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We spent some quality time over in Animal Kingdom again! Here’s some new merchandise, specifically the African Mask Tumbler filled with your choice of drink for $15.95. You can also get the mixed drink sans really awesome cup for $10.95– although I don’t know why you would want to?
We spent some time, midweek, in the Animal Kingdom and Animal Kingdom’s Kidani Village visiting with friends (Hi Michelle! Hi Barrie!) who were staying there. We just thought we would share our thoughts on this park and resort, and how relaxing and quietly amazing it is.
Reservations for the Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World are open on OpenTable.com. We snagged reservations a Ravello and Capa for OPENING NIGHT– brave! Will you include Four Seasons Orlando restaurants in your dining plans on your next Disney trip?
The next pay for play offering from Disney Parks and Resorts is the Ultimate Thrills Tour. At $299, plus tax (Magic Your Way Park Hopper, not included), this Ultimate Thrills Tour seems like a really big gamble just to ride the parks headliners with out waiting in line. There is an app for that– but we needed to find out for ourselves.
Our featured site this week is Doctor Disney, whom we have added to the ‘Today’ Disney News Feed. Take a look at the perspective he offers having been part of the Walt Disney World College Program (twice!), a there and back again, Orlando resident and most knowledgeable guest.
The fifth episode of oceanEARSpodcast is out. We talk with Laurel Stewart and Erin Foster, authors of the Unofficial Guide to the Disney Cruise Line about, what else, but cruising on DCL and their preparations for past and upcoming research.
Disney’s Frozen merchandise is now more widely available across all parks, Downtown Disney and online. While existing stock (yes, THOSE dresses) are being replenished, new product lines are being developed to make some of the wares more summer friendly and appealing to a variety of price points. Take a look at the Frozen merchandise available in the park, as we update this through out the summer.
It’s 11:39pm and we just got back from over twelve hours in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. You know when something is so exciting, so just plain old fun– you need to share it with the world? Well, this is that. This, is #FrozenSummer.
Hi, my name is Phill and I’m raising money to support Give Kids The World, a wonderful organization in Kissimmee, FL that gives seriously ill children and their families a chance to reconnect, forget about everyday life and just be happy. Their motto, ‘Where Happiness Inspires Hope’, inspires each of us and puts our own lives and goals into perspective.
We did not spend many daylight hours in the park this weekend, due to the brutal heat– 102 degrees and anywhere from 58 to 70% humidity. So we opted to visit the parks during the evening hours and were rewarded with spectacular sunsets all weekend.
10 Packing List Items from the Mind of A Organizing Freak | I’m not organized all of the time, sometimes I schedule a break for myself to just “Let it Go. Let it Go. OCD won’t hold me back anymore…” In my digression, is truth. Being over organized leaves little room for enjoying the spontaneity of life, of which there is too little anyway. There are times though, when planning and organization, can make saying yes to chance possible. Moreover, its life’s less pleasant surprises, like 12 foot waves gently forcefully rocking you to sleep, where those proactive virtues come in like a breath of fresh air.
Rarely is there “nothing” going on at any of the Disney Parks and Resorts, but this weekend is one of those weekends where you get to just enjoy the parks or water parks in our case, with out waking at O’Dark O’Clock and waiting in line to get a bracelet to wait in line nine hours later, that same day.
The final weekend. Two really interesting pieces of information came out of this weekend however, both appropriately timed. The first, as you have undoubtably heard the rumor of the closing of Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular and the phasing out of the American Idol Sound Stage. We have heard...
The next to last weekend of Star Wars Weekends, is historically, the busiest and most celebrified (Luke, trust me… it’s a word). This year however, the crowds were lighter, especially this past weekend. Cast members informed us that their passes have a block out dates for Star...
oceanEARSpodcast sets sail each week, with real talk about the Disney Cruise Line. Eddie, Anna, Phill and Eve discuss everything from planning, embarkation, on-board activities, dining and the spa and gym to excursions, DVC, Castaway Cay and ports of call. We welcome guests from the cruise...
We have been on vacation and it was glorious. Over the course of ten days we split our time between Vero Beach and Walt Disney World, starting with Star Wars Weekends, Weekend I. We then headed to Vero for five days, finally returning to Star Wars Weekends, Weekend II.
It’s been all Disney, all day, every day for four days now. We love Disney but can’t keep it going, along with actual work and keeping up on all the typical house work. Here is what that a super busy long-weekend in our world, at The World, looks like…
Hollywood Studios celebrates it’s 25 year anniversary today, May 1, 2014. It really does seem just like yesterday that my mother brought my sister and I to visit the NEW Disney park. Exciting and new, comfortable favorites and old standbys that make us nostalgic.
Quite the weekend. We did a bunch of things that were against grain for us. Tried the over-priced “Frushi” at Epcot’s Flower + Garden and ate at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe (we know, we know…). Lessons re-learned.
Warning: Gluttonous Weekend ahead. I’m declaring this NSFW because you might actually have a real and food hangover by the time you are done reading this. Although, we were each feeling fine come Sunday morning, the cumulative nature of vicarious eating and drinking in the World for the...
Flower + Garden is now in week 5! Muppet’s get their own Investigation Bureau and we try a food from Urban Eats, the Wave and the Smokehouse. Lot’s of American style eating from classic southern-style BBQ, to nouveau and the ever popular farm to table. Let’s go!