Wanderlust Journey

Wanderlust Journey

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Five Favorites Rides at Walt Disney World

May 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on Five Favorites Rides at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World, located in Orlando, Florida, is one of our favorite places to visit. Living on the east cost, there are few places you can get to in a one hour flight that packs as much fun as Disney World. We love staying at a park resort (Extra Magic Hours are crucial!) and how […]

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Disney Scraps/Denies Plan to Limit Roaming Characters

January 27th, 2011 · Comments Off on Disney Scraps/Denies Plan to Limit Roaming Characters

A week ago, Mouse Planet reported that Disneyland was planning on limiting the number of roaming characters, they’re known as “walkarounds” or “atmosphere characters,” in order to increase their PhotoPass sales (they’ve since backed down). Atmosphere characters just wander the park interacting with guests, which includes photographs. When you take your own photo, you don’t […]

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Eiffel Tower in Epcot’s France Pavilion

December 8th, 2010 · Comments Off on Eiffel Tower in Epcot’s France Pavilion

One of the picture frames outside our bedroom contains a map of Epcot along with pictures from one of our trips to the lovely World Showcase within Epcot. As my wife Martha walked into the bedroom, she stopped because she noticed that the map said that Epcot’s France pavilion had the Eiffel Tower, something neither […]

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Big Discounts Booking Shoulder Season Travel

September 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Big Discounts Booking Shoulder Season Travel

Starting this weekend we’ll be going on our annual trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Every year, twenty of us rent one of those enormous vacation homes for the week and spend it resting and relaxing. We’re often a block away from the beach, for those who enjoy beaches, and within walking distance […]

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Five Good Reasons to Stay at a Disney Resort

June 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Whenever we go to Walt Disney World, we love staying at a Disney resort. There’s something about enjoying that full Disney experience that really helps us maximize our enjoyment at the happiest place on earth. The last two times we visited, we stayed at the Port Orleans (once in the French Quarter and once in […]

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2010 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

June 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on 2010 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

I have one question Disney – How did I not know about the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival before? You guys send me lots of letters every month telling me about your hot offers but you didn’t find the quickest way to my heart… my stomach! From October 1st through November 14th, 2010, Epcot […]

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Disney Really Is Magical!

June 11th, 2010 · 2 Comments

There’s a story floating around the web about Donna and Alex Voutsinas. As it turns out, thirty years ago Donna took her picture with one of Captain Hook’s crew, Smee, and her future husband, Alex, was being pushed in a stroller behind them. That’s right… Donna and Alex were to be wed many years later […]

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