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Disney News Round-up: Sale Dates Announced for runDisney Events, Disney Charging Package Handling Fee, and More

Happy Wednesday! We made it to the middle of another busy week and today we have a few bits of Disney news to share with you including a new fee for Disney resort guests, speculation about a possible new home for the Osborne Lights, and much more. Let's check it out.

Star Wars Land Updates from D23: Destination D

Yesterday we told you about the exciting updates on Pandora - The World of Avatar coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom and today we have news about the new Star Wars-themed land coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

New Details Announced for Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

At this weekend's D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures, Bob Chapek, Chairman of Disney Parks and Resorts, gave attendees an update about Pandora - The World of Avatar which is opening in the summer of 2017.

Disney News Round-up: New Theme Park Ticket Option, Celebrate Mickey’s Birthday, and More

Happy Thursday and welcome to another Disney news round-up! Mickey Mouse is celebrating his birthday tomorrow and everyone can celebrate at the Walt Disney World Resort. Let's check out the rest of today's news.

Disney News Round-up: Princess Elena Meet-and-Greet, Dinosaur Refurb Extended, and More

Happy Monday and welcome to another Disney new round-up! Today we're talking about a new princess meet-and-greet at the Magic Kingdom, some other character meet-and-greet news, and much more. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-up: Meet Disney Princesses at Disney Springs, New DFB Guide, and More

Happy Friday and happy last day of September! We have some exciting news to round up today including a new chance to meet the Disney Princesses at Disney Springs and a brand new Disney Food Blog Guide has been published! Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-up: Disney Parks Moms Panel Applications Open, Princess Jasmine Makeover, and More

Happy Friday and welcome to today's Disney news round-up! In today's new we're talking about the applications for the 2017 Disney Parks Moms Panel, a new runDisney race season and much more. Let's check out what's been going on.

Disney News Round-Up: New Disney Vera Bradley Designs, New Popcorn Flavors, and More

Happy Wednesday and welcome to another edition of our Disney news round-up! The Magic Kingdom was recently named the #3 amusement park in the country in Trip Advisor's Travelers' Choice Awards. Disney's Hollywood Studios was #6 on the list, and Disney's Animal Kingdom was #10.

‘The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic’ Now Showing at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic is now showing nightly at Disney's Animal Kingdom on the Discovery River. The limited-engagement show was announced earlier this spring after Disney pushed back the opening date for the planned River of Light show.

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The Top Must-Eat-Here-in-2017 Restaurants at the Walt Disney World Resort

So here we are, a week into the New Year. Did you make any delicious resolutions yet? How about making a list of all the places you want to eat, drink, and be merry at the Walt Disney World Resort this year? Now THAT seems like the best kind of resolution to make.

Top 5 Walt Disney World Bars and Lounges of 2016

As the usually designated driver in my friend group, I don't often drink much at home. However, thanks to the complimentary transportation at the Walt Disney World Resort I'm free to imbibe as I please. This means that most vacation days will include at least one stop to enjoy Disney's fantastic bars and lounges. Here's a look at my Top 5 Walt Disney World Bars and Lounges of 2016.

The Best 5 Things That Happened in Walt Disney World In 2016

Walt Disney World is always growing and changing to offer guests exciting new experiences in all corners of the vacation kingdom. This year many of those changes were met with conflicting review from long time Disney travelers. In the end whether you love the changes, or hate them, is a matter of personal opinion. In my opinion, the following are The Best 5 Things That Happened in Walt Disney World in 2016.

Wonderful Watermelon Cocktails on the Nomad Lounge Deck

It's Friday - so say good-bye to the workweek and join me for a look at another fantastic Disney cocktail. 2016 saw increased growth at Disney's Animal Kingdom, including a new lounge where weary travelers can choose to take a rest. The Nomad Lounge is tucked back next to the river on Discovery Island, just behind Tiffins Signature Restaurant.

Fun Facts About Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The 500-acre Animal Kingdom is Walt Disney World's newest and largest Theme Park, it opened on Earth Day in April 1998 and has been entertaining guests ever since. The unique Park concept centers around edutainment about our planet, and the creatures that walk it. Not just a theme park Disney's Animal Kingdom puts focus on scientific research and conservation. The research scientists and animal keepers have made ground-breaking discoveries and substantial contributions to animal welfare and repopulation.

The Top 5 Things to Love about Disney’s Animal Kingdom

It took me a few years and several visits to really fall in love with Disney's Animal Kingdom. After my initial assessment that it was "too hot" and "too much walking" I took some time on my last couple of visits to really look closely at this amazing theme park. And I'm hooked.

The Best Healthy Snacks at Walt Disney World

When visiting the Walt Disney World Resort it is very easy to over-indulge in all the delicious snacks and meals, even if you start out with good intentions and plans to "eat healthy." But sometimes you hit that no-more-french-fries wall and you really want something healthy to eat (and no, Dole Whip doesn't count).

Top Five Walt Disney World Character Meals for All Ages

When my kids were younger (think: toddlers) we enjoyed a lot of character meals at Walt Disney World. Some were good, some were not-so-good, and one we did because we felt like it was our duty as parents to take the kids to breakfast inside Cinderella Castle. Three times on three different vacations. Thanks, Cinderella.