Epcot’s Kidcot Fun Stops

Epcot Kidcot Fun Stop

To an adult, Epcot’s World Showcase Pavilions provide an unparalleled trek around the globe. Only at Walt Disney World can travelers walk from Mexico to Morocco! Nowhere else is there such a complete panorama of international culture and cuisine wrapped up in appealing authenticity.But to a child under age 10, the World Showcase may be little more than pretty buildings and people who talk funny. To kids, Norway’s trolls terrify and standing for O Canada! tires tiny feet, the food tastes … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World Earns Top Honors for Supporting the Arts


Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts, has named Walt Disney World Resort as one the 10 best companies in the United States for its support of the arts.Every year, Americans for the Arts, through the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), recognizes top U.S. companies for their exceptional commitment to the cultural community through grants, local partnerships, volunteer programs, matching gifts, sponsorships and board membership. Earning … [Read more...]

Classic Disney: The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World 1970 Films

A Walt Disney World souvenir film from the 1970's. #714. The highlighted attractions are The Walt Disney Story, it's a small world, Space Mountain, The Jungle Cruise, Pirates of the Caribbean and The Country Bear Jamboree. Some of the footage of attraction interiors are actually from Disneyland. The image is red due to the chemical breakdown of film over time.Also check out this great classic Disney Film An Evening at The Magic KingdomA Walt Disney World souvenir film from the … [Read more...]

Beyond the Attractions: A Guide to Walt Disney World with Preschoolers (2012) for eReaders

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My son recently started Kindergarten and during orientation the school principal spoke about technology and preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s jobs. The school is in the midst of meeting its goal to bring iPads into the classrooms. It was a powerful reminder of how technology is driving change in just about every aspect of our lives from education to entertainment.Today, I don’t have to make a trip to the library or local bookstore to get my hands on the latest bestseller. In seconds, … [Read more...]

Disney and Four Seasons Finalize Deal Construction begins on $360 Million Hotel


As if we weren't already busy enough obsessing over the Fantasyland expansion...now news has come out that the $360 million luxury resort will begin construction in December.The process started in 2008, when Disney approached the Four Seasons about putting a resort on Disney property. Why would Disney do this? Clearly they are proud of their own brand of hotels and offer perks to those staying at those resorts, so why reach out to Four Seasons? The answer can be summed up in two words, … [Read more...]