Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort wins AAA Five Diamond Award

Once again, Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has been awarded the coveted AAA Five-Diamond Award, the highest AAA honor for a restaurant. This is the 11th year (first awarded in 2000), and V&A’s is the only restaurant in Central Florida and one of only three in Florida, along with L’Escalier and The Restaurant at the Four Seasons, both in Palm Beach. Only 55 restaurants made the 2011 list, including the U.S., Canada and Mexico.At the helm of Victoria … [Read more...]

Disney’s Primeval Whirl will remain closed throughout summer


According to the Orlando Sentinel the Animal Kingdom's coaster Primeval Whirl will remain closed  as federal investigators continue examining the death of a resort mechanic who was killed while working on the attraction in March.Disney recently extended the closure of Primeval Whirl, a spinning coaster in Disney's Animal Kingdom that has been shut down since January for maintenance, until at least Sept. 14. The reopening of the ride, initially scheduled for April, already had been … [Read more...]

Pirate Princess Merchandise Sails in at the Magic Kingdom


Princesses have been a part of the "Disney" identity since the release of Snow White in 1937.  Generations of little girls have grown into women dreaming and singing along with a bevy of beautiful princesses.  Although Disney executives recently indicated that they are abandoning the long beloved tradition of princesses and fairy tales in favor of more "hot and hip" heroines, it seems that at least within the Walt Disney parks the Princess is still in vogue.With the increased success of the … [Read more...]

The Enchanted Tiki Room Reopens August 2011


There are more lay offs coming to Disney this August. The “new management” has been let go and the future of the Adventureland landmark is in the wings and wit of the infamous José, Fritz, Michael and Pierre. You remember these four crooning parrot hosts who ushered in sophisticated Audio-Animatronics technology at California’s Disneyland in 1963 at The Enchanted Tiki Room.Goodbye Iago and Zazu you will be missed. Well not really.Are you New Management or Old Management Fan?Tell us … [Read more...]

Top 5 Best WDW Pools

With summer just around the corner and the temperatures climbing steadily, I'm thinking about ways to cool off! Fortunately, Walt Disney World is home to some awesome pools to provide some relief from the heat. Check out my Top 5 Best WDW Pools!1. Stormalong Bay-This pool, located at Disney's Beach Club Resort, is like a mini-water park! The pool is gigantic with a sand-bottom which is a big hit with guests. There is also a lazy river and a waterslide resembling a fallen ship's mast! … [Read more...]