Author Archives: Jill Bivins

BIG Changes to Disney Cruiseline’s Vaccination Policy Coming Next Month:

Disney Cruise vaccination requirements

Disney Cruiseline’s vaccination policy is changing! A policy eagerly awaited by many and dreaded by others is finally here: beginning next month, vaccination requirements will be dropped for most ships. By November, all ships will have dropped vaccination requirements.  Beginning October 14, 2022, guests aboard  Disney Wish, Disney Fantasy, Disney Dream, and Disney Wonder will be able to sail, vaccinated ...

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What Happens When There is a Hurricane at Disney World?

Hurricane disney

Walt Disney World is located right in hurricane territory.  Florida is the number one state impacted by hurricanes in the United States by a large margin, with 102 hurricanes since 1882 (Texas is number two with 64 storms, and North Carolina is number three with 55.)  Hurricane season in the Atlantic lasts from June 1 to November 30. Most hurricanes ...

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A Portion of Popular Hollywood Studios Store Collapsed Today!


Disney’s Hollywood Studios was a chaotic scene today when a portion of popular store Keystone Clothiers collapsed. The collapse happened this morning when a part of the wall around the building’s door fell off, as seen in the photo below. Additionally, some of the wall facade around the side, as well as a light fixture, also came tumbling down. The ...

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Disney Only Won Two Golden Ticket Awards This Year

Disney Enchantment

The Golden Ticket Awards are a series of prestigious accolades presented by Amusement Today to theme parks around the world. Disney usually dominates the awards taking many categories and rarely losing when nominated. This year, however, they just barely made the cut, scoring only two (and both were at Walt Disney World in Florida). Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance ...

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Celebrate EPCOT’s 40th Anniversary in Style With BRAND NEW Merch!

Epcot merchandise

EPCOT is celebrating its 40th birthday soon, and we can’t wait. From exclusive food items to limited-time merchandise, it’s going to be a celebration to remember. Recently we wrote about the Figment Sponge Cake coming to EPCOT. Now, we’re bringing the deets on the merchandise as well. Spoiler alert: Figment features prominently here too! We’re in love.  Speaking of our ...

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Belle Was Changed to be More Relatable


Belle is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful Disney Princesses. Did you know, however, that she initially looked much different? In her book, Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara by Emily Zemler, she describes Belle’s original concept art as being extremely glamorous. The Princess was changed because animators , including James Baxter and Mark Hennquickly, decided she was “too ...

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NEW: Figment Sponge Cake Coming to EPCOT For a VERY Limited Time!

Figment Sponge Cake

Two tiny wings, eyes big and yellow, horns of a steer, what a loveable fellow! From head to tail, he’s royal purple pigment, and then voila! YOU’VE GOT A FIGMENT…sponge cake?! A delicious Figment at that! Check out how absolutely adorable EPCOT’s newest culinary delight is a treat for all of the senses! This little bite is a Figment shaped ...

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Disney’s Most Exclusive Resturant Comes With a Price Tag to Match, Which Has Many Fans Upset

Victoria and Albert's

Disney World food has never been known for being cheap, but one restaurant towers above them when it comes to expense. Victoria and Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort has always been far and away the most expensive restaurant on property…and it just got pricier.  The restaurant recently made waves when it reopened on July 27, 2022, after a lengthy ...

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There’s a BIG Change Coming to Disney’s Festival of Fantasy Parade

Maleficent Dragon

Magic Kingdom’s Festival of Fantasy parade returned just a few months ago. Iis so wonderful to see Maleficent breathing fire down Main Street once again, not to mention the smiling Princesses and dancing characters! The parade celebrates all that people love about Disney, from inventive floats that derelict favorite movie scenes to amazing dancing, this parade truly is the whole ...

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