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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
More fees for Walt Di$ney World? Photo via Pixabay, modified.

Can you find all the Hidden Mickey Fees?

Forget Hidden Mickeys - the new game is spotting Hidden Fees! With the revelation over the past few weeks that the Walt Disney World Resort will begin charging resort guests for driving their cars out of the parking lot, and last week's exposé on these pages of new hidden fees Disney is charging throughout the World, we thought, "Hey, if we're going to be paying these anyway, why not make a game of it?" It turns out that the clever Disney Accounting Imagineers ... Read more
The Jar Jar attraction 'crushes' the former interactive turtle! Get it?

“Gungan Talk with Jar Jar” is a huge success

Everyone's favorite Star Wars character replaces a boring turtle! WALT DISNEY WORLD -- Some were shocked back in January when Epcot’s The Seas with Nemo and Friends pavilion abruptly canceled "Turtle Talk with Crush" and replaced it with a similar experience involving Star Wars’ Jar Jar Binks. Although said to be a temporary change - a "test run" according to Imagineer Carly Aldenkamp - the show has proved to be incredibly popular with families. Aldenkamp told Uncle Walt's Insider, “This will eventually be ... 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