Category: Articles & Essays

Articles and essays by Alan S. Dalinka about Disney Parks, places around the world, or anything else that comes to mind. This Category also contains links to posts on MousePlanet.com by Alan S. Dalinka.

MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Update for February 28-March 6, 2017

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for February 28-March 6, 2017. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Update for February 21-27, 2017

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for February 21-27, 2017. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Update for February 14-20, 2017

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for February 14-20, 2017. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Update for February 7-13, 2017

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for February 7-13, 2017. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Update for January 31-February 6, 2017

Pro Bowl Experience

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for January 31-February 6, 2017. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Resort Update for January 24-30, 2017

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for January 24-30, 2017. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Resort Update for January 18-23, 2017

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for January 18-23, 2017. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Visiting the First Ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote Visiting the First Ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Update for January 10-16, 2017

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for January 10-16, 2017. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Update for January 3-9, 2017

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for January 3-9, 2017. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Resort Update for December 27, 2016 – January 2, 2017

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for December 27, 2016 to January 2, 2017. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Resort Update For December 20-26, 2016

As a Contributing Writer/Photographer to MousePlanet, I wrote the Walt Disney World Resort Update for December 20-26, 2016. The article, including lots of photos and videos, is here (link will open a new window on the MousePlanet website).

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MousePlanet Contribution: Highlights of the 2016 D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures Event

On November 18-20, 2016, I attended the 2016 D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures Event at Walt Disney World with Press Credentials. A good deal of news was released at the event, and I had the opportunity to interview Disney Imagineering Legends Marty Sklar and Tony Baxter, as well as a number of other folks.

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MousePlanet Contribution: Disney Springs for the Holidays

Disney Springs Holidays 2016

On November 15-16, 2016, I attended the Walt Disney World Press Event, “Unwrap the Magic” which showcased the Holiday offerings around the Resort. Nearly one full day was devoted to all of the new offerings at Disney Springs, including the new nighttime entertainment: “Starbright Holidays – An Intel Collaboration” featuring 300 Shooting Star show drones equipped with LED lights capable of numerous color combinations flying over Village Lake synchronized with holiday music and narration.

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MousePlanet Contribution: Walt Disney World Salutes 2016 World Series Champs Chicago Cubs on Main Street U.S.A.

Cubs in Magic Kingdom 2016

On November 5, 2016, thanks to the Walt Disney World Public Relations team, I attended the Magic Kingdom’s Celebration of the Chicago Cubs’ first World Series Championship since 1908! As a Chicagoan from birth until 2014, it was truly a once in a lifetime experience (well, until they manage to win another)!  With Series MVP Ben Zobrist, Addison Russell and Javier Baez on hand, the Magic Kingdom was filled with fellow Cubs fans all along Main Street USA.

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