Tag: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The 6th Annual Indianapolis DIS Meet for Give Kids the World

The 6th Annual Indianapolis DIS Meet for Give Kids the World

| September 12, 2013 | 1 Reply

From the Northeast, to Canada, and now to the Midwest the DIS Unplugged podcast team has been sweeping the nation to attend DIS fundraising meets in an effort to raise money for Give Kids the World Village in Central Florida.  Every dollar raised at these Disney meets goes to help send children and their families [...]

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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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Teeing it Up at Walt Disney World

Teeing it Up at Walt Disney World

| August 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

With so many activities available to guests, Walt Disney World is without a doubt one of the most comprehensive vacation destinations in the world.  In a lot of ways it’s what drives us to visit so often.  In our quest to try everything the resort has to offer, we sometimes go to the path less [...]

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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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Opening Two Disney Parks in One Day

Opening Two Disney Parks in One Day

| August 14, 2013 | 6 Replies

We’ve heard and read some of the wild antics around visiting Disney theme parks; 4 parks in one day, 6 parks in one day (Disney World to Disneyland), etc, etc.  Well, meet the newest accomplishment – opening two Disney parks in one morning.

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The Highs and Lows of a Disney Vacation

The Highs and Lows of a Disney Vacation

| July 9, 2013 | 3 Replies

No matter the length of your Disney vacation there will be moments throughout where your emotions will swing.  There will be euphoric high moments and moments when you wish you could have a “do over” or moments you would just soon forget or leave behind.  In most cases our Disney vacations are like sound waves with occasional ups [...]

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The Heat is on – Tips for Staying Cool in the Theme Parks

The Heat is on – Tips for Staying Cool in the Theme Parks

| June 14, 2013 | Reply

Nature’s clockwork is right on schedule.  The summer months are upon us and that means it’s almost surface of the sun hot at the Orlando theme parks.  Notice I said “almost”.  After all we are more than 92 million miles from the sun.  But, it doesn’t seem like it during the summer months in Orlando.  [...]

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Wilderness Explorers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Wilderness Explorers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

| June 11, 2013 | 1 Reply

It’s official!  I am a Wilderness Explorer. Walt Disney World debuted this new adventure at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. If you saw the movie Up, you’ll remember that Russell was a Wilderness Explorer. This is a great thing to do with the entire family. The target age is 7-10 but kids of all ages will enjoy [...]

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Moving the Needle at the Orlando Theme Parks

Moving the Needle at the Orlando Theme Parks

| May 16, 2013 | 9 Replies

We’ve often heard the phrase ‘size matters’.  Americans have always thought that bigger is better.  In most cases that is true, but not always.  There can be disadvantages to size.  One clear disadvantage is the buzz created by a major announcement.  Depending on the size of the theme park resort major announcements like new attractions [...]

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Split Personality

Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Split Personality

| May 7, 2013 | 8 Replies

The time-honored question of Disney’s Animal Kingdom; is it a half-day park or isn’t it?  I know I’ve been caught leaning both ways when considering if it was a half day park or a full day park.  Like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde I’ve been going back and forth trying to decide.  Continue reading and [...]

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