The Torii Gate at Itsukushima Shrine rises from the Seto Inland Sea and appears almost as if it is floating alongside the island of Miyajima. Conveying a quite strength, the structure serves to distinguish between the sacred and the commonplace.
Liberty Square, perhaps more than any other land in Magic Kingdom, is populated by locations which are real, historically inspired, or imagined.
The east side’s Plaza Restaurant, with its understated charm, is a continuation of the turn-of-the-century, Victorian architecture, but the west side’s Crystal Palace is more of a diversion. Grand in its appearance, with its enumerable windows and glass pane domes, it creates an appropriate transition to the British and French colonial architecture of the Adventureland facades.
Upon learning the history of The Gasparilla Inn, it is plain to see how this hotel, and others like it, served as thematic source material for Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. However, this oasis in Boca Grande served as more than just a nonmaterial inspiration. Its exterior appearance is actually represented on the grounds of Disney’s flagship resort.
“Hollywood, 1939. Amid the glitz and the glitter of a bustling young movie town at the center of its golden age…” …stand two silent sentinels guarding the way to the homes among the hills.
Sadie Mae is a world traveler. She crossed the Atlantic Ocean and traversed much of the contiguous United States. She spent time in a museum and even had plans to be part of a daily show in Walt Disney World….but that is getting a bit ahead of the story.
After the time has passed to play the music and light the lights, the Muppets leave the theater and get on with their lives just like everyone else. They have joys to celebrate and sorrows to endure, and evidence of both can be found in one of Walt Disney World’s greatest Easter eggs inside of an Easter egg.
If you are reading the WDW Radio Blog, there is a good possibility that your mother enjoys Walt Disney World just as much as you do. With that in mind, we would like to provide you with ten ways to celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day.
My imagination immediately began rendering Figment in the colors that have become standard across LEGO sets. I knew I would be able to find studs/tiles to create his purple pigment, orange horns, and classic yellow and red sweater.
Long before Austrian alpine skier Hannes Schroll was inducted into the U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame, he traveled to the United States for the
With a history spanning five decades, it makes sense that certain meals at the resort’s dining locations have become tradition for Walt Disney World guests. To close out this series celebrating 50 years of Disney’s tropically-themed accommodations, this last entry is serving up a buffet filled with the varied culinary delights of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.
To celebrate a half-century of Disney’s tropically-themed accommodations, this series continues to take a look at 50 facts from the resort’s past and present, with this next entry reviewing the former and current activities and recreational offerings at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.