Category Archives: Disney Parks

Rubba Ducks are Flocking into the Boathouse Restaurant at Disney Springs

Have you had a chance to visit the BOATHO– USE Restaurant at Disney Springs yet? I have yet to eat there, but I did find out about a special new item that is sold in the gift shop! Here come the DUCKS! Donald Duck might not be there, but there are some other ducks swimming around! In a move that would make Disney’s famous duck proud, Rubba Ducks®, the premiere rubber duck toys with personality, has aligned with the BOATHO– USE in Disney Springs in an exclusive…

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Splitsville Orlando | DVC Member Night

Splitsville at Disney Springs Nathan and I arrived at Disney World mid-day, checked in to Old Key West, and really did not want to head to the park quite yet. We were hungry so we decided to head over to Disney Springs to see what we could catch for dinner without having a reservation. We walked into Splitsville and were seated immediately. We looked at the menu and I was pleased to see that all the gluten-free dishes were marked accordingly. Nathan decided to order a…

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Have You Met the Tree Lady, DiVine?

  DiVine at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Have you ever been lucky enough to meet or see the character DiVine at the Animal Kingdom?  I first found out about DiVine from the book series The Kingdom Keepers and made it my mission to find her on my trip this past March. Luckily, I found her right after entering Animal Kingdom. DiVine is a character who is hired by Disney to help convey the park’s theme of teaching us that nature is invaluable.  She is painted green, walks on stilts, and is wrapped in…

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Spice Road at Disney’s Epcot

Spice Road at Disney’s Epcot Located in Morocco in the World’s Schowcase is a new-ish restaurant called Spice Road. This restaurant offers Mediterranean small plates and specialty entrées. I was excited to try it out grabbed a spot on the patio. I looked at the menu and found several dishes that looked tasty, such as the grape leaves and hummus fries. Upon talking to the allergy chef, however, the only thing that was gluten free and vegan were the grape leaves. So that is what I…

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2015 Expedition Everest Challenge

This year was the last Expedition Everest Challenge ever 🙁  My first runDisney race ever was the 2013 Everest Challenge, so this race holds a special place in my heart. I convinced Nathan that we needed to run this last one and I am glad he agreed. 2015 Expedition Everest Challenge Everest Challenge Expo It was a quick trip. We flew down late Friday night, with a return on Monday afternoon. We woke up Saturday morning and headed to Animal Kingdom to go to packet pick-up. It…

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Tusker House at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tusker House One of our favorite buffets on Disney property is located at Animal Kingdom. Tusker House is a character-dining that offers African-inspired food. We like to go to Tusker House for breakfast and lunch, because there are tons of vegan food offerings right on the buffet! It was a hot day outside while we were waiting for our reservation, so they had some water available. I love the hidden Mickey!!The chef took us around the buffet and explained to us what was both gluten-free…

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Tamu Tamu Refreshments at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tamu Tamu Eats & Refreshments Located in the Africa section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a small counter service called Tamu Tamu Refreshments. Even though I love Tusker House so much, I can’t always eat there because of the price! So one afternoon I was looking for a quick place to eat and discovered Tamu Tamu. I was super excited that they had a vegetarian curry on the menu!When I was ordering, I asked to see the allergy binder and confirmed that the curry was both…

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