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The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 11/4/22

It’s time for my all-time favorite type of post: the trip report! See all the posts in my 2022 Wine & Dine Half Marathon trip report. Onward! I did it! I did it! Why, I took a bad headspace and turned it into the best trip ever, just like I said I would! Okay, well, “best trip ever” would be difficult to qualify/define, but it was certainly up there. And I’m excited to tell you all about it, so let’s get started. I had a direct flight and it went smoothly, landing just about right on time. I don’t...

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The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 11/6

Hello and welcome to another WDW trip report, where I tell you in excruciating detail every little infinitesimal thing that happened during my last jaunt through The Most Magical Place on Earth. All posts in this report will be collected here. All right then. Shall we? We shall! As is so often the case, we began the trip with a very early morning wakeup call. I was a little concerned about finding an Uber at 4:30am, but as it turned out we got a driver immediately and were at the airport in plenty of time. Speaking of plenty of...

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The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 11/02

Trip report time! See all the posts in this report. Hello and welcome to my 2018 Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend trip report! It begins, as just about all my trip reports do, with me getting practically no sleep the night before. I met up with my trip buddy Erika, and my dad drove us to the airport. No problems, easy flight. As Mary Poppins says, well begun is half done. Our plane landed a bit early, and we marched right on down to the Magical Express stop, which whisked us off to Pop Century. In an unprecedented turn...

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The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 11/05

Trip report time! I’ll be covering my November 2016 trip. Onward! Hello and welcome to Jenn’s TREAT YOURSELF 2016! Close enough. Let us begin. As is tradition, I slept terribly the night before my flight, but I nonetheless bounced out of bed at 4:45am because such is the power of Walt Disney World. My dad dropped me off at the airport and I slid through security with plenty of time to spare. Travel tip: always start your trip with a fruit/veggie combo smoothie at Jamba Juice (or wherever) with a zinc shot mixed in. That way no matter what...

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In Which Jenn Dreams About runDisney Again

GUYS. I HAD ANOTHER RUNDISNEY NIGHTMARE. It started out innocuously enough. I was at next year’s Wine & Dine Half. I went to the expo. I loved, I laughed, I lived. Went to my hotel. Futzed around. It was 6pm. Suddenly I realized – I had left the expo without ever picking up my bib. I mean, who needs it? What followed was a madcap series of dream vignettes that included such activities as attempting to go back to the expo even though I knew it was closed, then dashing about the race itself trying to find some authority who...

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The Fairest Trip Report Of All: 11/06

It’s time for another trip report! Yay! I LOVE trip reports! This time around we’re covering the 2015 Wine & Dine Half Quarter Marathon trip. I’ll be including reviews of my Food & Wine Festival purchases within the trip report itself, but restaurant reviews will be in their own separate posts. Commentary from Elizabeth provided in red. Onward! The travel process for this trip began with so much more excitement than usual! Some background first: Elizabeth lives in Annapolis, and I live just outside of DC, but our respective sets of parents live outside Baltimore a) within three minutes’...

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The Fairest Trip Report of All: 11/07/14

It’s time for another trip report! Yay! As I have in the past, I’ll be saving our ADRs for a final food review post, but I’ve decided to sprinkle all the Food & Wine Festival stuff into the report itself. Okay, onward! What does one always do the night before leaving for Walt Disney World? If you answered “Sleep poorly,” you are correct! I think I achieved a grand total of four hours of sleep, but I was nevertheless up and ready to roll when my alarm went off at 5AM. I dressed quickly, shoved the last of my...

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