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Walt Disney World dome, when not open for maintenance. Photo copyright 2018 Google Maps.

Walt Disney World Dome to be open during maintenance

TRAVEL ADVISORY WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- The dome that encloses the Walt Disney World Resort will be left open for upcoming maintenance, a Disney Parks and Resorts representative announced Tuesday. Disney does not typically announce maintenance schedules for the dome, so we at Uncle Walt's Insider are publishing a travel advisory as a courtesy to anyone who plans to visit the popular Florida destination. We advise tourists who may not be familiar with the sun Florida uses to wear sunscreen, keep an ... Read more
Dole Whips before the change. What are they like now? Photo by Amy via Flikr [CC BY 2.0].

Guests outraged over Dole Whip change

Will our favorite pineapple treat ever be the same again??? The Dole Whip is one of the iconic treats sold at Disney parks. A distant second to the greatest snack ever, the churro (invented by Walt Disney in 1956), the cool, smooth pineapple Dole Whips are nevertheless a guest favorite, far surpassing the inferior cream cheese stuffed pretzel. Recently, however, the Walt Disney World Resort announced that a change was being made to the beloved Dole Whip -- so naturally the internet has ... Read more
Rapunzel's really on a roll!

Tangled restroom refurbishment – with new Rapunzel-hair toilet paper!

They'll probably need to drop the "bring back what once was mine" lyric from that song. ORLANDO, FL -- Walt Disney World has announced a new sponsor and brief refurbishment at the Tangled area restrooms. Upon re-opening, guests will find a "plussed" version of paper towel and toilet paper dispensers that dispense a product themed to Rapunzel's hair. Disney officials have not released any details, but an anonymous custodian, [Ed.: Remove this part, but it was Frank from Ocala, FL again] who is ... Read more
More fees for Walt Di$ney World? Photo via Pixabay, modified.

MORE new fees coming to Walt Disney World

What else is Walt Disney World charging you for? It's all in the fine print! Walt Disney World officials recently sent shock waves throughout social media when they announced that guests would be charged for driving their cars out of Resort and Spa parking lots. What everyone [Ed.: except for the crack team of reporters here at Uncle Walt's Insider!] missed was the announcement about other fees that guests will face on their upcoming Walt Disney World vacations. Disney: a rich history of fees and ... Read more
Atlantis at Epcot, or a rethemed attraction? Photo by Jerrye and Roy Klotz MD [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Local man touring Epcot discovers “lost city of Atlantis”

Florida native accidentally outs all new attraction at Epcot Local Orlando man Chuck Altuve thought he made the discovery of the century while on a recent visit to Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort. Mr. Altuve told Uncle Walt's Insider about his find: "I was doing that dive quest thingy at the Nemo aquarium and as I was watching out for a shark who gave me the stink eye, I bumped into a huge temple looking thing! Turns out, I discovered Atlantis! I'm ... Read more