Disney World to replace Paper Tickets


Hey there guys and gals your friendly neighborhood Disney Gossip Columnist @Anonymouse here. After the Huge Gossip from last week about Fast Passes, it seems more changes are under way at Walt Disney World.This week, the Gossip on the street is Disney is looking to remove all paper tickets from the parks. How can they do that you ask? Disney is encouraging guests to convert previous paper tickets to RF-enabled cards. If you remember earlier Disney upgraded Annual Passes to RFID enable … [Read more...]

Top 10 Things to Buy in the Disney Parks

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Recently, I shared with you the Top 7 Things to Buy BEFORE Traveling to Walt Disney World.  But, there's something about buying items in the Disney Parks that is part of every Disney vacation.  We always like to get souvenirs that will last-Christmas ornaments, picture frames, etc.  But there's also that moment of instant gratification..you have to have it right then, so later on you can proudly say, "I got this at Disney World."  So, today I want to share with you 10 Things to Buy IN the Disney … [Read more...]

Mickey Check Meals at Disneyland


Kid's and Parents have a new best friend in Disneyland (Disney World too). Mickey Check Meals! Are you tired of the same old chicken nuggets, burgers, hot dogs and other food choices you have to feed your children? I personally remember a Disneyland vacation that my son mentioned he ate strawberries at EVERY meal we had during the whole trip. It was the only item of color on his plate the entire week. Probably why it stood out so much for him.The Mickey Check Meals now makes it easier than … [Read more...]

Top 5 Things to do in the Morning at Walt Disney World


While many people are early risers with young children in their families who visit Walt Disney World, you may never have realized all the great things there are to do in the earlier morning hours!1.  Extra Magic Hours - Most obviously you can take part in the early park opening for Disney World Resort Hotel guests! Extra Magic Hours change daily, weekly, monthly, all the time! Check the calendar on the website before you leave for your trip and grab a times guide.  Extra Magic Hours are a … [Read more...]

New Glow With the Show Mickey Ears Let Guests Shine at Walt Disney World Resort


Guests of the Walt Disney World Resort will light the night thanks to new Glow with the Show Ear hats that will magically change colors in sync with fireworks, shows and each other at Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.Fun interactive versions of the famous Mickey Ear hats will debut on Oct. 15 during the 15th anniversary of Fantasmic!, the nighttime spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.These magical Ear hats glow in myriad colors, commanded with the latest technology to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Portable Eats at Walt Disney World


There is always something to do at Disney World!  From rides to rousing parades, there really is always something go on!  With all that excitement, sometimes it can be hard to justify a "sit down dinner"--well for me at least.  Often, I power through (suffering for the cause--boo) and dine on the best table service fare.  Sometimes though, the best thing you can do is grab it and go!  Those trips where you are without ADRs, limited to time, or just simply trying to squeeze ever last bit of magic … [Read more...]

California Grill Takes Disney Restaurant Scene to New Heights, Reopening Sept. 9

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Earlier we released some beautiful photos and videos from the all new California Grill in case you missed them.With sweeping views of Walt Disney World Resort from the 15th floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, California Grill opens its doors on September 9 following a major makeover that redefines Disney’s culinary scene.The spacious dining room is transformed with a modern style that captures the spirit of California throughout the design scheme.Cuisine, too, has been reimagined … [Read more...]

First Look inside the all new California Grill in Disney’s Contemporary Resort

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With sweeping views of Magic Kingdom fireworks from atop Disney's Contemporary Resort, the re-imagined California Grill also features a new design inspired by mid-century modern California, and a new menu showcasing seasonal ingredients and a lighter touch.Known for its stellar wine list, the restaurant now boasts about 250 wine selections, 80 by the glass, an expanded sake list, eight kinds of craft beers and ciders and signature cocktails created by staff mixologists.California Grill … [Read more...]

Haunted Mansion Inspired Dooney & Bourke Bag Coming to Disney Parks on Friday September 13th


Today Disney shared a first look at a Haunted Mansion-inspired bag by Dooney & Bourke! Whether you are a high-fashion “happy haunt,” or a new Dooney & Bourke collector, it’s probably safe to say, there’s always room for one more bag!The Disney Design Group artist Mark Seppala did a wonderful job capturing the essence of the attraction with this new bag. Don't you love the subtle details on the bag, including the spooky grey and black color palette with red interior, the infamous … [Read more...]

Epcot’s Fountain View Reopens with Starbucks Facelift

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Reopening today Sept. 4th, Fountain View has a new look and new offerings for Epcot guests - featuring Starbucks products. Popular Disney-made treats will be served alongside Starbucks favorites like coffee, espresso and Frappuccino-blended beverages, as well as breakfast sandwiches and pastries. Fountain View is the second Starbucks location at Walt Disney World Resort. Like Main Street Bakery's nostalgic design on Main Street, U.S.A at Magic Kingdom, Fountain View was designed … [Read more...]