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New D-Tech Me Experience Debuts During Star Wars Weekends

Last year's D-Tech Me introduced the Carbon Freeze Me experience, inspired by that fateful scene in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back when Han Solo is frozen in carbonite. This year guests can choose from the "cast yourself in carbonite" option or choose the new Stormtrooper experience.

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Shop The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival With shopDisney

There are just a few more weeks until we say goodbye to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival for another year. If you didn't have a chance to get down to enjoy the culinary extravaganza, or if you were so busy eating your way around the world that you forgot to go shopping no worries! shopDisney.com has you covered with an online selection of some of the most popular souvenirs of the year.

Souvenir Sensation: Lucky Bamboo

Mombasa Marketplace in Harambe Village at Disney's Animal Kingdom offers a plethora of delightful souvenirs. Here guests can find everything from plushies to dishes, and dumbecks to jewelry, whatever lovely African inspired things tickle their fancy. Amongst the treasures, guest can also make a purchase that allows them to go home with something to help the Disney Park's mission grow.

Ideas For Adding Romance To Your Walt Disney World Vacation

For the past several years I've been escaping to Walt Disney World without my kids. It's like a guilty little please to get away - except I have no guilt in doing something nice for myself every now and again. Whether you are planning a Disney Honeymoon or just looking to take a romantic break with the one you love, there are plenty of places to relax and spend some time together at Disney. I've gathered together a few fantastic ideas for ways that you can add a little romance to your vacation - with kids or without.

Magic Kingdom's Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe

Haul out the holly because it's the right time to start gathering together the magical trimmings that give your holiday home that Disney touch. It doesn't matter if you're shopping in the parks or sitting at home online, Disney has fabulous gear to spread some holiday cheer.

Saturday Style: Hollywood Tower Hotel Souvenirs

Bringing home souvenirs from your favorite Disney hotel can make your home life a little more magical. But what if your favorite Disney Hotel was forced to close from a mysterious incident in 1939? Never fear - because we're showing off logo gear straight out of the 5th dimension, from the Hollywood Tower Hotel.

Souvenir Shopping Tips for Walt Disney World

Shopping - we do it every day at home, but somehow, on vacation it turns into a marathon activity in a league of its own. I love finding just the right souvenir on my gift list and Walt Disney World offers a little something special for a wide range of people.

Don’t Break the Bank: 10 Walt Disney World Souvenirs under $10

If there's one thing every guest at Walt Disney World can agree one, it's that we all tend to spend a lot of money on souvenirs.

It's inevitable. You want something special from the vacation and your kids want everything in every store.

But with a little research, you can find some great souvenirs that won't cost you a ton of money and won't end up in the used toy bin two weeks after you return home.

We checked out the Disney Parks online store and found some fun (and sometimes useful) items that are under $10.

From Wine to Beer Steins to Teddy Bears: A Shopping Tour of Epcot’s Germany Pavilion

There's so much to love about Epcot's Germany Pavilion, from the beer to the bratwurst to the deliciousness that is Karamelle-Kuche. But did you know the pavilion is also a great place to stop and shop?

Grab your pocketbooks and let's take a stroll around the shops of the Germany Pavilion.

Just outside the pavilion you'll find a small, outdoor kiosk called Glaskunst. This shop specializes in glassware and steins, some with engravings. It's a fun little shop and if you're looking for a personalized gift, this is a good place to find it.

A Classic Disney Souvenir: The Silhouette

There are all sorts of fun and unique souvenirs that can be brought at Walt Disney World to commemorate your vacation, but one of the most charming and endearing of the classic Disney trinkets may be the Silhouettes. The art of silhouette cutting originated in the courts of Europe but had it's heyday in 19th Century America. This beautiful paper craft makes home in the heart of Main Street, and in several other locations across the Walt Disney World property.

Pre-Packaged Holiday Treats at Walt Disney World

We've covered many delicious treats for on-site snacking all over Walt Disney World, but some of my favorite souvenirs to bring home for friends and family are the wide variety of pre-packaged and take-home treats and sweets. These delicious gifts become even more fun when the holidays come around and the packaging dons festive colors and a wintery theme.