Around the “Disney” World – China Pavilion


China is one of the pavilions located over at Epcot, in the World Showcase.  Located between Norway and Germany, China is home to Reflections of China, one of the Circle-Vision 360 shows that you will find at Epcot.  Reflections of China is one of the movies that I like to see, as it gives me a picture of China that you don't often see very often.  That, in a nutshell, is what makes Epcot's World Showcase such a great place to visit -- for most of us, we aren't going to be able to travel to … [Read more...]

Around the “Disney” World – Canada


When I think of Epcot's World Showcase, there are a few things that spring to mind immediately:  The Voices of Liberty over at The American Adventure; eating dinner at Biergarten in Germany; and watching O Canada! in the Canada Pavilion.Canada is a wonderful pavilion, full of a lot of things to see, do, eat, and experience; I could easily spend a couple of hours exploring all of the areas that Canada has to offer, so let's take a look at the things that you can enjoy when you travel to … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question: Bag Security


Today we have a question from Chuck, who writes:When visiting the parks,is it always necessary to go through the "bag line" if you just have a small camera case?Thanks for writing Chuck, let's see if we can get your answer covered for you!  Technically speaking, all bags that you are bringing to Walt Disney World are required to be checked by security upon entering the park.  However, during our last vacation, I was taking my daughter and niece through security because we were running … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – Bobotie

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Where to Find it: At Boma, over at the Animal Kingdom LodgeWhat is it: An authentic African dish consisting of a spiced, minced meat, which is usually pork or beef, and baked with an egg topping.Why you've got to have it: Well, to be honest, I don't really have any "got to have" dishes at Disney.  However, listen to this, and maybe you will decide to try it.  For those that don't know, I absolutely detest eggs!  I almost never get them unless my host offers them to me, and even then I … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question: E-Tickets

Today we have a question from Mark, who writes:I heard people mention E-Ticket rides at Disney World? Other than park admission do we have to get additional tickets? I am confused what is an E-Ticket???Mark, thank you for your question!  I hope that I can help get rid of your confusion over what an E-Ticket is.  For that, though, we need to look at a little Disney history.When the Magic Kingdom first opened, on October 1st, 1971, you paid a certain amount to enter the park itself.  … [Read more...]