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Frozen Draft Beer Invades the U.S. - At Epcot's Japan Pavilion

It's a hit across the ocean in Tokyo, Japan , and now it's hit the mainland U.S. We're talking, of course, about frozen draft beer; guests heading out to the Japan Pavilion in Epcot's World Showcase can now sample one of these frosty beverages.

As you can see in the picture, the beer looks like it's topped with a whipped topping of some sort, or even ice cream. Rest assured, it's truly a cold beer, Kirin brand, topped by frozen beer. The frozen topping helps the beer retain its refreshing coldness quite a bit longer than its regular counterparts.

Epcot's Japan Pavilion Has New Ice Pop Stand

An ice pop can be just what the doctor ordered when taking in Disney on a hot day, and guests circling the World Showcase can find one at a new stand in the Japan pavilion.

The tasty treats will set you back (drumroll, please) only a buck. Yep, you read that right: you can have an icy treat at Epcot for $1.00. These ice pops come in melon, lemon, orange, grape and strawberry.

Reports out of Epcot say the ice pops have a good flavor, a sturdy plastic wrapper and are easily broken in two for sharing.

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Bonsai at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

The garden setting of Epcot's Japan Pavilion is a spectacular showpiece of the park no matter what time of year you visit. However during the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival the horticulturists reach out to expert Bonsai artists to bring their most spectacular trees for display in the pavilion.

Best Spots to Relax at Epcot and the Magic Kingdom

We've all been there: that moment when you hit "vacation overload" when the crowds and noise and arguing kids have finally taken their toll and we just want a few minutes of peace and quiet. But where can you find these zones of respite at Disney World when you're surrounded by throngs of people, especially during the crazy holiday season?

Kawaii: The Culture of Cute In Epcot’s Japan Pavilion

Kawaii: Japan's Cute Culture is the latest exhibit to make its home in the Bijutsu-kan Gallery in Epcot's Japan Pavilion. A prominent aspect of modern Japanese culture, Kawaii is rooted in Shinto expression of self. The word means cute, loveable, or adorable, and the items on display certainly reflect all those things.

20+ Epcot Fun Facts

Walt Disney World's Epcot Theme Park sprawls across an enormous 305 acres, the expanse makes it three times larger than the Resort's first gate, the Magic Kingdom. Since it opened on Oct. 1, 1982 - Epcot has been welcoming guests to explore a world of new ideas and technology amongst a with a kaleidoscope of nations so that we may celebrate the cultural heritage and achievements of the inhabitants of earth. Read on to discover some Fun Facts about Epcot!

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).

Our Favorite Things in Epcot’s Japan Pavilion

When visiting Epcot's World Showcase there are several must-visit destinations, many of which include food or drink (I'm looking at you France. And Norway.) But one of my favorite spots to visit has more to do with the look and feel of the pavilion than anything else.

Top 20 Photos You Don’t Want to Miss On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

An oldie but a goodie - take a look back at the Top 20 Photos You Don't Want to Miss On Your Walt Disney World Vacation!! It was our most popular post of 2015.

Taking photos during a Walt Disney World vacation is always on our 'must-do' list. Whether you're taking candid pics of the kids with the characters or if you're taking scenery shots, there are so many great photo opportunities around the parks and hotels.

The Top 3 Restaurants For A Sit Down Meal At Epcot During Food & Wine Festival

You've been on your feet all day, waiting in line after line to sip and snack your way through World Showcase. While all the food has been fun, you really just want to sit down someplace cool and relax while enjoying a fabulous meal - so where to go? While the crowds mix and mingle through the be sure to make an advance dinning reservations to enjoy some of Epcot's best any time of year. We've got the Top 3 Restaurants For A Sit Down Meal At Epcot During Food & Wine Festival.

Tokyo Dining is the Spot for Great Views of World Showcase and Good Sushi

Epcot's World Showcase is home to quite a few great dining locations and one of the top spots has to be Tokyo Dining, especially if you're a fan of sushi. Not only will you enjoy a lovely lunch or dinner here but if you're lucky enough to snag a window seat you'll have an incredible view of World Showcase. And if you dine here at night, that means a front row seat for IllumiNations.

Enjoy Authentic Japanese Cuisine Combined with a Fun Cooking Performance at Teppan Edo

The Japan pavilion in Epcot's World Showcase is one of our favorite pavilions thanks to its beauty, serenity, and the wonderful gardens where you can sit and watch the world go by. It's also home to two great table service locations, including Teppan Edo.