Orlando

Food truck Tuesday at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

A few months back Downtown Disney became the home to four Disney themed food trucks. The trucks have not created much excitement among Disney geekdom, but it seems that the folks at Disney are getting a little smarter. Now the Disney food trucks are actually going mobile. Today and next Tuesday - March 25, 2014,… Continue reading Food truck Tuesday at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

Orlando

The Most Important Thing to do at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

It's almost time.  Every Disney fan is on pins and needles as it draws near.  Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival is by far the most popular special event on Walt Disney World property. As a local, this event takes over my social calendar.  Seriously, for the next month and a half I will make… Continue reading The Most Important Thing to do at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

Orlando

Disney has a Drinking Problem

  UPDATE December 16, 2016 The Orlando Sentinel has confirmed that beer and wine will now be served at almost all of Magic Kingdom's table service restaurants! Tony’s Town Square Restaurant  Liberty Tree Tavern, Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen Cinderella’s Royal Table These four restaurants join Be Our Guest, which began servicing beer and… Continue reading Disney has a Drinking Problem

My Second Homes, Orlando

Dapper Day at Disney

Once upon a time, society cared about how they presented themselves.  Stepping out in public for any reason meant dressing well and putting your best foot forward.  Now, for better or for worse, we are a culture of casual.  The extreme shift does make me quite sad as I have always been a romantic and… Continue reading Dapper Day at Disney

Orlando

New Fantasyland – Official Opening Date

First came the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and theme parks were changed forever.  This themed land inside Universal's Islands of Adventure represented the first time a domestic theme park re-created a world inside a movie in perfect detail.  Then came Cars Land in Disney's California Adventure - AMAZING!  Now the world waits for "New… Continue reading New Fantasyland – Official Opening Date

Orlando

The Remarkable Restaurant Row

  A few short decades ago it would have been difficult to imagine Orlando as a culinary destination.  However, as the years go by delectable dishes can be found throughout this most magical of cities.  Tucked in between the attractions area and the edge of the residential area sits Orlando's restaurant row.  This two mile… Continue reading The Remarkable Restaurant Row

Florida Life, Orlando

Remorse for the Rain – Orlando in the rain

  The Sunshine State is not holding true to its namesake today.  It seems this week will be a soggy one.  What can I say?  Florida is a peninsula after all, we get a fair share of tropical weather.  While my friends and colleagues often moan and groan at the sight of grey skies and… Continue reading Remorse for the Rain – Orlando in the rain

My Second Homes

Happy 57th Birthday to the Happiest Place on Earth: Disneyland

    I may be a born and bred Florida girl, but there is a certain California landmark that has come to mean the world to me: Disneyland.  I will admit, once upon a time I had no idea about Disneyland.  I thought the only Disney destination that really mattered was Walt Disney World.  In… Continue reading Happy 57th Birthday to the Happiest Place on Earth: Disneyland

Orlando

Stop, Look, and Listen: a Disney walk

There are many times when I watch theme park visitors move from one attraction to the next, one theme park to the next, on and on and on.  It is heartbreaking to watch.  We spend so much time saving for and planning our vacations.  If you let it, it will speed right by. You must… Continue reading Stop, Look, and Listen: a Disney walk

Orlando

Rain Rain DON’T go away: a walk in Disney World

There are many times when I am thankful that I work in the tourism industry.  One of the many benefits of living in Orlando is the ability to enjoy the magical surroundings everyday.  I make it a point to go for a brisk walk after work a few times a week.  Yesterday, I packed my… Continue reading Rain Rain DON’T go away: a walk in Disney World