What’s New, and What’s Next at Walt Disney World in 2015

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From now until July 18, Be Our Guest Restaurant at Disney World is testing a prix fixe breakfast from 8-10 a.m. The fast casual breakfast menu has a French taste, with entrée options including assorted cured meat and cheese, eggs Florentine served in a puff pastry shell and an open-face bacon-and-poached-egg sandwich with brie. Guests can make reservations for dates now through July 18, 2015 via DisneyWorld.com/dine, the My Disney Experience app, or by calling 407-WDW-DINE. Sounds … [Read more...]


Toy Story Midway Mania and Soarin’ Expansions are on the Way

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Disney World is always looking to make things better. They really do listen to what guests say! Soarin' and Toy Story Midway Mania will be expanding in the future. So now your favorite rides will be even more fun!Toy Story Midway Mania will get more midway track. Soarin' will get a better projection system and updated screens. But wait there's more, Soarin' is also getting a 3rd theater to help with wait times.Both projects are expected to be completed by late 2016. We have no closure … [Read more...]


A Growing List of Changes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Disney's Hollywood Studios has announced several changes over the past few months.  With these announcements spanning months, it may be hard to remember everything and separate the confirmed from the rumored.  We have put together this comprehensive list of the confirmed changes happenings at DHS and even got the okay from Anonymouse to sprinkle in a few of the rumors!The Sorcerers Hat is being removed.  The hat was first installed in 2001 and became the an icon of the park over the past 13 … [Read more...]


Is Toy Story Midway Mania FastPass+ Only?

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Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios guests are reeling at the news that Disney is testing FastPass+ and Toy Story Midway Mania has no Standby line for the week of October 6-9, 2014. Monday through Thursday only guests who have scheduled a FastPass+ using MyDisneyExperience *in advance of arrival at the attraction* will be able to ride the popular shooting gallery arcade style attraction.   Disney representatives say that a select number of FastPasses will be available for those who did not … [Read more...]


Top 10 Best Disney World Tips for the Best Vacation EVER!

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Everyone can use a good tip or two, right? I'm always eager to hear some new Disney World Tips; and so today, I thought I would share a few of my favorite tips that I've gathered from my trips to Walt Disney World. Enjoy!10. Water Shoes-If you're planning on visiting Typhoon Lagoon or Blizzard Beach, water shoes are a must! The pavement is usually blistering hot and can be very painful when going from one slide to another or waiting your turn in line. For a more enjoyable experience, … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Rides You Must Do Each Visit!

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When I was younger I was a big Disney World thrill seeker. I could ride Splash Mountain all day long, take the trek to the top of Everest every hour on the hour, and spend enough time on Rockin Roller Coaster to make Aerosmith question my sanity. As I got older and had kids my ride choices changed. I would have to spend more time on family friendly rides and sneak off to ride Space Mountain when the little ones would be napping in the stroller. No matter what your situation the fact remains … [Read more...]


Having a Walt Disney World Plan of Attack

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Most guests visiting the Walt Disney World resort go into their vacations without a game plan.  I think this is a big mistake.  Disney World, as we all know and love, is huge and crowded!  A little bit of planning can make all the difference in the amount of time you spend waiting in lines on your vacation.  (And, let’s be honest, for me, this “little bit of planning” is months and months of obsessive planning.)  Here are my suggestions for your early morning attack of each park.Magic … [Read more...]


Should You Take an Infant to Walt Disney World?

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Taking an infant to Disney World is very difficult. Now, I know that a lot of you are going to comment and say that you took a young child and it went just fine and to you I say "Bravo, my friend." But for the rest of us, it can be a lot of work. But it's also not impossible, not if you plan well and lower your expectations just a little bit.  With just a few adjustments to your usual vacation strategy, you can make traveling with an infant a lot easier.Sleeping arrangements are probably … [Read more...]


Common Disney Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Disney has a language all it's own. If you have a fan of Chip and Co long then you will hear us speak in many Disney Abbreviations and Acronyms just like you would a 2nd language. We get asked all the time what many of these mean so here are a few of our favorites.  For the most complete list All Ears has just about everyone that I am familiar with.WDW - Okay, sure. It's obvious.  Walt Disney World.MK - Magic Kingdom. You'll see this everywhere.CRT -  Cinderella's Royal Table.  The … [Read more...]


Disney World And Disneyland Testing New Attraction Policy

This week two attractions at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom and Disneyland will test a new seating policy for the remainder of the month and see how guests feel about it.Both Toy Story Midway Manias and Haunted Mansions will test a new policy where children under the age of 7 must ride with a guest over the age of 14 in the same row.  Previous policy dictated that there be an adult in the same vehicle as children under 7.  A sign is near the entrance informing guests of the new policy and … [Read more...]