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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

Top Attractions We Miss At Epcot

One thing that’s a constant at Walt Disney World is change. Although most of the changes are good, there are things that we miss. Here are the top 10 rides/attractions that we miss at Epcot. 1. Honey I Shrunk the Audience –  the 4D film spin-off of the Honey, I Shrunk the Kids film series that ended on May 9, 2010. 2. Off Kilter –  the Celtic rock band that was formed in 1997, and performed regula

Gone But Not Forgotten: Maelstrom

“If nothing changed, there’d be no butterflies.” – Walt Disney Perhaps the most recent and controversial of all attraction closures took place on October 5, 2014 in Epcot. Yes, on that date Maelstrom, located in the Norwegian pavilion of the World Showcase, closed forever. Opening in 1988, the water attraction took visitors in boats through the beauty and history of Norway that included mythological sequen