Category Archives: Disney

Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Natasha previews Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World

Today is the opening of Galaxy’s Edge, the new Stars Wars (SW) section at Disney’s Hollywood Studios part of Walt Disney World (WDW) in Orlando Florida.  Natasha was among the lucky few season ticket holders who got to go to … Continue reading

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An American in (Disneyland) Paris

There were so many more outfits to wear and so many more things to do that we wanted to get an early start on our return visit to Disneyland Park in Disneyland Paris.  This is day three (our final) in … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Studios Park, Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris’ second park, Walt Disney Studios, opened in 2002, 10 years after the resort’s original opening.  Maggie had done her research and we were going to start the day with the more popular rides that will get crowded as … Continue reading

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Disneyland Paris Past and Present

We got up to catch an early morning train from Paris to Chessy where the train station is just at the entrance to Disneyland Paris.  From the Les Halles metro station right at our hotel, we caught a direct train, … Continue reading

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A chance to see Notre Dame before our visit to see the (European) Mouse

Note:  Most of the pictures in this blog post are of Notre Dame Cathedral as it looked in May 2019, one month after the fire that ravaged the 850-year-old church. So I will start with a bit of background as … Continue reading

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Disney’s Marvel Day at Sea

About a month before the release of Captain Marvel (the origin story film), my adult son Rocky and I slipped away for a 5-day Disney Cruise out of Miami aboard the Disney Magic, the original ship among Disney’s four-ship fleet. … Continue reading

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Castaway Cay and a Fantasy Farewell

This is our last full cruise day and we are docking in our third and final port of Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island in the Bahamas.  We woke to the Captain’s announcement that bad weather was anticipated and that we … Continue reading

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Star Wars Day at Sea aboard the Disney Fantasy

There have been teasers all week, but this is our last sea day and the culmination of the Star Wars cruise aboard the Disney Fantasy.  On schedule, we got up and went to the Royal Court dining room for brunch. … Continue reading

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St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands and a First Order Invasion

Having been to St. Thomas many times, we decided not to book an excursion.  I highly recommend the beaches on St. Thomas, Magen’s Bay being perhaps the most popular.  It is a rather interesting ride out there too.  You don’t … Continue reading

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Tortola in the British Virgin Islands and a Pirate’s Life for Me.

We have been so bad about sleeping late that we bit the bullet and scheduled an early (7:30 am) beach excursion for today.  I am not sure if I have ever been to Tortola before.  We ordered room service (only … Continue reading

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