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Disney Cruise Line: 2015 Itinerary Includes Norway Sailings

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Disney Cruise Line sets passengers sailing across the open seas to spectacular sights near and far, but it also provides ample adventure aboard the ships themselves. This month we’ll take a look at some of that excitement—the deck parties, the Broadway-caliber shows, the kids clubs—beginning today with where the fleet will head in 2015. (You […]

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach: Runoff Rapids

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Let’s climb back atop Blizzard Beach’s Mount Gushmore and explore more of the action Ice Gator created from that winter storm meltoff. Around the bend from Teamboat Springs is another tube ride where thrill seekers can flume either solo or with a partner. It’s called Runoff Rapids, and it offers 3 unique, twisty, curvy slides. […]

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Disney’s Blizzard Beach: Teamboat Springs

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The weather’s heating up, and that can only mean one thing. It’s time to hit the Walt Disney World water parks! Let’s head first to Blizzard Beach, which by the way, just turned 19 two months ago. Blizzard Beach began as a ski resort, as legend holds, when a freak winter storm blew through and […]

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Epcot World Showcase: Mexico Pavilion

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As we’ve seen so far, Epcot’s World Showcase is exactly what its name implies: international culture on exhibit. Imagineers were careful to select architectural features so specific to each locale that by sight alone Guests would recognize which country they were entering. In designing each Pavilion, to be as authentic as possible, design teams consulted […]

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Epcot World Showcase: United Kingdom Pavilion

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The United Kingdom Pavilion is one of my favorite stops along Epcot’s World Showcase. It’s a prime location for viewing IllumiNations, especially with patio dining at the Rose & Crown. It’s also conveniently situated near the International Gateway/rear entrance to the Park. And, it’s got these cool red phone booths where you used to be […]

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May 2014 Earn Your E.A.R.S.

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Welcome to the March 2013 edition of Earn Your E.A.R.S.! The Enriching Academic Reward Series, or E.A.R.S., is an achievement program designed to encourage kids to continually reach for academic success. As a homeschooler, I emphasize learning. I do not stress getting good grades, and so my children do not always appreciate the value of […]

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Epcot World Showcase: American Adventure Pavilion

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When planning Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion, Disney Imagineers faced a bit of a dilemma as to where the Pavilion should be located. Designers wanted to present our country as gracious hosts. Early models placed the Pavilion at the World Showcase entrance. Guests would have journeyed through the United States to access the other nations. Ultimately, […]

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Epcot World Showcase: Canada Pavilion

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The Canada Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase gives Guests a glimpse at the splendor that lies North of America’s border. Eastern Canadian architecture is represented by the stately Hotel du Canada. The Hotel, modeled after Ottawa’s Fairmont Chateau Laurier which is celebrating its centennial year, was recently restored to more closely resemble the Canadian castle’s […]

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Epcot World Showcase: China Pavilion

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Ni hao, hello! When Walt Disney World’s Epcot opened in 1982, special ceremonies spotlighted various attractions, and the China Pavilion was the first nation on World Showcase to be dedicated. Entering the Pavilion through Zhao Yang Men, or Gate of the Golden Sun, modeled after the one at the emperor’s Beijing summer palace, Guests notice […]

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Make a Splash this Summer at SeaWorld Camps

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MAKE A SPLASH WITH SEAWORLD CAMPS Get Up-Close Animal Experiences at SeaWorld Orlando Looking to expand interests this summer for your children and their friends?  SeaWorld Camps™ offer educational, fun and exciting encounters for kids of all ages and include up-close experiences with marine animals that encourage a lifelong passion for wildlife and the environment. […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Signs

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Robert Sherman

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Robert Sherman? Legendary songwriter Robert Sherman, pictured above with his […]

Disney Cruise Line: The Disney DREAM

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Just three years ago, the Disney Cruise Line fleet expanded with the launch of the Disney DREAM. I was honored […]

Disney Cruise Line: The Disney WONDER in Alaska

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We are so pleased to have our friend and very special Guest, Sean Sowell, with us today! Sean has been […]

Wordless Wednesday: Water

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: DCL Godmothers

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Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about the Disney Cruise Line (DCL) ship godmothers? Each of the […]