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Runners Dream Big at the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Runners Dream Big at the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

| January 17, 2014 | 1 Reply

This year’s edition of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend saw runners from all 50 states and 32 countries try and tackle distances they never thought possible.  For some runners it may have been a 5k (3.1 miles).  For others it may have been their first marathon (26.2 miles), but some runners were looking for [...]

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MagicBands 2.0? New Style Surfaces & Excites Fans

MagicBands 2.0? New Style Surfaces & Excites Fans

| January 3, 2014 | 18 Replies

Back in March, I brought to you word of new styles for Disney’s MagicBands that began appearing all over the Net. This was just as the program began its official testing period involving the brightly-colored bracelets that allow guests to use them as their room key, park ticket, dining voucher, FastPass+ medium, and form of [...]

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Disney’s Magical Express Updates Video to DME TV

Disney’s Magical Express Updates Video to DME TV

| December 30, 2013 | 17 Replies

I absolutely love Disney’s Magical Express (DME). The service is complimentary to guests staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel and provides transportation from Orlando International Airport to your resort. Guests also have the option of tagging their luggage before leaving home and “magically” finding it in their rooms once in Florida. This saves [...]

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Merry Christmas from Walt Disney World!

Merry Christmas from Walt Disney World!

| December 25, 2013 | 14 Replies

It’s been 10 years since I moved here to Florida. People always ask me if it has gotten old for me visiting the Walt Disney World parks whenever I want. Today was one of those days when I felt like a little kid experiencing something for the first time.  It just doesn’t get old for [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Magic Kingdom!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Magic Kingdom!

| November 28, 2013 | 13 Replies

I am blessed to live near Walt Disney World. I can pop over to the parks whenever the mood strikes. I have lived here for almost 10 years and it never gets old. I still get goosebumps when I drive onto property! I wish all my friends could join me for a day in the [...]

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Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom: Turnstile-Free!

Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom: Turnstile-Free!

| November 27, 2013 | 3 Replies

Today marked a special day in Walt Disney World history: the final touch point entry system was unveiled and ready for guest use at Magic Kingdom. The significance of this moment was not lost by Disney cast members who celebrated yet another new step in advancing park technology. Guests no longer walk through the traditional [...]

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Disney’s Newest Animated Feature “Frozen” Flurries Into Theme Parks On Both Coasts

Disney’s Newest Animated Feature “Frozen” Flurries Into Theme Parks On Both Coasts

| November 20, 2013 | Reply

Walt Disney Animation’s 53rd animated feature Frozen, which arrives in theaters later this month on November 27th just in time for the holiday season, has been integrated heavily into both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Park. Frozen tells the story of two sisters, Anna and Elsa, who are princesses of a Scandinavian-inspired land called [...]

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Photography

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Photography

| November 18, 2013 | 13 Replies

After posting the photo blog of Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, I received several messages asking me to do the same for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. It’s my pleasure! With a similar approach to MNSSHP, I focused more on the environment and things that caught my eye around the park. I personally love [...]

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Top 5 Tips for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Top 5 Tips for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

| November 9, 2013 | 2 Replies

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party debuted last night at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. You truly feel like the holidays are just around the corner when you are strolling down Main Street U.S.A. The dates for the party are select nights from November 8, 2013 until December 20, 2013. This event requires a [...]

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‘Jingle Cruise’ Adds Holiday Spirit to Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’

‘Jingle Cruise’ Adds Holiday Spirit to Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’

| November 9, 2013 | Reply

On October 23, 2013, Disney announced that The World-Famous Jungle Cruise would be getting a holiday makeover at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Disney Parks Blog announced that the seasonal changes would include a new plot described as, “The Skippers have grown homesick for the holidays, so they’ve added holiday cheer to the Jungle Cruise [...]

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