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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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Magic Monday: The Festival of the Lion King

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Magic Mondays, MouseBytes | 5 comments

  Hidden in the corner of Camp Minnie-Mickey at Disney’s Animal Kingdom you can find The Festival of the Lion King, a must see musical show featuring all of your favorites from Disney’s classic film, The Lion King. This 30 minute show is performed throughout the day, be sure to check the Times Guide when you enter the park to...

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Countdown Calendar Giveaway

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in MouseBytes | 23 comments

It’s time for another giveaway here on Mickey by Mel! This time we are giving away a handmade countdown calendar. This Disney inspired creation is a Mickey rag wreath with a chalkboard center shaped like what else – mouse ears! Don’t worry, the chalk is attached by twine to the chalkboard so that you never have to go hunting...

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Tip Time Tuesday: How to save your Disney balloons

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in MouseBytes, Tip Time Tuesday | 3 comments

Today’s Tip Time Tuesday has to do with all those beautiful Mickey balloons that you find at Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios. Without fail, almost every child I meet wants a Mickey balloon (and a lot of adults too!) Today I will share with you a couple of my favorite balloon tips! First – the balloon vendors only take cash –...

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Ask Mel Wednesday: What is Resort Online Check-In?

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Ask Mel, MouseBytes | 0 comments

Question: What is resort online check-in and can anyone use it? Answer: Disney resorts started a program on February 26, 2009 that allows guests staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel to check-in online before they reach their destination.  The idea is that the online check-in process will help reduce wait times at check-in and streamline...

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Magic Monday: Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Magic Mondays, MouseBytes | 0 comments

Tucked in the back corner of Disney’s Hollywood Studios you will find Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show. This action packed show started in Walt Disney Studios in Disneyland Paris. The show was one of the original attractions at Walt Disney Studios when the park opened in 2002. The success of the show in Paris led Disney to recreate...

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