Tag Archives: Travel

CAA Magazine: Disney ‘Magic in the Making’ Article

I love collecting ephemera, paper pieces that are made to be discarded after use, so that I can reference them later. Often, articles like the one in this CAA Magazine can be quite informative, or at least provide a snapshot … Continue reading

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Pin Trading: Trading Around the World U.S. 66 Pin

I love a mystery. Oh sure, I could have asked all about it from the nice lady I bought this from, but what’s the fun in that? This is a very nice Route 66 shield pin from the Trading Around … Continue reading

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Alice Tait “All Aboard!” London Bus Pin Badge

A double-decker bus is a bus that has two levels or decks. They are used for mass transport in the United Kingdom and a few other countries, but are best known as the Red London Bus, or the AEC Routemaster. Open top buses are used mainly for … Continue reading

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Places: The London Eye in London, England

Recently we made a trip to England and saw many interesting places and things. I have already shared our thoughts on Stonehenge. This post will feature another landmark, although much more modern. The London Eye was designed by the husband-and-wife … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Hampton Court Palace Entrance Pillar

“Experience the public dramas and private lives of Henry VIII, his wives and children in the world of the Tudor court. Admire Henry’s Great Hall and Tudor kitchens. Discover the spectacular baroque palace built for William III and Mary II and explore Hampton Court Palace’s … Continue reading

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Places: Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. Archaeologists believe that Stonehenge was constructed from 3000 BC to 2000 BC. The site has been legally protected since 1882 but didn’t become an official heritage site until 1986. Stonehenge is not one of the original … Continue reading

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Mickey & Minnie Windshield Auto-Shade

Mickey has owned many different vehicles over the years. From old jalopies to race cars, he’s driven them all! But what does he do when it’s time to park? Why, he uses a Mickey and Minnie windshield auto-shade, of course! … Continue reading

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Route 66 Opoly Game by Masterpieces Inc.

Although I collect vintage games, I’m not really a big game player. I love the graphics and game boards. And if the game has interesting game pieces, like Monopoly, then I’m all in! I also collect more modern board games … Continue reading

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Mickey’s 1001 Hellos World Tour! Banner

Sometimes you just get lucky and find collaborating merchandise. Years ago, I came across a set of trading cards that featured Disney characters in ethnic costumes visiting various countries from around the world. It was a part of Mickey’s World … Continue reading

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Vintage HOLIDAY INN Key on Fob

Kemmons Wilson, a resident of Memphis, Tennessee, was inspired to build a motel after being disappointed by the poor quality of roadside accommodations during a family road trip. Now that might just be the most reactive and extreme thing to do just … Continue reading

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