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Rick has been a long term MiceChat author and co-founder of the Weekend Update. You will often find Rick in the position of "Greeter" at official events due to his warm and welcoming spirit. If you've got photos, news or trip reports to share, Rick would love to hear from you: [email protected]
We have another epic travel report from Scarlett Stahl. We're calling it "Adventures in Russia" because Scarlett seems to make every trip into an adventure. Read on to hear about lost luggage, a lost purse, and more... ~~Rick My Adventures...
We have the second installment of BC_DisneyGeek's report on his Alaska Cruise on the Celebrity Century, but before we do that, I would like to answer a question that may have been on some of your minds: When Dustysage turned...
Cruise ships have suffered a spate of unfortunate events of late, but for every cruise that ends badly, there are hundreds of cruises that reward their travelers with a wonderful vacation. Veteran cruiser BC_DisneyGeek enjoyed just such a wonderful...
Did you know that there are two different Disney Legends Awards? The Disneyana Fan Club holds their Disney Legends Awards Ceremony to recognize those people who have brought Disney magic to their members. Scarlett Stahl brings us photos and...
A few months ago, we were bringing you news of the record cold snap in Paris and how it was affecting the Disneyland Paris Resort. Now, Alain Littaye and the Disney and more blog team reveal how record HIGH...
Just a few weeks ago, Disney celebrities mingled with fans in Anaheim to celebrate the 100th birthday of Disney Legend Marc Davis. Scarlett Stahl was there and brings us a report. Special thanks to MiceChat's Fishbulb who provided the...
One can only imagine how much maintenance work takes place in a Disney park after the guests go home. Alain Littaye and the Disney and more blog team had access to Disneyland Paris after closing and brings us some...
The Walt Disney Family Museum is really working hard to present some interesting and thought-provoking programming. Along these lines, the Museum recently presented "The Maurice Sendak Exhibit: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons". Of course, the Walt Disney/Maurice Sendak...
Our Australian theme park reporter, Rya86n, has been busy with work responsibilities, but found the time to send us this fun update from the Australia Zoo. ~~Rick Amongst months and months of busy work in the lead up to this...
You all know Tim Grassey from his well researched editorial articles on MiceChat, today's we've got something very different from him, a trip report from the Southwick Zoo. Cute animal alert! - Rick Southwick’z Zoo is a family owned zoo...
Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog shares a very personal tribute to the late, great concept artist Eric Heschong. Eric started his amazing career painting scenery for CBS and animation backgrounds at Hanna Barbera Studios. He was...
The local authorities near Disneyland Paris have been causing some issues for the park recently. Apparently they have set up a radar speed trap on the main road leading into the park. Other officials have prevented park management from...
Here's a spring update from Disneyland Paris brought to us by Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog. Alain tells the story of how the Big Thunder Mountain trains almost lost their locomotives during the recent refurbishment and...
Alain Littaye goes on a digital flyover of the Disneyland Resort this week as we explore some of the new content that exists in the Apple Maps app. Join us and explore my favorite park in a way you...
Scarlett Stahl recently took a trip to the Bay Area to visit her friend Maggie Richardson, the niece of Mary Blair. As usual, Scarlett's trip had a wonderful Disney flair. She visited an exhibit of "lowbrow" Disney artwork by...
Alain Littaye, of the Disney and more blog, brings us part two of our virtual tour of Paramount Parks Europe's new proposed theme park in Alhama de Murcia, Spain. He also shares his analysis of the economic impact on...
In the United States, Paramount theme parks suffered lackluster performance and multiple changes of ownership. Paramount Parks Europe, however, has lofty plans to build two theme parks in the next few years. In back-to-back announcements, the company revealed plans...
Join us as we sail over the Disneyland Paris Resort from the comfort of our home. In the second part of this two part series, Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog shares more tips on how to...
Apple's latest version of its Maps application allows us to take an aerial trip over Disneyland Paris from the comfort of an easychair. Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog shares some tips on how to maximize your...
Disney fans are often dreamers, and when Disney announced a new park in Shanghai, legions of Disneyphiles started imagining what the new park would look like. Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog has been dreaming, too, but...