Tag: Expedition Everest

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 03/04/14 – Orlando Show

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 03/04/14 – Orlando Show

| March 4, 2014 | 3 Replies

In this week’s show Walt Disney World pulls donations from the Boy Scouts of America over their anti-gay policy, the Hub in the Magic Kingdom is getting an expansion and Disney announces the date for their next 24 hour party. Plus, we have the DIS Unplugged “Must do” list for Walt Disney World attractions and [...]

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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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We Visited All 6 Disney Parks in One Day!

We Visited All 6 Disney Parks in One Day!

| July 12, 2012 | 8 Replies

On June 30, 2012 at 10:54 pm Pacific Standard Time, my son and I completed our quest. We had visited every Disney theme park in North America in one day. This is our story.

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A Hidden Mickey Discovery at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A Hidden Mickey Discovery at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

| January 4, 2012 | 7 Replies

One of our family’s favorite activities is to hunt for hidden Mickeys.  We recently did a hidden Mickey hunt at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Jambo House back in June.  We did this same hidden Mickey hunt back In October as part of a Power of 10 – Give Kids the World Grand Villa fundraiser.  Discovering [...]

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Analysis:  A Fifth Theme Park at Walt Disney World

Analysis: A Fifth Theme Park at Walt Disney World

| November 17, 2011 | 14 Replies

Toy Story Mania 120 minutes, “Ouch!” Peter Pan’s Flight 80 minutes, “Wow!” Test Track, 100 minutes, “Geez!” Expedition Everest, 75 minutes, “We’ll hit that later.” These attraction wait times are very common, especially during the height of the day in each of the 4 Disney World theme parks.  The popularity of Disney’s theme parks has grown [...]

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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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Expedition Everest Challenge: September 26, 2009

Expedition Everest Challenge: September 26, 2009

| August 20, 2009 | 7 Replies

As fall approaches, Disney’s Endurance series of races gears up at the Walt Disney World Resort.  First up on Saturday, September 26, 2009 is the Expedition Everest Challenge at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  I was able to run the Inaugural event last year, and it was one of the most enjoyable races I have ever run.  [...]

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