The 2011 Disney Dining Plans

While it is common for those planning vacations to Walt Disney World to discuss “The Disney Dining Plan”, in reality there are a variety of different Dining Plans offered by Disney, to help the vacationer experience dining…and other extras….as easily as possible. Choosing a Dining Plan can also be a way to make your meals at Disney World more affordable, as many find that this can be a cost-savings to them, as well as a great way to budget, and experience new restaurants. But before you decide … [Read more...]





Disney Cruise Line Entertainment: Ardan James

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Not since the mouse himself began entertaining over 83 years ago has as entertainer with as sweet a spirit captivated an audience as Ardan James. His guest appearance on a February sailing of the Disney Wonder will make you hope he becomes a permanent fixture. His truly one of a kind skills go beyond an "act" and thrill you from the very first moment he arrives on stage. He arrives without fanfare, glitz or pre-conceived notions of your general entertainer. From the moment he is carried, yes … [Read more...]





Walt Disney World to add FastPass option for FastPass machines

Just days after revealing a new FastPass option for Mickey Mouse meet-and-greets at the Magic Kingdom, Chip and Co. has the scoop on a yet-to-be announced addition to Disney’s popular FastPass (FP) service.No longer will guests have to wait in the long lines to get a FastPass to their favorite attractions. To help reduce the long lines guests may face waiting to get a FP ticket, Walt Disney World will offer a Fast Pass option for obtaining a Fast Pass. You heard it here first – soon you will … [Read more...]





Wednesday with Walt: And the Oscar Goes To…

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Seventy-two years ago today, Walt Disney received a special Academy Award for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. On February 23, 1939, a precious little girl named Shirley Temple presented Walt with the award consisting of one full-size Oscar and seven smaller Oscars on a specially-built wooden pedestal. The Academy recognized Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs as a significant screen innovation which has charmed millions and pioneered a great new entertainment.This weekend, I watched that … [Read more...]





Chip and Co. Disney Week In Review for Feb 21st

Yes, it's time for another edition of the Chip and Co. Disney Week in Review. We take you from the shipyards of Germany onward to Australia and all through the many Divisions of the Walt Disney Company. All of the News that you need to know! As Peter Pan said: "Here we goooooooo!"It's not sea worthy yet, but work is underway on the Disney Cruise Line's latest ship called the Disney Fantasy. The keel laying ceremony was held at the Meyer Werft shipyards, and you can be there by clicking … [Read more...]