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Souvenir Sensation: Lavender Bundles From L'OCCITANE At Disney Springs

I'm sort of a sucker for souvenirs with a cause, be it MagicBead rolled paper jewelry from Hollywood Studios, or Djembe Drums from Animal Kingdom, if I can do good in the world and bring home a great gift, I'm totally in. On a recent trip I discovered that one of the new shops at Disney Springs is home to great gifts that support one of my favorite things in the world - Lavender.

The Pineapple Lanai at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

When you think about the ultimate Disney snacks, you may think Turkey Legs, or Churros. But when my mind wanders to the most delicious and magical treats on my list, I go straight for the Dole Whip. This soft serve pineapple treat is the stuff of legends from coast to coast, and has achieved an almost cult-like status amongst regular Disney travelers as the must eat treat when you're passing though Adventureland.

Fresh Floral Lei Share the Aloha Spirit at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

One of the most loved customs of the Polynesian Islands is that of the lei that are used to adorn the body with garlands of flowers, leaves, shells, seeds, nuts, and feathers. In Hawai'i there is a rich lei tradition where they are used to show respect and honor, or merely symbolize the aloha spirit. Beautiful lei are worn with very few rules; anyone can wear lei for any reason - no special occasion needed.