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Updates on Toy Story Land, Frozen Ever After, and More at the Walt Disney World Resort

We have more exciting news coming out of the 'Awaken Summer' press event at Walt Disney World, including information on the opening of Frozen Ever After, Soarin' Around the World, and an update on Toy Story Land.

New ‘Frozen’-themed Expansion Headed to Epcot’s Norway Pavilion

There is no stopping Frozen. The animated juggernaut that is essentially taking over all things Disney is getting a 13,000 square foot building expansion in Epcot's World Showcase between Mexico and Norway. The project is reportedly named the 'Epcot Frozen Meet and Greet.'

Walt Disney World Resort Releases Schedule for December Merchandise Events

Get your holiday shopping lists ready! The Walt Disney World Resort has announced the special merchandise events for the month of December and the events include artist appearances and signings and a limited edition release of an Ink & Paint cel.

Epcot’s Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure Now Using New Smartphones

Agent P's World Showcase Adventure in Epcot is now using new Nokia smartphones from AT&T.

The interactive game had been using Verizon Samsung flip-phones for the last two years. AT&T became the official wireless provider for the Walt Disney World Resort in August 2013.

The new smartphones have a much larger screen than the old flip phones and reportedly the quality of the audio is improved. And since it's a smartphone, it also features a touch screen.

Disney Parks Prepare to be ‘Frozen’ Later This Fall

Guests visiting the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland in November might notice a slight chill in the air as the parks prepare to be Frozen.

In celebration of Disney's newest animated film, parks on both coasts will have new character meet-and-greets and some other special events that are tied to the film.

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Preview

While this year's International Food and Wine Festival at Epcot has just ended, already plans are in the works for the upcoming 2012 Flower and Garden Festival. Here is a preview of what guests can expect when that festival gears up in March.

This year's centerpiece will be based on the classic Disney film "Fantasia" and will feature a larger-than-life Mickey Mouse topiary on top of a twelve-foot floral mountain. Below Mickey will be flower versions of buckets and broomsticks, elephants, alligators and hippos.

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The Top 5 Things to Love about the Walt Disney World Resort

In celebration of Valentine's Day this year it seemed like a good idea to think about the things I love about Walt Disney World Resort. I've been visiting Disney World since 1974 when I was just a wee little one and over the years I've collected a rather extensive list of the things I love about my happy place.

How to Meet Your Favorite Princesses at the Walt Disney World Theme Parks

If you're the parent of any Disney princess obsessed youngster you've likely stood in line more than once to meet The Princesses.

The Disney royalty meet-and-greet has quickly become a tradition during visits to the four theme parks at the Walt Disney World Resort. In fact, some people have been spending hours in line just to meet a certain Frozen duo. More on that later.

Take a Shopping Trip Around the World in Epcot’s World Showcase Pavilions

When you're in search of a unique souvenir during your vacation at Walt Disney World, one of the best places to look is in Epcot's World Showcase. You will find an abundance of authentic trinkets in each of the pavilions.

Let's start with a couple fun souvenirs for the younger travelers in your group.

Holidays Around the World: The Storytellers Of Epcot's World Showcase

For all of the deserved hype that the Osborne Lights, Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, and Candlelight Processional get during the holidays, there is one neglected bit of yuletide delight hiding in Walt Disney World. The storytellers at Holidays Around the World in EPCOT are phenomenal! It can be difficult to catch every presentation and it is not possible to see the storytellers sequentially, but making the effort is worth it.

Snacking Around The World At Epcot Isn’t Just For Food & Wine Festival

Eating your way around World Showcase is a popular way to spend the day during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, but if you've missed this year's event - never fear - you can snack your way through the park all year long. The counter service restaurant located throughout the eleven international pavilions are more than enough to treat a hungry traveler to an exotic buffet that takes all day long to experience.

Ride a Viking Ship and Snack on Schoolbread in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot The Norway Pavilion

Ride a Viking Ship and Snack on Schoolbread in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot. The Norway Pavilion takes guests into the heart of Scandanavia as they enter a town square that was designed to resemble the cities of Oslo, Bergen, Alesund, and Setesdahl.

Take a Cinematic Tour around the World at Epcot

As you tour Epcot, there are the must-do attractions - Soarin', Test Track, Spaceship Earth - but today we're going to step back a bit and look at a few less adrenaline filled attractions that sometimes get overlooked in the hustle and bustle of a day at the parks.

Where to Find the Characters While Touring Epcot

I often hear people say that they don't think they'll take their kids to Epcot on a family trip to Walt Disney World because the kids would be "bored" since there's "nothing for kids" at Epcot.

I think it's safe to say we all know this isn't the case. From great attractions such as Soarin', Test Track, and of course The Seas with Nemo and Friends, to the Kidcot Fun Stops in each pavilion in World Showcase - there is definitely a lot for kids to do.

There is more to Eat than Schoolbread at Epcot’s Kringla Bakeri Og Café

Last week, we took you on a high seas adventure on Epcot's Maelstrom, the Viking-inspired flume ride in Norway. And once you've survived your trip over the falls perhaps you've worked up an appetite, so this week we're going to stay in Norway and visit the Kringla Bakeri Og Cafe.