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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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Managing Anxiety Disorder When Traveling to Walt Disney World

For people that suffer from anxiety disorder even a trip to Walt Disney World can cause the worst kinds of stress. However with a little pre-planning you can turn a vacation from nightmare to the sweetest memories. I am not a professional, but several members of my family struggle with anxiety, and these are tips and tricks I use to help keep us touring smoothly.

Things To Do for Free at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

Epcot's 16th Annual Food & Wine Festival is about to start! From September 30th until November 13th, 2011, Walt Disney World Resort's Epcot Theme Park becomes the center of the culinary world. The cost of festival entry is included in your ticket to Epcot, but adding on special events at can get expensive. Never fear, we're here to show you how to enjoy the delights while staying on budget.

Drinks & Jazz at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Coming from high on their magnificent balcony, across the cavernous lobby from the monorail station, wafts the sweet, sweet music of the hotel band. Beneath the soaring stained glass domes, amongst the white gingerbread and bustling tourists in the lobby of the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa you can hear the stunning live music of the Grand Floridian Society Orchestra, every night between 4 and 10 pm.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party vs. Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Both Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party are popular events at Disney but often I'm asked which one is better. To be honest I don't think there is one right answer to this question but I do think that individually one can be better for you!

Walt And the Promise of Progress City

Like many Disney fans I have a bookshelf full of Disney titles from authors of yesterday and today. I'm always looking for a new text to dive into and Samland is a frequent stop in my quest for information on great Disney Books to pick up.

Tips for Packing Glass Bottles in Luggage

Packing to go vacation can be a stressful affair, but when it's time to come home, figuring out how to transport your souvenirs can give you nightmares all over again. With Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival fast approaching it's a good time to take a look at the nuances of transporting liquid and glass in luggage.

Walt Disney World Special Events, Park Time or Party Time?

Time is precious when you're on a Walt Disney World Vacation, and creating your touring strategy is an important part of making the most of it. How do special events that you want to attend factor into your schedule?

Dressing for Vacation Photography

There are several schools of thought when it comes to dressing for a Walt Disney World vacation. Some folks just want the most comfortable options available while, for others, dressing up is part of vacation.

Staying Healthy While Traveling

There are several reasons that traveling can leave you feeling under the weather, especially when traveling to a convention or gathering. Being in a different environment, hectic schedules, lack of sleep, stress, and contact in the form of handshakes and hugs with hundreds of your closest friends can stress the immune system to its limit. It's important to help your body keeping working at its best. Here are just a few simple home remedy tips that could help strengthen and protect your body for a fantastic vacation.

Disney Food Blog Mini-Guide to the 2011 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Getting ready to head to the 16th Annual Epcot Food & Wine Festival? Still deciding if it's enough to make an entire vacation around? There's so much to see and do at this fantastic Fall event, it can be easy to miss the things that you might really enjoy.

However, just when I thought there was no one single comprehensive source for information, it's Disney Food Blog to the rescue!