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Shannon is a wife and mother of 3 kids. She adores all things Disney and loves a good tall Dole Whip.

Podcast Episode 167: In Depth – Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

If you’re a frequent listener to our show, you know that we do an In Depth series where we discuss every aspect of a particular Disney resort.  From room types, to amenities, to dining options within the resort, we cover it all!  We continue our series this week with our favorite, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort!

Be sure to check out the other episodes in our In Depth series:

Animal Kingdom Lodge

Art of Animation

Caribbean Beach

Contemporary

Coronado Springs

Pop Century

Port Orleans French Quarter

Port Orleans Riverside

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Podcast Episode 166: Keep, Refurb, Remove

This week we’re playing a little game of keep, refurb, remove.  We have a scenario where we’re given three Disney attractions and we have to decide which we’d keep as-is, which we’d refurbish, and which we would get rid of entirely.  Some of these were really tough!

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Podcast Episode 165: Tara and Chris’ Birthday Trip Report

Tara and Chris (plus a bunch of their friends) headed down to Walt Disney World for Chris’ most recent milestone birthday!  Join us as we talk about some new things they experienced on this trip, including Pandora, Flights of Passage, Nomad Lounge and more!

As an added bonus, one of them got to name a new vessel at Disney.  Find out who got to name and what the name is!

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Podcast Episode 164: MagicBands 101

If you haven’t been to Walt Disney World in awhile, you probably have never used a MagicBand before.  We’re here to help you figure out how these little pieces of technology work!  How do they work?  What do they do?  How do I get them?  Listen in to find out the answers to those questions and more!

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Podcast Episode 163: Disney Cruise Lines Specialty Cruises

Disney Cruise Lines has some of the best cruises in the industry, but did you know they also do specialty cruises at certain times of the year?  If there’s a holiday, there’s a good chance Disney has a cruise for it!  If you love Star Wars and Marvel, listen up because we have good news for you too!

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Podcast Episode 162: Under And Over Estimations Of A Disney Vacation

Planning a Disney vacation can be full of unknowns.  How much can you do in one day?  How much walking will I do?  How long will it take me to get around the resort?  In this episode, we tell you all about the things you shouldn’t overestimate and underestimate when you’re planning your time at Disney.

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Podcast Episode 161: What’s New At The 2017 Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Here at Dole Whipped, we are huge fans of the annual Epcot Food & Wine festival. In this episode, we give you a snapshot of the new booths and food and drink options you can find at this year’s festival!

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Podcast Episode 160: Character Dining In Depth

Everyone knows that one of the most popular things to do at Disney is to have a character meal!  Whether you want to meet Mickey and friends or Disney princesses, there is something for everyone when it comes to having a great meal with a fun character.  Join us this week when we tell you which restaurants have your favorite Disney characters and what you can expect during that character dining experience!

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Podcast Episode 159: Disney For Frequent Visitors

If you’re one of the lucky ones who gets to visit Disney more than once every few years, then you may be wondering what you can do at Disney that isn’t the same old thing.  We’ve got you covered with our tips for frequent visitors!

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Podcast Episode 158: Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

By now you’ve probably heard all about the special Halloween event at Walt Disney World, Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.  In this episode, we’ll explain to you what it’s all about and why you should make it a priority on your next visit!

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