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         MAKING MAGIC
'Dream It! Do it! My Half Century Creating Disney's Magic Kingdoms' by Marty Sklar
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
2013 Expedition Everest Challenge
5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom
A ’Pirates and Cowboys’ Kind of Park Day
A Birds' Eye View
A Debtor's Tale - Saving Money for Disney
A Disneyland Veteran's First Trip
A Magical Wedding Day
A Pirates League For Us
A Trio of Backstage Disney Tours
Amazing Autograph Books
Amazingly E-Racing the Guilt
Animal Kingdom Lodge
Around the World on a Segway
Backstage Magic Tour
Backstage Tour
Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service by Disney Institute with Theodore Kinni
Behind The Scenes
Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes
Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique for Boys
Bringing 'Frozen' to Life at Disney
Busch Gardens Tour
Cast Member Confidential
Cast Members Save the Day
Celebrating a Birthday at Walt Disney World During the Holidays
Chaperoning at Walt Disney World
Cheering at a runDisney Event
Christmas Day At Disney
Christmas Day Delights
Cinderella Royal Family 5k
Cirque du Soleil
Comparing Walt Disney World and Disneyland Attractions
Comparing Walt Disney World and Disneyland Attractions - Part Two
D23 Expo Recap, Part 1: Announcements Galore
Dashing Through The ... Snow?
Date Night at Disney
Dealing With the Post-Vacation Disney Blues
Decade of Dreams
Discovering the Magic
Disney Bound or Disneybound?
Disney Every Day
Disney Fan Gathering
Disney Podcasts
Disney Tech Primer - Part 2
Disney Trivia from the Vault by Dave Smith
Disney Vacations
Disney World and Down Syndrome - A Winning Combination
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Disney's Hollywood Studios Then and Now
Disney's PhotoPass and PhotoPass Plus
Disney's Sinister Soiree - A Delightfully Evil Treat
DisneyQuest
Epcot DiveQuest
Fantasyland
Fireworks Photo Ops!
Gardens of The World Tour
Getting Your Disney Fix
Give a Day, Get a Disney Day
Halloween at Disney Parks Around the Globe
Harmony Barber Shop at the Magic Kingdom
Holiday Highlights at Walt Disney World
Horseback Trail Rides at Disney's Fort Wilderness
How I Helped My Scaredy-Cat Kid
How Young Is Too Young?
IllumiNations Reflections of Earth
Keeping the Magic Alive
Keys To The Kingdom
Last Day Disney Blues
Learning To Like Disney
Make Your Own Welcome Gifts
Making the Wait Magical
Meeting Marty Sklar
Meeting Mickey Mouse
Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party
Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Munching With Mickey
My Disney Wins
My Hidden Mickey Surprise
My Three Sons
Our Decade of Disney
Our Happily Ever After
Pack Your Pixie Dust
Pin Trading at Disney
Pirates & Princess Party
Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage
Pirates at Disney Parks Worldwide
Pirates, Pirates Everywhere!
Pleasure Island
Premium Events at the Magic Kingdom
Preserving Memories with PassPorter
Princess Positivity
Rediscovering Walt Disney World
Remembering Bill Myers, Our Bagman and LizardCop
Renting Surrey Bikes at Disney's Boardwalk
Romance at Walt Disney World
Rumor Round-Up
runDisney Races - Better with Friends
Say Cheese!
Say Cheese!
Scrapbooking Disney
Senses: A Disney Spa at the Grand Floridian
Specialty Cruises
Splash Down at Disney's Water Parks
Splitsville Luxury Lanes
Spreading a Bit of Pixie Dust
Spreading A Little Pixie Dust
Star Wars Weekends
Stories from a Theme Park Insider by Robert Niles
Summer at Disney vs. Winter in Michigan
Taking It Easy at Walt Disney World
Teeing Off at Disney
The 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend
The Advantages of an Adults-Only Trip to Walt Disney World
The American Idol Experience
The Animal Kingdom Lodge Night-time Safari
The Behinds the Seeds Tour at Epcot
The Community Halls at Walt Disney World Deluxe Villa Resorts
The Desperately Unfit Do a runDisney Virtual 5k
The Disney Vacation Club Safari Spectacular
The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund
The Family Magic Tour at the Magic Kingdom
The Grandparents Guide to Surviving (and Actually Loving) Disney
The Health Nut's Guide to Keeping Fit at Walt Disney World - Part 2: Following Through
The Laugh Floor Comedy Club
The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains
The Magic of Disney
The Making of PassPorter
The Monorails of Disney's Wonderful World of Theme Parks
The Osborne Spectacle of Lights
The Rest of the "World" For Kids
The Richard Petty Driving Experience
The Richard Petty Exotic Driving Experience
The School that Walt Built
The Seas with Nemo and Friends
The Star Wars Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party
The Sunrise Safari
The Unwitting Scrapper
The Vault of Walt by Jim Korkis
The Vault of Walt, Volume 2, by Jim Korkis
The Year Without Disney
There is More to Disney Than Rides
Top 10 Disney Questions
Touring Tips for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party
Tower of Terror 10 Miler
Unexpected Pleasures & Treasures
Unusual Photo Opportunities
Using Walt Disney World's In Room Childcare - Kid's Nite Out
Using YouTube for Disney Magic
Viewing Wishes From a Different Perspective
Walt Disney World At The Holidays
Walt Disney World Hidden History - Remnants of Former Attractions and Other Tributes by Kevin Yee
Walt Disney World Theme Park Traditions
Walt Disney World With the Grandkids
What I Miss About a Disney Christmas
What Keeps Us Coming Back to Disney?
When Illness Interferes with Your Vacation
When to Splurge and When to Save at Walt Disney World
Where to Find the Best Views in Walt Disney World - Part 3
Where to Find the Best Views in Walt Disney World - Part 4
Where to Find the Best Views in Walt Disney World - Part 5
Why I Love the PassPorter Message Boards
Wilderness Back Trail Adventure
Wilderness Explorers Adventure at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Ye Olde Magic Kingdom
Yuletide Magic

