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Full Circle Moments at the Disney Archives Exhibit at the Museum of Science & Industry: A D23 Event Review
by Ana Rapin on 07-24-2014

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The 'Bounty of the Island' Buffet Dinner at Makahiki: An Aulani Dining Review by Cheryl Pendry on 07-10-2014
Want to sample a traditional Hawaiian buffet during your stay at Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa at Ko Olina, Hawaii?

Then dinner is the time to head to Makahiki, which also plays host to a character breakfast.

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Aunty's Character Breakfast at Makahiki: An Aulani Dining Review by Cheryl Pendry on 07-03-2014

Let’s face it, when you go on a Disney vacation, you may want to see the characters at some point during our stay. We’re no different, and we’ve spent many happy hours on vacations searching them out. These days, we prefer to ...

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Island Hopping While at Aulani: A Disney Resort Review by PJ Pettigrew on 05-29-2014
Our family of three, two parents and an 8-year-old daughter, recently enjoyed our first (of many, I hope) visits to Aulani: A Disney Resort and Spa.

During the planning for this trip, we wrestled with the idea of whether to island hop ...

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Hong Kong Disneyland: A Disney Parks Review by Petra Neuhauser on 05-22-2014
Most of our vacations we spend in the US, so from Germany, we always headed west. Now it was time to go in the other direction to Hong Kong!

Since Hong Kong is said to be a cosmopolitan city and is also home to a Disney Park, this ...

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Activities at Aulani: A Disney Destination Review by Cheryl Pendry on 03-13-2014
In previous articles, we've looked at planning a trip to Aulani, Disney’s resort in Ko Olina, O’ahu, and how to

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Enjoying Aulani - A Disney Resort & Spa at Ko Olina: A Disney Destination Review by Cheryl Pendry on 03-06-2014
Ever since Disney announced that they would be building a resort at Ko Olina on the beautiful Hawaiian island of Oahu, I had my heart set on going there.

Finally in 2013 we realized that dream, spending a wonderful eight nights there ...

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For as many years as I can remember I've wanted to visit Hawai'i.

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Miami, Florida: A Disney Cruise Line Port Review by Cheryl Pendry on 01-16-2014
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