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Orlando Adventure Club

Orlando Adventure Club

By Orlando Adventure Club
Freddy and Rebecca bringing you the adventures that are out there in Walt Disney World and The City Beautiful! Whether you're visiting Orlando for the first time or an Orlando native…we share what we know and love: Our tips for your journey to the Disney parks, Disney news, plus the best local Orlando eateries and events. Get ready to join the club and live your best Orlando life.

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027: Is Gideon's Bakehouse worth the hype?

Orlando Adventure Club

027: Is Gideon's Bakehouse worth the hype?

Orlando Adventure Club

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027: Is Gideon's Bakehouse worth the hype?
Disney Spring's new cookie shop has people lining up for a 5+ hour virtual queue and their 1/2lb cookies are all over Instagram. Is Gideon's Bakehouse really worth the hype? We visit both the Disney Springs new flagship store and original East End Market shop to let you know what these black magic cookies are all about! We also share our first Captain's Dueling Pianos Brunch at The Boathouse in Disney Springs. Show Notes: Gideon's Bakehouse The Boathouse Brunch menu Join in on the adventure: Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
33:55
April 15, 2021
026: BREAKING Walt Disney World News - Huge changes coming April Fools Edition
April fools edition! Disclaimer: all fake WDW news in good fun :) Have you heard all of the updates that Walt Disney World dropped this week? We're breaking down everything so you can know what big changes are coming to the Disney parks! Join in on the adventure: Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
21:45
April 1, 2021
025: A little taste of EPCOT's Taste of Flower and Garden Festival 2021
Wondering which dishes you should try at Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival 2021? We share some of the food & drink we tasted at this year's festival. We also discuss ways you can support Orlando's best gamer pub: The Cloak and Blaster.  Join in on the adventure: Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
45:39
March 25, 2021
024: Aulani Disney Resort Review and Oahu Adventures!
There’s a reason Aulani tops the charts as one of Disney’s most beautiful resorts. We discuss the Resort’s design, entertainment, booking a room with a great view, dining options, pools, and activities available that we experienced during our 6 night stay! Heading to Oahu? In the second half of the episode, we share everything we did around the island - from the North Shore, to the Windward side, down to Honolulu, and back to our home base in Ko’Olina. If you’re wondering what you should add to your Hawaiian to-do list - we’ve got you! Show Notes: All of the destinations we discuss & what you need to do to get to Hawaii! Traveling to and around Hawaii during Covid-19 - Negative Covid Test Required Disney's Aulani Resort North Shore: Konos LOST Survivor’s Beach (Papailoa Beach) Matsumoto’s Shave Ice  Japanese No. 7 Food Truck - Poke Bowls Turtle Beach (Laniakea Beach) Polynesian Cultural Center Windward Side: Kualoa Ranch - Jurassic Adventure Tour Lanikai Beach Halona Blowhole Cockroach Cove Honolulu Area: Helena’s Traditional Hawaiian Food Pearl Harbor Waikiki Leonard’s Bakery - Malasadas GEN Korean BBQ Ko’Olina: Island Vintage Coffee ABC Stores - SHOW CORRECTION: Not affiliated with ABC Liquor _________________________________________ Join in on the adventure: Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
01:27:08
March 11, 2021
023: Saratoga Springs Resort Review
Ever wonder what it's like to stay at a Disney Deluxe Villa? We're reviewing Saratoga Springs Resort at Walt Disney World so you'll know if it's worth your time & money.  Join in on the adventure: Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
38:49
February 24, 2021
022: A perfect Magic Kingdom day for adults
Wondering if there's anything for you at the Magic Kingdom that isn't too kiddie? You bet your grown-up buttons there are! We'll take you through some of the many ways you can enjoy Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom as an adult.  Join in on the adventure: Instagram: @Orl_AdventureClub TikTok: @orlandoadventureclub Facebook: @ORLAdventureClub Twitter: @ORLAdventure Site: orlandoadventureclub.com Our Merch: orlandoadventureclub.com/merch -------------------------- Intro/Outro music: The Teaching Robot by the talented Danny Baranowsky
42:03
February 5, 2021
021: A Taste of Ink
We're sharing our favorite parts of EPCOT's Taste of Festival of the Arts 2021 (the BEST FEST!), our take on SUSURU - a Japanese Gastropub, and what we really thought of Leu Garden's Dazzling Nights. Show Notes: EPCOT's Taste of Festival of the Arts - Menus & Art  SUSURU - Orlando's Japanese Gastropub Leu Gardens - Dazzling Nights -------------------------- 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
48:57
January 20, 2021
020: Fork That!
We're talking T-T-Trash in this Sidecar Episode, naming our top 5 Walt Disney World WORST rides & attractions of both past and present. These are our opinions on what you can keep off of your agenda for your trip to the Parks...as some just deserve a Twisted Tea to the face.  Show Notes:  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
42:26
January 6, 2021
019: Angels with Even Filthier Souls
In this special Sidecar Episode, we discuss where you can still get your hands on those coveted Hot Chocolate bombs, Universal's surprising must-see attraction, and that Mandalorian Season 2 finale tho. All these things and more...so Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals! Show Notes: Qreate Coffee - Hot Chocolate Bombs (In stock in store)  Lake Eola Light Display Leu Gardens - Dazzling Nights -------------------------- 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
48:00
December 22, 2020
018: Christmas is All Around
2020 can't cancel the Holiday spirit, here's how you can enjoy Christmas cheer across the Disney Parks and Orlando. We also share our experience back to Universal Orlando after taking advantage of the FL Resident Tickets deal. Show Notes: Universal Florida Resident Ticket Deals Lights on Jeater Bend Orlando Museum of Arts Festival of Trees -------------------------- 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
40:57
November 18, 2020
017: Happily Ever After!
What's it like getting married during a global pandemic in the City Beautiful? We share our experience, recommendations for some AMAZING Orlando wedding vendors, and we recap our Honeymoon stay at the Polynesian!  Show Notes: Venue: The Balcony Orlando Photographer: Emely Williams Photography Florist: InBloom Rentals: Ocean Hawks Rentals DJ: Orlando DJ Group Officiant: Sensational Ceremonies Hair and Makeup: Laura Reynolds Artistry Cake: It's Tasty Too! Caterer & Bartender: Zoe Events Videography: The Lemons -------------------------- 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
55:38
November 4, 2020
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
52:15
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
01:18:59
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
01:04:48
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
01:17:36
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
59:15
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
01:37:00
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
01:09:56
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
58:17
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
01:17:35
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
24:02
April 22, 2020