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Jambo House DVC Regular and Accessible 1 Bedroom PhotosJambo House DVC Regular and Accessible 1 Bedroom Photos
September 15, 2014
Photos of the Jambo House Disney Vacation Club One Bedroom Villas: standard and accessible.


Happy Birthday Hong Kong DisneylandHappy Birthday Hong Kong Disneyland
September 12, 2014
Hong Kong Disneyland opened on September 12, 2005! We look back on our recent trip to this magical park.

        Related Links:
         -- Hong Kong Disneyland Video Library
         -- Mickey's Waterworks Parade - A Look Back


Frozen Attraction to Norway Plus MORE!Frozen Attraction to Norway Plus MORE!
September 12, 2014
Tom Staggs, Chairman, Disney Parks and Resorts has announced a Frozen Attraction will be coming to Epcot and replace the current Maelstrom. Plus MORE!

        Related Links:
         -- Are You a Frozen Fan?


Villas at Wilderness Lodge Studio PhotosVillas at Wilderness Lodge Studio Photos
September 11, 2014
Photos of the studio villa at the Wilderness Lodge


Trattoria al Forno Costume DesignsTrattoria al Forno Costume Designs
September 09, 2014
Today Disney shares the costume designer renderings of the costumes for the cast members. These were designed by Walt Disney Imagineer Celina Lung. Lung has also designed costumes for Epcot's Coral Reef restaurant as well as various locations in Disney parks around the world.


Answering Your Questions AllEarsNet TV
September 09, 2014
Join Deb Wills and Deb Koma as they answer YOUR questions regarding Disney rumors; renovations at the Polynesian Village; top resorts for families; writing for; and what gives "us" that warm and fuzzy at Walt Disney World!


Big Hero 6 Preview Part 1Big Hero 6 Preview Part 1
September 08, 2014
In this piece I wanted to share an introduction/primer to the Who, What, Where, and When of "Big Hero 6". In the third and final part I will share some factoids and interesting pieces of information I learned while at the preview day about what it took to bring Big Hero 6 to the screen.


Disney on Ice Frozen!  ReviewDisney on Ice Frozen! Review
September 05, 2014
"Frozen" fans are in for a cool treat with Feld Entertainment's newest Disney on Ice production. The show is making its worldwide debut in Orlando this weekend, and I was invited to preview it at the final dress rehearsal and media event. To be sure, Feld knows its audiences. As much as my 9-year-old daughter loves "Frozen," she also was excited to see Ariel, her favorite princess. Mickey and Minnie Mouse host the retelling of the "Frozen" story. What do the classic Disney characters have to do with newcomers Elsa and Anna? A whole lot, it turns out, when the concept of true love is illustrated on ice.


Disneyland Half Marathon - Expo and 10KDisneyland Half Marathon - Expo and 10K
September 02, 2014
We're here for the 9th annual Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend! Our first stop was the Health and Fitness Expo to pick up our bibs and shirts - and do a little shopping, too. :-) Next up, catch up with friends and then the 10K!


Oswald the Lucky Rabbit to Appear in Disney California AdventureOswald the Lucky Rabbit to Appear in Disney California Adventure
September 02, 2014
Beginning September 14th, guests will start seeing Oswald the Lucky Rabbit on Buena Vista Street in Disney California Adventure.

Oswald made his first Disney park appearance in Tokyo DisneySea earlier this year.


Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend - Half Marathon - Dumbo Double DareDisneyland Half Marathon Weekend - Half Marathon - Dumbo Double Dare
September 02, 2014
Another Disneyland Half Marathon successfully completed! That makes seven for us. We had a good race, and felt strong despite running a 10K the day before.

Even though at Disneyland we have the advantage of proximity to the starting line, we still had to get up pretty for a race that starts at 5:30! Lee was happy that the Hearthstone Lounge in the hotel opened at 4:00 so he could get his morning coffee. (All of the coffee-type places in the Disney hotels opened early today as did many locations in Downtown Disney.)

We again met some of our fellow runners in the lobby and walked over to the pre-race area together. Even though there were 18,000 registered this morning (as opposed to 10,000 for the 10K) the walkways still weren't congested, and even the porta-potty lines weren't very long.


2015 Disney Parks Moms Panel - Time to Apply2015 Disney Parks Moms Panel - Time to Apply
September 02, 2014
At 10 a.m. ET today (Sept. 2), the application process for coveted seats on the 2015 Disney Parks Moms Panel opens. And your deadline to complete the first round is noon ET on Friday, Sept. 5.

