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    Best Character Meals Outside of Walt Disney World Parks

    Walt Disney World offers plenty of amazing character meals, both inside and outside the theme parks. However, to truly enjoy a character meal, you need to set aside a big chunk of time away from touring, so I suggest you reserve your character meal for a day that you won’t be visiting a theme park. Here are my top five

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    Toy Story Land Now Open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

    The 11-acre Toy Story Land, themed to the Pixar film franchise, opened June 30th at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It is the first new land at The Studios in more than 20 years.  The idea is that you’ve been shrunk to the size of a toy and placed in Andy’s backyard. Toy Story Land’s attractions are designed to appeal to young

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    UP! A Great Bird Adventure Review

    Julia Mascardo from Touring Plans reviewed the newly opened UP! A Great Bird Adventure. Here is her take on the revamped Flights of Wonder bird show. One of the hidden gems of Animal Kingdom was the Flights of Wonder bird show. Recently, in Disney’s move to tie everything to an intellectual property, this show was revamped as UP! A Great

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    Donald’s Dino-Bash! Now Open at DinoLand U.S.A.

    On May 25th DinoLand U.S.A. became home of what Disney has dubbed Donald’s Dino-Bash!, a celebration where Donald Duck takes over DinoLand U.S.A. to celebrate his recent discovery that ducks are descendants of dinosaurs. Daisy, Goofy, Pluto, Launchpad McQuack, Scrooge McDuck, and even Chip ’n Dale join in the daily event. What is Donald’s Dino-Bash! and How Can You Participate?

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    Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen

    In today’s post, Seth Kubersky, author of  The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando, takes us on a visit to the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen. Looming across the CityWalk lagoon like Willy Wonka’s summer home, Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen (Toothsome to its fans) is an original concept from Universal Creative that draws heavily on both Roald Dahl’s crazed confectioner (closer