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    Walt Disney World’s Epcot Reopens with an Early Taste of Food & Wine Festival

    All four of Walt Disney World’s theme parks are now operating again after months of coronavirus-caused closure, and even though international travel is still restricted, guests at the reopened Epcot can get back to eating and drinking around the world, thanks to the early arrival of 2020’s International Food & Wine Festival. We headed back into Epcot during its reopening

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    Disney’s Hollywood Studios Reopens with New Virtual Queue Rules for Rise of the Resistance

    When Walt Disney World closed in March due to the coronavirus, 2019’s Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance was the hottest ticket at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Now that the theme park has reawakened with social distancing precautions, you’ll want to know these new virtual queue rules before you rise to claim a coveted boarding group number for Galaxy Edge’s E-Ticket

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    Disney’s Animal Kingdom Reopens with New Feathered Friends in Flight Bird Show

    Walt Disney World’s theme parks began their phased reopening on July 11. Immediately after we returned to the Magic Kingdom, our very next visit was to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where a fantastic new Feathered Friends in Flight bird show has just premiered. Take a trek with us from the moon of Pandora to the Kilimanjaro savanna to see what’s new

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    The Unofficial Guide to a Socially Distanced Universal Orlando: Resort Hotels

    So, you’ve just had a full day enjoying the rides, shows, characters, and restaurants of the reopened Universal Orlando Resort, and now you need a safe spot to spend the night? Make yourself at home, as we continue our Unofficial Guide to a Socially Distanced Universal Orlando with a look at how the on-site resort hotels have adapted to the

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    Top 7 Tips for Visiting the Reopened Magic Kingdom

    Walt Disney World’s theme parks have once again opened their gates following the coronavirus closure, and we were among the first guests to experience a whole new world of social distancing inside the “most magical place on Earth.” Here are our top 7 tips that you should take into consideration before planning your own return to the newly reopened Magic