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Orlando Adventure Club

Orlando Adventure Club

By Orlando Adventure Club
We are Freddy and Rebecca, here to let you know what adventures are out there in the world of Disney and The City Beautiful! Whether you're visiting Orlando for the first time or are a full blown, purple scarf wearin', AP rockin', I-4 waitin', Orlando native…we will share what we know and love: Our tips for your journey to the parks, Disney news, and the best local eateries both on and off property. Get ready to join the club and live your best Orlando life.
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002: Life...uh...finds a way

Orlando Adventure Club

002: Life...uh...finds a way

Orlando Adventure Club

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016: Frackin' Pylons
We're back at EPCOT letting you know what's worth eating at the modified 2020 Food and Wine Festival, and admiring the return of the Pylons in front of Spaceship Earth! Magical Dining returns to Orlando, check out what new restaurants are now participating. We also share some more Orlando Halloween events, because we love Halloween. Show Notes:  2020 Food and Wine at EPCOT Menus Magical Dining in Orlando Scream n' Stream Drive Thru Halloween Experience Universal Teases Virtual HHN Experience -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
55:48
September 2, 2020
015: Halloween's Still On?!
Let's get spooky! We talk about Howl-o-Scream and Creative City Project moving forward this season, and many more details about The Haunted Road drive-thru Halloween experience coming to Central FL. We also share what to get at City Works in Disney Springs and how much busier Magic Kingdom is getting. Show Notes: The Haunted Road - Drive Thru Halloween Experience Creative City Project 2020 - Bright Young Things Performances City Works at Disney Springs  -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
46:33
August 19, 2020
014: K-BBQ...I Choose You!
How to Korean Barbecue in Orlando! If you've ever felt intimidated about trying K-BBQ, fear no more! We walk you through what meats you should order, how to cook and eat them, what you should avoid doing, and how to eat KBBQ like a pro! We give you our full guided review of Izziban, where you can try it yourself. We also share some recent Walt Disney World Park hour updates starting this Fall, and Spirit Halloween moving full force ahead this Halloween season. Show Notes: Izziban East Colonial - All You Can Eat Korean BBQ Bulgogi House - All You Can Eat Korean BBQ Korea House - Korean Food and BBQ Options Beewon - Korean BBQ and Food Shin Jung - Korean Food and BBQ Options (Currently undergoing repairs) -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
56:28
August 12, 2020
013: FAll That I've Got
We're gearing up for spooky season with information on a new drive-thru Halloween experience coming to Orlando in lieu of HHN, some major updates to Universal ticket prices for FL residents in 2020, and our review of four Asian spots in Central FL: Chi Kin, Matcha Tea House & Creamery, Aji, and The Wave. Show Notes: The Haunted Road - Drive Thru Halloween Experience Universal Ticket Updates for FL Residents Chi Kin Korean Fried - Mills 50 District Matcha Tea House & Creamery - Mills 50 District Aji Sushi Teppan - Winter Garden Village Wave Asian Bistro - Downtown Mount Dora -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
52:14
August 5, 2020
012: Not My Castle
Is the Disney magic still alive in the Parks? We share our first experience back at Magic Kingdom, the crowds, the lines, the new experiences, safety implementations, and how that new pink castle really made us feel. Everybody put your ears on, put your mask on, have a good time! Show Notes: CityWorks at Disney Springs -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
1:18:58
July 28, 2020
011: Be Our Guest
It is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we share with you our honest experience at Disneyland Paris. We go over the highs, the lows, and why this park should still be on your post-COVID bucket list. We also discuss some not-too-sweet pastries and amazing mousse tea from Light On the Sugar in Winter Park. Show Notes: Disneyland Paris Photos Light on the Sugar - Winter Park, FL on Aloma & Hall Rd - On Instagram  -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
1:04:48
July 21, 2020
010: SIVAKO
What's it like inside the reopened Walt Disney World Parks, Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom? We share our experience from the Passholder Preview, what you can expect on your next visit to Disney, and uh...fly! Show notes: Elephants & Bees -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
1:17:36
July 14, 2020
009: I'm Not Throwing Away My Shot
Hear ye, hear ye, these little-known facts about Magic Kingdom's Liberty Square and EPCOT's America Pavilion! Did Hamilton live up to the hype? We're not throwing away our shot to discuss Hamilton on Disney+ and share hidden details & history that you may not have known about the two American lands here at Walt Disney World. Grab onto your fireworks, we're in for a good time! Show notes:  15 things nearly everyone misses when visiting Liberty Square and the American Pavilion - List Check out our friends at The Game Pad Podcast for good times with gaming and gaming culture!  Our New Hamilton & Disney Merch! - Available here -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Tees: etsy.com/shop/Orlandoadventureclub Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
59:14
July 7, 2020
