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'Dream It! Do it! My Half Century Creating Disney's Magic Kingdoms' by Marty Sklar
All Star Vacation Homes
Around the World on a Segway
Baby Steps
Backstage Tour
Becoming Disney Parents
Behind The Scenes
Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes
Being the Ideal Guest
Bringing 'Frozen' to Life at Disney
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Budget Disney World Souvenirs
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Budget Disney World Transportation
Budget Your Disney Trip
Cast Member Confidential
Cast Members Save the Day
Cinderella Royal Family 5k
Cirque du Soleil
Comparing Cars Land and New Fantasyland
Counting Down to Disney (Part 1)
Counting Down to Disney (Part 2)
Dealing With the Post-Vacation Disney Blues
Decade of Dreams
Disappointing Disney
Discovery Cove
Disney + Disabilities = Magic!
Disney Admission Options for Military Families
Disney Alone Time
Disney Character Dining Around the Globe
Disney Dreaming
Disney Dreaming With Kids
Disney Fan Gathering
Disney From the Driver's Seat
Disney Podcasts
Disney Tech Primer - Part 1
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Disney Vacation Club
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Disney World 101 Quiz - Part 1
Disney World 101 Quiz - Part 2
Disney World and Down Syndrome - A Winning Combination
Disney's Single Rider Lines
DisneyQuest
Don't Let it Rain on Your Parade
Dreaming of Disney World
Emergencies While at Walt Disney World
Enjoying the Peace at Disney
Fantasyland
Feels Like the First Time
Finding Answers
Finding Relaxation at Walt Disney World
First Aid At Disney
Five Tips for a Trouble Free Trip
Four Generations, Four Parks, One World
Four Lessons, One World
From Commando-Touring to Crawling
Getting There is Half the Fun
Greener Walt Disney World
Helping Plan A First Trip to Disney
How I Helped My Scaredy-Cat Kid
How to Catch a Deal at Disney
Keeping The Magic Alive
Keys To The Kingdom
Last Day Disney Blues
Last Minute Planning
Lessons Learned
Lessons Learned Part 1
Making the Most of Walt Disney World
Mickey Mouse's Masterpieces
Munching With Mickey
My Disney Mistakes - Part 1
My Disney Mistakes - Part 2
My Disney Mistakes - Part 3
My Disney Wins
My Experience with Disney's Disability Access Card
My Hidden Mickey Surprise
My Top 10 Favorite Attractions
New Adult Beverage Offerings at Animal Kingdom
New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom
Our Experience With My Disney Experience
Packing for Winter Weather at Walt Disney World
Planning a Girls-Only Vacation
Planning Makes the Magic Happen
Planning Your First Trip to a New Park
Planning Your Walt Disney World Vacation
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Pregnant At The Mouse House
Pregnant at Walt Disney World
Preparing Your Child For a Walt Disney World Vacation
Preserving Memories with PassPorter
Pros and Cons of the Magic Your Way Premium Plan
Rediscovering Walt Disney World
Replacing The Magic
Reserving a Disney Resort Hotel Room
Ride or Drive
Rumor Round-Up
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Saving Money for Disney
Say Cheese!
Say Cheese!
Scooting Around the World
Season Survival Guide
SeaWorld Orlando
Stories from a Theme Park Insider by Robert Niles
Summer at Disney vs. Winter in Michigan
Taking It Easy at Walt Disney World
Taking Kids Out of School For a Disney Trip
Taking the Grandkids
Taking Toddlers to Walt Disney World
The Epcot Explorer's Encyclopedia by R.A. Pedersen
The FASTPASS System
The Kids Are In Charge
The Monorails of Disney's Wonderful World of Theme Parks
The More, The Mickey-er
The Reluctant Mouseketeer
The Rest of the "World" For Kids
The Walt Disney World Grand Slam
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal
The Year Without Disney
There's an App For That - Part 1
Tips for a Disney 'Newbie'
Tips For Traveling With Your Bestie
Toddlers to Teenagers
Tom Sawyer Island
Top 10 Disney Questions
Tower of Terror 10 Miler
Transportation at Walt Disney World (Part 1)
Transportation at Walt Disney World (Part 2)
Traveling to Walt Disney World with a Friend
Using Technology to Plan Your Disney Trips
Using Technology to Plan Your Disney Trips
Using YouTube for Disney Magic
Visiting Walt Disney World During The Busy Season
Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World At The Holidays
Walt Disney World for Dudes
Walt Disney World for Veteran Visitors
What A Wonderful World (of Disney)
What I Miss About a Disney Christmas
What Keeps Us Coming Back to Disney?
When to Splurge and When to Save at Walt Disney World
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'Dream It! Do it! My Half Century Creating Disney's Magic Kingdoms' by Marty Sklar: A Disney Book Review
by Cheryl Pendry on 07-24-2014

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As soon as I heard the "Dream It! Do It!" book would be coming out, I knew I had to get a copy of it.

