Top 10: Food & Wine Festival Insider Tips

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I can't stop talking about Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival! It is seriously the best time of year to go! This year, my family and I are going in late September to enjoy the Festival,  Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, and to top it off we got Free Dining!! (You can do this too,  ask me how Summer@worldofmagictravel.com)For most Walt Disney World guests, the Epcot Food & Wine Festival is the booths. They are the little kiosks added throughout World Showcase with snack … [Read more...]


Disney Finds – Olaf Sipper Souvenir Cup

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Everyone knows how much of a fan of summer Olaf is, what better way to celebrate hot sunny days than with this cute Olaf Sipper Souvenir Cup from our fans at Mouse to your house. This sipper cup is perfect for little ones to take to the pool or to drink their favorite tasty beverage around the house. At $19 this Disney Parks exclusive item is a steal.To order yours just click the link above. … [Read more...]


Buying Groceries at Walt Disney World

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If you're visiting Walt Disney World, and want to save money on food, or your children or family members like having familiar foods, or someone in your party has special dietary needs, what are your options? Well, Walt Disney World resorts and parks have a wide variety of foods available in their restaurants, food courts, and counter service areas, and there's more focus on healthy options, and alternatives to high allergy ingredients than ever before.  But, if you have a youngster...or even a … [Read more...]


Breaking News: Starbucks at Animal Kingdom Now has an Opening Date

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Finally! We have an opening date for the Starbucks at Animal Kingdom! The opening date is, drum roll please, June 18th. So very soon! The new Starbucks will be where the old Creature Comforts used to be, on Discovery Island. They will have all the usual food and drinks just like the Starbucks at the other parks.This new location makes 6 total Starbucks at Disney World.Magic Kingdom Epcot Hollywood Studios Animal Kingdom Downtown Disney x 2I love Starbucks so this make me … [Read more...]


New Details Announced for 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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A global culinary journey celebrating 20 delicious years of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will excite your taste buds from Sept. 25-Nov. 16, at Epcot in the Disney World Resort. The 2015 festival will have celebrity chefs and debut new marketplace tastes from around the world and celebrate guests’ favorite dining traditions.Disney chefs and festival programmers are whipping up a feast of surprises to celebrate the 20th annual event in style. New wine tastings, rockin’ … [Read more...]


Disney Dining Plan cutting back on snack locations

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Aloha! More juicy Disney Gossip is floating around. I posted earlier this week about some big changes to the Disney Dining Plan on the horizon. Well, there may be even bigger changes coming and I doubt they will be popular.It seems as though Disney will be cutting back a huge amount on snacks and locations. Quite a few snack only spots might not accept the Dining Plan at all anymore.  A few people have told me that the changes are already showing up on the website (see below). Sometimes the … [Read more...]


Disney Finds – Disney’s Mickey Mouse Jelly Belly Dispenser

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In our Disney Find for today I take a look at this functional collectors item.Disney's Mickey Mouse Jelly Belly Dispenser - This whimsical tribute to classic Disney characters Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto makes the perfect gift or desk conversation piece. The Mickey Mouse Jelly Belly Dispenser is adorned with Mickey's famous ears on top, and Mickey Mouse himself stands at the ready on the side of the dispenser, lever in hand. Push the lever and watch the gears … [Read more...]


Top 10 Places I’m Looking Forward To at The All New Disney Springs

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There are major changes coming to one of my favorite spots, the former Downtown Disney. So much exciting stuff is happening there! Here are my picks for the top 10 changes to look forward to  when Disney Springs is complete.In 2016, when completed, Disney Springs will double the number of shops and restaurants and grow to more than 1 million square feet, which means I am going to have to schedule a whole day during my trip just for doing DS!Top 10 places I am looking forward to checking … [Read more...]


Top 5 Fried Disney World Treats

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These days, you can find a deep fried version of pretty much any food imaginable – and I don’t know about you, but I love a good deep fried snack! Disney is no stranger to deep fried food, and they have a ton of delicious items on their menus around the Parks that will fulfill that desire for something fried. So without further adieu, here are my picks for the top five fried Disney foods:The “Doh Bar” At Cooke’s Of Dublin – This tiny restaurant is so unassuming that you might not even notice … [Read more...]


Some Yummy Food to Keep up Your Energy Up at the Disney World 24 Hour Event

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The 24 hour event is fast approaching, I know I can't wait. I know you are wondering and planning what you are going to eat and snack on to keep your energy going so you can make the full 24 hours.So here are some suggestions to wet your whistle:My personal favorite is a cupcake. I love all cupcakes, but I can't wait to try the one pictured above! ! You can find this little slice of heaven at The Main Street Bakery, Main Street Confectionery, Gaston’s Tavern, and Big Top Souvenirs. If … [Read more...]