Top 10 Ways to Know if You’re an Extreme Disney Fan: Part 3

Chances are that if you are like myself and the other writers here at Chip and Co., you are a Extreme Disney Fan. We have yet to find a cure, but the symptoms of this condition are rather obvious. Most likely your own friends and family have pointed them out to you or questioned your sanity time or two. Still not sure? Check out my Top 10 Ways to Know If You’re an Extreme Disney Fan: Part 3!1. You have referred to your fork as a dinglehopper. (Once or twice, maybe.)2. You always get a … [Read more...]

Get First Taste of New Wine Exclusively for 2011 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival


If you like being a trendsetter, make one of your first stops at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival at the Enoteca Castello wine shop in the Italy Pavilion, where they’ll be pouring ($6 a glass) two new exclusive wines for Disney Parks. You also can purchase there by the bottle ($16.95), or at the wine shop in the Festival Welcome Center.The label is Sogno d’Italia, which translates as “Dream of Italy,” made by Placido in Tuscany and imported by Banfi Vintners.. The light, … [Read more...]

2011 October-December Passholder Discounts

Good news for Annual Passholders, more savings are coming your way!Savings include: 20% at Disney Value Resorts 25% at Disney Moderate Resorts 35% at Disney Deluxe Resorts 35% at Disney Deluxe Villa ResortsSample Rates (standard rooms): Pop Century-$71 per night Caribbean Beach-$123 per night Wilderness Lodge-$182 per night Animal Kingdom Lodge-$253 per night (Arusha savana view) Beach Club-$234 per night Polynesian-$270 per night Grand Floridian-$302 per night*Rates do … [Read more...]

Passengers Stranded on Pirates of the Carribean Ride

Yo ho yo ho a Pirates life for me!Visitors to Walt Disney World Resort’s Magic Kingdom park told FOX 35 News that they were stranded on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride for more than an hour.Passengers who were riding the Pirates of the Caribbean water ride late Sunday evening tell us the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. They said the ride stopped running, and they were told to remain on the ride for almost two hours before they were allowed to exit.Disney officials said attempts … [Read more...]

Miss America Contestants Visit Walt Disney World Resort

Look who stopped by Magic Kingdom Park last week. All 53 contestants for the title of Miss America 2012 – and current Miss America Teresa Scanlan – continued a Walt Disney World Resort tradition of walking down Main Street, U.S.A., and making some magical memories.Representing fifty states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, the women were greeted by Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Cinderella, Belle, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto. After group photos at Cinderella … [Read more...]