Tag: Walt DIsney World Resort

A Brit’s Perspective – Visiting the UK in Orlando

A Brit’s Perspective – Visiting the UK in Orlando

| November 30, 2013 | 9 Replies

Sometimes you may travel thousands of miles to escape and explore a new far-flung destination different to your norm. But visiting Orlando can at times feel like it’s a small world after all, particularly when taking a leisurely stroll around the World Showcase at Epcot. Can you really visit the UK in the baking sunshine [...]

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The Happy Haunted Horseshoe at the Magic Kingdom

The Happy Haunted Horseshoe at the Magic Kingdom

| October 31, 2013 | 2 Replies

I found a true Disney gem at the Magic Kingdom yesterday.  This event was part of Limited Time Magic at Walt Disney World. I always thought that the Diamond Horseshoe was an under-used space in Magic Kingdom.

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Vera Bradley Partners with Disney Cruise Line

Vera Bradley Partners with Disney Cruise Line

| October 29, 2013 | 2 Replies

Just one month after the official release of Vera Bradley’s new Disney handbags, the collection is already expanding with more unique prints and patterns. Guests aboard the Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and Disney Magic recently found themselves surprised by new additions including those featuring the Disney Cruise Line logo. If you’re getting ready to set [...]

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First Thoughts: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Expansion

First Thoughts: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Expansion

| October 13, 2013 | 25 Replies

Last night, news broke online regarding the latest in plans for Disney’s Animal Kingdom park. Tom Staggs, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, announced details at the first ever D23 Expo in Japan of both an AVATAR Land and nighttime entertainment for the park. Although the creative partnership between AVATAR’s director, James Cameron, and [...]

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A Brit’s Perspective – Accommodation Dilemma in Orlando

A Brit’s Perspective – Accommodation Dilemma in Orlando

| October 2, 2013 | 4 Replies

The sheer number of hotels in Orlando can be breathtaking, not to mention all the other types of accommodations that are available. The Orlando Tourist Board estimates that there are currently 450 hotels in the greater Orlando area with a total of 115,200 rooms. Furthermore, there are another 26,000 vacation homes and more than 20,000 [...]

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Fun Facts! Test Your Knowledge about Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

Fun Facts! Test Your Knowledge about Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

| September 28, 2013 | Reply

The beautiful sights, upbeat sounds, and tantalizing aromas. The 18th Annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is underway, and Disney fans couldn’t be happier! The 46 day festival, known for celebrating the best in culinary delights, brings food and beverage marketplaces, high energy concerts and performers, and premium dining experiences to the World Showcase. [...]

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Are You Ready for runDisney’s Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend?

Are You Ready for runDisney’s Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend?

| September 24, 2013 | 2 Replies

Ahhh…..October at Walt Disney World!  Cooler temperatures, lower humidity, the Food & Wine Festival, special parties, fall colors, and Halloween.  Let’s not forget the spooky side.  Not only does the Magic Kingdom convert to one of the nation’s best Halloween parties, but runDisney takes over part of the resort for their annual Tower of Terror [...]

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A Brit’s Perspective – Only 4337 Miles Away from Walt Disney World

A Brit’s Perspective – Only 4337 Miles Away from Walt Disney World

| September 11, 2013 | 10 Replies

Hi, I’m Rory, a new blogger at the DIS and currently, give or take a mile, I’m about 4337 miles away from Walt Disney World. This is important as it means I’m residing in the United Kingdom and is the reason I’ve been invited to write for the DIS. I’m here to offer up a [...]

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Teeing it Up at Walt Disney World

Teeing it Up at Walt Disney World

| August 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

With so many activities available to guests, Walt Disney World is without a doubt one of the most comprehensive vacation destinations in the world.  In a lot of ways it’s what drives us to visit so often.  In our quest to try everything the resort has to offer, we sometimes go to the path less [...]

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Wild Designs: New Animal Kingdom Merchandise for Safari Adventures

Wild Designs: New Animal Kingdom Merchandise for Safari Adventures

| August 27, 2013 | 4 Replies

This may come as a surprise to some, but Disney’s Animal Kingdom (DAK) happens to be my favorite park in all of Walt Disney World. The amount of attention paid to detail is astonishing and themeing exists at every corner. DAK touts itself as “not a zoo” but a wildlife preserve filled with areas for [...]

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