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Date Night at Disney: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Date Night at Disney
This September our family celebrated our second trip to Walt Disney World, and my husband and I started a new tradition: date night at Disney.

Our girls are ages 6 and 8, which is too young to be left alone at a resort, but perfect ...

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The Disney Vacation Club Safari Spectacular: A Walt Disney World Event Review

Tree of Life
This year is the 25th birthday of the Disney Vacation Club (DVC), and, in true Disney fashion, where there’s a birthday (or even an un-birthday), there’s a party. The DVC chose to host a special, free (yes, free!) party at ...

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Comparing Walt Disney World and Disneyland Attractions - Part Two: A Disney Parks Planning Article

Animal Kingdom - Expedition Everest
In a previous article I discussed the differences between identically named and themed attractions at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. In ...

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Celebrating a Birthday at Walt Disney World During the Holidays: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Garden View Tea Room at Disney
My birthday falls during one of the most celebrated times of the year, between Christmas and New Year’s Day. It’s hard for me to celebrate my birthday and have it feel like a completely separate thing from everything else going on. It ...

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The Community Halls at Walt Disney World Deluxe Villa Resorts: A Walt Disney World Resort Review

Community Hall at Kidani
When planning a trip to Walt Disney World, people generally tend to focus on what there is to do in the parks.

Fast Pass+, Advance Dining Reservations and Nighttime Shows can often overshadow one of the greatest parts about visiting ...

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Using Walt Disney World's In Room Childcare - Kid's Nite Out: A Walt Disney World Child Care Review

Grand Floridian Lobby
I love taking family vacations to Walt Disney World! I enjoy spending time with my husband and my children. My husband and I do make a point to have a date night every time we travel to see Mickey. It not only gives us adult time, but we get to ...

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Princess Positivity: Raising My Daughter to See the Good in Princesses

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“Where there is kindness there is goodness, and where there is goodness there is magic.” - Cinderella

Like a lot of little girls, I grew up wishing to be a princess. I saw every Disney Princess movie, and knew every song by ...

