Jiko – The Cooking Place Announces Tables in Wonderland Wine Dinners for April 2015

Jiko - The Cooking Place presents  Tables in Wonderland events. Dinner will feature 7 courses paired with wines from our visiting winemakers and proprietors. The evening will conclude with a dessert and wine tasting on the Asante terrace! When: Saturday April 18, 2015 at 6:00PMWhere: Jiko Cape Town Wine Room, Disney's Animal Kingdom LodgePrice: $209.97 inclusive of tax and gratuityDress Code - Business Casual Evening AttireYour hosts for the evening … [Read more...]


Disney World Spring 2015 News Round Up

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There is always something new and exciting going on at Disney World. Here is a round up of all the new and continuing magic!The Egg-cellent Easter Happenings:The Grand Floridian has a beautiful display of their hand painted and edible eggs. This is the 4th year that you can see these beautiful works of art. They are not the size of your average Easter egg. They stand 16 to 20 inches tall and they are decorated with Disney themes by Disney pastry chefs. You can check them out in the … [Read more...]


“Star Wars Weekends” Entertainment and Celebrities Announced

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You can feel the power of the force when Star Wars Weekends makes it's big return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Disney World every Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 15-June 14, 2015.This year’s event welcomes a new show, “Star Wars: Rebels,” new locations for autograph sessions and merchandise, and several Star Wars luminaries making their first hyperspace jump to Star Wars Weekends.Star Wars Weekends has more than 60 Star Wars characters roaming the theme park for meet-and-greet … [Read more...]


Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows Opens

DisneyÕs Polynesian Villas & Bungalows Opening in 2015

The first phase of Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows, the newest resort in the growing Disney Vacation Club portfolio, opened today. Offering 360 Deluxe Studio accommodations (opening in phases through summer 2015) and 20 over-the-water Bungalows, the new resort delivers the spirit of the South Pacific along with fun Disney touches to create a vacation experience that only Disney can provide. Nestled along the shore of the Seven Seas Lagoon, the resort is a quick monorail ride from the … [Read more...]


New Shopping and Dining Options Open as Downtown Disney Continues to Transform Into Disney Springs

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As the largest expansion in Downtown Disney history continues, several new dining and shopping locations are opening as the area continues its transformation into Disney Springs.The lively shopping, dining and entertainment destination will treat guests by day and night to a one-of-a-kind Disney experience amid beautiful open-air promenades, flowing springs and waterfront charm. The Landing is the first of four neighborhoods to open — home to unique shopping locations and memorable dining … [Read more...]


Two Old Restaurants Re-Open for a Limited Time at Disney World

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If you remember visiting Disney World quite a few years ago then you might remember Aunt Polly's on Tom Sawyer Island. It is open now and will be open through April 11, 2015. The menu is fairly small, but it's a good spot for a quiet snack.The menu: Fresh Fruit Cup Fresh Whole Fruit Assorted Chips Turkey Sandwich with apple slices Hummus with vegetable chips Smuckers Uncrustables with apple slices, carrot sticks with apple juice or water Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade, Tea, … [Read more...]


Enter to Win the Steve Harvey Morning Show Vacation a Day Sweepstakes

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You can enter everyday for your chance to win a Disney World vacation from The Steve Harvey Morning Show. All you have to do is listen to the Steve Harvey Morning Show from now until April 10th for the keyword of the day. Then go and enter here.There will be 10 grand prizes given out. They will each include: A four-day Disney World vacation for two Airfare A resort hotel stay Ground transportation 4-day Magic Your Way tickets with Park Hopper option A $200 Disney gift card A … [Read more...]


Disney cancels partnership with Coca-Cola, signs agreement with Pepsi.

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 The Coca-Cola Company is a longtime sponsor and drink supplier at the Disney World and Disneyland theme parks. It has been present since Disneyland's opening day of July 17, 1955. Today we have received word that Disney will be cancelling that partnership and instead offering Pepsi products at all Disney theme parks starting July 4th, 2015, to coincide with the 50th Birthday of Pepsi!Frito-Lay which is owned by Pepsi is available at all Disney theme parks and it makes logical sense … [Read more...]


Top 10 Attractions We Miss Most in Disney World

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Have you been visiting Disney World since childhood or your teen years? Think back to the rides that you loved or were most afraid of. Are there rides you went on as a kid or maybe even an adult that you forgot about that on more recent trips to Walt Disney World were not there? Maybe you didn’t even notice!  Some left with great fanfare and some left quietly but all of these rides were given the heave-ho. Here are my Top 10 Rides We Miss Most- see if yours is on the list.1. … [Read more...]


“Frozen Fever” Treats are on their way to Disney Parks and Resorts

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This beautiful work of art, pictured above, is Anna's Happy Birthday Cupcake. It is a vanilla cupcake with icy blue buttercream with marshmallows and snowflake candies, best of all it is topped with a white chocolate Olaf.  It so pretty, and I am sure it taste great too. This cupcake is inspired the new short "Frozen Fever". You will find it at certain Quick Service spots throughout Disneyland and Disney World.Here is where you can find the goodies:Disneyland Resort:Jolly Holiday … [Read more...]