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by DisneyKaren
Sat May 13, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Travel Reports and Trip Planning
Topic: 2018 Club Trip
Replies: 28
Views: 190

Re: 2018 Club Trip

........if you intend shopping in Disneyland. There is a slight possibility..... however I'm thinking Della can teach me how to REALLY shop at a Disney park.  If you guys can fit your luggage on a Disney cruise then I'm all good. I've contacted my sister to get her opinion and to even check if she'...
by DisneyKaren
Sat May 13, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Travel Reports and Trip Planning
Topic: Greg's 2017 Shanghai trip
Replies: 34
Views: 182

Re: Greg's 2017 Shanghai trip

In Anaheim, the cafes opened earlier but the actual shops didn't open until around 10am.  I was surprised and thought they'd be open - that was the day we arrived from Hawaii so were at the hotel before 7am, so I was super keen for a Disney store to open!
by DisneyKaren
Mon May 01, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Travel Reports and Trip Planning
Topic: Greg's 2017 Shanghai trip
Replies: 34
Views: 182

Re: Greg's 2017 Shanghai trip

Aussie passports are 10 years and mine is up for renewal soon... the worst part is, since I got my passport last time, the laws have changed and you have to give them your old one to get the new one ( I believe... please someone tell me I'm wrong) and I don't want to lose all those hard won stamps ...
by DisneyKaren
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Beauty and the Beast (2017) (spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 135

Re: Beauty and the Beast (2017) (spoilers)

Oh, maybe I'm wrong.  I was guessing based on the quick turnarounds Philippe had to do getting Maurice and Belle to and from the castle.  Also when Maurice shows up at the bar, Gaston mentions he's been looking for 5 days (? I think).  As I type this I'm seeing that I pay way to much attention to th...
by DisneyKaren
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Travel Reports and Trip Planning
Topic: Greg's 2017 Shanghai trip
Replies: 34
Views: 182

Re: Greg's 2017 Shanghai trip

I miss the days of full page visas in my passport and a nice full little book when it's time for decommissioning, nowadays I get so few stamps.  Must make it all the more real now, so close!
by DisneyKaren
Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Beauty and the Beast (2017) (spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 135

Re: Beauty and the Beast (2017) (spoilers)

I guess I'm looking at it in terms of which one(s) would make it as standalone movies without having a built-in recognition from the previous incarnation.  I don't know if BatB would be as successful if it didn't have that recognition. The story may hold up but would certainly be picked apart for a...
by DisneyKaren
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Travel Reports and Trip Planning
Topic: Greg's 2017 Shanghai trip
Replies: 34
Views: 182

Re: Greg's 2017 Shanghai trip

Sounds exhausting but fun!  Having heard about Keith and Della's trip it does sound great but it may be a few years away for me yet ..... so many places to see... so little holidays.  Will enjoy reading about everyone's experiences in the meantime.
by DisneyKaren
Sun Apr 09, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Down Under Disneyana News
Topic: 2017 Club Meetings
Replies: 30
Views: 685

Re: 2017 Club Meetings

Thanks Keith, I wish I could make more meetings. Loved seeing everyone again and putting faces to names of people I talk with on the blogs. I'm excited about crashing my sister's trip to Japan in Nov after your talk and also need to add Easter to the growing list of festivals I want to experience in...
by DisneyKaren
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Down Under Disneyana News
Topic: 2017 Club Meetings
Replies: 30
Views: 685

Re: 2017 Club Meetings

I'm staying at the hotel there, so I'll definitely be at dinner.  Looking forward to hearing all about the parks as well as anywhere else you went in Japan. Also I'll be in the city most of the day, does anyone know any shops where I can look for Disney items or Jim Shore, etc?  I know about the cha...
by DisneyKaren
Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Travel Reports and Trip Planning
Topic: Keith and Della's Shanghai/Tokyo Trip 2017
Replies: 76
Views: 550

Re: Keith and Della's Shanghai/Tokyo Trip 2017

Fantastic trip and report Keith, I'm looking forward to hearing about it and seeing the photos next weekend.  So great you could share the trip with so many friends along the way.  Enjoy your last day(s) and safe trip home.
by DisneyKaren
Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Travel Reports and Trip Planning
Topic: Keith and Della's Shanghai/Tokyo Trip 2017
Replies: 76
Views: 550

Re: Keith and Della's Shanghai/Tokyo Trip 2017

Thanks Keith, still keen to hear the meaning of life, but liking all the other updates.  My sister is planning a trip to Japan in November for almost 2wks (4.5 days at the parks, rest seeing the cities), so depending how well I save to whether I join her.  Looking forward to your updates and photos ...
by DisneyKaren
Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Travel Reports and Trip Planning
Topic: DL plus Hawaii
Replies: 13
Views: 66

Re: DL plus Hawaii

LAX was quiet both times we went in at far too early an hour in the morning.  The downside is that depending on the shuttle company, they try to fill them and you can be left standing waiting if it's too quiet.  We ended up just the 2 of us going to Anaheim, however at the end of the trip we had far...
by DisneyKaren
Sun Mar 26, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Beauty and the Beast (2017) (spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 135

Re: Beauty and the Beast (2017) (spoilers)

I LOVED it!  Went last night with my sister, niece and 3 of her teenage friends and everyone had a great time.  I hadn't realised my older sister hasn't even seen the animated version - my niece must have inherited her love of Disney from her 2 amazing aunts.  As I own the stage version soundtrack, ...
by DisneyKaren
Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: Disney Free
Topic: What I'm doing in 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 91

Re: What I'm doing in 2017

So 2017, will see me continue to study remotely ( but part time this year), publish a couple of e-books that are ready to go, find a publisher for another I have ready to be handled by someone who knows about hard copy books, and find a 'real job' while I work on another couple of irons I've had in...
by DisneyKaren
Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Beauty and the Beast (2017) (spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 135

Re: Beauty and the Beast (2017) (spoilers)

It doesn't open here until next week so I've made plans with my sister and niece for next Saturday night.  The stage version is my favourite so far as I love all the extra music they have.  I'll miss the enchanted characters looking like cute animations but I know they have to update and made them f...