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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #138 – Universal’s International Program at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

May 24, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

On this episode we are joined by Zoe Waycott, who took part in Universal Orlando’s International Program. While she was working at Universal Orlando Resort, she spent her time working in many roles at the…

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Disney Cruise Line Returns to Favorite Home Ports in 2016

May 23, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Disney Cruise Line plans to return to the home ports of New York, Miami and Galveston with select sailings to the Bahamas and the Caribbean in 2016. These cruises aboard the Disney Magic and Disney…

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Twisted Colossus Opens This Weekend At Six Flags Magic Mountain

May 22, 2015 at 7:26 am | No Comments

Something twisted this way comes.  If you have been following our coverage over the past few months, you know that Twisted Colossus is a reinvention of the classic, original Colossus, once the worlds tallest fastest,…

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Your Guide to Disneyland Diamond Celebration Merchandise

May 22, 2015 at 3:54 am | No Comments

A Disney celebration wouldn’t be complete without merchandise — and with hundreds of items available, Disneyland has made sure you’ll commemorate your Diamond Celebration visit with a souvenir or two. Today we take a look…

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The Old Mill at Storybook Land

May 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm | No Comments

You’re in a Dutch canal boat at Yesterland, so it’s fitting that you’re cruising past Dutch windmills. Your skipper delivers a live spiel: “On the left are the three Dutch windmills.”   Read the YESTERLAND…

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Your Guide to Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration 24-Hour Party

May 21, 2015 at 4:30 am | No Comments

Disneyland will kick off its big 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration this weekend with a huge 24-hour party on Friday packed with all-new entertainment, enhancements at classic attractions, special food, and hundreds of commemorative merchandise items.…

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Fab News – Everything is Opening at a Theme Park Near You

May 21, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

We’re gearing up for the excitement of the 60th Anniversary Kickoff this weekend, and folks are starting to check into hotels and find out their schedules today. The rain rain rain might come down down…

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Terri Hardin – Star Wars Is Coming, I’m Geeking Out

May 21, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

My pulse raced and my heart pounded as I, along with so many others, went online to see the second trailer for the new Star Wars Film. Many of you went to the Star Wars…

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Dateline Disney World – Flower and Garden Coming Down at Epcot and More News

May 20, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Hello, and welcome to another edition of Dateline Disney World! This week, we’re taking a photo tour on a beautiful day at Epcot and checking out what’s happening at the park. Let’s go! That’s going…

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Disney News Round Up: Grizzles Peak to the Iron Reef

May 20, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Are you ready to stay up all night? Friday starts Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary celebration with a 24 hour party! I know at least some of you are planning to stay up all night. Some of…

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News with The Fabulous Disney Babe

May 19, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Is everyone getting rested and ready for the Disneyland 60th anniversary hoopla? I’ll be doing the Press Thing to a limited degree (I think) as I’m still recovering from getting hit by a truck (for…

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The Haunted Mansion Show: The Change

May 19, 2015 at 12:01 am | No Comments

Dear Mortals, the time has come. After 46 years of haunting hibernation, he’s back. Despite that this episode of “The Haunted Mansion Show” is a short one, let us celebrate this ghoulishly-delightful day for our…

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Soarin Returns to the Disneyland Resort and More 60th Prep

May 18, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

It’s another big week for the Disneyland Resort as the all new Grizzly Peak Airfield and the spiffed-up Soarin’ Over California debuted on Friday.  With its all-new, hi-def projection and brand new screens, does the…

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Mousetalgia Podcast 343: Hat Box Ghost’s return, Tomorrowland premiere

May 18, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Team Mousetalgia takes you to the blue carpet and the world premiere of Tomorrowland in this week’s episode! Join Jeff and Dave as they watch the celebrities descend on Downtown Disney’s AMC multiplex to watch…

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Efteling Fairy Tale Forest – Part One

May 17, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

Efteling is a fantasy theme park located in the Neatherlands. It was opened in 1952 and continues to delight European travelers to this very day.  We begin a two part series on the heart of…

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Gator Spot takes a bite out of International Drive

May 17, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

On Monday, May 11, the world of attractions along International Drive in Orlando went from big to “HUGE,” as the newest member of the ever expanding and changing group of attractions on the iconic street…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #137 – News, Autism at the Parks, Butterbeer and Emails

May 17, 2015 at 12:48 am | No Comments

We then bring you a new segment to the podcast from Maureen at Autism at the Parks, in which she aims to help people with disabilities, ailments and kids get more from the Universal Orlando…

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You’ve Got to be Kidding: The Most Interesting Disneyland Fan in the World

May 16, 2015 at 3:00 am | No Comments

“You’ve Got To Be Kidding” is parody. Allow yourself the opportunity to have a little fun . . . Many of us like to think we are Disneyland’s number one fan.  And many more like…

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Back to the…. Coonskin Hat?

May 16, 2015 at 2:00 am | No Comments

Please welcome Karl Beaudry to MiceChat. Karl’s interest is in Disney music. We think you’ll enjoy these little notes. Greetings Disney music lovers and welcome to Disney Notes – a regular visit to the world…

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Visiting John Muir’s Home

May 16, 2015 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Visiting John Muir’s Home By Marc Ricketts Alert readers may have noticed by now that since the Bay Area theme parks don’t have as much news as the ones to the south, I like to…