The Best Ice Cream at WDW – Downtown Disney’s Ghirardelli Soda Fountain

Ghirardelli Soda Fountain, Downtown Disney.

When I’m at Walt Disney World, my taste buds crave ice cream. And if you scream for ice cream, too, try some of the best ice cream on property at Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop.Ghirardelli (pronounced gear-ar-delly, for everyone who’s like me and forgets) has two connected stores. The Chocolate Shop sells packaged candies, baked goodies and other merchandise. That side of Ghirardelli is also where you can buy coffee and chocolate drinks.But it’s the slurp-tastic Soda … [Read more...]





What to do for the Disney Dad for Fathers Day?

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This morning my wife asked me if there was something I wanted for Fathers Day. I was trying to think of a few ideas to give her and thought this would be a great list to get the Disney Dad for Fathers Day. I really liked our writer Lisa article that talked about Ten Ways to Celebrate with Dad at Walt Disney World. While I would love to be at Disney World on fathers day weekend I have to be a bit more practical now that we have 2 girls.I have come up with a list of a few items you can GET or … [Read more...]





Disney takes the time to Feed the Children

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So you’re at Walt Disney World and you’re hungry. Not a problem! At the more than 475 eateries across the Resort, including snack carts, fast food and full-service restaurants, nearly 6,000 different dishes are available around the World, from pre-meal appetizer to post-dinner dessert, from morning coffee to evening nightcap.Annually10,000 dessert soufflés are baked at Victoria & Albert’s. 63,000 Cobb salads are tossed at The Hollywood Brown Derby. 1.3 million pounds of turkey … [Read more...]





Favorite Walt Disney World Dinner Shows

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Two of the most popular activities at Walt Disney World are the entertainment and the food. And when you can have both entertainment and food at the same time, you’ve got yourself a winning combination. So it’s not hard to see why Disney World provides some wonderful and very popular Dinner Shows. If you have the chance to attend one (or all), you are sure to have a wonderful time…and a darn good meal as well.  Here are 3 favorites, and what you need to know about them: Hoop-Dee-Doo Revue Does … [Read more...]





Delight in the Details: The Magic Kingdom

Before you hit the ground running to your favorite attraction, take a deep breath, and slow down, you’re missing some of the Magic!There’s nothing like a slow stroll down Mainstreet U.S.A. in the morning, we like to pay our respects to Walt when we enter the park. Here are 5 things you may have missed:1. Before you enter the park look at the window on the front of the train station, it reads: “Walt Disney World Railroad Office, Keeping Dreams on Track, Walter E. Disney, Chief … [Read more...]