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

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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...]


Big Hero 6 moves into first place

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Walt Disney Animation Studio's award-winning movie, Big Hero 6 just won the spot for the #1 animated movie of 2014 at over $620 million in sales worldwide.   Earning a record-breaking $400 million internationally and $221 million at home.In China, Big Hero 6 passed Frozen to become the highest grossing animated movie from both Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar and the second biggest Disney/Pixar in Korea and Russia.  While holding the front seat as the biggest animated movie release of all … [Read more...]


Lion King’s Circle of Life by Alex Boye

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How many people remember the song The Circle of Life from Disney's the Lion King? This song was probably one of my favorite songs in the whole movie. Artist Alex Boye has teamed up with Alisha Popat & Lemarti to give us their version of this wonderful song. … [Read more...]


ABC Television takes us “Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years”

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ABC Television is bringing us the magic of Disney on Broadway on Sunday, December 14th at 7:00 pm (ET).“BACKSTAGE WITH DISNEY ON BROADWAY: CELEBRATING 20 YEARS” hosted by Jesse Tyler Ferguson, will give us backstage access with the Broadway Casts of Disney’s “The Lion King” and “Aladdin” and the North American Tour of “Newsies”.     The one hour special gives viewers a trip through the creation of the 8 Disney Broadway musicals:  “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “AIDA,” “Tarzan,” … [Read more...]


Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park-Stellar Entertainment for Your Walt Disney World Trip

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Disney's Animal Kingdom Park for some families is a "half a day park".   But did you know that some of Disney's best entertainment is tucked inside Disney's Animal Kingdom?  Just because Animal Kingdom doesn't house as many attractions as the other parks, your family can still enjoy some fabulous entertainment at Animal Kingdom.  Part of any great Disney trip is enjoying not only the attractions, but the shows and other entertainment that make it a magical vacation!  So today I am going to share … [Read more...]


Stay at the Walt Disney World Art of Animation Resort

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Looking for fun place for your family? Look no further than Disney's Art of Animation Resort in the Disney's Hollywood Studios Resort area! This is the newest resort on Disney property and is quite popular amongst families! The Art of Animation Resort opened in 2012 with 1,120 themed family suites as well as 864 themed non-suite rooms. The Art of Animation offers family suites themed sectioned in Lion King, Nemo and Cars. In addition to the family suites there are standard rooms that are themed … [Read more...]


‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ 2 Movie Collection Blu-ray Review

When people talk about Disney's back catalog of animated feature films, most think of the films like 'Peter Pan', 'Aladdin', and 'The Lion King'. But for every great, and critically renowned film the animation division releases, it seems there's always two or three that fall by the wayside, never quite getting the following that they deserve out the gate. But over time, many of them gain a following, and one that seems to finally getting appreciation is the severely underrated film, 'The … [Read more...]


Classic Disney Movie week on ABC Family

ABC Family will be showing Alice in Wonderland (1951), Mulan (1998), The Lion King (1994) and Beauty and the Beast (1991) Saturday, March 30, and Sunday, March 31.The Disney movies weekend kicks off with 1951′s Alice in Wonderland, March 30 at 5:30pm ET/PT (encore March 31 at 3:30pm ET/PT). It’s the animated adventure about young Alice, who finds herself in the strange, scary and whimsical world of Wonderland. Alice in Wonderland features the voices of Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard … [Read more...]


Meet Mickey and Minnie at the new Adventurers Outpost in Animal Kingdom

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Starting this Spring you can meet Mickey and Minnie at their very own exploration headquarters at Disney's Animal Kingdom. The all new Adventurers Outpost is a place where explorers come together to share tales from their expeditions around the world. The all new Adventurers Outpost will be located on Discovery Island.  One good thing about the new meeting place is that is indoors and air conditioned, does it get any better than that in Florida?You can still head on over to Camp Minnie … [Read more...]


Is the Art of Animation Resort Right for you?

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I recently had the pleasure of staying at the new Art of Animation resort. It is an amazing and beautiful resort. It is considered a "value" resort but it does not look like a "value" resort in anyway. They have mainly suites and some standard rooms.When you first drive up to the resort you see the huge paintings outside of Animation Hall representing the characters that have suites or rooms in their honor. There is quite a little winding road to get there but then when you see the big … [Read more...]