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World Baseball Classic 2017: A Tale Of A Country, Divided

Puerto Rico has an edge not many other colonies or commonwealths have, they get to take a delegation to any major sports event including the Olympics even though they are a part of the United States. A right reserved for autonomous countries, Puerto Ricans became the exception to the rule because the USA gave them […]

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Comic Books and Super Heroes Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff STEM Travel

Metal Earth DIY: Cinderella’s Carriage

Disney made a deal with the makers of Metal Earth to design DIY model kits based on their most popular characters and films. These are available for purchase on site at the Disney parks or can be found in museums, online and in certain novelty stores. Favorite designs include Star Wars Star Destroyers, R2-D2, X-Wing, The Black […]

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10 Tips to Optimize Your Disney World Resort Vacation

Not all Disney vacations are created equal and if you are on a budget, these tips may help make your visit a magical and less expensive one: 1. Resort stay vs outside lodging This one will depend on your idea of convenience and budget. Staying off site requires a rental car, paying for parking and […]

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Disney’s MagicBand

For those not aware, the Orlando Disney Resort implemented a wireless ticket and enhanced stay system that stores your Disney hotel, payment method (charges to room, doesn’t work to pay if you stay off site), FastPass+, meal plans and pictures that also serves as an admission token. Called the MagicBand, it is meant to be […]

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Responsibility v. Love

You are not responsible for the ones you love, except if they are children under a certain age or a pet. It may be a controversial thought but the subject is worth discussing. Many of my Millenial peers go through life feeling responsible for friends and family, carrying huge chips on their shoulders that shouldn’t […]

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Feed Your Wanderlust

Technology has connected the farthest reaches of the world with the push of the button. Airlines connect any two cities of the world with powerful single and twin aisle aircraft. You can be in another place in a matter of minutes or hours, and unless you are walking, driving cross country or on a boat, […]

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A Whole New World: The Ever Changing Face of Disney

While attending Disneyland’s 60th anniversary or Diamond Celebration, I came to realize that this is no longer my parent’s Disney and in some cases not even my own. I grew up with Captain Nemo’s 2000 Leagues Under the Sea and Space Mountain, with a Pirates of the Caribbean that did not feature Johnny Depp. Most […]

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Hogwarts, LA and Disneyland Diamond Celebration

For my husband’s 30th birthday, we went to Orlando and without realizing it, we were at the Wizarding World’s premiere of the release of the 8th HP movie. They had actors all over the park and we even managed to meet the men of the Weasley clan! When I heard they were opening the Wizarding […]