Four places to bang the drums in Walt Disney World

Kids don’t want to work – they just want to bang on the drum all day! So where can you and yours do that at Walt Disney World? Here are four spots we’ve found:

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Take a mini-safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

It was a stretch for me to fully envision the concept of a hotel built within a re-created African savanna – until we stepped foot into the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Though I had read about guests taking morning coffee on their balconies while watching the animals amble, I still expected the savannas to be less accessible to the curious public. Gladly, this is not the case. The animals are on display for all to admire from beautiful vantage points around this majestic resort. (more…)

Enjoy: A buffet of African flavors at Boma

MH boma flavors of africaI had a wad of Disney gift cards burning a hole in my wallet the evening we took the whole family to dinner at Boma – Flavors of Africa. Without those cards, I probably would’ve chickened out. With them, I reasoned that the gift-giver had wanted me to treat my family of six to a nice dinner out in Walt Disney World. Plus, this outing to Boma had been years in the making. The cards ended up taking the edge nicely off the final bill (including tip), but the next time I visit Boma, it will be date night for Mom and Dad only! (more…)