Walt Disney World Archive

Gasparilla Island Grill Review

Gasparilla Island Grill is a restaurant at Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, a hotel known for its fine dining but, until early 2017, pretty underwhelming on the counter service front. In this review, we’ll take a look at Gasparilla Island Grill’s new menu, with food photos, and our recommendations on what to

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Review

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is a Moderate Resort at Walt Disney World with a Southwest theme. This hotel review features room photos, our thoughts on staying at Coronado, including during the midst of the construction project that has already started as of February 2017 (update on that below). The resort is very spread out with Lago

California Grill Lounge Review

This post reviews our experience at the California Grill Lounge, which is really just an area in the middle of the restaurant with a different style of tables and chairs that doesn’t require reservations. Like California Grill itself, the lounge is a Signature Restaurant participating in the Disney Dining Plan. It also accepts the Tables

Art of Animation v. Fort Wilderness

In the current tier system of Walt Disney World hotels, there are two resorts that don’t really fit: Art of Animation Family Suites and the Fort Wilderness Campground Cabins. This post offers a head-to-head smackdown between the “island of misfit resorts.” This continues our Walt Disney World hotel comparison series of posts with an unlikely match-up

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Review

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort is a Moderate Resort hotel at Walt Disney World with a tropical theme. This review has been substantially updated with numerous new photos and thoughts concerning the new rooms and other changes at the resort based on our recent stay here. Suffice to say, a lot has changed at Caribbean Beach Resort,

Coronado Springs Hotel Tower Expansion!

Walt Disney World has just announced another hotel expansion, this time adding a 15-story tower to Coronado Springs Resort that will add 500 rooms, including suites and concierge-level services. Additionally, the resort will also refurbish its current resort rooms, transforming its landscape with floating gardens and an island that connects the resort through a series

Epcot Festival of the Arts Review

With only one weekend left in its schedule for the year, a review of Epcot’s International Festival of the Arts is a bit late to be of any value for most of you for 2017. However, given my strong feelings about it and since it’s likely going to be a recurring event, I think it’s