Dealing with Grief – The Christmas We Escaped to Disney World

Cinderella's Castle

After finishing several articles featuring Disney Holiday Planning, I got to thinking about our own Christmas Trip in 2010.  We stayed the week before Christmas and left the day after.  This was my families first time to Disney during the holidays, in fact the first time we had travelled somewhere during Christmas Day.  But for us it was an escape from the real world.  We just couldn't face a "normal" Christmas after the year we had.  The trip was bittersweet but I would like to share it with … [Read more...]


Disney Food Confession – Wild Africa Trek Meal

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Where can you find it? Wild Africa Trek at Disney's Animal KingdomWhat is it? Tin 1-Pita bread, prosciutto,dried beef, salmon roll with cream cheese on top of a jicama and cucumber salad. Topped off with a slice of fig almond bread. Tin 2-Yogurt with granola,edible orchid, brie cheese and melon.Why you want it-This meal is included in your Wild Africa Trek package at Disney's Animal Kingdom. You can find more information here about the rates and how to book your fun filled … [Read more...]


Take Five at Walt Disney World: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Chester & Hester's Dino-Rama

Of all Walt Disney World theme parks, Disney’s Animal Kingdom perhaps offers my favorite “Take Five” moments – those little breaks in a touring plan that are opportunities to relax, enjoy some unscripted fun and appreciate details that make up the Disney Difference.I generally find Disney’s Animal Kingdom relaxing, particularly because of the wildlife and lush landscaping. But with E-ticket attractions as Expedition Everest and Kilimanjaro Safaris requiring some regimented touring, and the … [Read more...]


Disney World Quick Tips – Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom has the wrap that it is a half-day park. In order to get the full value of the park many seasoned Walt Disney World travelers will tell you that you MUST experience Animal Kingdom at various times of the day. There is a ton of sight, sounds, eats and attractions that can keep you and your family occupied for a full day.Enjoy these Animal Kingdom Quick Tips!!• Arrive early at park opening or stay until closing in order to get the best view of the animals around the park. … [Read more...]


Animal Kingdom – Top 5 Attractions For Seniors

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Seniors have different expectations from Walt Disney World than the hordes of younger visitors that visit the parks daily. We look for things that we can sit back and enjoy rather than have our bodies bounced around and exposed to G-forces. Your choices at the Animal Kingdom may be different from mine but if you are a senior I think in most instances you will at least enjoy the ones I suggest.Festival Of The Lion King - Perhaps the best stage show at the Walt Disney World resort. It's more … [Read more...]