After a record breaking cold spell in Orlando, it is now day 11 so we decided to put a brave face on and visit Disney. Getting our newly acquired ‘bargain’ jackets into the car we set off in beautiful sunshine with clear blue skies. All records for c... Viewed 4587 times.
We have always wanted to try a Segway, but until now thought that Segway tours were only available at Disney’s Epcot theme park. This had previously ruled it out for our family, as the minimum age to sign up for the tour was 16 and both our kids are ... Viewed 5340 times.
On a cool November morning we visited Epcot to find it surprisingly busy and although we had arrived at about 9. 45 we still had 2 hours to wait before our Fast Passes to Soarin’ could be used. So, in view of the temperature we decided to head indoor... Viewed 4271 times.
On the Tuesday of the week following Thanksgiving my wife and I headed for Epcot expecting to find it reasonably quiet. It was quite a cool morning and so when we saw crowds of holidaymakers heading into Epcot we just thought it was down to timing – ... Viewed 4173 times.
Our favourite firework and laser show has to be Disney’s Illuminations at Epcot. In our opinion nothing surpasses it and despite having seen it many times, it still gives me goose bumps, and sends me home with a feeling of elation. It is incredibly m... Viewed 4087 times.
The Coral Reef restaurant is a lovely place to have lunch or dinner when you visit Epcot. To get to the Coral Reef you exit The Living Seas and walk to the far right of the pavilion. The pavilion features a unique dining experience and you can dine i... Viewed 5097 times.
Sum of All Thrills was opened in Epcot’s Innoventions East in 2009. It is situated near Electric Umbrella. Disney are expecting this to attract large crowds and long queues are expected for this quite innovative ride. This attraction lets vis... Viewed 4363 times.
As with all the Theme Parks if you traveling without children try to visit on a school day as the Parks are noticeably less crowded. If you need to visit during a school holidays, try to visit Epcot earlier in the week, as most visitors go to Magic K... Viewed 5252 times.
This really is a “must do” at Epcot and I do believe this is one ride that you should get a Fastpass for as the queues can be very long. Apparently since we rode on it Disney has introduced new technology to make the wait in the standby queue... Viewed 5523 times.
On our last visit to our villa we managed to persuade my Mother to go with us to this ride at Epcot. We went after spending the afternoon at the Park so it was quite late in the evening when it was not so crowded. The reason we managed to per... Viewed 5250 times.
Following on from America you visit Japan. Here you can visit the Bijutsa Gallery set amongst a Rock Garden with pools filled with Koi Carp fish it is a very peaceful and serene place, if you pick the right time you can see the astounding Taiko drumm... Viewed 4995 times.
The next country along from Norway is China, to fully enjoy China I recommend you check the show times as there are a band of Chinese Dragon Legend acrobats that put on display at the entrance to China a number of times in the day they are not to be ... Viewed 4724 times.
The World Show Case Part 1 One of the must visit places on any trip to Disney has to be Epcot and in particular the World Show Case, this in my view is still one of the greatest attractions in the whole of Disney. Epcot is split into t... Viewed 5009 times.
We have many different ways to start our day with the girls at Epcot so I thought I would just share a few of them with you. If we have not had time to sit down together and plan our day before we get to the Park we head straight to Fountainv... Viewed 4613 times.
The Seas with Nemo and Friends is located in the Living Seas Pavilion in Epcot’s Future World. This is a great little ride for children, especially for those who do not like queuing, as the lines are constantly moving and the wait time is never very ... Viewed 7583 times.
If you visit Epcot prior to opening you will find an assortment of the Disney Characters outside and they put on a little show to officially open the park. Once the park is open the characters are available to sign autographs and in Epcot this is usu... Viewed 5892 times.
Christmas at Epcot is truly memorable for so many reasons, not least being the very special ‘Candlelight Processional’ which has become an annual tradition, and one not to be missed. In fact, this performance will take place this year for the 39th ti... Viewed 3946 times.
Personally, I believe that Epcot Centre is designed for adults and older children who will most definitely have a greater appreciation for what this park has to offer. However, since Epcot is our favorite park, we visited many times over the years be... Viewed 4078 times.
Epcot is not just a fascinating theme park, it also hosts a number of great festivals during the year. In September, the annual Food and Wine Fest is held, and it includes several ‘Eat to the Beat’ concerts, which take place at the America Gardens Th... Viewed 4043 times.
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