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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 | 14 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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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Candy Cane Inn

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Candy Cane Inn

| September 18, 2014 | Reply

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at the Candy Cane Inn located at 1747 South Harbor Boulevard. I talk in detail about my stay [...]

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Looking for something to do before your cruise? Visit the Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral

Looking for something to do before your cruise? Visit the Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral

| September 18, 2014 | Reply

I get asked this question quite often from friends and clients. Is there something I can visit before or after my cruise from Port Canaveral? I will be doing a series of blogs about places you can visit if you only have a short time or if you want to spend a day by the [...]

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What to Expect at Disney’s D23 Destination D Event this November

What to Expect at Disney’s D23 Destination D Event this November

| September 17, 2014 | 2 Replies

Once again, D23 – The Official Disney Fan Club, will present D23 Destination D: Attraction Rewind on November 22 – 23 at Walt Disney World’s Contemporary Resort Hotel. Unlike the D23 Expo, which is open to the general public, as well as D23 members, Destination D is only open to D23 members. Destination D was created to [...]

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Apple Pay is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort – What does it mean for the average Disney guest?

Apple Pay is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort – What does it mean for the average Disney guest?

| September 16, 2014 | 6 Replies

At its iPhone event last week, Apple announced Apple Pay, a mobile wallet system that will allow users to pay for purchases with the simple tap of either their new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, or eventually their Apple Watch, which was also announced. Apple Pay will work with NFC technology, or Near Field Communication, [...]

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