Tag: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Walt Disney World Transportation – Flawed or Convenient?

Walt Disney World Transportation – Flawed or Convenient?

| August 15, 2012 | 9 Replies

First off, let me preface this article by saying that I am a big fan of the Walt Disney Transportation System. I love having the option of traveling where I want to go without worrying about navigating unfamiliar streets. Road maps, GPS units, and street signs need not play a role in where I visit [...]

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Frappes, Lattes, & Liquid Gold: Starbucks Opens in Disney’s California Adventure

Frappes, Lattes, & Liquid Gold: Starbucks Opens in Disney’s California Adventure

| August 11, 2012 | Reply

Some like it bold. Others like it sweet. Many prefer whipped while a few salivate over it iced. No matter how they like it, guests can now find their favorite Starbucks beverages and treats inside Disney parks thanks to a partnership with the Seattle-based coffee chain, the largest in the world.   Image: The Fiddler, Fifer, [...]

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School Days: Grab Your Pencils & Books! It’s Time to Go Back to School – Disney Style!

School Days: Grab Your Pencils & Books! It’s Time to Go Back to School – Disney Style!

| July 23, 2012 | 3 Replies

Fall is right around the corner and you know what that means! It’s almost back to school time! Pretty soon the leaves will be changing colors, school buses rolling down the streets, and children back in busy classrooms. And before all of that happens, there’s one of my favorite fall activities: school supplies shopping! Let’s [...]

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Unique Sweet Spots at Walt Disney World: Royal Anandapur Tea Co. & Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery

Unique Sweet Spots at Walt Disney World: Royal Anandapur Tea Co. & Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery

| July 19, 2012 | Reply

Let’s face it. Animal Kingdom gets hot. When exploring hidden paths in the savannah, battling the Yeti at Expedition Everest, and coming face-to-face with 500-pound tigers on the Maharajah Jungle Trek, adventurers need to know where they can seek refuge. In this week’s installment of “Unique Sweet Spots at Walt Disney World,” I’ll take you [...]

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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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Restored Faith in Disney Merchandise: A Look at What’s New in the Parks

Restored Faith in Disney Merchandise: A Look at What’s New in the Parks

| July 15, 2012 | 6 Replies

I have to admit: shopping is definitely my thing. I scour online and print ads looking for sales. I track trends. I have even been known to wait outside of stores at 2 am for Black Friday markdowns. However, when it comes to Disney shopping, I tend to relax a bit and study the merchandise [...]

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2011 Theme Park Attendance Report

2011 Theme Park Attendance Report

| July 1, 2012 | Reply

Every year the TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) publishes a report on attendance at theme parks worldwide. This year the report is published in conjunction with AECOM. The report for 2011 came out recently. Here is a link to the full 2011 report.

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