Swolphin

In Which Jenn Thinks The Swolphin Is…

Since I spent most of this WDW trip in a conference, I won’t be doing a traditional trip report, but I definitely still have a lot of stuff to tell you about that will be loosely collected under the July 2018 trip keyword. Read on! I’m not really going to do a full review or overview of the Swan and Dolphin Resort. Lots of other websites have already done one, almost certainly better than I could’ve done and probably frequently updated, too.  Instead, I’d like to discuss my impression of the hotel in the pantheon of Disney lodging options and why,...

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Ample Hills

In Which Jenn Has Ample Hills Ice Cream For Lunch

Since I spent most of this WDW trip in a conference, I won’t be doing a traditional trip report, but I definitely still have a lot of stuff to tell you about that will be loosely collected under the July 2018 trip keyword. Read on! Picture it: lunchtime. The final day of the conference. I’ve just left my last session of the trip. I walk out of the Swan resort and into the bright sunlight and think: I simply cannot stare down one more conference buffet lunch. I have had all the build-your-own-salad and chicken in chafing dishes I can...

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Boardwalk WDW

In Which Jenn Does Training Runs On Disney’s Boardwalk

Since I spent most of this WDW trip in a conference, I won’t be doing a traditional trip report, but I definitely still have a lot of stuff to tell you about that will be loosely collected under the July 2018 trip keyword. Read on! I knocked out a 14 mile run in the gym of the Dolphin resort because I knew that I didn’t want to mess around with Florida’s heat and humidity for that amount of time without character stops, y’know? But for two subsequent training runs, I dragged myself out of bed in comparatively cool hours of...

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Epcot

In Which Jenn Attends A Private Party In Epcot

Since I spent most of this WDW trip in a conference, I won’t be doing a traditional trip report, but I definitely still have a lot of stuff to tell you about that will be loosely collected under the July 2018 trip keyword. Read on! Somewhere up there in Conference Heaven loves me: not only was my conference at the Swolphin, but there was a wrap-up party… IN EPCOT!!!! I know! It’s like they planned it just for me! Our evening began by entering Epcot via the International Gateway, our badges being our ticket in. We were herded over...

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Minnie Ears

In Which Jenn Earns Her Minnie Ears

Since I spent most of this WDW trip in a conference, I won’t be doing a traditional trip report, but I definitely still have a lot of stuff to tell you about that will be loosely collected under the July 2018 trip keyword. Read on!  I don’t usually put post-WDW trip haul posts – not because I don’t think they’re interesting, but rather because I rarely get enough to warrant the dedicated word count. I just don’t generally buy more than a souvenir at a time lest the percentage of my salary I give to Disney yearly dips from...

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Swolphin

In Which Jenn Runs A WDW Boardwalk 5K

Since I spent most of this WDW trip in a conference, I won’t be doing a traditional trip report, but I definitely still have a lot of stuff to tell you about that will be loosely collected under the July 2018 trip keyword. Read on! Hello from Orlando International Airport! My flight took off three minutes ago. Haha, just kidding! It was supposed to take off three minutes ago. Now it takes off in two and a half hours. Clearly I have some time to kill, so I’m going to tell you nice people about the conference 5k I ran. This race...

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Swolphin

In Which Jenn Is Coming At You LIVE From The Swolphin

Since I spent most of this WDW trip in a conference in the Swolphin, I won’t be doing a traditional trip report, but I definitely still have a lot of stuff to tell you about that will be loosely collected under the July 2018 trip keyword. Read on! Hello! I am in Walt Disney World! RIGHT NOW! I’m conferencing at the Swolphin!!! Already it is going very well. I’ve walked on the Boardwalk, chilled in the hot tub, and seen the tippy-top of the IllumiNations fireworks over Crescent Lake. Can’t beat that. I’m only halfway through the trip, and I...

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