Adventureland’s El Pirata Y El Perico renamed Tortuga Tavern

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El Pirata Y el Perico, the Magic Kingdom quick-service restaurant in Adventureland, has been renamed Tortuga Tavern. The name reflects Disney’s popular “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise, and refers to the 17th century pirate stronghold mentioned in the movies. Tortuga Tavern is located across from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, which was the inspiration for the films. The key elements in El Pirata’s transformation to Tortuga Tavern include a new color scheme and design elements, … [Read more...]



Disney Confidential – The Enchanted Tiki Room rumored to fire ‘Under New Management’

Hey, there, Mouse fans. It's Anonymouse again, keeping my Ears to to the ground for the latest rumors. Ever since Magic Kingdom’s The Enchanted Tiki Room caught fire on Jan. 12, Disney fans have been hopeful that the unexpected refurbishment meant that Walt Disney World might consider returning the attraction to its former glory.That fire, which started in the attic, damaged the Audio-Animatronics Iago1 (the first of two Iagos) and Zazu. They were the added stars of “Under New Management,” … [Read more...]



Review: Walt Disney World Secrets Gold! 1.5

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Last week, I reviewed TimeStream Software’s app Walt Disney World Notescast Guide 3.0.  This week, I’m moving on to their recently updated app revealing some 250 of the Secrets of Walt Disney World, and another 200 fun facts!This Notescast is laid out in much the same format as the previous one.  Tapping on a section will take you to the next screen, which often has more choices for you to select from.  As a result, navigating through the vast amounts of data is really quite easy!One … [Read more...]



A Maximum Attraction Minimum Wait Time Magic Kingdom Day

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Maximizing attraction time while minimizing wait time at the Magic Kingdom is almost like setting up the Perfect Storm. If you do certain things and do not do other things you may be surprised at the result.First, the do not's:In general, do not go to the Magic Kingdom (MK) on weekend days. Most visitors arrive at Walt Disney World on Friday or Saturday sometime late in the day. This makes Saturday or Sunday their first full day in the parks and most people head to the MK on their first … [Read more...]



Pirate Goofy is now at the Magic Kingdom

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Very Cool! Pirate Goofy is now doing a meet and greet in Advertureland at World Disney World. Video is from one of our favorite Disney Videographers Jeff Lang DVD … [Read more...]