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Saying Goodbye To Epcot’s Maelstrom

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September 18, 2014
Saying Goodbye To Epcot’s Maelstrom

Last week Disney announced the Maelstrom attraction in Epcot’s World Showcase Norway pavilion was going to be re-imagined into a Frozen attraction. A Frozen attraction should not have come as a surprise to anyone given the popularity of the film and its characters, as well as, the rumors of such a change that have...
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Magic Bands, Magical Express and Beyond

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September 17, 2014
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Today’s article will be very short and sweet.   If you are departing for a Walt Disney World vacation anytime soon and are utilizing Magical Express for your transportation to the World, make sure and WEAR your Magic Bands.   I know that sounds really simple, but on a recent visit the Cast Members at the...
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The 5 Craziest Questions I Hear About WDW

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September 17, 2014
The 5 Craziest Questions I Hear About WDW

When people find out I’m a Walt Disney World fanatic one of two things always happens. On rare occasions, I stumble upon a fellow Disney Geek and we quickly fire off questions to one another about where we’ve stayed, favorite parks, best restaurants, and more. More often, though, I meet people who raise an...
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Flyin’ High: Take a Ride on Characters in Flight

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September 16, 2014
Flyin’ High: Take a Ride on Characters in Flight

  For some of us seasoned Walt Disney World visitors, there comes a time when at least one member of the group begins to experience a little Disney burn-out. (Gasp! The horror!!) As a frequent traveler to Walt Disney World, I am always on the lookout for a unique, previously unexplored Disney experience to...
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Epcot–Just what is inside that Big ole golf ball anyway?

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September 16, 2014
Epcot–Just what is inside that Big ole golf ball anyway?

Great day Disney Friends!! We are officially at one of my top 4 favorite parks in Orlando Don’t ask me where this fits on my list cause I have a hard time with decisions.  Anyway. we are in Epcot!  When you enter the park, you cannot miss that great big oversized sphere ahead.  It...
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“Disney on Ice presents Frozen” is a Delight

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September 15, 2014
“Disney on Ice presents Frozen” is a Delight

I’ve always been a Disney on Ice girl. My parents took me when I was young and bought me shaved ice in Disney character cups, and I fell in love. It was easy to assume Disney on Ice would create a Frozen production, and when they did, I knew I had to go. My...
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8/7 – 11, 2014 2nd Leg of Our DVC Vacation

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September 15, 2014
8/7 – 11, 2014 2nd Leg of Our DVC Vacation

Hello everyone!  Hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day!  By the time you read this article I will have been on my next Walt Disney World vacation with my daughter  and WDW Fan Zone writer Alicia Kozmycz. Yes, back to back trips:) But, for now lets continue on with Keith and my anniversary...
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~Magical Ambiance Part 4~

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September 14, 2014
~Magical Ambiance Part 4~

Greetings fellow Disney fans! A few months ago I had been writing about places to find ambiance throughout the parks and I realized I forgot to post my favorite park at Walt Disney World (WDW), The Magic Kingdom. I am sure by this point readers know I am all about the little things and relaxing...
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Countdown to the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

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September 13, 2014
Countdown to the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

It’s almost time for one of my favorite events of the year at Walt Disney World, the Epcot Food and Wine Festival! This year is the 19th annual staging of the event and while I have not been fortunate enough to attend all of them, I have been lucky enough to attend a few...
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Polynesian Update Part 2

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September 12, 2014
Polynesian Update Part 2

Over Labor Day Weekend, we stopped at the Polynesian to see the progress of updates for the DVC expansion.  There was definitely a lot of going on, and lots of walled off areas.  As we pulled into the security station, the first thing I noticed is the old sign at the entrance is now...
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