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Details Revealed For Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge

Amongst the plethora of news that came out of Disney's D23 Expo last weekend Bob Chapek, Chairman of Parks, Experiences and Products for the Walt Disney Company gave guests an all too brief look at the next Deluxe Resort and Disney Vacation Club property to be built at Walt Disney World - Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge.

An Exciting New Stories For The Disney Cruise Line

Bob Chapek took the stage at D23 Expo to share his thoughts about the exciting projects coming to the Disney Cruise Line. He told the massive audience gathered before the D23 stage and shared his belief that every Disney moment a guest has should bring their favorite stories to life in thrilling ways. The Disney Cruise Line is reaching for that vision with new ships, and a brand new port destination that is pure magic.

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opening Date

Details are trickling out about the highly anticipated Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios as part of the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge expansion. Read on to discover why this new attraction is seriously ambitious, and worth every moment of anticipation as it readies to open on December 5th, 2019.

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Opening in 2020

At Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney Imagineers are getting ready to open Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway in 2020! You'll be invited to the Chinese Theatre where Mickey and Minnie will be hosting the premier of their newest film "Perfect Picnic." The theater serves as the magic portal through which guests will step from the human world directly into the cartoon world for one Goofy adventure aboard Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway.

Cherry Tree Lane Coming To Epcot's United Kingdom Pavilion

Visitors to Epcot's United Kingdom pavilion will can look forward to expanded adventures, as construction on a whole new neighborhood will bring guests to Cherry Tree Lane. None other than Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke announced the expansion coming to World Showcase at the 2019 D23 Expo and fan gathering. The UK pavilion will be home to Disney's first ever attraction inspired by Mary Poppins.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates The 2019 Winter Holidays In Every Land

Winter fun will spread across every part of Disney's Animal Kingdom in 2019 as the Park introduces "festive new entertainment and holiday decor in every land" for the first time ever. Starting with specialty Christmas tree covered in traditional decor and hidden animals that towers over the park entrance. Guests will be able to experience all new seasonal magic beginning November 8, 2019.

2019 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Tickets On Sale Now

Updated! There's no better time to be planning your 2019 winter holiday travel to the Walt Disney World Resort. With a wide range of celebrations that take place all across the property, November and December are fantastic times to celebrate with a vacation. This year the party is even bigger with 23 nights of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday May 17th, 2019

Thank God It's Friday! Let's hop right on in to the latest news from the Walt Disney World Resort. After a year of construction work on the edge of Tomorrowland the TRON Coaster has hit a milestone by going vertical. Cast members continued a Disney tradition by signing their names on one of the first steel support columns raised for the new attraction, which is set to open in time for Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary in 2021.

Options To Upgrade Your MagicBand From Home Coming Soon

Customized MagicBands let Walt Disney World Guests accessorize their trip with a personality all their own. From purchasing official Disney styles, to painting your own, or bedazzling with bling, planning what your MagicBand looks like has become an integral part of Disney vacation prep. It's no surprise that Disney is stepping up the options, and has a brand new offer coming our way.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday May 3rd, 2019

Have you been following all the news from Walt Disney World this week? Never fear! We've got you covered with a round-up of what's been going on down in the vacation kingdom. Let's start off with a huge HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to Disney's Hollywood Studios, this Park has been welcoming guest for 30 years. You can find out what's coming-up next for Disney's third gate in our post Disney's Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary And Beyond.

When it comes to Disney World, trip planning is huge undertaking. In fact, many a first visit to Disney World is marred by a lack of planning. While it might be tempting to think that it's "just a theme park," and that you can show up and have a blast by winging it, the size and complexity of the resort is daunting even for experts. These articles will help you make the most of your Disney trip, and might even introduce you to some activities and attractions you haven't heard about!

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Contemporary Resort's The Wave Bar

Tucked away in a corner on the lobby level of Disney's Contemporary Resort The Wave is best known as a restaurant for it's sustainable and seasonal cuisine. It's lounge however is a beautiful spot for chic cocktails and a relaxing taste of the fresh menu.

5 Reasons Why We Love the Yacht Club and Beach Club Resorts

I will go ahead and say this now, the Yacht Club and Beach Club are my favorite resorts at Disney. I love everything about them from the theming to the food and of course Stormalong Bay!

Here are my top 5 reasons why I love staying at the Yacht and Beach Club Resorts:

Off Kilter: Rocked Up Celtic Music at Epcot

UPDATE 8/29/2014: As of September 27th, 2014 Off Kilter will no longer be performing at Epcot. You can find more information HERE.

Something to Do While Standing in Queue, In Line Yoga

Standing in a long, slow, ride queue at Disney can often be the least enjoyable part of your day; and if you're fatigued from walking around, carrying bags, and dodging tourists, standing in line can increase tension and leave your body feeling depleted.

Take advantage of the queue time to relax and focus on what your body needs. Try these three simple, rejuvenating, yoga poses to help release tension in your shoulders, neck, and upper back.

A Grown Up Getaway on the Disney Dream

Have you been looking for a fun, unique getaway? Why not try a 3 Night cruise on the Disney Dream! Disney Cruise Line offers a great way to escape for the weekend for some romantic time with your companion. After sailing for my first time in May, I can assure you that there's plenty to do for adults wanting to get away.

Disney Etiquette

Disney is a great place to vacation and enjoy some time with your family, friends, or even just with yourself. However there are a few etiquette guidelines everyone should follow to keep the experience magical for yourself and others!

Disney's Polynesian Resort's Tambu Lounge

Tucked in the back of the mezzanine level of Disney's Polynesian Resort, sitting right next to the family restaurant 'OHana is the Tambu Lounge. Open from 1:00 pm until Midnight the quirky, brightly colored Tambu seems like it's more lobby bar than lounge, but what a magnificent lobby it's in! The lush landscapes and Polynesian tiki art surrounding the bar create interesting focal points and conversation starters for those enjoying a drink.

Hopscotch in Epcot's United Kingdom Pavilion

Did you know that you there is hopscotch in Epcot? On certain days in the UK pavilion if you happen to take a glance down at the ground you just might catch a glimpse of a Mickey version of hopscotch.

Disney Vacation Club

The Disney Vacation Club is a great way to own a piece of Disney and get to stay at some incredible resorts. DVC is Disney's version of a vacation ownership program where members buy in at a certain number of points and then have the flexibility to travel where and when they want.

While most people are probably already familiar with DVC there are probably at least few that aren't (don't worry I didn't know a whole lot either.) So I set out to learn a little more about the DVC and share it with you all!

Disney's Coronado Springs Rix Lounge is High Energy Fun!

If you're looking for a place to party all night where the top 40 hits play on a state of the art sound system, in sophisticated atmosphere, with the music pumping and people on the dance floor jumping, then Rix Lounge at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort may be the place you've been looking for.