Category Archives: Epcot

Swan & Dolphin Resort Tower – Update

Earlier this year we reported an expected expansion at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Now we have more details about the planned third tower. Currently, the resort has 2,270 guest rooms, numerous restaurants, a spa, and 331,000 of meeting space. The new tower, set to be built on the current tennis courts next to the Swan, will add 349 guest rooms on 14 stories and meeting space of more than 2

WDW Refurbishment Sept. 2018

Planning a trip and want to know whether any rides are scheduled to be closed during your visit? We’ve got the updated list of attractions that are scheduled to be closed temporarily for refurbishment. We do try to keep the information accurate, but please know that Disney is subject to change at any time. Magic Kingdom Stitch’s Great Escape – unknown if it will return Liberty Square Riverboat – scheduled t

Magical New Merchandise at Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival #tasteepcot

Recap from Thursday in case you missed it! Today, Epcot kicked off their International Food and Wine Festival! This yearly event is a fan favorite for sure. Guests love to try the various new food offerings, and yes, drinks too! Let’s not forget the concerts. Another huge draw for Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival is of course the new merchandise that Disney puts out each year. I was able to browse all th

IllumiNations Upgrade Coming?

For the last few months, there has been speculation floating around about Epcot replacing its nightly show IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. We are now getting word that the lagoon where the fireworks show takes place is getting some work done. IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth has been the nighttime show at Epcot since October 1, 1999.  The show includes explosive fireworks, pyrotechnics, water fountains, f

Fry On! #DisneyFood

Today it’s all about fries! Crispy, salty, deep-fried sticks of pure joy. Fries are great as a side, but even better when you can make a meal out of them! That’s right, a meal made of fries that are loaded with a variety of toppings and sauces, and Walt Disney World has quite a few spots that can make that happen. Let’s start with the original topper of the fry; Canada. Canada is known for their famous dish p

Tuesdays With Corey: The Norway Pavilion Part 2

This is Part 2 of the Noway Pavilion, if you missed last week’s article, you can read it HERE. The Restaurant Akershus and Royal Banquet Hall is named after the Akershus Fortress still standing in Oslo and serves as the backdrop of the Norway pavilion. Akershus Fortress in Oslo is now used for offices by the Norwegian Ministry and contains the Norwegian Resistance Museum, but originally it was used to guard t

Tuesdays With Corey: The Norway Pavilion Part 1

When Epcot opened in 1982, it brought us what was referred to as a “permanent World’s Fair” dedicated to the celebration of human achievement and technological innovation. But it also brought us the World Showcase, which gives us glimpses into the cultures of eleven different countries. The Showcase originally opened with nine countries: Mexico, China, Germany, Italy, The American Adventure, Japan, France, Un