Author Archives: Susanne

Raglan Road Review

Raglan Road Review 1 On our last visit to Disney, we had the pleasure of dining at one of our all-time favorite restaurants at Disney Springs, Raglan Road. If you’ve never been before, let me fill you in. Raglan Road is Orlando’s only authentic Irish pub. It was built entirely in Ireland, disassembled, shipped to Orlando, and rebuilt in Disney Springs. The bars are 130 years old! This family-friendly establishment serves up classic Continue Reading

The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour

The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour 9 While the Walt Disney World Railroad might be down at the Magic Kingdom due to construction of the Tron attraction, there is still a way to get up close to the trains, and sneak in a little ride, and I don’t mean the train that’s currently parked in Main Street Station. I’m talking about The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour at Magic Kingdom. My son is a train fanatic and we got this tour as a surprise to hi Continue Reading

The Polite Pig – Review

The Polite Pig - Review 15 Three words. The Polite Pig. If you haven’t been, do yourself and your taste buds a favor and go. Let me tell you why. BBQ + bourbon = you can’t go wrong! Need I say more? Located at Walt Disney World’s Disney Springs, this BBQ joint is quickly growing in popularity, and there is a reason. After perusing a few restaurants at Disney Springs and snacking a bit, we decided it was time for some real food. We love Continue Reading

2019 Free Dining is out NOW!

2019 Free Dining is out NOW! 20 Re-posting in case you missed the news! Unexpectedly, Walt Disney World dropped the 2019 free dining dates today! The free dining offer is coming back and will be offered to guests for stays through the summer and early fall! Book now through February 10, 2019 for arrivals most nights July 5 – September 30, 2019. Guests can enjoy FREE dining plan with the purchase of a non-discounted 5-day/6-night vacation p Continue Reading

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Tickets On Sale Now!

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Tickets On Sale Now! 22 It may only be January, but Walt Disney World is gearing up for Halloween already! The dates have been announced and tickets are now on sale! Get your favorite costume ready and make your plans to live it up—collecting candies, sweets and delightful treats—all while Magic Kingdom park thrills and chills you with special fireworks, eerie entertainment and Disney Characters that go bump in the night. Best of all: Continue Reading

Disneyland Lunar New Year

Disneyland Lunar New Year 24 From: OC Register Written by Marla Jo Fisher Are you ready to eat some special treats, enjoy a festive procession and see entertainment from throughout Asia? That’s what’s on offer annually at Disney California Adventure during its Lunar New Year celebration, this year happening for 24 days between Friday, Jan. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 17.  It’s called the Lunar New Year because it’s not only celebrated in Chi Continue Reading

A New Place To Catch the Game

A New Place To Catch the Game 27 When you’re looking for a place to watch the big game (or any game for that matter), the default is always the ESPN Club at Boardwalk. Because of the popularity of ESPN, it can sometimes be difficult to get in and sat without a long wait. Don’t fret! There is another option to catch all of your favorite teams, but you may not have heard of it before. Rix Sports Bar & Grill, located at Disney’s Coronado S Continue Reading

Disneyland Price Increases

Disneyland Price Increases 31 In preparation for the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Disneyland increased prices Sunday on single and multi-day tickets as well as annual passes. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is opening in June. The increase, which averaged 8%, takes the new single-day ticket prices to $149 (up from $135) for ‘peak’ park days, $129 (up from $117) for ‘regular’ park days, and $104 (up from $97 Continue Reading

Celebrate New Years Twice at Raglan Road

Celebrate New Years Twice at Raglan Road 33 If you are looking for something EPIC to do to ring in the new year, we have just the event for you! Thanks to Jennie at Raglan Road for providing the details. Two rousing New Year’s Eve countdowns.  Two blockbuster 10-minute medleys of Irish, holiday and New Year’s tunes.  Thirty musicians and dancers, audio and light technicians.  And don’t forget the complimentary Champagne for all legal imbibers durin Continue Reading

Disney Bus Crash at Epcot, no major injuries reported!

Disney Bus Crash at Epcot, no major injuries reported! 35 Around 10am this morning, two Disney buses crashed at the Epcot entrance gate. It has been reported that one bus ran into the back of another Disney bus. There were 51 people on board at the time and 15 people have been transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Florida Highway Patrol along with local police departments are on scene to complete the investigation. In a statement, Disney said “Nothin Continue Reading

7 Fascinating Facts about Mary Poppins

7 Fascinating Facts about Mary Poppins 37 If you’re like me, you love ALL things Mary Poppins. When the sequel was announced, I was over the moon excited! In anticipation of the release, I’d like to share some interesting facts about the original film and books that was released in 1964 that you may not know! The author of the Mary Poppins books, P.L. Travers, hated the movie. She was not happy that it was turned into a musical and she despise Continue Reading