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5 Things You Will Love About Yachtsman Steakhouse

Walt Disney World has some of the most extravagant dining locations in the world. By sheer volume alone it probably rivals destinations like Paris and Italy. It can be daunting trying to pick restaurants from the vast options Walt Disney World has to offer. The key is knowing what food you like and what kind of dining experience you want. ...

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5 Things You Will Love About Jiko

Jiko is one of my favorite restaurants in all of Disney. It is so special and fun and exciting. I absolutely love it and I think you will, too: 5. The Setting: I love anything and everything in the Animal Kingdom Lodge, so it’s only fitting that Jiko is a part of it. Jiko can be found off the main ...

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Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto and Tiki Bar Review

Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto and Tiki Bar is the new quite popular, slightly difficult to get into bar and lounge at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort in Walt Disney World. The bar is set up to feel like a whimsical grotto in Hawaii. If you can get in, it is very worth it. The bar opened at 4:00pm and we arrived ...

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Top 10 Amazing Things About Disney’s Port Orleans Resort

Cassie Port Orleans (POR) is one of the most beautiful resorts at Walt Disney World, and it’s the biggest! 10. Shopping: Fulton’s General Store at POR has a wide variety of Disney merchandise as well as grab and go foods, over the counter medicines, apparel, a pin board, housewares, cookbooks, toys, beverages, spirits, plush Magic Bands, Camera supplies, Collector Pins, ...

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Top 7 Amazing Things About Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

By Cassie In this 87-acre resort you can be surrounded by the art of Disney’s and Disney-Pixar’s most popular animated films: Cars, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Finding Nemo. This is the newest of the Value Resorts at Walt Disney World and it opened in May of 2012. Some guests of the Pop Century resort may recall buildings ...

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Top 6 Reasons To Love Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto

If you have not had a chance to experience Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto at Walt Disney World’s Polynesian Village Resort, I highly recommend that you add it to your vacation plans. It is a very popular destination (for good reason) so you will need a strategy—we got there about 25 minutes before opening (it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right?) and got ...

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Top 9 Amazing Things About Walt Disney World’s Contemporary Resort

9. Convention Center Businesses can rent up to 120,000 square feet of convention space. This includes four ballrooms, 33 break out spaces, and a stage that is 1600-square feet big.  It was in one of these very ballrooms that President Richard Nixon televised his famous speech which included the phrase “I am not a crook.” This was during the Watergate ...

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9 Awesome Things About Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a unique and classy resort at Walt Disney World. The resort opened June 28, 1988. A standard room here, around 400 square feet, sleeps up to 5 people. It is themed as a seaside resort you may have found in old Florida along its east coast during the 19th/20th centuries. Guests can choose ...

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The Four Seasons Orlando At Walt Disney World

Are you looking for a luxurious way to experience a Walt Disney World vacation? The Four Seasons Orlando may be your ticket. This lavish property is located in the Golden Oaks development inside Walt Disney World property (adjacent to Fort Wilderness Campground and not far from Port Orleans Riverside—so a very nice location). I was recently able to tour this ...

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Disney Dining Review – Trattoria Al Forno

We had quite the treat last night as guests for the soft opening of Trattoria Al Forno, the newest restaurant located on the Boardwalk. This restaurant occupies the space that was Kouzzina and there was mixed feelings from guests about the closing, with many absolutely loving the Greek-Mediterranean fare offered. Trattoria Al Forno also has elements of Mediterranean fare, but ...

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