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Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,118
Posted By Gill H
It's great that Disney took the opportunity to...

It's great that Disney took the opportunity to contact you and put things right.

Sounds a great day despite the weather. I love the fireworks t-shirt!
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By Gill H
Lovely day. I do love Epcot, and that Baymax...

Lovely day. I do love Epcot, and that Baymax meet was priceless.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Gill H
Credit card skimmer at Clearwater gas station

From a friend in Florida:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/lifestyle-buzz/new-type-of-skimmer-found-inside-gas-pump-in-clearwater/ar-AAEpzP6

Police say they've discovered a new type of gas...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 16 Jul 19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Fair enough, having watched videos of them...

Fair enough, having watched videos of them recently it does look like they are good for families.

Val dEurope is so near. Last time we stayed at Elysee we left the park at closing time, and 15...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 16 Jul 19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We tried Steakhouse a few years ago. Lovely...

We tried Steakhouse a few years ago. Lovely place but our steaks were chewy and bland. May have been an off night.

We have read years of mixed reports about Silver Spur, many mentioning fatty or...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 16 Jul 19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By Gill H
For me, none of those as I dont want to be tied...

For me, none of those as I dont want to be tied to a shuttle, and there are loads of budget options nearby.

Next time we are staying in the Ibis Val dEurope. Its costing us just over 200 for...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Jul 19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,031
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Exactly this. If you phone to book anything you...

Exactly this. If you phone to book anything you are asked are you celebrating anything? and positively encouraged to do so.

Our first visit in 2010 was to celebrate our 15th wedding...
Forum: General Chat 16 Jul 19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 19,883
Posted By Gill H
Not overheard but encountered... On my last...

Not overheard but encountered...

On my last DLP trip, I was waiting in a queue and got talking to a guy from Newport (not far from my original home). He had downloaded the Park app before he...
Forum: General Chat 16 Jul 19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,750
Posted By Gill H
Well done for talking about it. Someone...

Well done for talking about it.

Someone close to me has struggled with OCD. There are ways to tackle it.

Chat to your GP, you will not be the first they have spoken to.

CBT (cognitive...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 15 Jul 19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,870
Posted By Gill H
What a fab day for you all. Feeling old...

What a fab day for you all.

Feeling old reading all these people who had never heard of The Alarm! As an 80s kid I can belt out 68 GUUUUUNS easily.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 15 Jul 19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,561
Posted By Gill H
Ugh. Ever wish you could rewind and start again?...

Ugh. Ever wish you could rewind and start again? Still, at least you managed to get some things done and some nice pool time.
Forum: Latest 15 Jul 19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,682
Posted By Gill H
Mobile There is a quick service place just opened near...

There is a quick service place just opened near me in Westfield called Mr Bao - the bao buns are gorgeous.
Forum: General Chat 15 Jul 19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 19,883
Posted By Gill H
On a visit to Paris we booked dinner at the...

On a visit to Paris we booked dinner at the Eiffel Tower followed by a river cruise.

Seated at our table were a lovely American family. The son was a lawyer and very interested in the history of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Jul 19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,176
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Just heard a UK podcast discussing potential new...

Just heard a UK podcast discussing potential new narrators - and they suggested Richard Ayoade.

As far as I know, Judis job is safe - but wouldnt that be hilarious?
Forum: General Chat 15 Jul 19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 19,883
Posted By Gill H
From our last WDW trip, overheard on the...

From our last WDW trip, overheard on the monorail.

A very annoyed American lady behind us, exasperatedly berating her son.

Adam, this is your last warning. You will not have chocolate milk at...
Forum: General Chat 15 Jul 19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 19,883
Posted By Gill H
I would have said human!

I would have said human!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Jul 19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Wagamama have really gone downhill in recent...

Wagamama have really gone downhill in recent years I think. Or maybe its because we have a lot of more authentic Japanese ramen places near us now. Tonkotsu is a brilliant little chain. Hare and...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 14 Jul 19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I think you are talking WDW - this is the DLP...

I think you are talking WDW - this is the DLP forum.

There used to be a Lion King show at DLP years ago (more extensive than the WDW one). The new Lion King show at DLP has only been running a...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Jul 19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By Gill H
Lots of supermarkets here sell them too. Usually...

Lots of supermarkets here sell them too. Usually called gyoza or dumplings.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 13 Jul 19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yes, long gone. But unless you have a dining...

