American Institute of Architects Honors Cinderella Castle at Disney World

This month, the Walt Disney World Resort landmark icon was named one of the Top 100 Buildings in Florida by The Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida) as a part of their “Florida Architecture: 100 Years. 100 Places.” celebration for the organization’s 100-year anniversary. Cinderella Castle was also named Top Building in the Recreational Architecture category.AIA Florida is an association of architects with a mission to unite, educate and position … [Read more...]

My Top 5 Magic Kingdom Traditions


If you have been bitten by the Disney bug, then chances are you try to visit Walt Disney World as often as you can. If so, then you probably have some traditions that you must embrace each time you visit to make your trip complete. I have some Magic Kingdom traditions that I would like to share with you, and they just might be some of your traditions too!5. Ride Pirates of the Caribbean first-When my family and I visit the Magic Kingdom on our first day, it's tradition for us to head … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips – Advanced Dining Reservation Tips


Most Disney visitors plan on dining at some table service restaurants while they are on vacation. I thought most everyone was aware of the Advance Dining Reservation (ADR) system and used it as designed. In reading some of the many Disney forums on the web it is a bit disconcerting to see that there are still a lot of folks out there (particularly first time visitors) who believe that you can just walk up to one of the Walt Disney World restaurants and get a table. Check out this article Disney … [Read more...]

One More Disney Day at the Magic Kingdom Entertainment Schedule


The entertainment team at Magic Kingdom Park has a few tricks up their sleeves to create memories for guests during One More Disney Day tomorrow night February 29th 2012. In addition to regularly scheduled park entertainment, Magic Kingdom Park guests on One More Disney Day will be treated to:Two performances of the Main Street Electrical Parade, at 10 p.m. and midnight Four showings of “The Magic, The Memories and You!” at 7:45 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. (March 1) The … [Read more...]

Another Sold Out Field to Compete in Princess Half Marathon Weekend


For the fourth straight year, a capacity field is expected to take part this weekend in Disney’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend, the largest women-specific event in the nation.More than 27,000 registered runners – 5,000 more than last year – will run in a variety of events at Walt Disney World Resort during the weekend, culminating with the half marathon, which is expected to draw more than 19,500 runners for the 13.1-mile journey through Magic Kingdom and Epcot theme parks.  Along the … [Read more...]