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 […]
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.
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 […]
Can you get all of these Disneyland trivia pieces correct? Take the quiz and then stump your friends. I even had a difficult time answering some of these questions.
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 added a new FastPass system this morning for the Anna and Elsa Meet and Greet in Fantasyland. This new system is now the only way to meet Anna and Elsa. Instead of waiting in a 2-3 hour long line, you arrive to the meet and greet at the beginning of the day to receive […]
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 […]
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, […]
Everyone makes mistakes when visiting Disneyland, but the first timers are usually the worst offenders. Here are the top 5 mistakes that all of us pro veterans wish that those newbies would stop making. It really is for their own good. We all have a first visit. However, sometimes the fresh meat is a little […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Today I am happy to share my top ten free Disneyland resources to improve your vacation. After our years of visiting the parks I have put together a list of the tools that we have used for years and others that we have created to improve your time at Disneyland. Free Disneyland Resources That You Need […]
We’re back from the grand reopening of Club 33 in Disneyland New Orleans Square. Over the last six months, the club has undergone a huge renovation completely changing the style and theme. When we first broke the story of the renovation a year ago, the scope and effect of the project was completely unknown. This project […]
I was just sent a trip report from one of yesterday’s preview days of Club 33. The report comes from a random anonymous source. I thank them for sending in the report. (If you ever have news to share, please contact us.) These photos come from a different source. Anonymous Club 33 Preview Report: The […]