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Deluxe Studio Tour at DVC Polynesian Village Villas & Bungalows

The Polynesian Village Villas and Bungalows are the latest addition to the popular pay-in-advance to lock in savings Disney Vacation Club. Here we take a tour of the Deluxe Studio: The Deluxe Studios at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows are the largest at Walt Disney… Read More »Deluxe Studio Tour at DVC Polynesian Village Villas & Bungalows

One Hour, One Take Video Tour of Tokyo Disney Sea

Want to feel transported to Disney magic today? Set aside an hour and take a long walk through Tokyo Disney Sea, thought of as Disney Imagineering’s most detailed creation, in this one-take video (note the helpful annotations): [via LaughingPlace.com]

Gaston Stained Glass Window

Inside Gaston’s Tavern from Beauty & The Beast at the Magic Kingdom

LeFou's Stein

A stein of LeFou’s brew

Part of the new Fantasyland expansion is a real world version of Gaston’s Tavern from Beauty & The Beast. While the food offerings are basically a glorified food cart, the interior feels very much like it is part of the movie. I do have some quibbles, the animal trophies are all too small and there wasn’t enough seating, but there are indeed antlers in all of his decorating and lots of little touches and nods from and to the film.

I do like the Pork Shank instead of a Turkey Leg. Nice touch.

Photos of more details below the jump:

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Be Our Guest Restaurant – Imagineer Video Tour

I posted my tour of Be Our Guest restaurant yesterday, and now Walt Disney Imagineers have released their video tour of the beautiful dining facility. We also get a few of our first glimpses of the mysterious West Wing. If you found that beautiful, you… Read More »Be Our Guest Restaurant – Imagineer Video Tour

New Fantasyland Expansion, Video Tour from Behind The Walls

Yesterday I had the great privilege to get a tour of the New Fantasyland expansion from Walt Disney Imagineer Chris Beatty. No photo or video was allowed on that tour, but Disney has made available the following two very recent videos from the construction site. Up first is an interview with Art Director Ted Robledo who talks about the project and what guests can expect when this exciting project is complete.

Below the jump is a more extensive look at the work being done, particularly around the Be Our Guest restaurant, Maurice’s Cottage, and The Little Mermaid attraction.

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Video Tour of New Storybook Circus

Jeff and Denise from MouseSteps, two of the nicest people you’ll meet at Walt Disney World, take you on a narrated trip through the newly opened Storybook Circus. Along the way they point out a lot of the details and take you on board both… Read More »Video Tour of New Storybook Circus