In January 2009, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge was delighted to welcome two new baby Ruppell’s Griffon Vultures. Of course the birth of any new baby animal is greeted with pleasure, but these little chicks are particularly special, as they are the fi... Viewed 4890 times.
Disney’s Hoop -de-do- musical revue is a comedy musical dinner show which is situated at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort. We booked the show when we were at down town Disney at the information office near the Ghirardelli’s ice cream shop as w... Viewed 4737 times.
Walt Disney World’s “Yuletide Christmas Tour” takes place on specific dates during the holiday season – I would suggest that you check on Disney’s website for the correct dates as they change each year. As we had taken “The Keys to the Kingdo... Viewed 5820 times.
After a lazy day by the pool we often look forward to what we consider to be our favourite evening out. In late October at around four in the afternoon the heat of the sun is just beginning to dissipate and this is our signal to vacate the su... Viewed 5174 times.
CARTOONS, DREAMS AND MICKEY MOUSE “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. ” Walt Disney arrived in Hollywood at the age of 22. He had a vision and a dream and he was determined to pursue them. With an injec... Viewed 4828 times.
If it is a rainy day, a day when we want a rest from the parks or just an evening when we fancy a leisurely stroll we often head for Downtown Disney. Previously we have visited the “Create Your Own Ear Hat” shop. In here you get to select fro... Viewed 5327 times.
My Mother and I have now made two visits to have Afternoon Tea in the Garden View Lounge in the Grand Floridian Hotel. The first time we went Granddad had taken the girls for the day to Typhoon Lagoon. On the spur of the moment we decided to ... Viewed 4677 times.
My Mother is really excited as everyone who visits a Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort theme park on their birthday in 2009 can get a free ticket to a Park of their choice. She and my Father are going in 2009 and will be there for her bir... Viewed 4066 times.
You can go on a specialty cruise at various locations around Disney. These may be booked up to 90 days in advance. There is a 24-hour cancellation policy and a credit card is required to book them. The boats can usually accommodate up to 12 guests (1... Viewed 4764 times.
'You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality. ' I wonder if you can guess who said that? Well, it was Walt Disney, of course, the man who created Mickey M... Viewed 4871 times.
What would Orlando be without Disney? For most people it is the Disney magic that brings them to Florida in the first place, and ensures they return time after time. The parks themselves are absolutely amazing, but even more amazing are some of the f... Viewed 4733 times.
This is the ultimate treat for all little girls with dreams of being a princess even if it is only for a day. We took our granddaughters aged 6 and 8 years old . the age limit is aged 3 and over I understand. We did pre book but I do... Viewed 7023 times.
Disney is always so magical but never more so than at Christmas. Each of the main theme parks have their own way of decorating and celebrating. Most of their events start mid November and go on for about six weeks. EPCOT Be sure... Viewed 6357 times.
Walter Elias Disney enjoyed a Hollywood career the spanned 43 years. He was at the heart of the development of the motion picture medium and firmly established himself as a genuine part of American film history. From his humble beginnings as ... Viewed 5790 times.
Celebration is a lovely place to visit when you want a change of pace from the theme parks and more noisy and hectic activities. Head for Market Street which is set around a beautiful lake – a delightful area of shops and restaurants in the centre of... Viewed 7335 times.
Downtown Disney is the Disney version of a town centre with shops, restaurant and leisure activities. It is quite simply the best place to shop eat and be entertained Disney Style. Downtown in fun and friendly and well worth a visit. Downtown... Viewed 5041 times.
Walt Disney thought of everything when planning the future of his theme park empire. He didn’ t want to ruin the illusions of his magical fantasy by having cowboys from Frontier Land wandering through the futuristic Tomorrowland to reach their ... Viewed 5079 times.
A special Christmas treat for all the family! On selected nights from November 19th to December 19th Magic Kingdom hosts a special Christmas celebration after the usual opening hours. Even if you have been to Magic Kingdom numerous times this... Viewed 5058 times.
When Celebration was first built we thought it was a bit “Stepford Wives”, it all seemed so perfect, rocking chairs on the porch, lovely white picket fences, grass always beautifully cut and so green and even flowers that appeared to stand upright. L... Viewed 5038 times.
‘Beauty and the Beast, Live on Stage’ at MGM Studios, Orlando, Florida, is one of my favourite shows. It is very colourful, with stunning costumes and wonderful music. Based on an original fairy tale, it tells the story of the beautiful ‘Bell... Viewed 7837 times.
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