AUTHOR: Julianne Duvall



Give Extra Thanks to Wonderful Disney Cast Members This Holiday Season

Disney fans know that cast members are the most important element in making Walt Disney World the extra special place that it is. For those of you spending time in the parks and resorts this upcoming holiday season, please send some extra gratitude their way. Most of them will be working on Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Give Extra Thanks to Wonderful Disney Cast Members This Holiday Season



EPCOT’s Germany Pavilion is Full of Christmas Cheer

Technically, it is Christmas year-round at Die Weihnachts Ecke (translates to “The Christmas Store”) in the Germany pavilion at EPCOT’s World Showcase. However, this time of year, the shops in the Festival Marketplace truly come alive with additional merchandise and offerings. Now that the weather has cooled off, a stroll around the Germany pavilion will EPCOT’s Germany Pavilion is Full of Christmas Cheer





Amazing Lunch Awaits in an Unsuspected Place at Walt Disney World

I’m going to cut right to the chase. The ideal lunch at a Disney World Resort comes from an unlikely place, an open-air lounge that also doubles as a pool bar. Behold the Banana Cabana, a gem at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. The My Disney Experience app describes this meal as follows: Jerk Chicken Wings Amazing Lunch Awaits in an Unsuspected Place at Walt Disney World





Disney, Please Don’t Tease When It Comes to The Muppets

I often think about the genius of Jim Henson, but especially this month. He was born on September 24, 1936 in Greenville, Mississippi.┬áSo let’s celebrate Jim and his beloved creations by taking a closer look at the multitude of Muppet sightings at the recent Destination D23. Beaker is baffled! Bunsen Honeydew is befuddled! And Statler Disney, Please Don’t Tease When It Comes to The Muppets



The Proof Is in the Crust at Via Napoli

*DIS Contributors review meals, resort stays, and entertainment that they have paid for during their own vacations. They only utilize discounts and offers if they are available to the general public, such as annual passholder discounts, or DVC membership discounts. They receive no additional compensation for dining experiences or events, so that they may give The Proof Is in the Crust at Via Napoli



Pop Century Is “To The Max” With Summer Camp Nostalgia

What comes to mind when you hear the word “summer?” My nostalgic list includes family reunions, orange popsicles, and, of course, summer camp. There is no better way to recall the carefree days of childhood than tapping into the distinctive summer camp vibe at Disney’s Pop Century, the resort that celebrates past decades from the Pop Century Is “To The Max” With Summer Camp Nostalgia