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Bonjour from Paris!

Hi everyone!
I'm an American living in Paris since my college days (1995), huge Disney fan like all of you:

- spent childhood summers at the campsite at Walt Disney World before Epcot was finished
- grew up in Scottsdale, just 7 hours' drive from Anaheim (many high-school and college road trips)
- have had a Disneyland Paris Annual Pass for the past three years
- Pin collector! (but just a few)
- I have an awesome Steiff Steamboat Willy
- Signing up for the Disney World Marathon 2013 (looking for other solo females going to share hotel costs)

I also happen to be a tour guide in Paris, so if any of you are coming and want to tour around Paris and Disneyland Paris, drop me an email!

Heather

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Hello Heather and welcome to WDW For Grownups, what we think is the friendliest Disney forum on the web!

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stars welcome Hi Heather welcome stars

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Bonjour Heather!

welcome and thank you for joining us here! What a Disney-filled life!

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Welcome to the best WDW forum around! You're going to love it here! Tell us some of your Disney favorites!

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Favorites are definitely the Pirates of the Caribbean and the Haunted Mansion (aka Phantom Manor here in Paris). I love Thunder Mountain Railroad and Star Tours. Also love just strolling around Main Street (some day I'm getting a haircut at Dapper Dan's!).

Wish Paris had Mr Toad's Wild Ride...is it still at Anaheim? And the Tiki Room at Disney World? Smile

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Hello, and nice to meet you! yay

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Hi! Heather and welcome to WDWFG.

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I miss Paris!
Welcome to the forums!

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Welcome, Heather! stars

So glad you've joined us, and am significantly jealous of your Paris address! We love Paris and have visited several times.

Our fantasy is to live there for a bit if we could, but. . . C'est la Vie!

Again, Welcome!

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ParisHeather wrote:
Hi everyone!
I'm an American living in Paris since my college days (1995), huge Disney fan like all of you:

- spent childhood summers at the campsite at Walt Disney World before Epcot was finished
- grew up in Scottsdale, just 7 hours' drive from Anaheim (many high-school and college road trips)
- have had a Disneyland Paris Annual Pass for the past three years
- Pin collector! (but just a few)
- I have an awesome Steiff Steamboat Willy
- Signing up for the Disney World Marathon 2013 (looking for other solo females going to share hotel costs)

I also happen to be a tour guide in Paris, so if any of you are coming and want to tour around Paris and Disneyland Paris, drop me an email!

Heather

Welcome to the fold biggrin I sure could've used you as a guide in 2009 when we visited Paris. Perhaps another time.

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Heather! From Paris! Awesome! As you can see in my bio, I'm going to Paris for a week and a half in the summer of 2014 for my graduation trip! I'm so excited and need so much guidance!

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Welcome Heather! Can't wait to hear more about Disney, Paris style.

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Hardy0109 wrote:
Heather! From Paris! Awesome! As you can see in my bio, I'm going to Paris for a week and a half in the summer of 2014 for my graduation trip! I'm so excited and need so much guidance!

That's cool, send me an email in early 2014, I'll steer you in the right direction. Wink

For the rest of you looking for Disneyland Paris info: http://www.secretsofparis.com/heathers-secret-blog/how-to-survive-disneyland-paris-part-1.html

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Welcome Heather!

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Welcome to the best Disney board around Smile

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ParisHeather wrote:
Hardy0109 wrote:
Heather! From Paris! Awesome! As you can see in my bio, I'm going to Paris for a week and a half in the summer of 2014 for my graduation trip! I'm so excited and need so much guidance!

That's cool, send me an email in early 2014, I'll steer you in the right direction. Wink

For the rest of you looking for Disneyland Paris info: http://www.secretsofparis.com/heathers-secret-blog/how-to-survive-disneyland-paris-part-1.html

I decided I'm going to go 3 days London, 4 days Paris (one of those four in Versailles), and then two days in DLP. Is that the right direction? What would you do with 9 days in Europe? You must include DLP in the trip, because I'm definitely doing that. Thinking going to London first then taking Eurostar to Paris and going everything by the RER (almost everything) when there. Good plan or not?

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Hi and welcome!

I think there is now someone who has been to DLP more than me! Smile

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Hi Heather! I LOVE Paris! We honeymooned there in 2001 and we want to get back really badly. I can't wait to read your blog!

I can't vouch for Mr. Toad in Anaheim, but we still have the Tiki Room here in Orlando! In fact, it underwent a bit of a renovation last year and was restored to its former self, before the "Under New Management" stuff was added.

So you're doing the Marathon in 2013? Very cool! Is this your first runDisney event? I did the Wine and Dine in 2011 and it was an awesome experience.

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Well, Hello Miss Super-Fun-Life!!

You have had many exciting adventures so far, and for sure, many more to come!

Can't wait to read your blog!

Can you tell me what a Steiff Steamboat Willy is, please?

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Here's your Steiff.

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Whoa. That's cool!!

No wonder you're proud of that, ParisHeather!

Thanks, mrhub. You're always in the know!!

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Welcome Heather!!!! yay yay yay

And to think, this morning when I woke up, I had no idea what a Steiff was!!

I am smarter already and it's only 9:13 am ET!! laugh laugh