Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art, On-Site Health and Wellness Center

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Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art, On-Site Health and Wellness Center Provides Additional Resources to Help Walt Disney World Cast Members Lead Healthier Lives Center for Living Well is “one-stop shop” for primary medical care for as many as 40,000 benefits-eligible Cast Members and their families Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Oct. 15, 2008 – Hundreds of Walt … Continue reading "Grand Opening of State-of-the-Art, On-Site Health and Wellness Center"
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Vegan Dining at Walt Disney World

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The Bashful Vegan Hi! My name is Kitty, and I’m a vegan. I’m also terribly, seriously, majorly bashful which is not very convenient when you’re a vegan. It’s near impossible to eat out as a vegan without attracting some attention, or at the very least, getting a confused look from a server. All of which … Continue reading "Vegan Dining at Walt Disney World"
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Pleasure Island’s Kiss Goodbye: Act One

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I remember reading all about Pleasure Island when I was planning a trip with friends in 1995. It all sounded so exciting with its various themed clubs but we never made it there and I was sorely disappointed. During various trips that came later, mostly alone, I made an effort to explore Pleasure Island but … Continue reading "Pleasure Island’s Kiss Goodbye: Act One"
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Disney Parks Announce ‘What Will You Celebrate?’

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LET THE CELEBRATION BEGIN: In a New York City ballroom on Sept. 18, 2008, Disney Parks and Resorts chairman Jay Rasulo (pictured) announced that Disney Parks will welcome guests in 2009 with free theme park admission on their birthday. The free one-day, one-park ticket is good for birthday celebrants in 2009 at any theme park … Continue reading "Disney Parks Announce ‘What Will You Celebrate?’"
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Al Roker to Emcee, Charlie Trotter to Whip up Magic at Bocuse d’Or USA ‘Culinary Olympics’ at Walt Disney World Resort

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Contest to Culminate Sept. 27 in Star-Studded Gala Featuring World’s Top Chefs LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – When the gold-standard Bocuse d’Or USA culinary cook-off unfolds Sept. 26 and 27 at Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort, TV personality Al Roker will emcee the excitement. When the contest concludes and spatulas rest, culinary great Charlie … Continue reading "Al Roker to Emcee, Charlie Trotter to Whip up Magic at Bocuse d’Or USA ‘Culinary Olympics’ at Walt Disney World Resort"
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Haunted Mansion Attic

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In mid-September of last year, the Haunted Mansion reopened at Disney World after a lengthy rehab. A number of effects were either enhanced or added. The Attic Room is one such example. Gone are the carnival-like pop-up heads to be replaced with state-of-the-art effects. This blog is going to discuss some of the nuances of … Continue reading "Haunted Mansion Attic"
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Calling All Walt Disney World Vacation ‘Know-It-Alls’: The Mouse Searching for 16 Parents for 2009 Moms Panel

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Sept. 1, 2008) – Disney Parks today announced its search for a group of park-savvy parents to be named the 2009 Walt Disney World Moms Panel, following in the footsteps of the first-ever online Walt Disney World Moms Panel which has been fielding and answering thousands of vacation questions in 2008. … Continue reading "Calling All Walt Disney World Vacation ‘Know-It-Alls’: The Mouse Searching for 16 Parents for 2009 Moms Panel"
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Fess Up: Is This a Fantasy of Yours?

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It was another rainy day in Walt Disney World”¦my wife’s birthday. However we would not let the weather “dampen” our spirits. On this day shopping was the priority and we shopped at several places, including Downtown Disney. While in the World of Disney store a promotion caught my eye. That made me think about a … Continue reading "Fess Up: Is This a Fantasy of Yours?"
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Thanks Fay – Walt Disney World During Tropical Storm Fay

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Earlier this week there were all these reports about Tropical Storm Fay and how it had potential to develop into a huricane. All of Florida was bracing itself for a day of two of heavy rain, damaging winds, and who knows what else Mother Nature had up her sleeve. For those who are visiting Walt … Continue reading "Thanks Fay – Walt Disney World During Tropical Storm Fay"
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Extreme Makeover: Pirate Edition – Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

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Land lubbers and scallywags alike will be able to live like Captain Jack Sparrow in a pirate-themed room specially created for Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. More than 350 rooms at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort are getting an “Extreme Makeover: Pirate Edition” with new décor and furnishing fit for a buccaneer. Guests can start booking rooms … Continue reading "Extreme Makeover: Pirate Edition – Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort"
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