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Throwback Thursday: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in MouseBytes, Throwback Thursday | 0 comments

On the anniversary of the opening of the Submarine Voyage at Disneyland I figured there was no time like the present to write the Throwback Thursday article that I have been putting off. On October 14, 1971, two weeks after the opening of the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, a new attraction was opened. It was 20,000 Leagues...

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Tip Time Tuesday: Character Wake-Up Calls

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in MouseBytes, Tip Time Tuesday | 0 comments

We all know about hotel wake-up calls. You arrange for your wake-up call before you go to bed and the hotel so kindly acts as your alarm clock the next morning by phoning your room. Many of you probably already know that at Disney the wake-up calls usually feature a Disney character. Sometimes these are different depending on your resort,...

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Magic Monday: Ah-Cha-Cha! That’s me, baby!

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Magic Mondays, MouseBytes | 1 comment

Here it is, the post my family has been afraid I would write for the past 6 months! You all knew it was coming sooner or later and here it is! This Magic Monday post is all about the World Showcase Players. Each country in the World Showcase at Epcot has street entertainers that perform throughout the day. In the United Kingdom pavilion you can...

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LeSportSac Giveaway

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in MouseBytes | 1 comment

Hey there! Once again I have teamed up with an amazing bunch of Disney bloggers to bring you an awesome giveaway. This time we are giving away a LeSportSac medium weekender bag in the new it’s a small world print. Isn’t it pretty?   How do you enter? Simple – here is the entry form and be sure to head over to all the other...

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Ask Mel Wednesday: How do I get to our dining reservation at a resort?

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Ask Mel, MouseBytes | 2 comments

Question: We have a dinner reservation at a resort we are not staying at. How do we get to the restaurant? Do we need to drive? Answer: Let’s start with the easy part – you do not have to drive. Once you arrive at Disney, there is no need to drive anywhere. You might choose to drive and some people do, but Disney transportation has you...

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Tip Time Tuesday: Transportation Time

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in MouseBytes, Tip Time Tuesday | 9 comments

Today’s tip is brought to you by the mother in me! Whenever you make dining reservations or when I am talking to a client about getting to a meal – there is the standard, “Please allow up to 90 minutes of travel time” that you just say. And most people I know, myself included, often scoff at the idea of 90 minutes to get to...

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Magic Monday: Kilimanjaro Safaris

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in Magic Mondays, MouseBytes | 7 comments

Kilimanjaro Safaris is one of the highlight attractions of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Tucked in the far back corner of the Africa section of the park this 110 acre wildlife sanctuary allows visitors to get a glimpse at the animals native to different regions of Africa. You will board a large open-sided jeep that travels through the animal...

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