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Disneyland Weekly Update – 10/06/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 10/06/14

| October 6, 2014 | Reply

This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…more safety features on Sleeping Beauty Castle, a couple of brief (but newsworthy) closures, and we’ve updated the information [...]

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Navigating Walt Disney World on Wheels

Navigating Walt Disney World on Wheels

| October 1, 2014 | 15 Replies

My Experience as a Temporary ECV Pilot Introduction This summer, I was fortunate enough to spend two weeks at Walt Disney World on vacation. I was eager to explore the sights, enjoy a few special events, and soak up the atmosphere. I packed my bags strategically, planned my dining reservations ahead of time, and scheduled [...]

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Before and After – Alice in Wonderland at Disneyland

Before and After – Alice in Wonderland at Disneyland

| October 1, 2014 | 3 Replies

In 2014, it was announced that the Alice in Wonderland attraction at Disneyland would be going down for a lengthy refurbishment to make updates and changes to the ride. Specifically, there was mention about changes being made to the exterior of the attraction, which looked rough to say the least after CalOSHA noted the upper [...]

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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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The Tales of Beedle the Bard: ‘The Fountain of Fair Fortune’ Show

The Tales of Beedle the Bard: ‘The Fountain of Fair Fortune’ Show

| September 28, 2014 | Reply

After months of going through re-writes, The Fountain of Fair Fortune puppet show finally debuted in early September at Diagon Alley. The Tale of the Three Brothers puppet show proved to be extremely popular from opening day and Universal wanted to absolutely nail the other Beedle the Bard tale featured in the new Wizarding World. [...]

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Adventure of the Month – Cities of Knights and Lights

Adventure of the Month – Cities of Knights and Lights

| September 25, 2014 | 2 Replies

I freely admit that I’m a huge fan of Adventures by Disney. Maybe that’s because I had never traveled outside the US prior to my first ABD ‘adventure’ Discovery Down Under (Australia). From that first trip I was hooked. Since then, I’ve experienced dog sledding on a glacier in Alaska, lunch overlooking the ocean in [...]

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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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Disneyland Weekly Update – 09/22/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 09/22/14

| September 22, 2014 | Reply

This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…a new drawbridge on Sleeping Beauty Castle, Elsa & Anna’s Boutique gets delayed and Big Hero 6 takes over [...]

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Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival FAQ

Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival FAQ

| September 20, 2014 | 11 Replies

Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival is one of Walt Disney World’s most popular annual events. It’s Disney’s way of celebrating the diverse culinary traditions around the globe. Appropriately set around the World Showcase, guests can stroll amongst a trail of booths representing an abundance of countries. Each booth serves a handful of ethnic dishes [...]

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Handbag Round Up: Dooney & Bourke, Vera Bradley, & LeSportsac

Handbag Round Up: Dooney & Bourke, Vera Bradley, & LeSportsac

| September 19, 2014 | 4 Replies

Wow! Disney has been busy! Several new styles of handbags are appearing on shelves and in the hands of some very happy ladies. Dooney & Bourke, Vera Bradley, and LeSportsac have all added to their Disney collections recently. If you’re like me, making a decision on which to buy is going to be difficult, so [...]

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