Girl Meets World has it all (New characters, new city, and the same charm as its predecessor)

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If I was asked what TV show was the most influential for me in my formative years, I would answer without any hesitation Boy Meets World. Even years after its finale, it is still considered one of the best sitcoms of all time. Cory, Shawn, Topanga, Eric, and of course Mr. Feeny lit up our TV’s every Friday night […]

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Oswald is now meeting and greeting with Disneyland guests in the Disney California Adventure park. He is located in the Buena Vista Street area. This photo comes from @pinkbunnyr on Twitter.

This addition comes after the addition of themed merchandise with the reopening of Disney California Adventure. Oswald’s appearance in the parks has been expected for quite some time.

Interview with Joe Rohde, Imagineer Behind Animal Kingdom, Aulani, and More–DD011

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Joe Rohde, the creative genius behind the Adventure’s Club, Animal Kingdom, and Aulani Resort in Hawaii joins us to talk all about his career at Disney and experience designing theme parks. We talk about how the creation of the Animal Kingdom was really a first for the Disney company and inspired future projects. Now, whenever […]

Relive Disneyland Parades With Live Audio In This Disneyland Timeline Part 2–DD010

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This week we dive back into the history of the Disneyland parades. Inside this episode you will find rare audio and historical facts that will take you back to earlier times you spent enjoying the Disneyland parades along Main Street. During this second of three episodes, we bring you the parades from the Main Street Electrical parade through the […]

Disneyland Jolly Holiday Review: Best Sandwich and Dessert in Disneyland

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One of my favorite quick service Disneyland restaurants is the grand Jolly Holiday Holiday Bakery on Main Street. In this Disneyland Jolly Holiday review we will discuss every aspect of the food that is for sale and dive into my favorite part–the desserts. “We can’t have them gallivanting up there like kangaroos, can we?” —Mary […]

Disneyland Expansion? What Will Come Next for the Parks? With Brady MacDonald LA Times — DD009

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In this episode I am joined by Brady MacDonald, the theme parks writer for the LA Times to discuss the future of Disneyland, the quality of Disney theme parks around the world, and the theme park that you have never heard of that is Brady’s favorite in the world. We also chatted about the international Disney parks, […]

Restoring the Birthplace of Walt Disney: The House that Elias Disney Built–DD008

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Walt Disney was born in Chicago on December 5, 1901 inside of a house that his father built and his mother designed. This small Chicago house was turned into an apartment complex and was all but forgotten. That is, until the founders of the Walt Disney Birthplace Project purchased the house with the intent to restore […]

Now You Can Send On-Ride Photo to Mobile Device at Disneyland

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Disneyland is experimenting with allowing guests to send their on-ride photo to their smart device. This new system is being tested at California Screamin’ in Disney California Adventure and Splash Mountain in Disneyland. I first saw the new product after I rode California Screamin’ on Monday morning. Multiple area managers were crowded around the regular front line Cast […]

Relive Disneyland Parades With Live Audio In This Disneyland Timeline–DD007

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Join us as we journey into the amazing history of the Disneyland parades. This episode is jam packed with rare audio and Disney history that will take you back to the joy that you have felt watching Disneyland parades on Main Street. During this part one episode we walk through the beginning of the timeline of […]

Disneyland Dream Suite: Months of Work, One Magical Night

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Staying at the Disneyland Dream Suite has long been one of my top Disney bucket list items, high up there with the other exclusive Disneyland places like Club 33 and Walt Disney’s apartment. While I personally haven’t had the opportunity to visit the Disneyland Dream Suite, my friend Richard had the opportunity to stay the night in […]

Digging Into MagicBands: the Good, the Bad, the More Expensive With Shannon Albert of WDWPrepSchool–DD006

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Shannon Albert, the founder of WDWPrepSchool, is with me today to discuss planning a WDW vacation with the new FastPass+. We discuss all aspects of this new system that was recently implemented throughout Walt Disney World.  We talk about the future of Walt Disney World and what we will see when Star Wars and Avatar […]

Disney Never Wanted You to See the Haunted Mansion Like This

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These photos are from a trip backstage at the Haunted Mansion attraction. The way that Walt Disney Imagineers created the ghost effect throughout the classic Haunted Mansion attraction is by using mirrors and reflections to create a whispy effect on the ghost figures. In reality, the ghost figures are in one room with their reflections […]

Tips to Improve Your Disneyland Photos With Tom Bricker of the Disney Tourist Blog–DD005

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Tom Bricker, the creator of the Disney Tourist blog joins us today to discuss the tips and tricks to improve your Disneyland photography. He gives a brief explanation of the best tools and lenses to use in each situation to produce the best photo. We also talk about the three international Disney Parks: Disneyland Paris, Tokyo […]

Ultimate Guide to Fantasmic! History, Tips & Tricks, and Viewing

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This article is a complete guide and review of Fantasmic!, the ultimate in nighttime entertainment at the Disneyland Resort in California. Throughout this ultimate guide, we feature the best ways to watch the show, short history, and color coded seat map. Brief History of Fantasmic! In 1992, Disneyland’s entertainment department was given the challenge to […]

Is Universal’s Harry Potter Forcing Disneyland and WDW to Expand? With Arthur Levine Theme Parks Writer For About.com– DD 004

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In this episode I am joined by Arthur Levine, the theme parks writer for About.com to discuss the theme park industry, the possible competition for Disneyland and Walt Disney World, and the importance of theme park food. We talk about the best in theme park dining, the amazing new Harry Potter experience in Orlando, and the non-competitive […]