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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]
Record snowfall blanketed Disneyland Paris, turning this already beautiful park into a winter wonderland. The snow paralyzed public transportation and air flights. Even the Eiffel Tower was closed. One weather station in Paris measured 4.5 inches of snow in one...
Our theme park reporter from down under, Rya86n, has sent us photos from SeaWorld Australia's newest exhibit. Although the sea life featured in Seal Harbour are not new to the park, the attraction makes a nice addition to this...
The stars came out to the El Capitan Theatre to mark the 60th anniversary of Disney’s beloved animated film, Peter Pan. Kathryn Beaumont (Wendy), Margaret Kerry (Tinker Bell) and Ted Thomas (director, writer and musician.) participated in a panel...
MiceChatters igrules and MicCheshire were lucky enough to attend the recent release party for Disney songstress Eden Espinosa's first album. Eden is well known locally for her perforrnances as Elphaba in the Los Angeles and San Francisco productions of...
Those of us who are local to Southern California's amusement parks are lucky enough to "drop in" to the parks for just a few hours. Last weekend, MickeyMaxx and I stopped by SeaWorld San Diego for the sole purpose...
As we learned last week in Alain Littaye's Mystic Manor article, sometimes the stories behind the attractions can be as interesting as the attractions themselves. It turns out that the stories behind the attractions that were never built can...
All good things must come to an end, and alas, this applies to the recent MiceChat cruise on the Disney Wonder. Today, BC_DisneyGeek shares the final installment of his photo documentation of this incredible journey. Never fear, however, because...
Have you ever gazed upon an example of amazing Disney architecture and wondered where the inspiration came from for the Imagineers who created it? Today we're lucky to hear the story and see actual photos of the building that...
It's been awhile since Sir Clinksalot posted a trip report from his epic East Coast Theme Park Trip. We're glad he's back this week, because he treats us to these photos from a very charming amusement park located in...
Denise Preskitt shares this close-up look at the charming gingerbread carousel at Disney's Beach Club Resort. ~~Rick One of the things I enjoy most about Christmas at Walt Disney World is the various decorations and displays at Walt Disney World...
BC_DisneyGeek continues his trip report with day five of the MiceChat Cruise on the Disney Wonder. If this looks like fun to you, check out the information about the 2013 MiceChat Cruise at the end of this article. http://i1177.photobucket.com/albums/x356/micechat/Weekend%20Update%202012/12-8-2012/DisneyWonderDay5/IMG_6213.jpg On day...
We have a great Hong Kong Disneyland update from Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog. As we have seen over the years, Disney has brought the American-style Christmas tradition to the other countries that host Disney parks....
MiceChat's Alain Littaye shares a rare look at Disneyland Paris during "early entry" hours with very few guests. We also get a look at the progress being made on the Ratatouille attraction now under construction at Walt Disney Studios Paris....
Scarlett Stahl remembers Jeannette Thomas as a beautiful and unique lady, so it isn't a surprise that her memorial at Pasadena's Gamble House was also beautiful and unique. Here's Scarlett's wonderful tribute to Jeannette as well as her photos...
Alain Littaye brings us more of the Enchanted Christmas at Disneyland Paris. As we rejoin our reporters, they are enjoying the Disney Christmas Wishes show followed by a scrumptious buffet. The photos of the buffet confirmed my suspicions that...
Every cruise on the Disney Cruise Line is special, but day four of the MiceChat cruise on the Disney Wonder stands out because of the activities that were planned by MiceChat and Fairy Godmother Travel. Join our cruisers as...
Alain Littaye of the Disney and More blog shares these wonderful photos of the private Disney Enchanted Christmas event at Disneyland Paris. In Part One, we get to see the decorations at the park entrance and on Main Street,...
Last week, Scarlett Stahl shared Part One of her adventure as she and her friend toured Beijing, China on their own. Today we join them as they visit the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, and meet a panda at...
Phantom Manor at Disneyland Paris is similar to the Haunted Mansion attractions in the U.S. and Tokyo Disney parks but with a "darker" tone and a scarier soundtrack. Today Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog shares an...
We join our intrepid MiceChat cruisers as they enjoy Day Three at Sea on the Disney Wonder. Today was their appointed Character Breakfast day on the cruise. They also dined at Animator's Palate and ended the evening with the...