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Epcot's Cuba Pavilion, before the overcrowding. Much simpler to photoshop. Photo [CC0] via Pixabay.

Overcrowding at Epcot’s Cuba Pavilion as American Adventure refuses entry

If you're there, you'll have to try to exit through the Mexico Pavilion and then sneak across the border. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- An advisory for anyone heading to EPCOT Center: guests are reporting massive overcrowding in the Cuba Pavilion, as apparently people trying to leave it are being turned back by the American Adventure Pavilion. The U.S. Coast Guard is also in the World Showcase Lagoon, turning back any Friendship Boats trying to dock there. Uncle Walt's Insider will keep ... Read more
Hurricane Elsa returns to work. Photo by CyclicalCore [CC BY-SA 3.0] via DeviantArt.

Elsa back at work after spending vacation as a hurricane

Hey, a lot of folks take vacations in the tropics. ARENDELLE -- Queen Elsa has officially returned to her duties after spending a week off in the Caribbean and southeast United States. "I was able to visit so many places I hadn't been before," said the Queen in a statement released by her press secretary. "I covered a lot of territory in a short time. Really, the whole trip was a whirl. "Maybe next time I'll slow down and spend time in one spot, ... Read more
This official Disney photo sure does leave out a lot of races, ethnicities, and genders. Be better, Disney, be better! Photo by The Walt Disney Company.

Besides dropping “Ladies & Gentlemen,” other ways WDW is being inclusive

So much inclusivitiableness! WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL - Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, things are changing at Woke Disney World -- such as, they will no longer say "ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls." Which, to be fair, had to happen -- there are, what, 637 genders, with more being discovered all the time? If they added them all to "ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls," announcements would last all day! Instead, they'll be saying "dreamers of all ages," which apparently is ... Read more
Little-known Facts about Shanghai Disneyland!

Top 17 little-known facts about Shanghai Disneyland!

Our little-known facts "series" continues! Shanghai Disneyland! It's like Disneyland, but in Shanghai! All the wonders of China, and all the magic of Disney, neatly packaged in a single park! But do you know everything there is to know about it? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's Insider is here to provide some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Shanghai Disneyland! The park is named for the famous explorer Dr. Albert Shanghai. And if you don't believe that, you are in de-Nile. Shanghai Disneyland is the only place ... Read more
UWI is closed for the holiday

Reminder: Disney parks worldwide are closed for the Fourth of July

Just a friendly reminder from Uncle Walt's Insider: Disney theme parks around the globe are closed today. Remember, they shut down for every major U.S. holiday, and quite a few of the minor ones. It's always good to check with Uncle Walt's before you leave to see if they're open. We would never steer you wrong! Please stop reading now. Thank you! [Note to Uncle Walt's staff: We're still on for park hopping at Walt Disney World today. Meet up in front of ... Read more