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Epcot World Showcase: Japan Pavilion

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Each Pavilion around Epcot’s World Showcase is unique to the nation it represents. Some, such as the France Pavilion, present bustling cities, shops, and society. Others, such as the Japan Pavilion, blend nature and architecture into an equally exquisite experience. Here, earth and water, symbolizing in Japanese culture the long life of the earth and [...]

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Disneyland Resort Paris: Animagique

At Walt Disney Studios Park in Disneyland Resort Paris is one unique, fan-favorite show that is sure to capture your imagination. Animagique is a live stage show housed in a 1,100-seat theater within Studio 3 that uses UV lights and fluorescent paint to bring its performers and props to life. In Animagique, Donald Duck, angered [...]

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Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

Please welcome another very special Guest, Kuleen from The Disney Kids! Kuleen grew up in a Disney-loving family that visited Disneyland whenever they took trips to Grandma’s house. As an adult Kuleen’s love for Disney got even stronger, and when it came time to get married, it was only natural that Walt Disney World’s Polynesian [...]

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Disney Cruise Line: Castaway Cay

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A Disney cruise to the Caribbean would be incomplete without a stop at Disney’s own port of call, Castaway Cay in the Bahamas. Pronounced Castaway Key, this tiny island is solely owned by Disney and is accessed only by passengers and Cast Members aboard the Disney Cruise Line fleet. At only 3.1 miles long by [...]

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Disney Cruise Line 2014 Ports of Call

We hope you’ve been enjoying the wonderful articles about Disney Cruise Line (DCL) from our very special Guests this month. So what do you think? Have they twisted your arm? Ready to set sail? Let’s help you decide by seeing where DCL is headed in 2014. Next year, Disney Cruise Line will offer new itineraries, [...]

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Disneyland Paris’ Space Mountain: Mission 2

DLRP Space Mountain

Space Mountain is an attraction that is featured at all Disney Parks, both in the United States and around the world. However, each locale puts its own unique twist to it, and the one at Disneyland Paris gives Guests an experience that will send them over the moon! Located in the Discoveryland section of the [...]

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Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame Plaza

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios pays homage to stars of both the silver screen and the small screen. One very special area honoring past and present television greats—one that is often overlooked—is the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame Plaza. Located outdoors along the northeastern side of the American Idol Experience/Sounds Dangerous building, facing [...]

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Maharajah Jungle Trek

Maharajah Jungle Trek sign

As we continue our visit to Animal Kingdom’s Asia, let’s slow things down a bit and stroll the Maharajah Jungle Trek. This walking tour takes us outside the village of Anandapur to the ruins of a former sultan’s palace. Nature has grown into and through this long-abandoned site, but evidence of the grandeur that once [...]

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The China Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase

The architecture of Epcot’s China Pavilion strikingly identifies which nation it represents. Taking inspiration from ancient Chinese structures and focusing on the Imperial Palace—or Forbidden City—and the Temple of Heaven park, this Pavilion really captures the essence of the Far East. Guests enter through the Zhao Yang Men, or Gate of the Golden Sun, which [...]

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The Only Constant is Change: Epcot Innoventions

Walt Disney Imagineering’s philosophy suggests that the only way to arrive at the best idea is by way of lots of other ideas. Epcot went through 19 major design revisions—even being pitched as two separate parks—before it reached “the best idea” that debuted in 1982. But of course, as with all Disney Parks, and in [...]

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Wordless Wednesday: Disney Characters on Parade

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Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia: Japan Pavilion Torii Gate

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The red torii gate in the lagoon near Epcot’s Japan Pavilion resembles others found throughout the country of Japan. The [...]

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 [...]

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Epcot World Showcase: Morocco Pavilion

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In 1777, the Kingdom of Morocco was the first country to officially recognize the United States of America as an [...]

Wordless Wednesday: Disney Couture

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