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Height and Other Restrictions at Magic Kingdom

When our girls were little I can remember many times returning to Disney with them eagerly anticipating that they were now tall enough to go on a ride only for them to be bitterly disappointed. Therefore I thought it might be helpful to list some of ...
Viewed 3109 times since 1 September 2008.

Epcot Flower and Wine Festival for Children

Friends of ours have just returned from the 15th Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival and were delighted with the fun their children had when they took them there. They initially realized there could be fun for the children when the...
Viewed 2773 times since 1 September 2008.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

This is a real favourite with our family in fact I do not think my Mother has ever been to this park without seeing Beauty and the Beast! It is a mini-version of Disney’ s 30th animated classic, Beauty and the Beast, and it features the...
Viewed 3811 times since 1 September 2008.

RAINY DAYS AT EPCOT

Occasionally during your holiday in Orlando you may experience a rainy day. If you stay indoors and you are at a hotel it can be hard to keep the children amused in a confined space. If you are staying at a villa it is far easier to entertain the chi...
Viewed 3329 times since 1 September 2008.

BUZZ LIGHTYEAR

When we get to Tomorrowland we usually head straight for Buzz Lightyear as this is a Fastpass attraction. This is a great interactive ride that is fun for the whole family, my Mother loves it and the girls laugh at how competitive their Nanny becomes...
Viewed 3758 times since 1 September 2008.

PLACES TO EAT AT ANIMAL KINGDOM

On our first visit to Animal Kingdom our initial reaction was that there were not that many places to eat. However we have since revised our opinion and I have given details in this guide. Flame Tree Barbeque I feel this is the best co...
Viewed 6681 times since 1 September 2008.

The Seas with Nemo and Friends - Epcot

The Seas with Nemo and Friends is located in a corner Future World, to the right of The Land. As you approach it you will see a garden area with eight sculptures of Finding Nemo characters including Nemo, Marlin, Dory, and Gil. Be sure to go ...
Viewed 3135 times since 1 September 2008.

Swiss Family Treehouse - Magic Kingdom

This is often an overlooked attraction but be sure not to miss the shipwrecked Swiss Family Robinson’ s home in the trees. The 60-foot-tall treehouse has been in Magic Kingdom since it opened in 1971. The giant tree is situated in Adventureland...
Viewed 3397 times since 1 September 2008.

Disney’s Tower of Terror

The Tower of Terror is a thrilling experience like no other located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It is set in a hotel from the television programme ‘The Twilight Zone’. To begin with you queue up in themed lines with eerie smoke being spray...
Viewed 4288 times since 1 September 2008.

Hollywood Studios - the demise of the MGM name

Disneyworld Orlando, Florida’s Hollywood Studios opened on May 1st 1989 and stretches across 135 acres. Much of it is devoted to television and movie production, and this park has seen many attractions come and go, including the ‘Backlot Tour, ’ with...
Viewed 2990 times since 1 September 2008.

The Rose & Crown Pub - Epcot

One of our favorite places to visit while in Orlando is Epcot and especially The Rose & Crown Pub in England around the World Showcase Lagoon. One of the most popular places to eat around the lagoon it is advised to pre book on arrival in Epcot o...
Viewed 3372 times since 1 September 2008.

Mickeys Very Merry Christmas Party 2007

December 21st was the night I had chosen to book to go to The Magic Kingsom and see Mickeys Very Merry Christmas Party. We had never been to this special Christmas event before and had heard friends rave about it in past years, so I decided to give i...
Viewed 3013 times since 1 September 2008.

Interesting Facts About the Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion at Magic Kingdom, Disneyworld, Orlando, is one of the most popular attractions. Although it opened in October, 1971 it recently underwent a big refurbishment and re-opened in September 2007, with improved animatronics and upgraded...
Viewed 3723 times since 1 September 2008.

Cinderella's Castle Transformation at Magic Kingdom

If you have visited Magic Kingdom, at Disneyworld, Orlando, you will undoubtedly have spent much time admiring and photographing Cinderella’s wonderful castle, which dominates the skyline as you walk down Main Street, USA. It is the backdrop for the ...
Viewed 3264 times since 1 September 2008.

The New Spaceship Earth at Epcot

Epcot is my favourite park and Spaceship Earth, that amazing iconic sphere that dominates the skyline as you approach the gates, has been reborn again after 5 months of refurbishment. As a bit of a wimp where roller coasters are concerned, Sp...
Viewed 3429 times since 1 September 2008.

What do Epcot and California have in common?

Easy for those of you who have visited Future World at Epcot…. the answer is the Soarin’ experience in the Land Pavilion where you are gently transported above some of the major landmarks and natural landscapes of the Golden State. Much has b...
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"Honey I Shrunk the Audience" at Epcot

This really is a great family show, if you have never seen this show before then I am sure that you will like it, it is one of our favourites we visit it year after year. Its is one of the 3D cinema type shows that are so good at Disney not l...
Viewed 4778 times since 1 September 2008.

Test Track at Epcot

This is one of the more recent additions to Disney well when I say recent I mean in the last 5 years! Anyway this has to be one of everyone’s favourite rides and judging by the queue it certainly is. Be aware though that if it rains sufficien...
Viewed 3366 times since 1 September 2008.

Live Entertainment in Epcot - Part II

Continuing on from my first article all about the live entertainment in Epcot, we are walking clockwise around World Showcase. The next venue after the American Adventure is Japan. If the drummers are playing you will be able to hear them as ...
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Live Entertainment in Epcot - Part I

When you think about the theme parks, what comes into your mind first? The rides and attractions of course. I bet you didn’t even think about all the marvellous and varied live entertainers around the parks, did you? The number of different live ente...
Viewed 3124 times since 1 September 2008.

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