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Touring Tips for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party: A Walt Disney World Special Event Article

Mickey
A hard ticketed event at Walt Disney World is a great time and in my opinion, every Disney goer should experience at least one.

That being said, I must confess that this is the first time I’ve attended Mickey’s Not So Scary ...

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A ’Pirates and Cowboys’ Kind of Park Day: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

ssymianick Cowboys Pirates
On our last trip to Walt Disney World in December of 2015, we included a few ‘themed’ days as part of our touring plans.

We scheduled a Knights & Princesses Day, A Jedi Day, and a Pirates & Cowboys Day. One of the ...

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Comparing Walt Disney World and Disneyland Attractions: A Disney Parks Review

Disneyland--Tomorrowland--Space Mountain
It probably comes as no surprise that many favorite Disney attractions are shared by California’s Disneyland and Florida’s Walt Disney World.

What may be surprising are the differences between the Disneyland and Walt ...

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The Desperately Unfit Do a runDisney Virtual 5k: A runDisney Event Article

Virtual Running Shorts
My husband (I call him DH for Dear Husband!) and I are happy little round Pooh-bears. We potter along through life being reasonably active but avoiding any 'proper' exercise wherever possible.

However, it is a lifelong dream of ...

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The Star Wars Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party : A Walt Disney World Event Review

Star Wars Dessert Party Review
Not so long ago, in a galaxy not that far away; we attended the Star Wars Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Having seen the Star Wars Fireworks several months ago when they originally began, we ...

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5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom: A Walt Disney World Park Review

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom
The Magic Kingdom is in peril! Hades, Lord of the Underworld, has decided that he wants to turn the park into his summer home (don't we all?), and Merlin has recruited you to help him stop Hades by unleashing spells across the park at special ...

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Premium Events at the Magic Kingdom: A Walt Disney World Event Review

Magic Kingdom - Seven Dwarves Mine Train
What I’ve always loved about Disney is the fact that, while it’s pricey, people can save up to enjoy time in a truly magical place.

Some of us are fortunate to be able to go back every year, while others make multiple trips ...

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The Family Magic Tour at the Magic Kingdom: A Walt Disney World Backstage Tour Review

Peter Pan and Cadence
Walt Disney World is probably the only place you will get a shy girl like me to bark like a dog in public.

I mean that in the nicest possible, PG-rated way. But that is exactly what you may do, or see, on The Family Magic Tour at the ...

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A Debtor's Tale - Saving Money for Disney: A Walt Disney World Budgeting Article

Amy Jones Debtor
Once upon a time, we had a seemingly unconquerable mountain of credit card debt.

I know, that doesn’t sound like the beginning of a lovely Disney fairy tale, does it? It isn’t. In fact, I can almost picture the “once ...

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The Animal Kingdom Lodge Night-time Safari: A Walt Disney World Event Review

Animal Kingdom Lodge - night-time safari
While on our most recent trip to Walt Disney World in Florida, my husband and I wanted to try some of the special activities offered.

We love staying at the Animal Kingdom Lodge and watching the animals on the savanna, so we decided to ...

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Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party: A Walt Disney World Event Review

Snow on Main Street
My husband and I attended Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World last year.

We had been to this previously, but enjoyed it so much that we thought we would love to attend again.

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The Health Nut's Guide to Keeping Fit at Walt Disney World - Part 2: Following Through: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Tower of Terror Kids Race
In Part 1 of this series, we discussed how to plan for opportunities to continue your usual fitness regime while vacationing at Walt Disney World.

We took a ...

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Remembering Bill Myers, Our Bagman and LizardCop: A Tribute to a Fallen Hero and Longtime PassPorter Guide

Illuminations from the Imagination Waterfall
"To Help Others."

Those were the first words Bill said to me. I first came to know Bill Myers back in 2003 when he became a PassPorter reader. Little did I know that this man would become an integral part of PassPorter just one year ...

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