive, but was it and “Frozen Fever” necessary?

Review: “Cinderella” is impressive, but was it and “Frozen Fever” necessary?

| March 11, 2015 | 19 Replies

Back in 2010, Disney and Tim Burton released Alice in Wonderland, a live action/CGI-heavy feature film shot in Disney Digital 3D, and it was a massive success. Alice in Wonderland was not a remake of the classic 1951 Disney animated feature nor was it a sequel despite the story taking place years after Alice’s time spent in Wonderland. [...]

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