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Remember, Walt: the entrance does not say Frozen Ever After. Photo courtesy of DisneyTouristBlog, used by permission.

BREAKING NEWS: Ratatouille is open today!

For once, we're not making this up! The ride is really open to guests! WALT DISNEY STUDIOS PARK, FR -- In a shocking discovery, Uncle Walt's Insider has learned that the Ratatouille attraction is open today to all guests! Disney (the company) spokeschick Jun Disney (no relation) had this to share: "Yes boys, it's true, it's open! But then again, we've opened it everyday since it was finished." Guests visiting the Ratatouille ride will be shrunk down to rat size, board a vehicle that ... 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
Top 11 little-known facts about Six Flags!

Top 11 little-known facts about Six Flags!

Our little-known "facts" series continues! Six Flags! A visit to one of their many theme parks makes a statement. And that statement is: "I don't live close enough to a Disney park." But do you know all there is to know about America's favorite theme park company that isn't Disney? If not, don't despair! Uncle Walt's Insider is here to provide some incredible, newly-written-discovered trivia about Six Flags! The company is named for the famous explorer Dr. Albert Flags. And you actually can see the ... Read more
Top 12 little-known facts about Space Mountain!

Top 10 little-known facts about Space Mountain!

Our little-"known" facts series continues! Ah, Space Mountain -- it's everyone's favorite ride in the world that combines both space and mountains. But do you know all 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 Space Mountain! There are multiple Space Mountains in Disney parks around the world -- and they are identical in every way! Except for their differences. Space Mountain is misnamed - most of the ride takes place on ... Read more