008: The Princess and the Log
Huge updates this week from Disney, including Splash Mountain undergoing a complete overhaul to Princess and the Frog, the Park Pass reservation system opens for all ticket holders, and a new donut shop comes to Disney Springs! We also discuss Bite30 in Orlando, a 30 day restaurant week running from July 15th - August 16th 2020! Show notes: Why is Splash Mountain being completely rethemed?  - Ride to be rethemed as Princess and the Frog  List of Bite30 participating restaurants and more information -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Tees: etsy.com/shop/Orlandoadventureclub Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
37:23
June 30, 2020
007: All It Takes is Faith, Trust, and a Reservation
Big updates about Walt Disney World's new Reservation System, changes to Park experiences, dates for Passholder previews, new local Orlando regulations, our review of Wine Bar George at Disney Springs, and a segment that we’d like to call Stories from The Springs. Show notes: How to make a Walt Disney World Parks Reservation step-by-step: http://orlandoadventureclub.com/2020/06/22/how-to-make-your-disney-park-reservation Extended Food & Wine Festival at Epcot on Disney Parks Blog: https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2020/06/update-on-seasonal-events-at-walt-disney-world-resort -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Tees: etsy.com/shop/Orlandoadventureclub Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
49:30
June 23, 2020
006: THNKS FR TH MMRS, Retro Disney Attractions!
We discuss 11 of our most noteworthy Walt Disney World attractions that are now extinct in this Sidecar Adventure with our resident WDW-ologist Alisa! We briefly cover updates on Seaworld's not so socially distanced reopening.  Show notes: Full list of the retro attractions & videos: https://bit.ly/30MCf5u  -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Tees: etsy.com/shop/Orlandoadventureclub Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
1:37:00
June 16, 2020
005: Wait, the Resorts are doing WHAT?!
A huge update on Walt Disney World Resorts - Find out what resorts are opening June 22nd and what experiences are suspended! We share our pandemic date night experience at Seito in Baldwin Park,  and our eating tour around Orlando from the past weekend. We also reminisce on the small Disney magic moments we miss while at the Parks. Show notes: Disney World Resort Experience Updates - Walt Disney World Our Blog Post: Wait, the WDW Resorts are doing WHAT?! -------------------------- Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Tees: etsy.com/shop/Orlandoadventureclub Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
1:09:55
June 9, 2020
004: I Write Bucket Lists Not Tragedies
We discuss opening weekend of World of Disney and Market Place Co-Op at Disney Springs, and detail each of our top 5 Disney Bucket List items we're ready to start knocking off when the parks reopen. Rides, experiences, events that we've put off because we thought "eh, we'll do it next time," back when we lived in different times. To close, an adventure in Monteverde, FL led us to Coffee Shop of Horrors which is a great place for any horror fan! Show notes: Coffee Shop of Horrors - Monteverde, FL -------------------------- Our Tees: etsy.com/shop/Orlandoadventureclub Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
58:16
June 2, 2020
003.5: One Little Spark at Disney Springs
What is Disney Springs is like now that it is open in the Covid-19 era? Here's what to expect from our visit on Memorial Day Weekend and we end the episode with a tasty treat. Show notes: What to know before going to Disney Springs, May 20th: Disney Parks Blog ------------------------- Our Tees: etsy.com/shop/Orlandoadventureclub Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
36:13
May 25, 2020
003: First Timers
Is Disneyland better than Magic Kingdom? In this Sidecar Adventure episode, we discuss what each coast's park does better as we await the re-opening of our beloved Disney Springs. Show notes: What to know before going to Disney Springs, May 20th: Disney Parks Blog Sidecar Adventure: Special Guest - Alisa ------------------------- Our Tees: etsy.com/shop/Orlandoadventureclub Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
1:17:35
May 19, 2020
002: Life...uh...finds a way
How could Disney Parks reopen in the coming months? We talk about the steps that could be taken within phase 2 guidelines, and reminisce about our stormy Star Wars Run Disney 5k as we try to stay active during Quarantine. Show notes: Florida Reopening Guidelines: flgov.com PDF Upcoming RunDisney Events: rundisney.com ------------------------- Our Tees: etsy.com/shop/Orlandoadventureclub Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
33:32
May 5, 2020
001: Nothing Can Stop Us Now...Except Corona
In this first ever episode of Orlando Adventure Club, Freddy and Rebecca speculate Disney re-openings, discuss ways you can support the Orlando food scene during Quarantine, and why we began this podcast. We hope to share ways for you to make the most of your time in Orlando, whether you’re here for a week long Disney vacation, a convention, or even if you have called Orlando your home for a while now. Show notes: How to Support Local Orlando Restaurants: orlandomerchstore.com ------------------------- Etsy: /shop/Orlandoadventureclub Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub -------------------------- Intro/Outro music by the talented Danny Baranowsky
24:01
April 22, 2020