The Best “Free” Extras At Walt Disney World

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There are lots of "extras" to be enjoyed at Walt Disney World. Some of them are hard ticket events requiring the purchase of a separate (and often expensive) ticket, some of them require that you attend a dinner show (also not cheap), but there are some that only require that you be in the park to enjoy them. These are, again in my opinion only, the three best "Free" extras available and they are so significant that many visitors plan their vacations to coincide with them.The Osborne Family … [Read more...]


Victoria & Albert’s Once Again Receives AAA Five-Diamond Award

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For the 12th consecutive year, Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’ Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has been awarded the coveted AAA Five-Diamond Award. Victoria & Albert’s is the only restaurant in Orlando and one of only three in Florida to be honored with the highest accolade a restaurant can achieve.Victoria & Albert’s Chef Scott Hunnel has drawn national and international applause for his preparation and delivery of American regional cuisine with classical influences at … [Read more...]


Disney California Adventure ‘World of Color’ Dinner Details

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Disney California Adventure park is a frenzy of satin, chiffon and glitter as a favorite spot for breakfast and lunch with the Disney princesses, at dinnertime the dining room takes on a decidedly different ambiance. With no Disney characters, it’s an ideal spot for an evening cocktail with a view of Paradise Pier through the windows. Best of all, a preferred viewing FASTPASS for “World of Color“ is part of the deal.Ariel’s Grotto recently got a nod from the Southern California Restaurant … [Read more...]


Disneyland Paris: Dine like a King at King Ludwig’s Castle

If you have a prince or princess in waiting that is looking for a royal meal, stop by and see the king at King Ludwig’s Castle.King Ludwig’s Castle is located at the Disney Village at Disneyland Paris.I dined at King Ludwigs for lunch on a weekend and I walked right in. There was plenty of seating available as most guests are in the parks. Dinner I am sure can get crowded during peak seasons.The castle environment is a fun theme. This would be a great place to take the kids. … [Read more...]


Delightful, Delicious Narcoossee’s at Walt Disney World

Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is one of those tucked-away restaurants on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon that we don’t always think of first – but what a treat. The place has plenty of loyal fans and was so busy on a recent evening that we grabbed seats at the bar, ordered a glass of red wine and settled in with Sergio the bartender taking care of us.“Narcoossee,” by the way, is a Native American word that means “little bear.” (Just thought you might want to … [Read more...]


Pixie Pricing! Receive discounted rates for Disney’s Food and Wine Festival!

Pixie Vacations is at it again with another EXCLUSIVE offer! Book a vacation package with Pixie Vacations and stay at a select Disney Resort during the Food and Wine festival (October 5, 2011 through October 10, 2011) and receive 35%-45% off!Sample Pricing As follows: October 5, 2011 through October 10, 2011 2 Adults, 2 Children (age 8 & 12) Disney's Contemporary Resort 6-Day Base Tickets Plus Dining 1-Day Ticket to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Disney's Blizzard Beach or … [Read more...]


Best Vegetarian Eats in Walt Disney World Theme Parks

Plenty of Walt Disney World guests are looking for vegetarian eats in the theme parks, so we did a little scouting to find the best. These are our choices – what are yours?In Magic Kingdom Park, quick-service picks include the Greek salad, veggie wrap or veggie burger at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe in Tomorrowland. Across the park in Frontierland, we like the veggie flatbread at Golden Oak Outpost. And the Lighthouse Sandwich at Columbia Harbour House in Liberty Square, a delicious stack of … [Read more...]


Disney World Tips and Tricks: GoGo Squeez – A Park Must Have!

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My son and I frequently visit Walt Disney World.  As a frequent visitor, I am always looking to save money for our vacations to Disney as well as ways to save money while actually ON the vacation in Disney.  One way I always try to save is by bringing foods with me to the theme parks.  I often bring breakfast and lunch foods.In packing the foods to take with us on vacation, it is often a challenge to find foods that are both health and easy to pack.  For instance, I would love to pack … [Read more...]


What’s New on the Signature Menus at Walt Disney World

Foodies, rejoice and check out these delectable new tastes on Walt Disney World signature menus. Then tell us what Disney dish you’ve tasted lately that’s worth sharing.In the Magic Kingdom, Cinderella’s Royal Table has added a lunch Niçoise Salad with seared tuna, haricot verts, olives, tomatoes, baby greens and classic vinaigrette. For dinner, an indulgent whole-fried Cornish hen with castle-made mac ‘n cheese and broccolini is getting rave reviews.Cítricos at Disney’s Grand … [Read more...]


One of a Kind Dining – Le Cellier Steakhouse in Epcot

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While planning our ADR's for our October 2010 trip, I knew one thing was for sure, we were going to Le Cellier one way or another. Many Disney World enthusiasts suggested the restaurant and just by looking at the menu, I knew I had to try it out. The thing about Le Cellier is that their food is so awesome that it is hard to get a reservation! It is a highly sought after dining experience in Epcot, and really needs to be booked as early as possible so you can try them! You cannot just walk … [Read more...]