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

An Afternoon Stroll Around World Showcase

Today we are going to keep things simple with a bunch of random photos from around World Showcase. These photos were taken during a summer afternoon at Diet Epcot last month. Moderate temperatures and low crowds made this a perfect day for a walk around the lagoon. The majority of the shots were taken with a Tokina 105mm f/2.8 macro lens. I find that when … Continue reading An Afternoon Stroll Around World Showcase

Gardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Live

Alright, I have a confession to make… I LOVE Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Live and I’m not ashamed to admit it. In I’m ready to cancel the Eat to the Beat and Garden Rocks concert series just so this show can run all year round! (We’ll let the Broadway concert series run concurrently since that’s pretty great as well). I don’t care that … Continue reading Gardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Live

A Ride on The Gran Fiesta Tour (Starring the Three Caballeros)

Today we are going to look at Epcot’s Gran Fiesta Tour attraction. Located inside the indoor portion of the Mexico pavilion, Gran Fiesta Tour definitely a bit underrated in our opinion. The attraction is a slow moving boat ride with a combination of physical sets, projection screens and “Small World” like dolls / animatronics. It’s┬ánot going to blow anybody away, but its still a solid … Continue reading A Ride on The Gran Fiesta Tour (Starring the Three Caballeros)