Tag Archives: Vacation Planning

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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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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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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“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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‘Welcome to The WDW Vacation Kingdom’ Pamphlet

Time is advancing and prices are going up, but we are continuing on our journey through my ephemera collection. We are now in 1983 and this particular pamphlet is Welcom(ing us) To The Walt Disney World Vacation Kingdom. Is this … Continue reading

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“Welcome to a World of Vacation Adventures” Pamphlet

This promotional or sales pamphlet is the same size as a standard Park Guide Map. But instead of giving you information about a Park you have already purchased admission to, this piece of ephemera is designed to help you decide … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Pricing Pamphlet – 1980

Today we take a trip back into history to a time when the average Joe could easily afford a ticket to The Vacation Kingdom. Yes folks, it’s 1980. So dig out your designer denim and pull on those jumpsuits… we’re … Continue reading

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EPCOT Center Promotional Flyer with Concept Art

Ephemera is defined as lasting for a short period of time. Synonyms for this term are: temporary, transitory, fleeting, and momentary. In other words, flyers like the one I am featuring in this post were meant to fulfill a purpose … Continue reading

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Book Review: 25 Years Walt Disney World Souvenir Book

Publisher: Disney’s Kingdom Editions Year: 1996 Pages: 218 Type: Hardcover ISBN: N/A “You, the cast, are responsible for making Walt’s dream come true.” – Roy O. Disney Souvenir Guides have always been available at Disney Theme Parks around the world. But at special times, such … Continue reading

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DVC ‘A Fairy Tale Vacation’ Promotional Postcards

We’ve attended three presentations for the Disney Vacation Club (or DVC) system but just haven’t been able to put it all together yet. But part of the fun of researching DVC as a holiday provider option is receiving promotional materials. … Continue reading

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