5 Attractions that I Hope Never Close at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

With an Avatar expansion in the works, Disney’s Animal Kingdom is going to be undergoing some changes and refurbishments over the next few years. All of Disney World, rides are closing, attractions are being updated, and things are changing. I am holding tight to a few of my favorite attractions that I hope never close at Animal Kingdom.Expedition Everest: Take a journey into the Himalayas and risk a run-in with the Yeti. Expedition Everest is a fun adventure with none of the real danger. … [Read more...]

Construction on Avatar Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Is Moving Full Speed Ahead

Behind the construction walls in the former Camp Minnie/Mickey area between Oasis and Africa sections of Disney's Animal Kingdom lies the skeletal shape of one of the buildings of the future Avatar Land.  Originally the site for a land of mythical and legendary creatures that was never built, Avatar Land will instead be home to dragons, unicorns and blue skinned Na'vi people along with bioluminescent trees straight from the 2009 movie.Taking over the area where the Festival of the Lion King … [Read more...]

Top Mid-Day Break Spots at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Lions, and Monkeys, and Elephants! Oh my! Animal Kingdom is a park where you can have an adventure, climb Everest, and visit Asia and Africa all in one day. All that adventuring can get tiresome, but don’t worry, there are plenty of places to take a nice mid-day break!Here are my top mid-day break spots at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.Flame Tree BBQ: One of the most popular restaurants at Animal Kingdom, Flame Tree BBQ offers up some great food and a relaxing atmosphere. You can dine while … [Read more...]

Harambe Market at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is now open

Harambe Market, at Disney's Animal Kingdom, is a busy marketplace alive with the flavors of African street foods. Now it has been expanded!That Market was built around a Colonial-era train depot design complete with a 1960s water tower, Harambe Market invites Disney guests to sample true flavors of Africa. There are 4 themed shops offerthat fresh meals, snacks and beverages like those found in an African street market.Each quick-service shop window built into colorful store fronts … [Read more...]

Tusker House in Disney’s Animal Kingdom to get new Character Dinner

Aloha ladies and gents! It's your girl, Anonymouse! I have some juicy gossip for all of you foodies who also love the characters! Now don't tell Chip because you know he loves food and a few characters but we all know he loves food more. According to wdwmagic.com, Tusker House at Animal Kingdom will now feature a character dinner. That will make Tusker House a character only dining experience. Breakfast here is one of my favorites!Reservations are available for March 8th, 2015 and … [Read more...]

Africa Marketplace will open in Spring 2015 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Africa Marketplace expansion coming to Harambe at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Spring 2015Do you have a favorite area in Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park that you just love to “hang” in? Do you find yourself lingering looking at all the details? Well I do, and it’s in Animal Kingdom’s Africa. As you enter through Harambe you will feel completely immersed in this rural African town.This little African town serves as a gateway to Animal Kingdom’s largest zoological exhibit in the African … [Read more...]

New “Rivers of Light” Nighttime Show Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is about to go through the biggest changes ever in it's history. There are a lot of exciting, and much needed additions coming to the Animal Kingdom. There is no official opening date yet for this new nighttime spectacular.“Rivers of Light” will be a show unlike any other show you have seen in any Disney park. Now that is something else when Disney can outdo themselves. It will have floating lanterns,  live music, water screens and  animal imagery. The show will take … [Read more...]

‘Festival of The Lion King’ is Coming Back to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

 Guess what? "The Festival of the Lion King" is coming back to Disney's Animal Kingdom, sooner then we originally thought.If you have ever seen the show than you know how amazing it is. If you haven't seen it than I highly suggest seeing it at least once.  It will return this June, but to it's new location in Africa.Photo Credit: Disney Parks BlogWhat do you think of the concept art?Wishing you Faith, Trust, and Pixie DustSunshine … [Read more...]

Camp Minnie-Mickey Set to Close

We have some bad news for you. We have received word that Camp Minnie-Mickey will close in 2014. Disney has not released a specific date yet but as soon as we know you will know.Avatarland will be taking over all of the Camp Minnie-Mickey space when it opens in 2017. Don't worry, Mickey and Minnie have already been moved to a new spot at the Adventures Outpost. Also Festival of the Lion King will be moved to a brand new building so no worries there either.Other than the character Meet … [Read more...]

Just Say NO to Fanny Packs!

I was born and raised in a tourist town. Just like the pick-pockets in Europe know, there is one way to spot a tourist. No matter where my friends and I went, whether strolling along the beach or shopping in the shops downtown, we could always pick them out of a crowd. No, they didn’t wear funny hats necessarily, nor did they incessantly ask us for directions; they were wearing fanny packs.The high school I went to was pretty normal for normal people, but do something out of the norm like … [Read more...]