Best of the week: Bieber in Florida, Fantasyland expands, St. Patrick’s Day and more!

Flying Dumbo &#169 The Walt Disney Company

Flying Dumbo @ The Walt Disney Company

Florida Vacation Guide: Your favorite posts of the week

We’ve been keeping a close eye on the posts you like most and in case you haven’t had a chance to read them all (What? You don’t read every single post we publish?) we thought we’d give you a summary of the most popular reading of the week. You know…so you can catch up.

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber spotted in Florida

Starlet, Selena Gomez has been spotted in Florida continuously while filming Spring Breakers in St. Petersburg along with co-stars Ashley Benson, Vanessa Hudgens and Rachel Korine. Even her boyfriend Justin Bieber has jetted in to spend time with her. Last week they were filming in Sarasota’s at the Ringling College of Art and Design and this week they’re on St. Pete Beach.

St. Patrick’s Pub Crawl in Florida

St. Paddy’s falls on a Saturday in 2012 so it’s time to eat, drink, and be merry just like the Irish! Indulge in shots of Irish whiskey and pints of Guinness. Everything’s better with Guinness: Guinness-braised beef, Guinness Beef Stew, Guinness burgers – you get the idea! If you’re looking for the best Irish pubs in Florida to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, add the establishments we listed here to your pub crawl list.

Phase one of Disney’s Fantasyland Expansion now open

The Fantasyland expansion is the biggest enhancement ever to take place in Magic Kingdom history. Attractions will be opening in phases, a process that started on March 12 with Storybook Circus and its re-imagined Barnstormer ride – now known as The Great Goofini! Everyone’s favorite – the Flying Dumbo attraction – is back open for business as is a brand new railroad station.

5 Money Saving Tips for Students on Spring Break in Miami

There are lots of things to do in Mimai on a budget and with rising costs of airfare and gas prices, now more than ever you need to pinch your pennies until they beg for mercy! Check out our budget-friendly ideas so your Miami trip won’t cost an arm and a leg – you’ll be ready to party, just don’t do anything you’ll regret in the morning!

Healthy food choices at Disney’s counter service restaurants

When you visit Disney World for the first time, you’ll probably be surprised at the healthy options offered to children. At Disney-licensed restaurants, fresh produce and low-fat dairy are the default options instead of french fries and soda. Imagine that! Fresh fruit and veggies are available at almost every turn, as are lean deli meats and multi-grain breads.

New Phineas and Ferb experience coming to Epcot

Epcot will feature a brand new interactive experience later on this summer. It will be ousting the Kim Possible World Adventure experience but it certainly doesn’t sound like it will be quite as controversial as the last new interactive exhibit to open at Epcot (Habit Heroes) which closed three weeks after its soft opening due to overwhelming negative guest feedback.

Stay safe in the Florida sun during spring break

Before you get carried away with all the fun in the sun during your spring break, why not take a few minutes and read our tips for getting ultimate enjoyment out of your beach vacation (basically, this is how not to get burnt to a crisp on your vacation)?

Tiny princesses and pirates can live out their fantasies at sea

The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique is now operating at sea! Yes, young princesses can get the full fairytale treatment aboard the brand new Disney Fantasy. But little boys don’t have to miss out on any fun. Little swashbucklers in waiting will be transformed into true buccaneers at The Pirates League!

Best of Central Florida Events: March 16-23

Check out our list of the best three Central Florida events happening between March 16 and 23!

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