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Grand Openings – Test Track and New Fantasyland Now Officially Open at Walt Disney...

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This was a big news week with the grand opening of New Fantasyland and the reopening and complete re-imagining of Test Track over at Epcot! Before we start,...

Refurbished Magic at the Disneyland Resort – Indy Reopens!

Refurbishments, ride closures, and upkeep are all part of the life of any well-maintained theme park.  Disneyland has been maintaining things nicely ever since the 50th anniversary and it is to be commended.  It's...

The Original Carnation Ice Cream Parlor

Whether you’re looking for a meal, dessert, or both, you’ll enjoy the atmosphere and nostalgia at the Carnation Ice Cream Parlor and Restaurant. Read the full YESTERLAND article HERE: The Original Carnation Ice Cream Parlor.   When you are...

Should You Add Insurance to Your Disney Vacation

For a lot of guests, adding insurance to their Disney vacation package makes perfect sense.  Maybe your job situation is iffy or planning a trip far in advance makes you nervous.  Maybe you're just...

Test Track Rebooted at Epcot

Color me impressed. The new Test Track is no mere reboot from a tired industrial setting to a multi-hued digital world that would look right at home in the movie Tron, a concept that...

Rain washes out the first nights of Candlelight at Disneyland

Rain washed away just about all of the first two nights of Disneyland's newly-expanded 20-night run of Candlelight over the weekend. Still, the extended run of the popular event will continue as planned,...

Disneyland Paris and Ratatouille Attraction Update

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...

Disneyland Prepares for Twenty Nights of Candlelight and More Wretched Merchandise

According to Disney, more is more.  Tomorrow, the first of 20 nights of Candlelight begin and Disneyland is all staged and ready for the big, unprecedented run.  Meanwhile Indiana Jones enters its final week...

Magic Kingdom Construction and News Update

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we'll be taking a look at some construction and holiday happenings at the Magic Kingdom! Before we start, we would just like to let you know...

Leave a Legacy at Epcot

Would you like to be at Walt Disney World every day of the year, for at least 20 years? You—or at least your face—could be! But your ability to Leave a Legacy at Epcot has...

The Scoop On When To Book A Disney World Vacation

You've probably heard that you should book your Walt Disney World vacation as far in advance as possible. In some situations, that's great advice . . . but that's not always the case. In...

The Grand Floridian Gingerbread House

Can you believe that the Gingerbread House at the Grand Floridian is celebrating its 14th anniversary? This bakery gem was first introduced at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in 1999.  Nestled inside the...

Cars Land in Tokyo

With the early arrival of Thanksgiving this year, Disneyland and DCA have already gone through some of the year’s busiest days last week and now get a short two week breather before huge crowds...

Candy canes and Candlelight return to Disneyland as the busy holiday season continues

Two popular holiday traditions return to Disneyland as the Resort wraps up the Thanksgiving week rush. First up, the popular hand-made candy canes are now being made on select days at Disneyland's Candy...

More Enchanted Christmas at Disneyland Paris

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...

The Daily Life of a College Program CP

Ahoy me hearties!!  I’ve got a treasure trove of goodies about the Disney College Program to share with you today. If you've been following this column, I'm a recent College Program cast member and...

Christmas Treats From Around the Disney World

Happy Holidays MiceChatters! I hope the season is off to a wonderful start full of amazing food. Disney Chefs have already been working their magic across the Walt Disney World Resort.  Lucky for us...

New Fantasyland Opens at the Magic Kingdom while the Holidays Jingle at the Resorts

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! Today, we'll take a look at the news from the Magic Kingdom, where the Fantasyland Expansion has essentially opened for regular operation (the official opening date is...

The Original Ariel’s Grotto

Get your autograph book and PhotoPass card ready. Ariel, the star of The Little Mermaid (1989), invites you and your family to visit her in her very own Grotto — the original version at...

Visiting Disney World at Christmas – Prepare Your Battle Plans

So, you're planning a trip to Walt Disney World for the Christmas holidays. Oh, it's a lovely time of year, filled with holiday decorations, special music, cooler weather, and massive crowds that close the...