About the Author

Rain Blanken

Rain Blanken is the frying pan-wielding content editor for WDW Magazine. She is a former Disney Vacation Planner and published author who has been working in digital media for 15 years. Rain would live inside Boma if they would just stop checking under the tables at night. Follow Rain on Instagram.

Walt Disney World Skyliner Opening Date Announced

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Disney World Skyliner Opening Date

Walt Disney World’s Skyliner will start running on September 29th, 2019, just a month after the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Maybe because it is Walt Disney World’s most observable construction (and there are so many construction sites right now), but it seems like Skyliner is the project everyone has been rooting for. We’ve … Read More

Rise of the Resistance Opening Date Announced!

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Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Opening

The Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance opening date is December 5th at Walt Disney World! We’ve known for a while now that the opening for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney Hollywood Studios has been set for August 29th… with only the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run running. The opening date for Rise of the … Read More

Summer Fun Rates at Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels

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Typhoon Lagoon at Walt Disney World

Sometimes summer just gets away from us. It’s all school and work and then BAM, suddenly it’s July and you still don’t have a summer getaway planned. Let’s get away last-minute and on a budget with these Summer Fun Rates at Disney Springs resort area hotels and the “Summer One World Ticket” discount. Participating “Summer … Read More

July 4th at Walt Disney World: Here’s What’s Happening

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Disney World 4th of July

“It’s a salute to all nations. But mostly America!”  If Sam Eagle can get excited over his “mostly America” fireworks spectacular every day during Muppet Vision 3D, imagine the look on his beak when July 4th at Walt Disney World rolls around. We feel ya, Sam. Here’s everything happening at WDW to celebrate our Independence … Read More

The Best of WDW – Volume 2

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The Best of WDW Volume 2

You pause to take it all in, close enough to smell the fountain bubbling away as the warm evening breeze brushes your face. You adjust your MagicBand and glance up. There she is, glimmering in majestic purple and blue. Spaceship Earth: Your next destination.  Here at WDW Magazine, we know that immersive, high-resolution photos of … Read More

Maria & Enzo’s Brunch Menu Takes Your Sunday to Sicily

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Maria & Enzo's Brunch Menu

Now boarding! Maria & Enzo’s brunch menu at Disney Springs is now flying taste buds to Sicily during the midmorning hours.  From 10 AM to 1:30 PM on Sundays, guests can cap off their weekend with a brunch that incorporates southern Italian cuisine flavors.  I love something sweet, so I’ve got my eye on the … Read More