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WDW Making Magic Articles
'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 Magical Wedding Day
A Pirates League For Us
A Trio of Backstage Disney Tours
Adventuring Forth
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
Christmas In November
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 Vacation Countdown
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
Fantasyland
Fireworks Photo Ops!
Gardens of The World Tour
Getting Your Disney Fix
Give a Day, Get a Disney Day
Grad Nites @ Disney
Harmony Barber Shop at the Magic Kingdom
Holiday Highlights at Walt Disney World
Holidays At The World
Holidays At The 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 Magical Memories
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
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
Preserving Memories with PassPorter
Rediscovering Walt Disney World
Renting Surrey Bikes at Disney's Boardwalk
Richard Petty Driving Experience
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
Soarin' Over South Africa
Specialty Cruises
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
Survey Marks
Taking It Easy at Walt Disney World
Teeing Off at Disney
The 2009 Holiday Season at Walt Disney World
The 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend
The American Idol Experience
The Behinds the Seeds Tour at Epcot
The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund
The Grandparents Guide to Surviving (and Actually Loving) Disney
The Laugh Floor Comedy Club
The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains
The Magic of Disney
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
Three Generations of Disney Lovers
Tips & Tricks
Top 10 Disney Questions
Tower of Terror 10 Miler
Travels with
Unexpected Pleasures & Treasures
Unusual Photo Opportunities
Using YouTube for Disney Magic
Valentine's Day at Walt Disney World
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 A Wonderful World (of Disney)
What I Miss About a Disney Christmas
What Keeps Us Coming Back to Disney?
When Bad Trips Happen to Good People
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
Wilderness Back Trail Adventure
Wishes
Ye Olde Magic Kingdom
Yuletide Magic

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PassPorter Walt Disney World Making Magic Articles

This page highlights our Walt Disney World Making Magic articles. A list of every article in this category is displayed on the left, while our most recent articles in this category are displayed below.

D23 Expo Recap, Part 1: Announcements Galore: A Disney Parks Planning Article
by Cheryl Pendry on 08-20-2015

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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 the news coming thick and fast across the three days. I will say here that I felt very glad that I was watching the news come out on the Disney Parks Blog and AllEars.Net, as I saw some photos that friends posted from the D23 Expo, and let’s just say the lines for the various events were not pretty! More ...
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The Grandparents Guide to Surviving (and Actually Loving) Disney: A Walt Disney World Planning Article by Amy Wear on 07-09-2015

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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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Make Your Magical Memories: A Walt Disney World Planning Article by Lucinda Sowers on 06-25-2015

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As I made the 10-minute drive to my parents' that evening, I was thinking through what I was going to say. I knew they, especially my Mom, would be disappointed to hear that we did not have the time or interest to go with them on a 3-week road trip ...

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Disney Bound or Disneybound?: A Walt Disney World Planning Article by Katie Cavendish on 05-28-2015

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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 by Cheryl Pendry on 05-28-2015

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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 by Dawn Steinfeld on 05-21-2015
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 by Cheryl Pendry on 05-14-2015
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 by Jennifer Schuitema on 05-07-2015
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 by Lisa Smith-Lester on 03-19-2015
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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More Walt Disney World Making Magic articles recently added to the PassPorter collection:

Walt Disney World Theme Park Traditions - A Walt Disney World Planning Article last updated 03-12-2015

Make Your Own Welcome Gifts - A Walt Disney World Planning Article last updated 02-05-2015

Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage - A Walt Disney World Activity Review last updated 12-11-2014

Renting Surrey Bikes at Disney's Boardwalk - A Walt Disney World Resort Review last updated 11-20-2014

Horseback Trail Rides at Disney's Fort Wilderness - A Walt Disney World Activity Review last updated 11-13-2014

Making the Wait Magical - Disney Countdown Tips last updated 11-06-2014

Disney's Sinister Soiree - A Delightfully Evil Treat - A Walt Disney World Event Review last updated 10-30-2014

Disney's Hollywood Studios Then and Now - A Photographer's Perspective last updated 08-14-2014

'Dream It! Do it! My Half Century Creating Disney's Magic Kingdoms' by Marty Sklar - A Disney Book Review last updated 07-24-2014

Meeting Marty Sklar - A Disney Vacation Club Member Event Review last updated 05-08-2014

My Hidden Mickey Surprise - When Thoughts and Dream Collide last updated 05-01-2014

Cast Members Save the Day - Where to Get Help While at Walt Disney World last updated 04-24-2014

A Trio of Backstage Disney Tours - A Walt Disney World Tour Review last updated 04-10-2014

Bringing 'Frozen' to Life at Disney - A Walt Disney World Parks Review last updated 03-20-2014

Summer at Disney vs. Winter in Michigan - A Disney Diversion last updated 03-06-2014

My Disney Wins - A Walt Disney World Planning Review last updated 02-27-2014

The 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend - A runDisney Event Review last updated 02-20-2014

Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service by Disney Institute with Theodore Kinni - A Disney Book Review last updated 02-13-2014

Disney Tech Primer - Part 2 - All About Magic Bands last updated 01-30-2014

runDisney Races - Better with Friends - A runDisney review last updated 12-12-2013

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party - A Walt Disney World Special Event Review last updated 12-12-2013

When to Splurge and When to Save at Walt Disney World - A Walt Disney World Review last updated 12-05-2013

Tower of Terror 10 Miler - runDisney Event Review last updated 11-07-2013

Cinderella Royal Family 5k - runDisney Event Review last updated 10-31-2013

Stories from a Theme Park Insider by Robert Niles - Disney Book Review last updated 10-17-2013

Walt Disney World Hidden History - Remnants of Former Attractions and Other Tributes by Kevin Yee - A Disney Book Review last updated 08-02-2013

Spreading a Bit of Pixie Dust - Flight Crew Bags last updated 07-19-2013

2013 Expedition Everest Challenge - runDisney Event Review last updated 06-06-2013

When Illness Interferes with Your Vacation - A Walt Disney World Review last updated 06-06-2013

The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund - Disney Making a Difference last updated 05-31-2013

Disney's PhotoPass and PhotoPass Plus - A Disney World Add-On Review last updated 04-04-2013

Senses: A Disney Spa at the Grand Floridian - A Spa Review last updated 03-28-2013

The Vault of Walt by Jim Korkis - A Disney Book Review last updated 03-21-2013

Where to Find the Best Views in Walt Disney World - Part 5 - The Resorts and Downtown Disney last updated 02-28-2013

The Richard Petty Exotic Driving Experience - Making More Magic last updated 02-22-2013

Where to Find the Best Views in Walt Disney World - Part 4 - Disney's Animal Kingdom last updated 02-21-2013

The American Idol Experience - Disney's Hollywood Studios last updated 02-15-2013

Where to Find the Best Views in Walt Disney World - Part 3 - Disney's Hollywood Studios last updated 02-14-2013

Romance at Walt Disney World - A Valentine's Day Special Report last updated 02-07-2013




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