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    Baby Yoda is Taking his Jolly Good Time

    Born in a Galaxy far, far, away, it is no surprise that Baby Yoda has still not made it to my loving home in Birmingham, Alabama. Baby Yoda, also known as The Child, from the popular Disney+ series The Mandalorian, took the world by storm last year, and the little green creature stole my heart.  Currently, all theme parks, cruise lines, and other

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    Secrets of Universal Orlando: Reign of Kong Temple Tour

    You may be familiar with the rides and shows at Universal Orlando, but did you know that the resort offers some secret attractions that aren’t listed on any guidemap? We’re going to be taking a look at some of Universal’s hidden gems, starting with one of our favorite free behind-the-scenes experiences in the parks: the Skull Island: Reign of Kong

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    Walt Disney World and Disneyland Extend COVID-19 Closures Until Further Notice

    Walt Disney World and Disneyland had been set to reopen at the beginning of April, but Disney has announced that their resorts will remain closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Meet the Unofficial Guide Authors: Bob Sehlinger

    Bob Sehlinger, author of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World and creator of The Unofficial Guide Series, tells us about how his very first visit to Walt Disney World led him to writing the very first Unofficial Guide.  Currently, all theme parks, cruise lines, and other attractions are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We at The Unofficial Guides hope

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    Tomato Florentine Soup: Comfort Food from Boma—Flavors of Africa

    We asked Disney cookbook author Pam Brandon to share with us her favorite Disney comfort food recipe, and Tomato Florentine Soup from Boma—Flavors of Africa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is at the top of her list. We agree with Pam that this recipe is a comfort in these crazy times. We hope that Tomato Florentine Soup takes you to