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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
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
Chaperoning at Walt Disney World
Cheering at a runDisney Event
Christmas Day At Disney
Christmas Day Delights
Cinderella Royal Family 5k
Cirque du Soleil
D23 Expo Recap, Part 1: Announcements Galore
Dashing Through The ... Snow?
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
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 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 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
Tower of Terror 10 Miler
Unexpected Pleasures & Treasures
Unusual Photo Opportunities
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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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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Splitsville Luxury Lanes: A Walt Disney World Resort Review

Splitsville
My husband doesn’t like crowds or humidity, but he goes to Walt Disney World because he’s a good guy and enjoys being with his family.

Still, he wasn’t particularly thrilled when I planned a Walt Disney World vacation ...

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D23 Expo Recap, Part 1: Announcements Galore: A Disney Parks Planning Article

D23 Expo Artist Renderings
Big changes are afoot at Walt Disney World and Disneyland!

From August 14-16, Disney fans once again descended on Disneyland for the latest D23 event. We all knew it would mean big announcements, and we weren’t disappointed with ...

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The Grandparents Guide to Surviving (and Actually Loving) Disney: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Grandparents at Disney
After four trips to Walt Disney World with my parents, we've fine-tuned our strategy to achieve maximum enjoyment for everyone.

My dad may be blind, but he enjoys our Disney trips to the fullest extent. While there was a time when he'd ...

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Disney Bound or Disneybound?: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

DisneyBounding with Leslie Kay
When people hear the term Disney bound they might think of that iconic after Super Bowl phrase that the MVP shouts after winning the game "We're going to Disney World!"

However recently it has begun to mean something else. It's even ...

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The Vault of Walt, Volume 2, by Jim Korkis: A Disney Book Review

Vault of Walt volume 2 by Jim Korkis
I was a huge fan of the first Vault of Walt by Jim Korkis, so when I found out that a second volume had been produced, it was immediately added to my "must own" list.

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Viewing Wishes From a Different Perspective: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Wishes from the Hub
We didn't plan it, and it wasn't something we set out to do over the years.

But, on our Walt Disney World trip in 2013, while standing near the hub and watching Wishes, we realized that we had compiled a list of different places from ...

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Cheering at a runDisney Event: A runDisney Event Article

Disney Princess half marathon
Not long after we booked our recent spring vacation, I realised that while we would be in Disney, one of the many runDisney events throughout the year would be taking place.

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: A Disney Film Legacy

Tokyo DisneySea - Nautilus submarine
One feature that makes a Disney park a "theme park" rather than an amusement park is story.

The attractions aren't just rollercoasters, dark rides, or water rides; each Disney attraction tells a story. From my daughter’s first trip ...

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Harmony Barber Shop at the Magic Kingdom: A Walt Disney World Park Review

Harmony Barber Shop First Haircut
I first heard of the Harmony Barber Shop, on Main Street in Magic Kingdom, whilst researching for our 2010 trip.

I read about the First Hair Cut they did and decided to take my eldest daughter for her first hair cut here, which was just ...

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Walt Disney World Theme Park Traditions: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

Epcot - Spaceship Earth
"What traditions do you have when you visit the theme parks at Walt Disney World?"
br ?That's a question I often see asked on the PassPorter message boards, and I often think to myself "I don't ...

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Make Your Own Welcome Gifts: A Walt Disney World Planning Article

My Mickey
This story needs a bit of background first.
While planning for our 2010 trip, I found the Disney Florist website, http://disneyworld.disneyfloralandgifts.com. They have some amazing ...

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Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage: A Walt Disney World Activity Review

Magic Kingdom - Wishes Fireworks
We took our second trip to Disney World with our 5-year-old son this fall and discovered something special.

Our first Disney trip was with a group of 8 and although we really enjoyed our trip, we discovered that it was an exercise in ...

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Renting Surrey Bikes at Disney's Boardwalk: A Walt Disney World Resort Review

Boardwalk - Surrey Bike Ride for Nine
One of the experiences from our 2011 trip to Walt Disney World that topped my younger daughter's list was our ride around Disney's BoardWalk in a surrey bike.

At the time, she and her older sister (two and three years old, ...

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