Tag: Animal Kingdom Lodge

Bungling a Trip to Walt Disney World

Bungling a Trip to Walt Disney World

| August 29, 2012 | 2 Replies

Like most of you, I’m contemplating another vacation to Walt Disney World.  As I think about the usual planning topics (hotel, transportation, dining and so forth), I’m also reflecting on past trips.  And frankly, I came away from our last trip, in December 2011, a little frustrated.  It’s taken me a while to understand why, [...]

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Resort Hopping 101: The Art of Carpetbagging Around the World

Resort Hopping 101: The Art of Carpetbagging Around the World

| July 17, 2012 | 2 Replies

Breathtaking views, comforting ammenities, and amazing locations. All of these attributes make staying at a Walt Disney World resort a special part of your vacation. Whether you celebrate Disney classics over at the Art of Animation Resort or spend your time observing zebras at Animal Kingdom Lodge, you are sure to feel immersed in the [...]

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The Return of Resort Specific Merchandise at Disney

The Return of Resort Specific Merchandise at Disney

| July 9, 2012 | 1 Reply

Beginning in 2009, Walt Disney World enthusiasts began to see a decrease in the types of items available for purchase that were branded with their favorite resorts’ logo. For many, this was a disappointment and even a topic of discussion on several episodes of the DIS Unplugged Podcast. The days of coming home from a [...]

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DIS Unplugged Podcast – June 1st, 2011

DIS Unplugged Podcast – June 1st, 2011

| June 1, 2011 | Reply

In this week’s show, Pete, Walter and Teresa send an update straight from the Disney Magic in the Mediterranean, Kevin reviews Boma, a buffet-style restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Corey, Scott and Kathy talk about seeing the 2011 American Idol winner Scotty McCreery at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Corey and Julie talk about their [...]

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Review

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Review

| May 25, 2011 | 5 Replies

Here it is. My first official DIS review. As the new guy, I had to try to curb my obvious excitement and wide-eyed optimism in order to form an impartial opinion of what is, by all accounts, an amazing resort. Let me tell you, it was pretty much impossible.

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DIS Unplugged Podcast – May 13th, 2011

DIS Unplugged Podcast – May 13th, 2011

| May 13, 2011 | 2 Replies

In this week’s show, Pete, Walter and Scott review the Animal Kingdom Lodge, Kathy provides an update on the construction at Magic Kingdom, plus news, housekeeping and roundtable rapidfire. In this week’s Disneyland show, Tony reviews the Minnie and Friends character breakfast, Wayne gives us some history of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, Nancy [...]

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Why World Traveler Samantha Brown Still Loves Disney Parks

Why World Traveler Samantha Brown Still Loves Disney Parks

| February 6, 2010 | 6 Replies

Samantha Brown, host of “Samantha Brown’s Great Weekends” on the Travel Channel, is a favorite of DIS Unplugged listeners and readers.  This is in part because she is a self-proclaimed Disney fan, and has filmed numerous episodes at the Disney parks and resorts.  Samantha is celebrating her Tenth Anniversary on the Travel Channel with four [...]

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