Top 10: Educational Experiences at Disney World


Disney World is the ultimate field trip! Learning and having fun at the same time is their speciality!  There are hundreds of "secretly educational" things going on at Disney all the time. Epcot is the nerdiest Park ever (my favorite Park, actually) and is all the science and social studies any kid will ever need! And don't even get me started on Animal Kingdom!Here are my Top 10 Educational Experiences (that won't have them complaining of boredom or napping) at Walt Disney … [Read more...]

Firefighters Help Guests off Kali River Rapids in the Animal Kingdom

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Earlier today, Kali River Rapids at the Animal Kingdom had a breakdown and Reedy Creek Firefighters had to be called to pull 12 guests off the ride.No Injuries were reported! According to Local6, the river is being drained and the ride will re-open later.Update: Firefighters were called at 1:21 p.m. and everyone was off the ride by 2 p.m. None of the guests were ever in any kind of danger, the ride just simply malfunctioned. However, it is not known at this time what caused this … [Read more...]

Fired Disney Cast Members get Their Jobs Back

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3 "Festival of the Lion King" performers at the Animal Kingdom have regained their jobs recently. They were fired in June after refusing to wear costumes that were dirty and smelly. They sued and won their jobs back with back pay.A federal Arbitrator ruled in their favor last week. They said Disney violated a collective bargaining agreement by firing them.A Disney spokesman said that the company will comply with the ruling.Dalton said Disney initially offered to rehire the employees … [Read more...]

Animal Kingdom Cast Members Show Their Love of Nature Through Creativity

Disney cast members love of nature

Cast Members at Animal Kingdom combined creativity with their passion for wildlife and decorated reusable rain barrels to raise awareness for water conservation and support the Disney Conservation Fund to help save animals from extinction.As part of an annual Earth Month tradition, Cast Members raised more than $1,300 for the Disney Conservation Fund. Artistic Cast Members depicted a variety of wildlife and nature scenes – from Sumatran tigers to sea turtles – on the 55-gallon barrels. … [Read more...]

Top Epcot Attractions For First Timers


Traveling to Walt Disney World for the first time is an amazing experience that can be a bit of a sensory overload at times – which is why advance planning is really important, and it’s also important to have an idea of what kinds of rides and attractions await you too. There are definitely some rides and attractions that are a must do for first timers – and I recently wrote about the ones you will want to make sure you check out at Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom – so today … [Read more...]