Disney Quick Tips – Try A Dole Whip

dole whip

The Disney Resorts offer some pretty amazing snacks. There are plenty of Mickey shaped snacks at Disney, but there are also quite a few other delicious snacks that you just have to try. At the top of that list is the Dole Whip.The Dole Whip soft serve sorbet treat arguably one of the best Disney snacks. While Dole Whips are available in orange and vanilla flavors, the pineapple flavor is by far the most popular. At Walt Disney World, you will find Dole Whips at Aloha Isle in Adventureland. … [Read more...]





Are Disney World Character Dining Meals a Value or Not?

Pluto at 'Ohana

Who doesn't want to be able to see characters quickly when they are at Disney?  Cinderella, Belle, Jasmine, Aurora, Snow White, Lilo, Stitch, Donald Duck, Pluto, Goofy, Mickey Mouse...  I could go on, but there are many Disney Characters to see and interact with when you book a Disney Dining table service meal at select restaurants around Disney.  When making dining selections, the question often becomes character meals: value or not?It is no surprise that table service meals cost more than … [Read more...]





Star Wars Weekends Adds Another Weekend and a New Dining Experience in 2014

Mickey and Minnie Star Wars Weekends

The Force is returning to Hollywood Studios for 5 weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from May 16-June 15, 2014 for the Star Wars Weekends.There will be more than 60 characters from Star Wars appearing at the weekend events. Every night will end with “Symphony in the Stars,” a special pyrotechnics salute to the movies.There are some new additions this year, you will now be able to eat with your favorite Disney characters at Jedi Mickey’s Star Wars Dine at Hollywood & Vine. Mickey … [Read more...]





Emeril’s Orlando to Offer an Expanded Easter Menu and Extended Hours

Emril Orlando

Emeril’s Orlando and Emeril’s Tchoup Chop restaurants at Universal Orlando will both be serving unique menu items and cocktail specials on April 20, Easter Sunday. Emeril’s Orlando will be serving the special menus for brunch only, 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Emeril’s Tchoup Chop will serve the special menu alongside its regular dinner menu from 12–9 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Click here to see the full menu!Easter brunch at Emeril’s Orlando:Emeril’s Orlando is offering specials including … [Read more...]





Art Of Animation: Exploring Disney’s Newest Resort

Cozy

I love exploring all the different Disney Resorts – they all offer something special and unique, and WDW’s newest Value Resort – The Art of Animation Resort – is no different. It is beautiful – and I was lucky enough to get to stay there recently, which means that I can now share all the reasons why it’s a great place to stay!The Lowdown: The Resort opened in phases beginning in May of 2012 and the final Resort sections were opened in September of 2012. The resort contains almost 2,000 … [Read more...]