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Discover Exclusive Merchandise from Tokyo Disney’s 35th Anniversary

What are some of your favorite Disney memories? Taking home precious mementos can play a large role in creating your magical experience.  They can bring back those cherished memories created with your friends and family. Here, we take a look at some of the special merchandise treasures that enhance your Tokyo Disney Resort (TDR) experience. … Continue reading Discover Exclusive Merchandise from Tokyo Disney’s 35th Anniversary

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“Dreaming Up!” Parade Soars into Tokyo Disneyland

The 35th Anniversary “Happiest Celebration” festivities are in full swing at Tokyo Disneyland, and the “Dreaming Up!” parade was definitely a highlight.  The Tokyo Disney Resort is known for excellence: innovative attractions, one-of-a-kind parades, unique seasonal food, and an unmatched passion for everything Disney.  The “Dreaming Up!” Parade premiered on April 15, 2018 and has… Continue reading “Dreaming Up!” Parade Soars into Tokyo Disneyland

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Fantastic Foods from Tokyo Disney’s 35th “Happiest Celebration”

What are your favorite memories of Disney Parks? If you look back, some of these memories may not be from attractions or parades.  Fantastic foods can make your experience magical.  That mouth-watering meal.  Those unforgettable Mickey snacks.  At Tokyo Disneyland, the 35th “Happiest Celebration” is well underway.  Here, we explore some of the seasonal menus… Continue reading Fantastic Foods from Tokyo Disney’s 35th “Happiest Celebration”

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Highlights of Tokyo Disneyland’s 35th “Happiest Celebration”

“It all started in 1983…” The first international Disney park opened in Tokyo to adoring fans on April 15, 1983.  I had the pleasure of joining the festivities as Tokyo Disney Resort celebrates its 35th Anniversary “Happiest Celebration” this year. Tokyo Disney Resort (TDR) is known for excellence: unique attractions, one-of-a-kind parades, unique seasonal food,… Continue reading Highlights of Tokyo Disneyland’s 35th “Happiest Celebration”

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Celebrating Disney’s Easter and 35th Anniversary at Tokyo DisneySea

I'm catching up on posting my articles written for LaughingPlace.com.  Here's an article I wrote from our last visit to Tokyo DisneySea, highlighting their Easter celebrations in June 2018.  Disney’s Easter usually lasts an entire season at Tokyo Disney Resort.  This year, with the new 35th Anniversary festivities at Tokyo Disneyland, all of Easter was… Continue reading Celebrating Disney’s Easter and 35th Anniversary at Tokyo DisneySea

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From Tikis to Princesses – the Latest News from Her Universe

While my latest article from San Diego Comic-Con was just published on LaughingPlace.com, here is a look back at our WonderCon update from her Universe ... What are the newest creations from the winners of last year’s Her Universe Fashion Show? We gathered at WonderCon 2018 to find out. For the first time, they announced… Continue reading From Tikis to Princesses – the Latest News from Her Universe

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Talk Story with Women of Hokuleʻa – Real-Life Moanas Share Their Adventures

  Did you know that sailing across the ocean in a voyaging canoe isn’t just something Moana did in a Disney animated feature?  And that some of Maui’s Wayfinding teachings are inspired by real-life Polynesian navigational techniques? It’s true. All of it. Welcome to true stories of Hōkūleʻa – Hawaii’s voyaging canoe – as told… Continue reading Talk Story with Women of Hokuleʻa – Real-Life Moanas Share Their Adventures

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How Far We’ll Go – Wayfinding Like Moana on Hawaii’s Hokuleʻa

Feel the cool sea breeze brush across your face. Smell the salty mist as waves lap against your canoe.  Squint into the mesmerizing glare as a thousand blazing suns reflect off the water.  See the possibilities beyond the horizon, where the sky meets the sea.  Be as one with the ocean, and the myriad of… Continue reading How Far We’ll Go – Wayfinding Like Moana on Hawaii’s Hokuleʻa

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Step Aboard Hokuleʻa: How this Real-Life Voyaging Canoe Inspired Moana

Moana has been such an inspirational force for so many people around the world.  The film has touched not only Polynesians, but people from every walk of life.  So, what inspired Disney filmmakers to send a teenager on a wayfinding quest in a voyaging canoe? In their research for Moana, Ron Clements, John Musker and… Continue reading Step Aboard Hokuleʻa: How this Real-Life Voyaging Canoe Inspired Moana

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Finding Places to Love at the LA Travel and Adventure Show

What's your favorite type of getaway?  Relaxing on a secluded tropical island?  Exploring a historic European city?  Seeing the sun dip into the ocean from your private cruise ship balcony?  Discover new places to love at the LA Travel and Adventure show.  This past weekend, we delved into the Travel and Adventure show at the… Continue reading Finding Places to Love at the LA Travel and Adventure Show