Tag Archives: Disney World


Why Disney's Animal Kingdom Is More Than A Half Day Park

Over at Tour­ing­Plans they've posted a great article that gives six reasons why Disney's Animal Kingdom is not just a half day park. I've heard a lot of people online make the half-day park claim and several people in my own family aren't inclined to give it more time than that either. But I really […]

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The Festival of Fantasy Parade At The Magic Kingdom

I've been covering the Festival of Fantasy Parade that Disney has been working on for a few months and every­thing about it promised to be some­thing special. Well it's here and if these photos by Disney Photog­raphy Blog are anything to go by, it really is some­thing else. These floats are huge. Far bigger than […]

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

The only part of the New Fanta­sy­land expan­sion in The Magic Kingdom that isn't complete yet is the dark ride/roller coaster The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train but as this photo shows construc­tion is well under way. The train itself is now on the rails and has under­gone its first drop test (where it runs under […]

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Disney Water Taxi

Here's one of those boats I mentioned in the last post heading towards the Beach Club light­house (it does light up at night) to pick up any early risers and take them across to the Board­walk since the parks aren't open yet. Those of us who are feeling a little more ambi­tious, can just stroll […]

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Akershus Royal Banquet Hall

One of the many places to sample food in Disney World, Aker­shus is situ­ated in the Norway section of the Epcot World Show­case. It's a char­acter dining spot that features some of the Disney Princesses. However in this case I didn't actu­ally eat there. I just thought it looked very atmos­pheric lit up at night like […]

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Disney Photos — Lumiere

This is a shot of Lumiere (from Beauty and the Beast) at the Move It! Shake It! Cele­brate It! Street Party  in the Magic Kingdom and Disney World. This is easily my favorite of the Magic Kingdom parades because it's gener­ally got the least people there and if you get in posi­tion outside the castle […]

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