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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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It was a Marathon weekend at Walt Disney World!

It was a Marathon weekend at Walt Disney World!

| January 13, 2014 | 7 Replies

This weekend was an exciting one for runners and their friends and family at Walt Disney World. This is the 21st year for the Marathon Weekend. Disney has added  a 10K and a new 4-day 48.8 mile Dopey Challenge to the races this year.

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“Spice Road Table” – New Restaurant Opens At Epcot’s Morocco Pavilion

“Spice Road Table” – New Restaurant Opens At Epcot’s Morocco Pavilion

and | January 11, 2014 | 10 Replies

This weekend marked the soft opening for Epcot‘s newest dining spot – Spice Road Table, located in World Showcase’s Morocco Pavilion. The restaurant is part of a brand new building along the shores of World Showcase Lagoon that houses Spice Road Table, the updated Gifts of Morocco and Art of Henna shops, and a new [...]

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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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Saving Mr. Disney and his Birthplace Home – An Exclusive interview with Dina Benadon & Brent Young

Saving Mr. Disney and his Birthplace Home – An Exclusive interview with Dina Benadon & Brent Young

| January 2, 2014 | Reply

Last week we posted a story about the new owners of Walt Disney’s Chicago birthplace home and their efforts to raise $500,000 on Kickstarter for the restoration. In addition to the amazing giveaways offered with each level of donation, they are offering our readers and listeners a special giveaway.  Here are the details.  We caught [...]

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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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FastPass+ Test at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

FastPass+ Test at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

| December 18, 2013 | 6 Replies

Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World started a test of the FastPass+ today. Offsite and onsite guests will be able to make their FastPass+ selections at kiosks throughout the park.  This is the first test where offsite guests to Walt Disney World are able to participate.  

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The Top 10 Christmas Ornaments at Walt Disney World

The Top 10 Christmas Ornaments at Walt Disney World

| December 16, 2013 | 8 Replies

Christmas is quickly approaching, and if you’re like me, you love finding a new special ornament to put on display. Walt Disney World is a great place to hunt for one that shows off your style, favorite character, or commemorates a special occasion. Over the weekend, I stopped by the best spot to find a [...]

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Best Places to View EPCOT’s Illuminations: Reflections of Earth

Best Places to View EPCOT’s Illuminations: Reflections of Earth

| December 5, 2013 | 12 Replies

Often considered the best nighttime show among guests at Walt Disney World, Illuminations:  Reflections of Earth packs them in each and every night around the World Showcase Lagoon inside EPCOT.  Since it’s the Christmas season at Walt Disney World guests get a bonus holiday tag after the regular Illuminations show.  This draws even more guests [...]

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