The Disney Parks Moms Panel has evolved from its inception in 2008, but its goal remains the same: to provide vacation-planning advice from adults in families that are interested in and knowledgeable about the Disney properties. For the most part, the panelists' jobs are to answer a number of written questions each week, though there also are some public appearances by the group. In exchange, The Walt Disney Co. provides the selected panelists with a paid trip to one of the Disney properties for training, which is required. In the past, the trip has been scheduled during the first half of December and includes the panelists' immediate family members.


Be a Conservation HeroBe a Conservation Hero
September 02, 2014
You didnít know that you were a hero? Most people donít . . . but when you buy those conservation buttons, when you press those pennies or when you toss coins in a Disney fountain you are making a donation to the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund. And your contribution is bigger than you think it is! Iíll explain how it all works.


Boardwalk Inn Renovated RoomsBoardwalk Inn Renovated Rooms
August 30, 2014
The Boardwalk Inn is in the midst of a major room renovation. There are new bathrooms, showers, sinks, rugs, beds, and very themed drapes.


Starbucks at Disney's Hollywood Studios in 2015Starbucks at Disney's Hollywood Studios in 2015
August 29, 2014
The former LA Prop and Cinema Storage Shop at the corner of Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards in Disney's Hollywood Studios will reopen in early 2015 as The Trolley Car Cafe, a new food and beverage location serving Starbucks coffee and Disney favorites. Cast members at this new location will wear costumes themed to blend with the classic look and feel of Hollywood Boulevard and its surroundings. The Trolley Car Cafe will serve Starbucks coffee and espresso beverages, frappuccino blended beverages, signature breakfast sandwiches and Starbucks La Boulange pastry items along with other Disney baked goods. The location will accept Starbucks gift cards.


Magic Kingdom Counter Service Favorites on AllEarsNet TV! Magic Kingdom Counter Service Favorites on AllEarsNet TV!
August 29, 2014
Join co-hosts Deb Wills and Deb Koma as they share their favorite (and least favorite) counter service eateries in the Magic Kingdom!


Disneyland Resort Photo Update 8/22/2014Disneyland Resort Photo Update 8/22/2014
August 29, 2014
Contributing photographer Jason of sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, August 22, 2014. This week's highlights include more on the Haunted Mansion's 45th anniversary, as well as some previews of Halloween around the parks.


Disney Season: Holiday 2014Disney Season: Holiday 2014
August 29, 2014
Starting November 7 and through the merriest weeks that follow, guests of Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Cruise Line will find themselves in a wintry wonderland that blends yuletide traditions and holiday cheer.
Highlights of the merry celebrations include Epcot's Candlelight Processional, the Spectacle of Dancing Lights at the Studios, the Magic Kingdom's Very Merry Christmas Party and more!


Changes Coming to Epcot's Live Entertainment Line-UpChanges Coming to Epcot's Live Entertainment Line-Up
August 28, 2014
The Disney Parks Blog announced changes coming to the live entertainment at World Showcase in Epcot. New experiences debuting over the next several months will include the addition of "a traditional Berber music and dance troupe in Morocco, a corps of dynamic flag-waving performers in Italy, a thrilling lumberjack-inspired show in Canada, a Celtic folk music ensemble at the United Kingdom, and more." To make way for these new experiences, the following live acts will end their runs at the end of September: Mo'Rockin', Off Kilter, Spirit of America Fife and Drum Corps and World Showcase Players. More details as they become available.


Disney's Vero Beach Resort In-depth ReportDisney's Vero Beach Resort In-depth Report
August 27, 2014
We all know that vacationing at Walt Disney World may not always be the most relaxing experience. Waking up early in the morning to get to the parks for opening, running from attraction to attraction, dealing with the heat and the crowds, it can be a physically, mentally, and emotionally draining experience. Sometimes it may even feel like you need a vacation from your vacation. Wouldn't it be great if there was somewhere nearby that you could go to relax and unwind for a few days following all of this? Or maybe you are just looking for the kind of vacation where you can sit by the pool or at the beach without having to worry about running around from place to place? Fortunately, Disney has just the place and this hidden gem is located conveniently close to Walt Disney World. Disney's Vero Beach Resort is the perfect escape and a great way to end a Disney vacation or be a vacation unto itself.