Top 5 Reasons Why Disney Character Meals RULE!

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Ok, so as an adult I know I should be slightly ashamed to admit the following statement (but I’m not, so here it goes): I LOVE CHARACTER MEALS – they are honestly my favorite part of my Walt Disney World trips. For those of you who don’t know, a character meal is pretty self-explanatory – you enjoy a meal while characters from your favorite Disney movies and shows circulate for meet and greets! Not sold on the idea? Well – here’s 5 reasons why character meals are the best – in case you need more … [Read more...]


More Than Just Shopping: Exploring All That Downtown Disney Has To Offer

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Downtown Disney is a shopper’s paradise – the complex offers tons of specialty shops that offer a myriad of unique items for purchase, and there’s also tons of Disney merchandise available too! While there are plenty of chances to give your credit card a workout at Downtown Disney, there are also plenty of other things to do there besides shop. Shocking, right? Let’s explore some of the entertainment options that Downtown Disney has to offer:Fly High In The Sky: Characters In Flight is an … [Read more...]


Disneyland Resort Dining Options Offer Something for Every Guest

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 From fast-casual fare to haute cuisine, the menu of dining options at the Disneyland Resort offers something for every guest. Here, waffles with the Disney characters are as celebrated as the spectacular creations at Carthay Circle Restaurant and Lounge. “We offer innovative cuisine from our award-winning chefs that match our guests’ desire for elegant dining,” said Gary Maggetti, director of food and beverage integration at the Disneyland Resort. “But you can still find the Disneyland … [Read more...]


Get a Merchandise Discount when eating at select Disney Quick Service Dining Locations

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According to our friends over at wdwmagic.com, you can now get a 20 percent merchandise discount when you eat at certain Disney World Quick Service Dining spots. If you eat at a participating location, you will get a coupon on the bottom of your receipt. This discount is available from now until January 5, 2015. The discount can only be redeemed from store opening until 1pm.There are exclusions so check your receipt!Participating locations are as follows:Animal KingdomQuick … [Read more...]


Did You Know Disney Cruise Line Offers Free Drinks?

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One of the many perks to going on a Disney Cruise is that you get free soda, tea, and coffee on deck and in all the dining rooms on board.Here is quick run down of you dining options on board Disney's magical ships:Animator's Palate  (on the Magic, Wonder, Fantasy, and the Dream) - This restaurant celebrates Disney animation, it includes a dinner "show" starring your favorite Disney characters.The Beach Blanket Buffet (on the Disney Wonder only) - Is is an indoor/outdoor American … [Read more...]


Swan & Dolphin Food and Wine Classic – A Disney MUST DO for all Foodies!

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This Halloween I headed over to the Swan and Dolphin Resort (along with my boyfriend) to check out an event I had not previously heard much about - the Food and Wine Classic. I am a die hard EPCOT Food and Wine Festival fan, but I didn't know anything about this event until just a few weeks ago. I'll delve into all the delicious details below, but long story short: I was pleasantly surprised from beginning to end, and am happy to say that it was worth every penny of the price.Here's the low … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Planning – ADR’s For First Timers

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So you’ve gone ahead and booked your first WDW trip – congrats! Once your trip is about 6 months away, you’ll need to make your Advance Dining Reservations (or ADR’s in Disney-speak!) for your table service meals. But if you have no clue where to begin, fear not – as it is easier than you think! Here’s a guide to picking out your ADR’s that should help you get startedThe ADR: A Quick Rundown – So ok – what exactly does ADR mean anyway? An Advanced Dining Reservation or ADR basically is a … [Read more...]


Ravello – Modern Inspired Italian Cuisine

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Located on the lobby floor of the Four Seasons Orlando at the Downtown Disney Resort area - Ravello brings new meaning to Modern Italian Cuisine. This breathtaking new restaurant features an equally stunning menu offered for both breakfast and dinner. Which ever meal you choose, you can be confident that Ravello will deliver an unforgettable dining experience from beginning to end.You can now reserve seats for your evening meal to taste these new and innovative-takes on Italian favorites … [Read more...]


Be Our Guest Quick Service – Now Serving FastPass+ Guests Only

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As Be Our Guest inches it's way to it's 2 year Anniversary this December, the Be Our Guest Restaurant is now changing the rules yet again with a few updates to their Quick Service Lunch option which is now available only to Guests who received a FastPass+ invitation for Quick Serving dining in this stunning storybook experience. What Does This Mean for Guests? This is bad news if you're planning an upcoming trip to the Magic Kingdom Theme Park in hopes for "walk-in" seating to Fantasyland's … [Read more...]


“Snack Around The World” With These Top Epcot World Showcase Disney Dining Snacks

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Ok – so you’ve all at least heard of the Drink Around The World challenge right? Where you stop at each country of Epcot’s World Showcase and sample a drink (or two!) from that country? Well, it’s a really fun time and a great way to get to try a ton of unique drinks – however, it’s not for everyone (pregnant women, anyone under 21, etc…), so in lieu of drinking, how about we try snacking around the world instead? It’s easy – just head around World Showcase and stop off at each country for these … [Read more...]