Tag: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A Weekend at Give Kids the World Village

A Weekend at Give Kids the World Village

| November 25, 2014 | Reply

A full week at the Orlando theme parks is something I still get very excited about.  But, lately I’ve come to grow excited about something else.  Visiting Give Kids the World Village.   During a recent week in Orlando I was looking forward to visiting EPCOT’s Food & Wine Festival, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, checking [...]

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Reduce Theme Park Lines?  Invest in New Attractions

Reduce Theme Park Lines? Invest in New Attractions

| November 9, 2014 | 39 Replies

For years now theme parks have been grappling with how to reduce or eliminate theme parks lines.   Disney’s multi-billion dollar initiative to move guests around in its theme parks, MyMagic+, is mostly in place.  We’ve been hearing reports and reading guest reviews of how well it is working or not working.  Some reviews have been positive [...]

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Theme Parks Increase Intellectual Property Lineup

Theme Parks Increase Intellectual Property Lineup

| October 8, 2014 | 5 Replies

Buying ideas is a concept that has existed for quite some time.   Creating your own ideas can be an expensive proposition with the number of people needed to create the concept.  It can also take a long time to come up with the ideas.  Time and money to create your own ideas or you can [...]

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The Top 5 Underutilized Spaces at Walt Disney World

The Top 5 Underutilized Spaces at Walt Disney World

| August 29, 2014 | 35 Replies

Do you sometimes catch yourself walking by a venue at Walt Disney World wondering why it’s no longer used or what it is used for?  I know I do.  I’ve even gone up to Cast Members in the past and asked “Why is this space empty and what was inside?” With the price of admission [...]

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Making the Most Out of a Summer Trip to Walt Disney World

Making the Most Out of a Summer Trip to Walt Disney World

| June 30, 2014 | 6 Replies

For many, visiting Walt Disney World during the summer is their only option. Whether you have work obligations or prefer not to take your children out of school, you may find yourself planning a trip during some of the hottest and busiest months of the year. As someone who falls into that category quite often, [...]

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Harambe Nights debuts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Harambe Nights debuts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

| June 8, 2014 | 4 Replies

Last night I had a great time at the first Harambe Nights in Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World. This was an after-hours party to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the great Disney movie, The Lion King.  The party is held from 7:00 to 10:30 PM on Saturdays June 7th- August 9, 2014.  It was [...]

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A Theme Park Pet Peeve

A Theme Park Pet Peeve

| May 15, 2014 | 38 Replies

It was a summer afternoon in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  The heat index had me wondering why on earth we visited this park on that specific day.  It was a very hot 105 degrees.  It would have been 100 degrees, but because it was the Animal Kingdom, add an extra 5 degrees on to the heat [...]

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Ranking our 5 Senses in Disney’s Theme Parks

Ranking our 5 Senses in Disney’s Theme Parks

| April 17, 2014 | 7 Replies

We all know when we walk into a Disney theme park that our 5 senses are about to get a workout.  We’ll soon be in sensory overload once we’ve made our way past the entrance, through the main walkway, and around the park.  Whether we enjoy a pineapple Dole Whip and arouse our sense of [...]

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The Dream of Retiring to Central Florida

The Dream of Retiring to Central Florida

| March 22, 2014 | 29 Replies

I’ll admit it; I sometimes catch myself in a state of day dreaming.  Looking at a wall, but only seeing my favorite theme park attractions, brightly colored paint, images of 3 circles connected to each other, and even the hot Florida sun melting my favorite theme park treat.  However, during my daydream it’s different.  I’m [...]

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Review: “The Jungle Book” Diamond Edition Blu-ray Now Available

Review: “The Jungle Book” Diamond Edition Blu-ray Now Available

| February 21, 2014 | 2 Replies

Disney Diamond Edition Blu-rays are among the most popular releases in the market for several reasons. First, the Diamond Editions are the “classic” Disney movies such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Beauty and the Beast and Peter Pan. Also, Disney usually takes the time to restore the Diamond Editions for their Blu-ray release [...]

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