Paper Fastpasses going away at the Walt Disney World Resort starting next week


 Starting next week paper fastpasses will no longer be available at all Walt Disney World Parks. Over the past few weeks Disney has been eliminating them from the Animal Kingdom & Magic Kingdom parks.Disney’s Hollywood Studios will transition from the paper fastpass system to FastPass+ on January 21st, and Epcot will follow suit on January 23rd, 2014. This will complete the FastPass+ rollout for all guests at all Walt Disney World theme parks.The change over should proceed … [Read more...]

Spice Road Table at the Morocco pavilion in Epcot soft opens

spice road

The doors are quietly opening today at Spice Road Table at the Morocco pavilion at Epcot, giving the staff time to get trained and an opportunity to get all the bugs worked out.The official opening with lively fanfare will be announced soon. Disney will have full details on their blog for the all-new food offerings located along World Showcase Lagoon, featuring Mediterranean small plates, specialty wines, beers and aperitifs from the region.Inspired by the outdoor cafés along the … [Read more...]

Disney’s Advanced Dining Reservation Strategy: Why An Itinerary Is A Must!

flynn adr

Walt Disney World is a BIG PLACE – with a lot to do, a lot to see, and a lot to EAT! The dining choices are plentiful – and you will want to take advantage of making Advance Dining Reservations before your trip so that you can take advantage of all that the world of Disney Dining has to offer!You’ll want to be smart about your dining choices – one way you can do this is by creating a trip itinerary - which helps ensure that you are planning meals that are in/near the Parks you’re visiting on … [Read more...]

Keep Warm This Winter With These Disney World Inspired Recipes

dis soup

Brr – I don’t know about you, but I am freezing my bottom off here in Upstate New York! It’s these cold wintry times when I long for Walt Disney World the most – the sun, the warm weather, the Resort pools – sign me up! Unfortunately, I can’t afford to spend my winters in Florida – so in the meantime, I think I will whip up some Disney Dining cold weather meals – with recipes straight from WDW!There’s nothing better than a hot bowl of soup on a cold, snowy day – so whip up this easy Tomato … [Read more...]

Epcot World Showcase Best Kept Secret – Mexico


After leaving the trolls behind and learning all about Elsa and Anna's native land Norway we head to our final country in the World Showcase, Mexico. One of my personal favorites and my kids absolutely love the Gran Fiesta Tour boat ride.The pavilion was built to resemble a Mesoamerican pyramid. Visitors enter the pyramid and walk through "Animales Fantasticos" art collection. It is a display of Mexican artwork throughout the lobby. Illuminations: Reflection of Earth is actually run … [Read more...]