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Disney 2K17: Animal Kingdom and Souvenir Shopping on the Cheaper

Hello everyone! This is the fifth and final post in my Disney vacay 2K17 series. Our last full day in Orlando was spent exploring Disney's Animal Kingdom. This park was, in its own way, a fun experience. This park was very different from what I typically think of as a Disney park. In some ways,… Continue reading Disney 2K17: Animal Kingdom and Souvenir Shopping on the Cheaper

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Disney 2K17: EPCOT and the Not-So-Hidden Mickey

The view from the World Showcase Greetings from beautiful Pasadena, where I write not from a cute coffee shop, but from a jury assembly room. The great thing about this is that I can continue with the fourth post in my Disney 2K17 Vacay series in relative quiet, though without a macchiato. Today's focus is… Continue reading Disney 2K17: EPCOT and the Not-So-Hidden Mickey

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Disney 2K17: Magic Kingdom vs. Disneyland

I could call this continuation of my Disney 2K17 Vacay series 'California versus Florida.'  Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort is the park that most resembles Disneyland here in California. It has many of what we think of as being classic Disney attractions: the Disney Railroad, It's a Small World, the castle, and so on. So I thought I… Continue reading Disney 2K17: Magic Kingdom vs. Disneyland

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Disney 2K17: A Long-Awaited Visit

Mickey and me in front of Cinderella's Castle. Wald Disney World 2017 Like many Americans- 70 percent according to AAA- our family takes at least one vacation every year.  Being a lifelong Disney fan- or rather a Disney-obsessed- the question we asked ourselves almost every year since we married back in 2001 was "When would be a… Continue reading Disney 2K17: A Long-Awaited Visit