Tag Archives: Travel

Places: Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, BC

With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming the space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. Sounds reasonable. The result of her vision is The Gardens, which are still family run … Continue reading

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Places: Malahat Skywalk and Spiral Tower

We continue our look at the sights and wonders of Vancouver Island with a visit to the newest attraction to be added to the many things to do and see, officially opened to the public on Thursday, July 15, 2021 … Continue reading

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Places: Historic Kinsol Trestle Over the Koksilah River

There are many out-of-the-way places on this Earth. Finding them is an adventure and experiencing them, a privilege! My wife and I just recently enjoyed a visit to a historic landmark in British Columbia, Canada. The Koksilah Bridge, or Kinsol … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone Disney-Themed ‘Space Ark Fantasy’ Stamps

Sierra Leone is a country on the southwest coast of West Africa. It has a tropical climate with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, which means for me, it would be a better fantasy destination than Space! It’s time to revisit my Disney-themed stamp … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Resort Soap and Sundries

Sundries are defined as miscellaneous small items, usually of no large value and too numerous to mention separately, such as toiletries. Each room at a Disney Resort, or any hotel chain for that matter, will supply ‘numerous’ small items designed … Continue reading

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1984 Olympic Games Depicted by Disney on Grenada Stamps

The 1984 Summer Olympics (officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad and commonly known as Los Angeles 1984) was held from July 28 to August 12, 1984. It marked the second time that Los Angeles had hosted the Games, the first being in 1932. … Continue reading

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American Tourister DISNEY Luggage ID Tags

We are planning a trip in September. While at our local CAA office, looking into insurance and such, we saw and purchased some new luggage. But something was missing. Something that would easily identify said luggage as OURS when tumbling … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Donald Duck Visits Singapore

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: You just never know where you’re going to find Disney! I was watching a vintage travel documentary from the 1950s called Kingdom of the Sea. The episode was entitled Ports of … Continue reading

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EPCOT Center Eastman Kodak Information Wheel

There really is no end to the interesting pieces of ephemera that focus on the Disney properties. These little pieces of paper and card, meant to be viewed and then thrown away, endure in the hands of Disneyana collectors. Like … Continue reading

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“Welcome to the WDW Vacation Kingdom” Pamphlet

WELCOME! We’re glad you’re here. The “World’s” a pretty big place so we’ve prepared this brief guide to get you started. Please take a few moments to read it, then enjoy your stay in the Vacation Kingdom of the World! … Continue reading

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