Why? Because the author is Marty Sklar! More ...
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by Jessica Barnett on 07-17-2014
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My family had the opportunity to try out the new and improved Agent P's World Showcase Adventure at Epcot on our recent trip to Walt Disney World.

This popular activity takes participants on a Phineas and Ferb-themed quest around the ...

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Why Epcot Is My Favorite Walt Disney World Theme Park: A Walt Disney World Park Review by Cheryl Pendry on 07-17-2014

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Of all the theme parks at Walt Disney World, Epcot is for me, the absolute best … but WHY?

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My Experience with Disney's Disability Access Card: Touring with Special Needs by HP on 07-11-2014

Photo illustrating Disability Access Service Pass Front and Back

Last year Walt Disney World discontinued their Guest Assistance Card (GAC) program for guests with disabilities and replaced it with a new program, the Disability Access Service (DAS) Card.

(You can read Disney’s ...

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Tips For Traveling With Your Bestie: Walt Disney World Touring Tips for Traveling with Friends by Shelby Joseph on 06-26-2014

Photo illustrating Bestie Selfie in France
The first time my friend Emily and I decided to take our families on a Walt Disney World vacation together, we received a lot of comments suggesting our friendship wouldn't last after spending a week together.

We were surprised by ...

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The Princess Storybook Breakfast at Akershus: A Walt Disney World Dining Review by Cheryl Pendry on 06-26-2014
For as long as I can remember, the breakfast at Cinderella's Royal Table in the castle at the Magic Kingdom has been the hottest ticket if you want to start the day by dining with the Disney princesses.

However, Cindy's hass never done ...

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There's an App For That - Part 1: Walt Disney World Planning Advice by Valerie Hofer on 06-19-2014
We've all heard it before. Whenever y're looking for a restaurant menu or movie time someone, usually someone much younger pipes up with"You know, there's an app for that."

And in 99% of cases there usually are a few. In the case of Walt ...

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Why We Stayed Off-Property For our Disney Vacation: Confessions of a Disney Resort Fan by Thomas Urbain on 06-05-2014
Let me introduce myself. I'm "That Guy" ... the one who would chastise anyone who ever considered going to Walt Disney World and staying "off property."

What could be more magical than staying at a Disney resort?

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Mama Melrose's at Disney Hollywood Studios: A Walt Disney World Dining Review by Cheryl Pendry on 06-05-2014
Talk to anyone who's been to Walt Disney World a few times and has sampled the delights of the restaurants at the various parks, and one thing will quickly become clear.

Disney's Hollywood Studios is considered by many to be the ...

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More Disney World articles recently added to the PassPorter collection:

Monsieur Paul's Restaurant - A Walt Disney World Dining Review last updated 05-15-2014

Raglan Road at Downtown Disney - A Walt Disney World Dining Review last updated 05-08-2014

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

Our Experience With My Disney Experience - A Walt Disney World Review last updated 04-17-2014

The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian - A Disney Vacation Club Review last updated 04-10-2014

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

A Year at Walt Disney World - A Walt Disney World Event Review last updated 04-03-2014

Is the Deluxe Dining Plan a Good Value - A Walt Disney World Dining Plan Review last updated 04-03-2014

Be Our Guest in New Fantasyland - A Walt Disney World Dining Review last updated 03-27-2014

Roughing It - Confessions of a Deluxe Resort Fan Staying at a Moderate Resort - A Walt Disney World Resort Review last updated 03-27-2014

Safe Disney Travels with Kids - Travel Tips last updated 03-20-2014

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

Feels Like the First Time - Planning a Trip with a First Time Visitor last updated 03-13-2014

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

A New Look at Disney's California Grill - A Walt Disney World Dining Review last updated 02-20-2014




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Getting from Epcot to Disney Hollywood Studio
by Adam
27 Jul 2014 at 10:49am
Hi I hope someone can help me out. I never use disney transportaion so i have no idea how to get from the front of Epcot to DHS? We have friends...
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" Taking you to Walt Disney World"
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24 Jul 2014 at 12:04pm
This is a video I took when talking to our daughter in law about an upcoming trip. I recorded it with my iPad mini and told her I just testing the...
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I got Disney Mail!!!
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21 Jul 2014 at 3:11pm
I was reading new posts and getting very excited and I decided to run out and check my mailbox :) I not only got my airport documents with luggage...
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