Good Eats! Boma – Flavors of Africa with recipes


One of my favorite table service restaurants is Boma – Flavors of Africa, which can be found at my favorite resort, the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Breakfast here is standard fare, but dinner time comes alive with a traditional African buffet that is full of authentic flavors and tempting varieties. To me, the dark wood and low lighting of the Animal Kingdom Lodge is so inviting and comfortable. I love the ambiance as well as the food, service and unique Disney style found here.Boma is a … [Read more...]

Disney World Marathon Training – Runner Question

Cheryl asked: We're running in the WDW Half Marathon 2012 and aren't sure how to plan our trip.  Should we fly down early and visit the parks, or stay after and visit then?   Is it better to be at Disney before or after marathon weekend? Cheryl, I'm glad you asked!  This is a great question and I'm sure people have different answers.  But, since you asked my opinion, I'll share it: Don't plan to go into the parks until after the race.Unless you are a highly trained athlete who runs 13.1 … [Read more...]

Disney World Refurbishment Schedule September 2011

Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disney World Website.CurrentOsprey Ridge Golf Course closed through 8/21/11 for refurbishment. Sand Trap Bar and Grill closed through 8/21/11 for refurbishment. Congress Park Leisure Pool (Saratogo Springs Resort) closed through 9/2/11 for refurbishment. Voyage of The Little Mermaid (Hollywood Studios) closed through 9/3/11 … [Read more...]

Epcot’s UK Pavilion Phone Booths

Epcot’s United Kingdom Pavilion compresses time and style into a brilliant rural/city/town progression and tour across the British Isles, sampling settings from the 1500s to the 1800s. As with other World Showcase stops, Walt Disney Imagineers spared no detail here. Stroll down cobblestone streets, venture through a knee-high hedge maze, laugh with comedic improv, or answer the telephone.Answer the phone? Sure! The bright red kiosks on the north side of the Pavilion are not only some of the … [Read more...]

Disney World Resort Pools Offer Splashtastic Fun. Which is your favorite?

Cornado Springs

Walt Disney World Resort guests can choose from 57 sparkling pools among the 24 themed resort hotels At Walt Disney World Resort there’s no shortage of waterful fun for the entire family. An array of festive splash areas at each resort, featuring themed pools, waterslides, whirlpools and kiddie pools invite guests to blissfully drench and refresh themselves.In the same way that Disney’s theme parks offer an escape to a timeless land of enchantment, pools at Deluxe, Deluxe Villa, Moderate, … [Read more...]