Category Archives: Animal Kingdom

Tiffins and the Nomad Lounge

We’re just back from our latest trip to Walt Disney World, and I have so many things to share with you! Let’s start with one of my new favorites: Tiffins! This new restaurant in Disney’s Animal Kingdom was at the … Continue reading

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Thirsty River Bar & Trek Snacks

Thirsty River Bar & Trek Snacks – I was really excited to try this new “food place” on our last Disney trip. Located right next to Expedition Everest in Animal Kingdom, this grab-and-go spot helps round out this corner of … Continue reading

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Harambe Market

I love Flame Tree Barbecue, but Harambe Market may just be my new favorite quick-service spot at Animal Kingdom. The food is delicious, and the theming is absolutely incredible. Check out more details, including the menu, here. Have you visited … Continue reading

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I finally found Nemo!

Er, at least, I found time to watch Finding Nemo – The Musical. This amazing production at Animal Kingdom has eluded me for years. I’d gotten as far as the queue area before being dragged away by my son to … Continue reading

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The shenanigans continue on The Disney Exchange!

Stop on by The Disney Exchange podcast for part two of our discussion about Disney World recommendations for young families. This week, co-host Lisa Green is back from her world travels to keep us all in line 🙂 You don’t … Continue reading

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Let’s do a little FastPass+ strategizing, shall we?

With FastPass+, you can make three attraction reservations in advance of your visit to Walt Disney World. If you’re staying on Disney property, you get to make these FP+ reservations 60 days in advance. If not, you get a 30-day … Continue reading

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WDW recommendations for young families

A few months back, a friend asked me for WDW recommendations for his upcoming family vacation. It will be the first Disney trip for his boys, who will be 8 and 6. Being the long-winded Disney geek that I am, … Continue reading

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Flame Tree Barbecue: gluten-free review

We’ve been to Flame Tree Barbecue in Disney’s Animal Kingdom many times before, but this was our first visit with dietary restrictions. Fortunately, Disney makes it easy! When you get to the cashier, just tell him/her that someone in your … Continue reading

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Rides for Five: Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Rounding out my update of Disney World rides that work well for parties of five, we visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Here are the best rides for big families: Kilimanjaro Safaris: This ride involves safari trucks with bench seating. All five of … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

My recent trip to Disney World was my very first time during the Christmas season. Okay, so it was a bit before the actual Christmas season, seeing as it wasn’t even Thanksgiving yet, but the parks and resorts were decked … Continue reading

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