Author Archives: Melissa Cannioto

Melissa is an author, adventurer, and chatterbox, who has worked at Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris, and Adventures by Disney! A British native, she has traveled the world seeking new experiences, and now resides in Florida with her husband, an Air Force pilot. Find her children's book at

Here’s How to Get FREE Theme Park Tickets

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It seems like every day we’re talking about price increases at some of our favorite theme park destinations. Ticket costs are continually on the rise – particularly at the Walt Disney World Resort – with day tickets and Annual Passes increasing in price alongside extras like Lightning Lane, Disney Genie+, dining, and merchandise. An Orlando vacation can be very pricey ...

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Julie Andrews Makes Debut In Hit Show ‘Ted Lasso’

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“Shut up!” (As Princess Mia would say). It seems the whole world is waiting for Disney, Anne Hathaway, and Dame Julie Andrews to confirm The Princess Diaries 3.  And while we speculate about what comes next for Princess Mia, Queen Clarisse, and Genovia, it seems Julie Andrews is making an impact on the hit Apple TV comedy show Ted Lasso.  It ...

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Closing Splash Mountain Leaves Disney Facing A Major Problem

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It’s been the theme park controversy that has divided Disney Parks fans. Disney’s iconic attraction, Splash Mountain, has recently closed at the Walt Disney World Resort (and soon to be at the Disneyland Resort), and Disney fans are torn over the iconic water ride being transformed into a new attraction. With Disney’s push to be more “inclusive,” the Disney water ...

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How to Get The BEST Disney World Ticket Discount


Walt Disney World is full of world-famous magic, thrilling attractions, and amazing shows – but this all comes at a price. The Walt Disney World Resort in Central Florida is huge. The Orlando vacation spot is made up of four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom), two food and entertainment areas (Disney Springs and ...

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EPCOT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ Ride Finally Revealed – And It’s Disappointing Fans

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“Oh, it’s a jolly holiday with Mary!” One of the most eagerly-awaited rides at the Walt Disney World Resort has been one based on the Julie Andrews classic movie Mary Poppins (1964), announced at the 2019 D23 Expo in California. The attraction would be located in the United Kingdom Pavilion of the EPCOT theme park and add an entirely new neighborhood to the ...

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Hakuna Matata! The Swahili Mistakes Disney Has Taught You

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Jambo! It’s one of the most unique – and wild – attractions in theme parks across the world. There’s nothing that matches Kilimanjaro Safaris at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, or Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Home to incredible wildlife, a massive savanna, and a bumpy ride in one of the iconic Harambe Wildlife Reserve vehicles, the ride is renowned for being different every time Guests venture ...

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Josh Gad Pokes Fun At Josh D’Amaro in New Role As Jungle Cruise Skipper

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If the “world-famous” Jungle Cruise isn’t one of your favorite Disney Park rides, then you must be in “the Nile”! Disney’s Jungle Cruise boat ride has become one of the most popular attractions at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort, enchanting Guests for years with its witty skippers, abundant wildlife, and punny jokes. And now, Disney Legend Josh Gad ...

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Earl of Sandwich Opens Brand New Table-Service Restaurant At Disney

It’s become a classic – and delicious –  staple of a Disney vacation. With its British charm and hot sandwich variety, Earl of Sandwich has been serving Disney Guests since 2004 when it opened in Downtown Disney (now Disney Springs) at Walt Disney World. The quick-service sandwich chain now has 38 locations all over the world, including at Disney Village ...

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Disney Parks Gets a Win With Pedro Pascal Over Johnny Depp

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It seems the whole world is currently having a Pedro Pascal moment. The Mandalorian actor has found himself a hot commodity in the television sphere, becoming one of the highest-paid TV actors in his latest hit show, The Last of Us on HBO. With his Disney and Star Wars ties, Pedro Pascal has truly become a familiar face, but it seems ...

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