Touring

Beyond the Parks – Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

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October 13, 2015
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I like wacky and unusual things. The world is so serious, and sometimes it’s easy to get wrapped up in it. It’s important to take the time to be silly, and play. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium on International Drive is the perfect place for your family to adventure on your rest day...
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Discovering “Frozen” While Visiting My Family in Oslo, Norway (part I)

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October 5, 2015
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We flew over 15 hours to get to Oslo, Norway to see my brother and his family. With my 81 year old Mother in tow we hit the road for a short family get together. Mom has a new granddaughter to meet so we’re making a special trip to establish our relationship with her.  Norway...
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From Fear to Fantasy! Characters in Flight

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September 3, 2015
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  I have to admit, all my life I’ve been deathly afraid of heights. I tolerate flying on a plane, but still have to hold on for dear life during take-off and landing. Once I’m airborne I’m fine. Regardless, I was compelled to buy a bunch of passes for the Downtown Disney Air Balloon...
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More of “Disneyland the Exhibit”

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September 1, 2015
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On this 60th Anniversary of Disneyland, the Walt Disney Archives presented an outstanding exhibit celebrating the history of Disneyland, the park that Walt Disney held so dear to his heart, at the 2015 D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. During our last meeting, we looked at pictures from Disneyland’s planning, opening day, lands, attractions, and...
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Part 2: Packing for the Parks Mary Poppins Style

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August 18, 2015
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From my last post, you get the idea that I’m a believer in – if you think you’ll need it, bring it!  But now that you have all that “stuff,” what should you bring to the parks and what should you leave behind in your room?  I like to try and visualize my day...
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A Travel Agent is the Safest way to Travel

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August 14, 2015
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I was the first person in line to defend self-booking. When my husband and I were living in separate countries, I booked a lifetime of flights over the computer. Seemed like a great idea. The flights appeared to be cheaper, and booking from home was easy and convenient. Until the day I found myself...
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You’re going to Disney World again?

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August 7, 2015
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We have all encountered the people in our lives that just can not understand our love of all things Disney (and especially Walt Disney World). You’re going to Disney World again? You know there are other places to vacation, right? You went to see Frozen but you have no little kids? Inside Out is...
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DESCENDANTS Doll Review & Giveaway!

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August 7, 2015
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Hello my friends! We have an extra special bonus feature for you today! WDW Fan Zone was asked to review some AWESOME new merchandise available from Hasbro! The Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants premiered on Friday July 31st to overwhelming success! This highly anticipated DCOM was the summer movie event everyone was talking about!  Just before...
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Idina Menzel (or what John Travolta would say “Adele Dazeem”) at the Walt Disney Theater in Downtown Orlando

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August 5, 2015
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  John Travolta lives pretty close to Orlando in a town called Ocala, so I was hoping he’d show up to Adina Menzel’s concert at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on July 25th.  She was performing in the “Walt Disney Theater” and it was all over the local news, but Travolta was a no...
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A Mermaid Splashes into Chicago!

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August 3, 2015
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Hello my friends!! I have a special treat for you today! I was invited by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in Chicago to attend a performance of “The Little Mermaid” to review for WDW Fan Zone! The Chicago Shakespeare Theater is located in downtown Chicago at Navy Pier, which is one of the major tourist...
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