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Celebrate the Holdiays with Special Holiday-Themed Tours

If you're making plans to visit the Walt Disney World Resort this holiday season, there are two specialty holiday tours to add some magic to your visit. Both Disney's Yuletide Fantasy and Holiday D-Lights tours give guests a behind-the-scenes look at the holidays at Disney World.

Disney News Round-up: Disney Food Blog Launches Epcot Snacks Guide, Easter Information for Disney World, and More

Happy Wednesday! In today's news we're talking about the new e-book from our friends at the Disney Food Blog, Easter happenings at Walt Disney World Resort, and a new fundraiser for Star Wars: Force For Change. Let's check it out!

Disney News Round-Up: Dates Announced for Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic, Security Changes at Disney World, and More

Happy Thursday! We're so close to the weekend! It's been another busy week of Disney news and we've rounded it up. In today's news we have the dates for the Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic, updates on security measures, and much more.

Disney News Round-up: Disney Vacation Club Member Event, Geyser Point Pool Bar and Grill Opening Soon at Wilderness Lodge, and More

Happy middle of the week! We have some exciting Disney Vacation Club news and an update about the new restaurant and pool bar opening soon at Disney's Wilderness Lodge. Let's check out what's in today's round-up.

Disney News Round-up: Walt Disney World Resort Ambassadors, Coca-Cola Bear Coming to Disney Springs, and More

Happy Wednesday and welcome to another edition of the Disney News Round-up! In today's news Disney has selected new ambassadors for the Walt Disney World Resort, the Coca-Cola Bear is headed to Disney Springs, and we have a rumor about Disney's Hollywood Studios. Let's check it out!

Disney Makes Donation to OneOrlando Fund Following Mass Shooting at Pulse Nightclub and Security is Increased at all Disney Properties

As Orlando and the rest of the world continues to mourn the victims of Saturday's mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub, the Walt Disney Company has announced a $1 million cash commitment to the OneOrlando Fund.

Disney Cuts Back on Employee Hours, Makes Other Adjustments at Theme Parks

Despite the fact that Shanghai Disney is half a world away the new resort's budget woes and construction delays are reportedly having a negative impact on Disney's domestic theme parks on both coasts. According to several reports, Disney World is cutting hours for some of its cast members.

Disney Cruise Line Crew Members Create Special Holiday Moments in Port of Call

The holidays are a season of giving and recently Disney Cruise Line crew members took time off the ships to help create magical moments for kids in need at select ports of call in the United States and Caribbean.

New Flavor Lab Research and Development Facility Opening at Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort has opened a brand-new, behind-the-scenes Flavor Lab where Disney's chefs, sommeliers, mixologists, and even front-of-house managers will be trained. The new research and development facility is not open to the general public.

Florida Man Banned from All Disney Parks for Life After Making a Meth Lab Joke

File the following under "what not to say at to cast members at the Walt Disney World Resort." A Florida man was recently banned for life from all Disney theme parks after making a joke about building a meth lab while he was speaking to a cast member at Disney's Pop Century Resort.

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Did Not Finish: My runDisney Princess Half Marathon Story

They say that it's all about the journey, not the destination, and that was certainly true when I made an attempt at completing the 10th Anniversary runDisney Princess Half Marathon this past February. I'll tell you the ending right now - I did not finish. However, I truly think that trying was a rewarding and exhilarating experience. So if you're considering a runDisney Half, but just aren't sure you can, read on to find out why I think you should go for it.

A Look Inside A One Bedroom Villa At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House

My husband and I recently returned from a comfortable stay in a One Bedroom Villa at Disney's magnificent Animal Kingdom Lodge, Jambo House. While this wasn't our first visit to the property, our last few stays were at Kidani Village, and to us the differences are significant. Take a look inside and find out why we love this most unique Disney resort.

10 Reasons A Disney Cruise Is Worth The Cost

It is not a secret that going on a Disney Cruise is expensive. I find that for my family, the cost is comparable to staying in a deluxe Walt Disney World resort with the deluxe dining plan. When you compare it with other cruise lines on a night by night price point, you may well think they have lost their minds. I've been on other cruise lines, and they were nice enough, but in this article I'm going to share 10 reasons I think sailing with the Disney Cruise Line is completely worth the cost.

Expressing Gratitude While On Vacation

Next week Americans will be celebrate Thanksgiving. It's a time that is all about giving thanks, and showing gratitude to our friends and family. It's a busy time in the Disney Parks, as many families take advantage of the extra days out of the school year to do something fun together. It's important that during these hectic holiday travels we all remember to take a minute to be thankful for the things we have and the people that make our vacations a little more special.

Dinner with Winnie the Pooh and Friends at The Crystal Palace

One of my favorite character meals at Walt Disney World is the "buffet with character" at The Crystal Palace in the Magic Kingdom. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner with Winnie the Pooh and friends and in addition to some pretty good eats, this is also the best way to meet Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, and Piglet in one spot!

Exciting New Additions Coming To Walt Disney World

There was a ton of exciting news that came out of the D23 Expo as Bob Chapeck hosted the Disney Parks & Resorts Panel today. While the press releases haven't yet hit the streets, I'm going to give you a quick recap of the news, before digging into the details in coming days. Just like our speculation post, we'll break it down by Park Let's Go!

runDisney Motivates Me To Be Better

My friends know that I'll come up with just about any reason for a Walt Disney World vacation, but recently I've dedicated myself to one of my craziest plans yet. yes indeed - I signed up to run the 2018 Princess Half Marathon. Coming out of a long term health crisis I needed motivation to regain my previous fitness and stamina. So why did I chose to runDisney rather than complete a race closer to home? Sure - a fabulous vacation surrounding the race weekend was part of it, but runDisney provides more than just a stretch of road.

Disney's Boardwalk Inn: Breakfast At The Belle Vue Lounge

On of my favorite spots at Disney's Boardwalk Inn and Villas has come to be the cozy little nook that is the Belle Vue Lounge. Located near the elevators on the Resort's Lobby level, the Belle Vue Lounge is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for a Continental Style Breakfast.

A Review of Dinner at the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen at the Magic Kingdom

I recently had a chance to dine at the Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen in the Magic Kingdom. The table service location has been open since late 2015, serving up exotic eats with Jungle Cruise humor. My first dinner there did not disappoint (for the most part).

7 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid On Your First Disney Cruise

I've been dreaming of my next Disney Cruise, and while I feel pretty confident with the ins and outs by now, I find myself fielding lots of questions from would be cruisers. If you're thinking of heading out to see for the first time, check out these 7 Rookie Mistakes to avoid on your first Disney Cruise.