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New Details and Concept Art for Brand New Epcot Restaurant

New Details and Concept Art for Brand New Epcot Restaurant Here in an update about the new restaurant coming soon to Epcot’s Morocco Pavilion. From the Official Disney Parks Blog: Spice Road Table is coming soon to Epcot, offering a variety of Moroccan small plates and specialty drinks. Regional flavors from the Mediterranean are highlighted, along with a scenic view ...

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Magic Bands & My Disney Experience: Know Before You Go

Magic Bands & My Disney Experience Part 1:  Know Before You Go “My Disney Experience” encompasses all of the elements of a huge investment Disney made to improve guest experience and simplify your vacation, in theory.  This includes “Magic Bands” (RFID enabled wristbands that give you access to all parts of your vacation including room charges, room entry, park tickets ...

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My Magic+ Rollout Delayed

My Magic Plus Rollout Delayed (reported by the Orlando Sentinel) It looks like it will be at least several more months before Walt Disney World rolls out its MyMagic+ billion-dollar plan to get visitors planning more of their trips in advance, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The entertainment giant hoped to fully roll out MyMagic+ before the end of the year, ...

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Disney Dining Review of Il Mulino

Disney Dining Review of Il Mulino By Molly Elias Tucked away in the Swan Hotel, Il Mulino takes you away from Orlando, Florida and directly to New York City. At first I was taken aback by the bar you walk into immediately upon entering the restaurant. However, it becomes apparent that the main restaurant is in the back. You walk ...

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Disney Dining Review of WDW Magazine

Disney Dining Review of WDW Magazine   There is a brand new digital magazine that fans of Walt Disney World will want to take a look at. WDW Magazine launched on October 2, 2013. It is packed full of information to make planning a trip to Central Florida go a lot more smoothly. First timers will find lots of helpful ...

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Guide to Walt Disney World Signs

Test Track

Guide to Walt Disney World Signs How can paying attention to Disney signs, announcements, and Cast Members translate into shorter wait times and better overall experience?  Glad you asked that! Let’s take a look at how that works. Approaching the Park: Do not stop your car when you see the welcome sign over the road to take a picture. There ...

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Disney Dining Brown Derby Lounge Review

Disney Dining Brown Derby Lounge Review The new Brown Derby Lounge is the place to see and be seen on Hollywood Boulevard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Opened on October 30, 2013, the Brown Derby Lounge offers guests an opportunity to savor delicious appetizers and indulge in specialty cocktails, wine, and spirits right in the middle of Hollywood. The lounge opens ...

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New Epcot Fastpass+ Test Groupings Released

New Epcot Fastpass+ Test Groupings Released Disney’s Epcot Park in the Orlando area will be testing a “grouping” strategy where fastpass+ experiences will be selected from two groups. Guests can make selections from two groups of attractions. The groups are currently setup as follows: Group 1 (Only One selection can be made) IllumiNations Maelstrom Character Spot Soarin’ Test Track Group ...

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News and Views Around Walt Disney World-second week of November, 2013

News and Views Around Walt Disney World-second week of November, 2013 Holiday decorations go up in Downtown Disney by the 15th, continuing through December 29, 2013. The 38th annual Festival of the Masters Fine Art show in Downtown Disney last weekend was well attended. My family especially enjoyed the chalk artists. This is an annual event that stretches from the ...

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Disney Dining Blog: Thanksgiving Day at the Parks: Yes or No?

Disney Dining Blog:  Thanksgiving Day at the Parks: Yes or No?   During the summer I do not spend all that much time in the theme parks. Quite honestly, I do not like the crowds. On extremely busy days there are wall to wall people. The lines are long, parking is a hassle, and half of the things on my ...

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