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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

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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Epcot World Showcase: France Pavilion

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Epcot World Showcase’s France Pavilion is a must-stop photo op. Showcasing La Belle Epoque of France, or Beautiful Age (1850 to 1900), this Pavilion, like the city after which it is modeled—Paris, is one of the most aesthetic on the World Showcase. Signature mansard roofs and dormers, elegant parks complete with hedge maze, and welcoming [...]

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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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Epcot World Showcase: The Italy Pavilion

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Let’s leave Future World for now and venture on to Epcot’s World Showcase. This is one place in the World where I personally could spend days on end without growing weary. Each Pavilion is so packed with cultural treasure, I feel I will never be able to take it all in. And it’s a prime [...]

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Magical Blogorail Red: St. Patty’s Mighty Festival at Downtown Disney

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***This article was originally published on March 5, 2014, as part of the Magical Blogorail Red loop. As it pertains to today’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities, I’m re-posting it, so you can know all the special holiday happenings at Walt Disney World Resort. Please be sure to click through the entire loop for lots of [...]

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Epcot: Innoventions West

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Let’s take a look at Epcot’s Future World and some of the cool hands-on science stuff at Innoventions West. At Innoventions West Learn the importance of sound financial planning at The Great Piggy Bank Adventure. Play interactive games with physical and virtual elements, led by your personal investment guide (PIG), that challenge you and your [...]

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Epcot: Food at the 2014 International Flower & Garden Festival

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Flower buds aren’t the only tasteFULL sights at this year’s Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. The food offerings have expanded to include 12 outdoor kitchens, where Guests can pick from garden-grown treats to delectable desserts. Kiosks are interspersed around the World Showcase, beginning near Port of Entry. The Smokehouse: Barbecue and Brews (pictured above) [...]

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2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

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What a perfect time of year to visit Walt Disney World! The sun is shining, the weather’s glorious (unlike most other parts of the United States right now, lol!), and my favorite Park at Walt Disney World Resort is abloom with thousands of blossoms at the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. The Festival [...]

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

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Welcome back to 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 a high score. I [...]

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Epcot World Showcase: China Pavilion

Epcot China Pavilion http://www.magicalmouseschoolhouse.com

Ni hao, hello! When Walt Disney World’s Epcot opened in 1982, special ceremonies spotlighted various attractions, and the China Pavilion [...]

Make a Splash this Summer at SeaWorld Camps

MAKE A SPLASH WITH SEAWORLD CAMPS Get Up-Close Animal Experiences at SeaWorld Orlando Looking to expand interests this summer for [...]

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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MALEFICENT’s Elle Fanning Visits Disneyland

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Actress Elle Fanning, who plays the iconic role of Aurora in Disney Studios’ upcoming live-action film, MALEFICENT, recently visited Disneyland [...]

Epcot World Showcase: France Pavilion

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Epcot World Showcase’s France Pavilion is a must-stop photo op. Showcasing La Belle Epoque of France, or Beautiful Age (1850 [...]