Given that the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival runs from mid March to the end of May it is hardly surprising that the earlier of our two bi-annual trips to Florida inevitably coincides with the festival. As keen amateur gardeners (not Chelsea Flower... Viewed 4134 times.
This year the theme was ‘Fun in the Sun’ and on entering the park via the front entrance the first photo opportunity presented itself. Life sized sphagnum topiaries of Mickey and Minnie, backed by Goofy on a surfboard cresting a wave, and the Epcot ‘... Viewed 3910 times.
Disney World is not just for children. In fact when we go in November there are very few children about. Deciding what to do and see at the theme parks is obviously very different for adults. The rides I would recommend for adults at the Magi... Viewed 4843 times.
You may recall in my last article I wrote about how my favourite park was Magic Kingdom but right at the end I started to wonder what about MGM studios or as it now known Hollywood Studio’s …. that’s a cool park for sure. After much though an... Viewed 4165 times.
OK so in my last article I started to change my mind after stating the Epcot was my favourite Disney Park to visit and now it’s Magic Kingdom! One of the main reasons that Magic Kingdom is my favourite Disney park has to be to do with the fac... Viewed 4572 times.
The Tree of Life, the iconic structure in the centre of Walt Disney’s Animal Kingdom, is one of the most frequently photographed structures in Walt Disney World and with good reason too. Next time you visit the park, spend some time having a closer l... Viewed 4690 times.
I simply love meerkats – can’t get enough of them. I am an avid watcher of ‘Meerkat Manor’ on Animal Planet, and stop everything when the ‘Compare the Meerkat/Market’ advert comes on. So I bet you can guess where I head straight for when I visit Disn... Viewed 6555 times.
Although everybody will probably want to see The Magic Kingdom in Disney World it is doubtful it would suit older adults unless they are accompanying their Grandchildren. Likewise, there are some attractions that have special appeal only to a... Viewed 4882 times.
The very first time I travelled to Orlando to visit Walt Disney World I was slightly confused. I had read some guide books and so I was aware that it was split up into different areas but I still mistakenly thought that the Magic Kingdom was just ano... Viewed 4642 times.
‘May the Force Be With You! ’ If you instantly recognise where that came from (Hans Solo says it to Luke Skywalker, just before the attack on Death Star battle station) then you will undoubtedly be a ‘Star Wars’ fan. And if you ARE a ‘S... Viewed 4672 times.
If you enjoy watching American Idol on the television and yearn to be famous, albeit for only a day, then Disney’s latest attraction could be right up your street. Even if you don’t fancy performing yourself, this new attraction will be fascinating t... Viewed 3483 times.
A birthday is always special but one whilst visiting Disney World can have some of that special Disney magic! Firstly Disney gives free admission to the one celebrating the birthday. Before you plan your day at one of the Disney parks registe... Viewed 5104 times.
Disney has always been at the forefront of innovation, and a new attraction is about to open at the end of January, 2009, at Epcot. Called ‘Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure, ’ it is not a roller coaster, nor a ride but a high tech interactive ex... Viewed 4255 times.
If you have children and are lucky enough to be travelling to Orlando between the months of March and June, then don’t miss visiting the wonderful Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, as there is so much for them to enjoy. Should y... Viewed 6260 times.
“The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror” is one of my favourite rides in Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. It is a superb thrill ride, with a simulated freefall, and what makes it extra special is that it is never the same ride twice. The sto... Viewed 5111 times.
“Give the public everything you can give them, keep the place as clean as you can keep it, keep it friendly. ” Can you imagine a world without the Disney theme parks? Well, Walter Elias Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, was a man of vision,... Viewed 4473 times.
Eleven countries each with their own pavilions - that is what you will find at the wonderful and spectacular ‘World Showcase’ at Epcot, Orlando, Florida. Quite unique, this eclectic mix of countries provides a fascinating snapshot of each region. The... Viewed 3673 times.
Where can you visit eleven countries in one day? At World Showcase, Epcot, Orlando, Florida of course! World Showcase at Epcot is situated around the shores of the 40 acre World Showcase lagoon, which is on the other side of Future World. It’s a fasc... Viewed 4078 times.
World Showcase at Epcot, Orlando, Florida is a unique experience where you can visit each of eleven countries, which strive to showcase their unique cultures and heritages. As you stroll round the beautiful World Showcase Lagoon in a clockwise direct... Viewed 4033 times.
Epcot is a park in two parts, the main attraction area and the wonderful World Showcase, where eleven countries are represented in pavilions along the shores of the beautiful World Showcase Lagoon. Comprising Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, Am... Viewed 3988 times.
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