Adventureland in Magic Kingdom is home to two of the best frozen snacks at Walt Disney World: The Dole Whip and The Citrus Swirl. The Dole Whip is the favorite for most people. Me? I’m in the minority. I love the Citrus Swirl. I love most things with orange flavoring. To me, it just tastes great. Let’s take a closer look at the Citrus Swirl.
A couple of years ago, my wife’s aunts and uncles took our daughter into the parks for the evening and my wife and I were able to enjoy a relaxing dinner at Yachtsman Steakhouse. One of the things that I enjoy about staying at The Contemporary/Bay Lake Tower is easy walking access to the Magic Kingdom Bus Depot. My wife and I walked over the depot to catch the Yacht Club/Beach Club bus. We always bank plenty of time to get from point A to point B at Disney but we were lucky enough to catch a bus right away to Yacht Club.
Continuing my multi-part series into the Disney Dream, we stop in one of the most important aspects of many vacations…the restaurants. The Disney Dream has a variety of restaurants for all tastes. Five sit-down restaurants, a buffet, many made-to-order counter service locations, and lots of places to grab a refreshment. One thing is for sure, you will not go hungry on the Disney Dream.
A couple of weeks ago, my family and I took our first-ever cruise on the Disney Dream. Not just our first cruise on the cruise but our first cruise, as a family, on any cruise line. I had taken a week-long cruise around Hawai’i with my parents when I was a teenager but a lot has changed since my last cruise. The ships are bigger. They have more amenities which are more luxurious and comfy. They offer more port excursions. Just everything is different and mostly for the better.
Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend one of the Pandora previews and got a first-hand look at what the Disney Imagineers have created inside Animal Kingdom. I will upfront with you…I have never seen Avatar the movie so I had no idea about the storyline, scenery, characters, etc. I went into this experience with no preconceived notions and, most importantly, no expectations mainly because I did not know what to expect.