Author Archive: Kathy Werling

Kathy Werling discovered Walt Disney World later than most people but has made up for it. Living close to the theme parks hasn't gotten old yet for her. Kathy is an accomplished photographer and is always out finding new and different things to photograph in the Orlando theme parks. Kathy is also part of the Orlando DIS Unplugged Podcast team.

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Construction Update

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Construction Update

| January 22, 2015 | 22 Replies

It seems everywhere you go at Walt Disney World these days you will find construction walls. Walt Disney’s philosophy was that his theme parks would never be finished. He said that they will “continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” Walt Disney World is changing daily with some new [...]

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Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World debuts new lobby

Polynesian Village Resort at Walt Disney World debuts new lobby

| December 21, 2014 | 45 Replies

Disney’s Polynesian Village in Walt Disney World took down the construction walls in the lobby recently. This project had a lot of the Disney community upset because they were getting rid of the large waterfall area in the lobby. The lobby has been unveiled but won’t be considered finished until the rest of the construction projects [...]

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Peter Pan’s Flight’s new queue opens at Magic Kingdom

Peter Pan’s Flight’s new queue opens at Magic Kingdom

| November 28, 2014 | 10 Replies

It was a beautiful Thanksgiving day so I decided to head over to Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. One of the things I love about living here now is that I can visit a Walt Disney World theme park when the mood strikes me. I had heard that the new queue was quietly opened [...]

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Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights – One of my favorite holiday traditions

Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights – One of my favorite holiday traditions

| November 19, 2014 | 2 Replies

One of my favorite things to do this time of year is visit the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. My family has been visiting since the very first year it was presented on Residential Street in the park. This beautiful light display has come a long [...]

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A Frozen Holiday Wish debuts at Magic Kingdom

A Frozen Holiday Wish debuts at Magic Kingdom

| November 5, 2014 | 9 Replies

It’s that time of year. That magical time when it is Halloween and the next day the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World is decked out for Christmas.  The first Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is Nov. 7th, 2014 and is already sold out. Tonight was the first night of the new Cinderella Castle lighting [...]

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A Walking Tour of Disney’s Beach Club Resort

A Walking Tour of Disney’s Beach Club Resort

| November 5, 2014 | 17 Replies

Our company recently held a workshop at Walt Disney World and we were lucky enough to stay at Disney’s Beach Club Resort. I have visited this resort many times but had never stayed at this beautiful deluxe resort until now. The resort opened  November 19, 1990. It was built in the “Stick Style” which reminds [...]

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‘Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It!’ Street Party debuts at Magic Kingdom

‘Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It!’ Street Party debuts at Magic Kingdom

| October 24, 2014 | 3 Replies

It was the perfect day for the debut of the new parade, ‘Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street Party’ today in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. The new parade uses the floats from the previous parade, ‘Move It!, Shake It!, Celebrate It!’  The parade route starts down by the Fire Station [...]

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A Walking Tour of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

A Walking Tour of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

| October 7, 2014 | 13 Replies

In between the rain drops the other day I decided it was time for a visit to my favorite deluxe resort at Walt Disney World. Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is my good for the soul resort. It is the closest I will ever get to camping in the woods.  Just driving onto this property I can [...]

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How did you become a Disney fan?

How did you become a Disney fan?

| September 30, 2014 | 16 Replies

I am sure if you are a fan of all things Disney, you have been asked “that” question.  Why are you going to Walt Disney World again? I know I got that question quite a bit when I lived up North. It got worse when I said I was moving to Orlando to be closer [...]

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A Walking Tour of Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

A Walking Tour of Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

| September 24, 2014 | 7 Replies

It was a beautiful day so I decided to take a walk around the lake at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Walt Disney World. This moderate resort is the only moderate with a convention center. You will see a lot more business people than tourists at certain times of the day at this beautiful resort. [...]

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