Pit Stop: South of the Border

Hola! On the drive from the Northeast down to Walt Disney World, on the border of South and North Carolina is one of the most amazing places on Earth: South of the Border. Started as a truck stop and cheap place for North Carolina residents to get beer at extended hours, this is now a…

Mexico’s Chichen Itza via the Disney Fantasy

Hola! This post is about the Chichen Itza on the Disney Fantasy’s Western Caribbean visit to Mexico. This excursion will absolutely take your entire stop in Mexico, and is completely worth it. Once the Fantasy drops you off in Cozumel, you take a half-hour to forty-five-minute ferry ride to Playa del Carmen. After that ferry…

La Hacienda de San Angel at EPCOT’s Mexico Pavilion

¡Hola! Welcome mis amigos To friendly Mexico To the land of fiestas They’re everywhere you go… Okay, enough of that. These photos are from two meals at Mexico Pavilion’s sprawling waterfront restaurant: La Hacienda de San Angel. In my opinion, this place way outranks San Angel Inn in variety, quality, and beauty. This is an…

La Cava del Tequila

¡Bienvenidos, mis amigos! Recently, Melissa and I were welcomed into La Cava del Tequila shortly before opening to photograph this hot spot in rare form: empty. La Cava is a fan favorite at EPCOT, and it’s easy to see why: a huge selection of tequila, delicious fresh food, knowledgeable servers, low lights, cold air conditioning,…

Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros

¡Bienvenidos! I have always loved the Mexico Pavilion at EPCOT. Even as a kid, I was a night person and a lover of boats – what better pavilion is there for me? I think my family always rode El Rio del Tiempo when I was younger. Nowadays, we have a slightly different version I’ve captured…