Tag Archives: World showcase

Epcot’s World Showcase Pavilions Ranked


At Epcot’s World Showcase, you can wander around 11 countries in Walt’s vision of a permanent world’s fair. But the age old question is: which pavilion is best? With countless factors, there is little consensus on what pavilions are better than others, but after considering each pavilion’s theming, food, drink and entertainment, I gave it […]


Snacking Around the World: Lessons from the Disney Dining Plan


While our family has been traveling to Disney World for the last 20 years, we had never used the Disney Dining Plan, so we thought we would give it a try and share our impressions with you. This past Christmas week, we had a split stay with three nights in a DVC Studio at Disney’s Polynesian […]


Is La Hacienda de San Angel Worth It for IllumiNations?


When visiting Epcot one thing to surely not miss is IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth, the nighttime show. It’s absolutely spectacular; fireworks, an illuminated globe and even the World Showcase itself are all part of it. And as with all nighttime shows, there are options to enjoy a meal while watching it in Epcot too. I’ve […]


April 5 is National Caramel Day and Karamell-Küche at Epcot Has You Covered


If you’re a fan of sweet and delicious caramel, today might just be your favorite; it’s National Caramel Day! If you’ve ever walked into Karamell-Küche in the Germany pavilion at Epcot, you’re likely familiar with the incredible aromas of all the Werther’s Original hand-crafted caramel treats that can be found inside. Not only will you […]


How World Showcase Purists Should Approach the Future of Epcot


It was recently announced that the Stave Church Gallery in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot would replace its current Frozen inspired exhibit to make way for a new “Gods of the Vikings” exhibit. As a World Showcase purist, I was excited to hear that the pavilion was removing at least a bit of the overwhelming Frozen presence that swallowed […]


Epcot American Adventure Gallery to Add New Art Exhibition This Summer


A brand new exhibition is coming this summer to the American Heritage Gallery at The American Adventure pavilion in Epcot called “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art.” “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” will come together through a collective collaboration of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) […]


New Entertainment Coming to the Germany Pavilion at Epcot


Beginning March 30, German rock group Durch & Durch will begin performing in the Germany pavilion in Epcot. Hailing from Cologne, Germany, Durch & Durch (meaning “through and through”) will bring their fresh pop-rock sound to the stage. Guests can catch Durch & Durch Fridays through Tuesdays. Be sure to pick up a Times Guide on your […]


Midnattsol Bakeri Opens in Norway Pavilion at Epcot


Guests can satisfy their cravings for Norwegian fare at the new Midnattsol Bakeri kiosk located along the promenade in the Norway pavilion at Epcot. Popular treats such as the famous school bread, lefse, and sweet pretzels with chocolate can be found at this location while Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe is under refurbishment. Image Source: Disney


How to Please the ‘Disney Hater’ On Your Next Group Trip


Anyone who has ever gone on a group trip to Walt Disney World knows the “Disney hater.” This is that person that says Disney World is too kiddy for them and constantly suggests trips to Universal Studios or the Kennedy Space Center. Every group has one (usually a dad or a teenager), and they can […]


American Adventure Attraction in Epcot to Receive Updates and New American Icons


There are so many incredible things to discover around the World Showcase at Epcot. The American Adventure attraction is one that has been there since Epcot first opened with its moving stage, 35 Audio-Animatronics figures, and a huge screen that all combine to share the story of the United States of America. Imagineers are currently […]