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Trader Sam's Grog Grotto Coming To The Re-imagined Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

It's well known that I love to kick off my Disney vacations with an opening night monorail crawl that beginning at the Polynesian's Tambu Tambu Lounge for a legendary Lapu Lapu. Disney announced last week that soon I'll have a brand new place to kick off my trip and celebrate my love of all things tiki!

5 (or more) Reasons To Love Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Disney's Polynesian was one of the two original Walt Disney World Hotels and it continues to be a perennial fan favorite. Though refurbs and make-overs there are some things the "Poly" has always done better than anywhere else. I thank the Aloha Spirit that permeates the atmosphere and greats every guest to this tropical paradise. The resort is currently undergoing a multi-year re-imagining - the largest transformation since it's 1985 additions.

Disney Cocktails: The Lapu Lapu

One of the most beloved drinks at Disney's Polynesian Resort has got to be the distinct and delicious Lapu Lapu. Served up in a pineapple, this concoction of rum and juice is a classic Disney must do on any monorail crawl. Made by combining Myers's Original Dark Rum with Tropical Fruit Juices and topped off with Bacardi 151 Rum the Lapu Lapu is a fun island delight, but not for the faint of heart.

Why Is The Rum Gone? Five Fantastic Rum Cocktails at Walt Disney World

Pirate Captain, Jack Sparrow is known for his love of rum. It's one of the things that the two of us have in common, and maybe you do too! In his honor I thought that I would gather together a few of the most popular Rum Drinks that you can try on your next Walt Disney World Vacation.

New Cocktails at the Tambu Lounge

While waiting for Dinner at Ohana my traveling companion and I decided to check out some of the new drinks on the Disney Cocktail Menu. We had become well acquainted with the Lapu Lapu and appetizer menu on previous trips, this time we thought we should get a little adventurous.

Pineapple Reigns Supreme at Walt Disney World

Are you looking for a tropical summer treat to enjoy while touring the Parks at Walt Disney World? While fruits in general can be a major attraction, there's one that sits as the pinnacle of hospitality. The pineapple is a true celebrity and it's use in recipes across Disney's culinary panorama show off it's sweet diversity. We love pineapple! and thought we'd share some of our favorite sweet, tangy treats with you.

Great Lounges on Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom Monorial Loop

It's 4pm and you're in the Magic Kingdom, your stomach is rumbling and you're yearning to kick back with a relaxing drink before dinner. Yet even though there are many places within the Magic Kingdom that are designated as "Saloon" or "Tavern", much like Captain Jack, you'll find that the rum is always gone. Though there are over 50 great places to grab a drink in Walt Disney World, the Magic Kingdom is completely dry.

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.