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Disney Food Blog Launches the ‘DFB Guide to the 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival’ E-book

This year Epcot is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival and just in time to start planning your visit the Disney Food Blog has launched the DFB Guide to the 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival e-book!

Is Updated Version of Soarin’ Headed to Disney’s US Theme Parks?

When Disney CEO Bob Iger unveiled the details for Shanghai Disney Resort last week Disney fans discovered that one of the new attractions at Shanghai Disneyland is called "Soaring Over the Horizon." This attraction is an updated version of Soarin' that takes guests around the world, instead of just over California.

2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Booth Menus Announced

If you're making plans to attend this 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival you can now check out all the menus for the marketplace booths! New booths this year include Sustainable Chew, the Chew Lab, the Wine Studio, and the Cheese Studio. The Dominican Republic booth is returning after a multi-year hiatus.

2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival News and Details

It's that time of year again: time to start planning your visit to the 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the foodie fest and guests will have a chance to enjoy some new booths and special events.

Walt Disney World Resort Removes Confederate Flag from Display in American Adventure Pavilion

The Walt Disney World Resort has recently removed two controversial items from its theme parks. A confederate banner was removed from a flag display at Epcot's American Adventure pavilion and a bust of comedian Bill Cosby was removed from Disney's Hollywood Studios.

Candlelight Processional Dining Package Restaurants and Prices Announced for 2015

We might have just celebrated the official first day of summer, but it's never too early to start planning for your holiday visit to the Walt Disney World Resort. And to help you with your plans Disney has released the restaurants that are participating in this year's Candlelight Processional dining packages.

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrating the Fourth of July with Special Fireworks and More

If you are making plans to celebrate the Fourth of July at the Walt Disney World Resort there are several special celebrations planned for July 3 and 4 at three of the four theme parks. The celebrations include special fireworks displays, festive merchandise, and Disney characters in special costumes.

Details Released for ‘Frozen Ever After’ Attraction Planned for Epcot’s Norway Pavilion

The opening of the new Frozen-themed attraction in Epcot's Norway pavilion won't happen until next year, but Disney has recently released new details about the attraction which will be housed in the former location of Maelstrom. The popular flume attraction closed last year after 25 years of taking guests back, back over the falls.

All-New Tour Announced for Epcot’s World Showcase

There is an all-new walking tour available in Epcot's World Showcase that gives guests a chance to experience behind-the-scenes and the "onstage" magic in addition to enjoying a dining experience in Morocco.

2015 Disney Vacation Club Merry Member Mixers Announced

As we head into the warm summer months it might seem a bit early to be thinking about the winter holiday season, but the Disney Vacation Club wants members to think about this year's Merry Member Mixers that are planned for the winter holiday season.

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Epcot was one of Walt Disney's original visions. Originally standing for the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, it was actually intended to be much more of the basis for Walt Disney World than the Magic Kingdom. Eventually however his initial vision proved too grand to be carried out and it became the less expansive park that you see today.

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Going The Distance: Training Tips for Vacation

Many people don't really think about the amount of daily activity they get. Their days are happily managed at home, with a careful balance or work and rest. These people are never quite prepared for the exercise and environmental conditions that await on their Walt Disney World vacation. Most guests cover between 8-10 miles a day on their Disney vacations. We've gathered together a few great tips for the average go to go the distance and get in a little bit of training for their Disney vacation.

The Top Sandwiches at Walt Disney World Resort

There is undoubtedly a lot of really good food at the Walt Disney World Resort. And sometimes, some of the best food comes in sandwich form. But we're not just talking about your standard sandwich featuring some sort of meat and toppings between two slices of bread. No way. We're talking about sweet sandwiches too.

Three Sweet Spots for Sushi At Walt Disney World

Sushi is a popular culinary treat, but not everyone has a quality Japanese restaurant in their home town. Luckily Disney travelers, can find a broad variety of restaurants across the Walt Disney World Property that are offering up this skillfully created Japanese delicacy. We've gathered together our three favorite sweet spots for sushi to share with you.

Favorite Fried Foods at Walt Disney World Resort

Ah, fried foods. Is there anything better than food that is deep fried, whether we're talking about corn dogs, French fries, or funnel cakes? We think not. There's just something so comforting about eating fried foods, even if they aren't always the healthiest choice on the menu.

Introducing Peru Alto Maya From Joffery's Coffee And Disney

Disney fans can be pretty dedicated to their coffee, and whether they prefer Starbucks or Joffery's you don't want to get between them and their caffeine fix. Yesterday, Disney announced a brand new brew that not only provides support to fans looking for a great cuppa joe, but supports their mission of conservation around the world.

Guest Curiosity Inspired Greater Focus On Edible Landscapes At The Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

Long time Disney fans may have noticed the subtle evolution of the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival from a jubilant display of mostly flower gardens to relevant source of inspiration for edible landscapes. While one could say that Disney is on the cutting edge of change in gardening, the truth is that the greater focus on food came straight from the guests.

Favorite All-American Food at Walt Disney World

February is the birth month of both Abraham Lincoln and George Washington and Presidents Day was originally designated as a celebration of President Washington's birthday (the perks you get for being the first president). To celebrate Abe and George, and because no birthday celebration is complete without food, we're going to check out some of the best all-American food at Disney World.

5 Spectacular Garden Settings At Walt Disney World Year Round

With the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival starting in just a couple of week, I've got Disney gardens on my mind. But the most lovely thing about the gardens of Walt Disney World is that you don't have to wait for the festival to experience them. 365 days a year s Disney's horticulture team works hard to maintain some of the most impressive environments its guests can dream of.

The Top 5 Things to Love about the Walt Disney World Resort

In celebration of Valentine's Day this year it seemed like a good idea to think about the things I love about Walt Disney World Resort. I've been visiting Disney World since 1974 when I was just a wee little one and over the years I've collected a rather extensive list of the things I love about my happy place.

5 Reasons We Can’t Wait for the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

Go see Epcot in full bloom from March 1 to May 29, 2017, at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. This annual special event is full of color and fragrance like no other. Guests can become immersed in a manicured paradise of lush plants and flowers representing a broad range of styles and ideas. It's a breath of fresh air where exploration and discovery beckon you to come delight in the growing beauty.