• Blog Post,  Dining,  Disney Resorts

    Breakfast at Topolino’s Terrace Review

    Breakfast at Topolino’s Terrace: Fun Fact before we get started on our breakfast review. Do you know why Topolino’s Terrace is named what it’s named? (Hint- it has to do with our favorite mouse!) Back in 1932 (about 4 years AFTER Steamboat Willie came out), an Italian man named Mario Nerbini began making cartoons that looked JUST like the main Mouse himself. But he did not have the rights to Mickey Mouse’s name or likeness. This lead Mario Nerbini to call his character Topo Lino- which literally translates to “little mouse” in Italian- for legal reasons. Eventually, Mario Nerbini got the rights to the Mickey name. But since Topo Lino (now just…

  • Blog Post,  Disney Resorts,  Planning,  Tips

    Disney’s Riviera Resort: Top 4 Reasons to Visit

    You don’t have to stay at Disney’s Riviera Resort to enjoy it. There are plenty of reasons to visit the resort after it opens December 16. Here are my top four. Topolino’s Terrace BreakfastCharacter dining is a great way to have one-on-one quality interactions with your favorites. Topolino’s features Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Daisy – a real powerhouse combo of characters. All four represent different arts. Mickey is a painter, Minnie is a writer, Donald is a sculptor and Daisy is a dancer. And they all ham it up, playing their parts so well. Much like Tusker House at Animal Kingdom and Chef Mickey at the Contemporary Resort, this breakfast…