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News Brief - Disneyland. Inset photo by Tuxyso [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Disneyland to close during the summer

Travel agents are scrambling to adjust their clients' vacation plans. ANAHEIM, CA -- Guests with plans to visit the Disneyland Resort this summer may be shocked to find the park closed. Disney Parks and Resorts has released a statement that both Disneyland Park and Disney's California Adventure will be closed to guests daily during the months of June, July, and August, which are among the twelve busiest months of the year for the parks. According to the release, the closures will occur daily ... Read more
Lonely World -- tips for singles at theme parks.

Lonely World: Dining alone at Walt Disney World

"Lonely World” is an ongoing series featuring romance tips for single adults visiting theme park destinations on their own. In today's fast paced, self-driven world, many of us do not have time to invest in other people. And let's face it, some of us you are just outright undateable. If you fit into these two categories, this article is for you! Join us as our own Uncle Walt walks us through dining alone at Walt Disney World! Dining alone - how it all started Uncle ... Read more
Donald's Boat at Disneyland. Photo by Tours Departing Daily [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0] via Flikr.

Donald Duck’s Boat sinks in docking mishap

More maritime mayhem: the trend of ships hitting docks continues. TOONTOWN, U.S.A. -- In the latest maritime blunder, Donald Duck's Boat (and home) sunk while docking over the weekend. Cast members at Disneyland Park who witnessed the sinking first thought it was part of the recently-announced "shipboard shore excursions"; or possibly that Donald was allowing one of his nephews to dock the boat, similar to the Disney Dream incident. Initial reports from investigators Chip and Dale (in their Rescue Rangers outfits) point to ... Read more
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