Yes, long gone. But unless you have a dining plan, breakfast in the hotels is pretty pricey.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 13 Jul 19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Most rides in Fantasyland and some in...

Most rides in Fantasyland and some in Discoveryland - and recently Big Thunder as well.

Cant remember for Studios except Ratatouille but there are more.

Check the Dibb park hours planner, you...
Forum: General Chat 13 Jul 19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Gill H
Mobile You can fly to Paris in less than an hour. Save...

You can fly to Paris in less than an hour. Save it for another trip.

We felt the same about Rome on our Med trip. We stayed on the ship instead!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jul 19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,100
Posted By Gill H
I have no experience, but by a strange...

I have no experience, but by a strange coincidence, the Dibbs very own Lloyd discusses this topic in Episode 2 of The Great British Mickey Waffle podcast!
...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 12 Jul 19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By Gill H
It is a five minute walk. Unless you have...

It is a five minute walk. Unless you have mobility issues or toddlers I wouldnt bother.

One thing to note - some of the lodges have a lift but others dont. So you may have to walk up one...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jul 19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,220
Posted By Gill H
I would go with what you wrote. A personal...

I would go with what you wrote. A personal reflection will be really meaningful.

I was going to suggest Wainwright too though!
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 12 Jul 19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By Gill H
Sounds a great day. Not been to Rafiki's yet -...

Sounds a great day. Not been to Rafiki's yet - it's on the list for the future though.

Loving the typo, I think that was supposed to be gluten free not glutton free? My holidays usually have...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 12 Jul 19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By Gill H
Mobile SL if you can afford it. More choice of...

SL if you can afford it. More choice of restaurants, nearer, lovely and cosy
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 12 Jul 19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Gill H
Mobile All weekends are crazy busy but doable if you are...

All weekends are crazy busy but doable if you are savvy.

Bear in mind 11 Nov (Remembrance Day) I think is a public holiday, so the weekend before may be extra busy.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Jul 19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I think the resort shops sell alcohol, though it...

I think the resort shops sell alcohol, though it will be more expensive onsite of course.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 12 Jul 19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Gill H
Mobile The beds are fairly new so yes, they are firm,...

The beds are fairly new so yes, they are firm, but I didnt find them a problem.

However, if its a worry, maybe try Sequoia Lodge if budget allows? It hasnt had a refurb for a good while, so...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jul 19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,421
Posted By Gill H
Mobile In the meantime, does the hotel have a shuttle or...

In the meantime, does the hotel have a shuttle or could you use Uber, Lyft or a taxi? Seems a shame for everyone to be stuck in the hotel.
Forum: General Chat 12 Jul 19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,261
Posted By Gill H
I had friends like this. If you have ever seen...

I had friends like this. If you have ever seen Muriels Wedding - my friends were just like hers.

Fortunately I found other things to do. I was in the choir, folk dance group, folk singing...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jul 19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,047
Posted By Gill H
Havent slept properly in weeks. Fan blaring,...

Havent slept properly in weeks. Fan blaring, wet towel, no covers. So muggy all the time. Flat is a sauna. Hate, hate, hate summer.

We have no garden and nowhere to go that doesnt cost money...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 11 Jul 19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 363
Posted By Gill H
Deb at TOaD was great for us, but she is about to...

Deb at TOaD was great for us, but she is about to get married so maybe give her a little time to reply.
Forum: General Chat 11 Jul 19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,353
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Married 14 years, still bonkers about each other...

Married 14 years, still bonkers about each other. Been through difficult times with health, finance, jobs, family etc, pretty much like everyone else - but its only served to bring us closer...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 11 Jul 19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yes, RS Transports are great.

Yes, RS Transports are great.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 11 Jul 19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yes, if you use vouchers they will probably say...

Yes, if you use vouchers they will probably say no AP discount (even though you are only getting discount for the person without the vouchers). So maybe ask for 2 separate bills straight away.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 10 Jul 19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Gill H
Mobile RS Transports met us in arrivals and took us to...

RS Transports met us in arrivals and took us to the hotel. Cheaper than the shuttle bus or the train and a whole lot easier.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 10 Jul 19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I think you need the services of a couple of...

I think you need the services of a couple of expert guides who will take you round with them and ensure you make the best use of your time.

I might just know some people who would do that for the...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 10 Jul 19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Gill H
Mobile OP, hope you found one somewhere in the shopping...

OP, hope you found one somewhere in the shopping centre!
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