New Backstage ‘Flavor Lab’ Coming Soon to Disney World

I have often wondered how Disney decides what dishes make it on to the menu. I am sure many of you have thought the same thing from time to time.Have you heard about the new behind the scenes, "Flavor Lab" at Disney World? This will consist of Disney Word Chefs, managers, sommeliers, mixologists and more in this new and incredible 7000 square foot state-of-the-art research and development facility. The "Flavor Lab" will house new products, packaging etc. for food and drink service across … [Read more...]

Best FastPass+ Options at Hollywood Studios

It used to take me a least a full day to cover all there was to see at Hollywood Studios, but now, with all the recent closures, this park can definitely be done in one day, or less, depending on what you’re interested in seeing.Follow these FastPass+ tips and conquer Hollywood Studios like a seasoned Disney pro. Hollywood Studios Book ItToy Story Midway Mania!If you want to ride this at all (which you should, because it’s awesome!) then you are definitely going to want a … [Read more...]

Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar now open at Downtown Disney

With an imaginative, playful design that tells the story of a man who loved the adventure of flight, Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar is open along the waterfront at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort.The cozy lounge with spacious outdoor seating features light bites and drinks inspired by Jock’s globe-trotting, including a stint as the pilot for Indiana Jones in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”“Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar fits into the storytelling of Disney Springs – a town that grew up over … [Read more...]

Make Your Halloween Adorably Spooky with Disney Floral & Gifts

I absolutely love Halloween and I love Disney, so I love Halloween at Disney. There is not better way to celebrate than at Disney World! Disney Floral &  Gifts has some spooky yet cute ways to dress up your room for Halloween.If you are looking for a way to Disney up your Halloween, you should check out Mickey's Spooktacular Celebration. It is available at the Disney World Resort. It will appear as though Mickey himself decorated the room for you.The first thing you will see is a … [Read more...]

Waterfront cabins coming to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Disney Vacation Club confirmed today that they will be expanding the Wilderness Lodge units with new waterfront cabins (similar to the Polynesian Resort). Earlier this year they submitted the plans to build 26 waterfront cabins but would not confirm if they would be timeshare units, until now.Also plans were filed for a guest boardwalk, new bar/grill, and expanded pool area! Sounds like Disney is going to be really busy expanding the Wilderness Lodge area in the coming years.No other … [Read more...]

New Enhanced Chase Lounge returning to the 20th Celebration of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Chase today announced that the Chase Lounge at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will return for the fourth year with exciting new features. The festival, running from September 25 through November 16, 2015, will welcome celebrity chefs, debut new marketplaces and tastes from around the world and celebrate guests' favorite dining traditions. As the sponsor of the festival, Chase aims to create a unique experience for all its credit and debit cardmembers to enjoy.“In … [Read more...]

Fun facts from Cirque du Soleil’s La Nouba

After seeing La Nouba for the first time over the weekend I feel in love with this stage show. It is funny, exciting, tense, and fun all rolled into one show. Here are some fun facts that I learned about the show on my backstage tour!La Nouba premiered in Orlando on December 23, 1998. It was the third resident show ever created - after Mystère and “O” in Las Vegas. La Nouba celebrated its 15th Anniversary with a special appearance from Disney Pals, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. La … [Read more...]

Registration Opens Tomorrow for the 2016 Star Wars Half Marathon

Feel the power of the Force with the inaugural Star Wars™ Half Marathon – The Dark Side! You'll be running on Darth Vader's turf with the Emperor's white uniformed stormtroopers cheering you on the way. The Galactic Empire's Sith Lord has a weekend of powerful surprises in store including spectacular runs, special events, entertainment and much, much more!More about the event:It is a weekend of galactic fun and fantastic runs during the Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark … [Read more...]

Why Walt Disney World is Better Than Disneyland

When it comes time to decide where my next Disney Vacation is going to be, I often think about doing Disneyland, or maybe a Disney Cruise. But, in the end, Walt Disney World in Florida always wins! It will forever be my "home" Park. I often see the Disney Addicts arguing over which Park is better. Disneyland lovers will say "their Park" is better because it was first, or because it is smaller. But we all know when it comes to Disney, bigger is always better!  I am here to set the record … [Read more...]

First look – 2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Park Maps

Great news the 2015 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Park Maps are here! Feel free to download and print them out so you can make your game plan!Walt Disney World Resort guests will join the 20-year celebration of Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Chase from Sept. 25-Nov. 16, 2015, as they taste global and specialty cuisine, sip new beverages and eat to the beat of live entertainment.The 53-day festival at Disney’s Epcot theme park will expand with new Future … [Read more...]