Dining Review: Bigfire at Universal City Walk

Bigfire is the newest table service restaurant to open at Universal’s City Walk. The restaurant, which opened earlier this year, replaced Emeril’s Orlando after it closed back in July 2018. Bigfire describes itself as the following: Open fire cooking is center-stage, where elevated American fare like steaks and freshwater cuisine are given the fire-kissed treatment with pairings of different woods, flavoring your meal with smoky … Continue reading Dining Review: Bigfire at Universal City Walk

Let’s Watch… The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular

Today, we are going to take a look at one of the longest running shows in Walt Disney World history! The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular debuted at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in August of 1989, just a few months after the park opened. 30 years later, it is still playing to capacity crowds several times a day. If you show up at the last minute … Continue reading Let’s Watch… The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular

Restaurant Marrakesh Review

Restaurant Marrakesh is a table service restaurant located in the Morocco pavilion of World Showcase. The restaurant is at the way back of the pavilion and serves Moroccan and other Arabian dishes. We find it to be incredibly underrated! The Morocco pavilion was the first expansion of World Showcase, opening in 1984. The Moroccan ┬áKing Hassan II┬ásent his artisans to Florida to aide in the … Continue reading Restaurant Marrakesh Review

Top 11 Attractions at Magic Kingdom

11. Tie: Enchanted Tiki Room, Country Bear Jamboree, Carousel of Progress A bit of a cop out to start things off, but all three of these are shows featuring a full cast of audio animatronics. Which one is your favorite will depend on personal preference. If we had to choose, we’d probably go with Carousel of Progress just for its 30 minute duration.   10. … Continue reading Top 11 Attractions at Magic Kingdom

Review: Fantasmic Dining Package at Mama Melrose’s

We previously took a look at the Fantasmic Dining Package available at The Hollywood Brown Derby here. Today, we are going to look at a cheaper alternative to that package with a trip to Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano. Similar to Tony’s Town Square Restaurant at Magic Kingdom, Mama Melrose’s has a bit of a subpar reputation. While it’s nothing all that special, we think it … Continue reading Review: Fantasmic Dining Package at Mama Melrose’s

Ranking the Country Pavilions of World Showcase

World Showcase is one of our very favorite things in all of Walt Disney World. Even without the seemingly endless festivals, it’s just a joy to walk around and take in the various cultures from around the world. Just for fun, we’ve decided to do a little ranking of our the country pavilions from the one we spend the least time in, to our very … Continue reading Ranking the Country Pavilions of World Showcase

The American Adventure: A Crowning Achievement of Walt Disney Imagineering

The American Adventure is an audio animatronic stage show located in the pavilion of the same name in Epcot’s World Showcase. The 29 minute show runs continuously throughout the day at a theater housed within the pavilion’s main building. The theater is located on the 2nd floor of the building. There are escalators to bring most folks up, as well as an elevator for those … Continue reading The American Adventure: A Crowning Achievement of Walt Disney Imagineering

A Salute to The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (But Mostly Tigger)

Today we will take a look at The Many Adventure of Winnie the Pooh located at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. The attraction is a classic dark Fantasyland style dark ride, which controversially replaced the popular Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride in 1999. It also replaced Country Bear Jamboree out at Disneyland in 2003 making it a legit legend killer when it comes to attractions. The ride is … Continue reading A Salute to The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (But Mostly Tigger)

Let’s Visit Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Today we are going to take a look at the best best non-Disney theme park in the United States. Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure park opened in 1999 as part of a massive expansion of Universal Studios Florida. The debut of a 2nd gate, along with the opening of Universal CityWalk cemented Universal as Disney’s main competitor in the Florida theme park industry. Just this … Continue reading Let’s Visit Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Review: The Wok Experience at Loew’s Royal Pacific Resort… Better Than Ohana?

So, apparently there are more reasons to visit Universal Orlando other than just donuts… who knew? The Wok Experience is a dinner option at the Islands Dining Room located at Loew’s Royal Pacific Resort. The Islands Dining Room is a casual but pleasant setting located on the ground floor near the pool at Royal Pacific. The resort as a whole is themed to the the … Continue reading Review: The Wok Experience at Loew’s Royal Pacific Resort… Better Than Ohana?