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Cinderella Castle 25th Anniversary makeover

1996, the 25th Anniversary of Walt Disney World

in Entertainment, Parks, Recreation

Walt Disney World is already gearing up for a big celebration in 2021—the 50th Anniversary of its first opening to the public on October 1, 1971. I was there for…

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Magic Kingdom castle in bricks at the entrance to the Magic Kingdom

Looking Down in the Magic Kingdom

in Entertainment, Parks, Recreation

Attention to detail and surprises for guests are two things Walt Disney World is famous for. Some things are obvious, other things are a lot more subtle, but all add…

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Haunted Mansion in the Magic Kingdom

The History of the Haunted Mansion

in Entertainment, Parks, Recreation

Welcome, foolish mortals. This year marked the 50th anniversary of Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion Attraction. Since opening on August 9, 1969, the Haunted Mansion has become one of Disney’s most popular…

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Buzz Lightyear Animatronic

The History of Audio-Animatronics at Disney: Movers & Shakers

in Educational, Entertainment, Parks

Think of your favorite ride at Disney. Is it a thrill ride with fast drops and wicked corners, like Expedition Everest? Is it a sedate, gentle journey with iconic music,…

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Exterior shot of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

in Entertainment, Parks, Recreation

(WARNING! THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SPOILERS IN THIS BLOG!) I retired from being a Walt Disney World Cast Member in December of last year. Although I do have an…

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Maharajah Jungle Trek

Walking Trails at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

in Educational, Entertainment, Parks

I am willing to bet that anyone reading this who has visited Animal Kingdom Park is familiar with the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction, Dinosaur!, Expedition Everest, It’s Tough to Be a…

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