Disney Pic of the Week: United Kingdom Queen Bears

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For this month, we are going to check out each of the European pavilions of Epcot’s World Showcase starting with the United Kingdom. Teddy Bear merchandise inside The Toy Soldier shop at the United Kingdom pavilion.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/60s, f/4, ISO 200, EV 0, 40mm Focal Length. As you explore the United Kingdom’s shops, you will … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: United Kingdom Queen Bears"
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Disney-Designed Children’s Play Area Opens at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Disney Reef, a colorful, underwater-themed outdoor play area, has officially opened at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London, England, where on June 6 it was revealed for the first time to patients and their families. The Disney Reef, positioned in the heart of the hospital, was designed by Walt Disney Imagineers, in collaboration … Continue reading "Disney-Designed Children’s Play Area Opens at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Spring

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Peter Pan overlooks Captain Hook in United Kingdom pavilion topiaries.Nikon D750/16-35VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 220, EV 0, 22mm Focal Length. I ask you, what could be more Spring than the topiaries seen during Epcot’s Annual Flower and Garden Festival? All of Disney’s favorite characters literally spring to life in carefully groomed trees, shrubs and subshrubs … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Spring"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Holidays

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What’s a holiday in England/United Kingdom at Epcot’s World Showcase without a spot of tea poured from a festive tea pot? This decoration always brings a smile to my face as my Mother had a holiday tea set just like it. Though it was never used, it was part of each year’s Christmas in my … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Holidays"
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Sunday Roast Coming to Rose and Crown Epcot

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Rose and Crown Dining Room in Epcot's World Showcase has added Sunday Roast to its menu. Sunday Roast is a traditional British meal, typically consisting of roasted meat, potatoes, vegetables and Yorkshire pudding. At Rose and Crown Dining Room, the dish will alternate weekly among Roasted Pork, Turkey or Lamb with Mint Sauce. Customary sides such as roasted potatoes, peas and carrots, sage and onion stuffing, Yorkshire pudding and gravy accompany the roast. Sunday Roast will only be served on Sundays. To make reservations at Rose and Crown Dining Room, visit DisneyWorld.com/dining or call 407-WDW-DINE.
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More Topiaries from Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival

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This week’s Disney Pic of the Week theme was Topiaries. A topiary is a shrubs or trees clipped into ornamental shapes. Disney landscape artists have been using topiaries since the early 1960’s at Disneyland. The annual Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot gives these artists a larger venue to show, astound and thrill Walt Disney … Continue reading "More Topiaries from Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival"
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Disney Food Photography

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Have a question for you…do you photograph the food at Walt Disney World restaurants? You do! Then you are going to like this week’s topic. Below is a set of photos from various Disney restaurants and how I took them. Sometimes you just need spaghetti and meatballs and Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano in Disney’s Hollywood … Continue reading "Disney Food Photography"
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Where in the World #299

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To all who come to this photo trivia game, Welcome! Along the way, the photos can make us relive memories and see details Walt’s Imagineers put into everything we love in Walt Disney World! Rob And April Vanderpool, thank you for your note! Patti Mccaffrey, oh no! I hope you’re feeling better! From last week: … Continue reading "Where in the World #299"
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United Kingdom Kidcot Fun Stop

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World Showcase Cast member decorates a Duffy cutout for a guest in Epcot’s United Kingdom pavilion.Nikon D700/50mm, 1/60s, f/1.8, ISO 200, EV 0. Kidcot Fun Stops in Epcot’s World Showcase pavilions give young guests an opportunity to meet Cast Members from all over the world in a fun and creative way. In the United Kingdom … Continue reading "United Kingdom Kidcot Fun Stop"
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Disney Pic of the Week: World Showcase

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I have enjoyed returning to Epcot’s World Showcase going on 30 years this year. The changes over that time have given the perpetual world’s fair renewed life with grand festivals in the Spring and Fall. Musical entertainment in the pavilions and featured acts on the America Gardens Theater stage throughout the year. And the evolution … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: World Showcase"
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