Tag: Animal Kingdom Lodge

A Brit’s Perspective – Accommodation Dilemma in Orlando

A Brit’s Perspective – Accommodation Dilemma in Orlando

| October 2, 2013 | 4 Replies

The sheer number of hotels in Orlando can be breathtaking, not to mention all the other types of accommodations that are available. The Orlando Tourist Board estimates that there are currently 450 hotels in the greater Orlando area with a total of 115,200 rooms. Furthermore, there are another 26,000 vacation homes and more than 20,000 [...]

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A Brit’s Perspective – Only 4337 Miles Away from Walt Disney World

A Brit’s Perspective – Only 4337 Miles Away from Walt Disney World

| September 11, 2013 | 9 Replies

Hi, I’m Rory, a new blogger at the DIS and currently, give or take a mile, I’m about 4337 miles away from Walt Disney World. This is important as it means I’m residing in the United Kingdom and is the reason I’ve been invited to write for the DIS. I’m here to offer up a [...]

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Wild Designs: New Animal Kingdom Merchandise for Safari Adventures

Wild Designs: New Animal Kingdom Merchandise for Safari Adventures

| August 27, 2013 | 3 Replies

This may come as a surprise to some, but Disney’s Animal Kingdom (DAK) happens to be my favorite park in all of Walt Disney World. The amount of attention paid to detail is astonishing and themeing exists at every corner. DAK touts itself as “not a zoo” but a wildlife preserve filled with areas for [...]

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A Step Inside the Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

A Step Inside the Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

| July 14, 2013 | 7 Replies

Granite countertops, crown molding, and marble tiling. Stainless steel appliances, cove ceilings, and state-of-the-art mirror TVs. Cherry wood furniture, freestanding tubs, and home theater systems. All of these luxuries and conveniences make up what guests will find in The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, a new extension of the Disney Vacation Club. [...]

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Disney’s MagicBand Accessories…Revealed!

Disney’s MagicBand Accessories…Revealed!

| June 20, 2013 | 22 Replies

The next round of official testing for Disney’s MagicBands began today and continues through next week. Select guests staying at the Contemporary Resort and Animal Kingdom Lodge were notified before leaving home that they were chosen to participate in what is reported to be the most extensive test to date. Those of us watching from [...]

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Coast to Coast Similarities: Walt Disney World & Disneyland Attraction Copycats

Coast to Coast Similarities: Walt Disney World & Disneyland Attraction Copycats

| March 20, 2013 | 21 Replies

One of the things I love most about Disney Parks is the amount of creativity and ingenuity that goes into creating their attractions. The Disney Imagineers, designers of the rides and shows at the parks, are known for pushing the envelope on what can and cannot be done to improve guests’ experiences in terms of [...]

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The Music and Sounds of Disney’s Theme Parks

The Music and Sounds of Disney’s Theme Parks

| February 24, 2013 | 6 Replies

We’ve discussed it before but it’s worth noting again.  Disney is always playing with our senses, especially in its theme parks.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been affected by sight, sound, taste, smell, and even touch when walking through various lands of Disney’s theme parks.  But, the one sense that triggers our [...]

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Video of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Video of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

| February 4, 2013 | Reply

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Food Photos: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Food Photos: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

| February 4, 2013 | Reply

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Menus: Boma Jiko – The Cooking Place Mara Sanaa Uzima Springs Pool Bar Mara -Lunch Jiko – Dinner Scallop – Complimentary from Chef Roasted Kuri squash and Kalamata Olive Flat Bread - Cipollini onions, goat cheese and pumpkin seed duggs – $10.99 KG’s Peri Peri roasted chicken Flatbread - Lime Chakalaka, Lamb chopper [...]

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7 in 7 Day Seven: Animal Kingdom Lodge

7 in 7 Day Seven: Animal Kingdom Lodge

| February 4, 2013 | 6 Replies

A day at Animal Kingdom Lodge Well today is the last day of our  7 Disney World Resorts in 7 Days tour and we’re ending the week with the beautiful deluxe resort, Animal Kingdom Lodge! With its rooms and public areas facing the famous animal-filled savannah, it’s no wonder that Animal Kingdom Lodge is a favorite [...]

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