International Dragon Boat Festival at Walt Disney World Resort

The International Dragon Boat Festival is today at Walt Disney World Resort, but don’t let the name fool you. There aren’t any fire-breathing dragons involved. Just some really long and funky-looking boats with dragon heads and tails being rowed feverishly by 20, plus a drummer and a guide.It sounds like a quirky sport, but race organizers say Dragon Boat racing is actually the fastest-growing water sport in the country. Saturday’s race at Downtown Disney is certainly growing in popularity. … [Read more...]

Top 5 WDW Restaurants for Teens

Dining is just as much of a magical experience at Walt Disney World as the rides, shows, and parades!  Disney offers a vast variety of restaurants and dining spots for every taste and age, including teens! If you are planning on visiting Walt Disney World with your teens, check out my Top 5 WDW Restaurants for Teens and see if these selections are right for the teens in your family!5. Kona Cafe-In the lobby of the Polynesian Resort, teens with adventurous tastes are sure to enjoy Kona Cafe! … [Read more...]

Free wireless internet starting at most Walt Disney World Resorts today


According to WDW Magic they are reporting Free Wireless at the Disney World Resorts starting today:One of the most requested Walt Disney World Resort wishes is coming true from today.  FREE Wireless "in-room" internet access will be available for the following resorts beginning today.Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Disney’s Beach Club Resort Disney’s BoardWalk Resort Disney’s Contemporary Resort Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Disney’s Old … [Read more...]

Last Chance – 2012 Beyond the Attractions: A Guide to Walt Disney World with Preschoolers Giveaway

Planning a trip to Walt Disney World with preschoolers has never been easier. Written by a mom and Disney veteran who regularly visits Walt Disney World with her small children, Beyond the Attractions: A Guide to Walt Disney World with Preschoolers (2012) contains child-focused information, tips, and insights from a parent’s perspective. Battista includes all the up-to-date details on toddler- and preschooler-friendly attractions, recreation, lodging, and dining in Beyond the Attractions, but … [Read more...]

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Review – Ireland


This picture and review comes to us from Chip and Co fan Nick who was able to dine around the World Showcase and take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the 16th Annual Food & Wine Festival.Thanks Nick!Here is his review of the Ireland Booth:The Lobster & Scallop Fisherman's Pie was good, we really liked the Cheese Selection, but the Warm Chocolate Lava Cake is not to be missed. I also had a couple servings of the Bunratty Meade Honey Wine, which if you don't like … [Read more...]