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Renovations Continue at Disneyland Paris Resort

Renovations Continue at Disneyland Paris Resort by Max Fan, DLPWelcome Welcome to the Disneyland Paris Resort! The weather is beautiful, the kids are out of school, so let's take a walk around the resort. Disneyland Park The musicians in the Gazebo. Some of the fountains for the night show Disney Dreams! no longer have their light installations. Cleaning on the Videopolis airship progresses slowly....

In the Parks Disneyland Update

Welcome one and all to a Disneyland edition of In the Parks!  We have plenty for you to see and more than enough for you to read about as we bring you the latest highlights of news from Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.  Momentum is building as the Disneyland 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee approaches.  In less than a month...

A Sanity Check on “41 Insane Facts” — Part 4 of 4

Yesterland takes a closer look at the final 11 “Insane Facts” about Disneyland in Part 4 of this 4-part series. According to MSN (Microsoft Network), “There’s some mind-blowing facts out there that even the ultimate Disney fan doesn’t know.”   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: A Sanity Check on “41 Insane Facts” — Part 4 of 4   When you are done reading,...

A Fab Look at the Disneyland 60th Preview (Part Two) and Disney News

This column contains spoilers for the three Disneyland 60th Parade and Spectaculars. If you don't want any surprises to be spoiled, do not read any further! I published Part One on Tuesday HERE. And read down to the bottom for some recent Disney news and events. Imagineer Steven Davison, Executive, Parades and Spectaculars. had been up all night rehearsing, but...

Dateline Disney World: Changes Sweeping Across the Magic Kingdom

Let's head back to the Magic Kingdom to look at the many, many projects happening at the most popular theme park in the United States.   And that wraps things up for this week's column. Are you guys as excited for an Adventureland restaurant as I am? Let us know in the comments below! If you appreciate what we do here and...

Disney Dream Upgrades are Coming from Disney Cruise Line at Lightspeed

There's no shortage of exciting Disney Cruise Line news recently, and it just keeps getting better. As of this fall, the Disney Dream will unveil all new venues and experiences – Star Wars and Wreck-It Ralph ones included – once the ship reemerges from its October 2015 dry-dock at light-speed. Star Wars: Millennium Falcon It was already announced that Star Wars would...

A Fab Look at the Disneyland 60th Preview (Part One)

Last week, Disneyland hosted a group of press, bloggers and podcasters for a special treat: a media event describing more (but not all) of what to expect from the upcoming 60th Anniversary, including spectaculars, ride enhancements, special food and a ton of merchandise. It opened with a film and description of how the Cast Members are the most important part...

‘Tomorrowland’ takes Disneyland to the World’s Fair as Frozen Fun thaws at California Adventure

Disney's latest sci-fi adventure, "Tomorrowland" takes the park back to the 1964-65 New York World's Fair for a sneak preview in the Magic Eye Theater. The Brad Bird-directed film hits theaters in May and Disneyland guests can get an extended sneak preview of the film and check out production art and film props from the upcoming movie in...

Mousetalgia 339: The “unsung Newsie” Derek Young; Haunted Mansion news

Mousetalgia continues our own 24/7 Newsies cycle with another Newsies-inspired episode today as we welcome session musician Derek Young to the show to talk about his experience as the "unsung Newsie" from the original Disney film, released 23 years ago. Derek talks about working with composer Alan Menken and arranger Danny Troob on the soundtrack album, for which he...

Disneyland Paris Update: Discoveryland and more…

Disneyland Paris Update: Discoveryland and more... by Max Fan, DLPWelcome We continue our tour of Disneyland Paris as spring blooms in France. The park is enjoying some sprucing up, as you will see, but a few serious problems are still unaddressed. First up, we'll head over to Discoveryland and Autopia to check on the progress of Space Mountain and Videopolis. You can...

DisAfterDark Season 3 Show 11 Cinderella Wrestling

Joining us this week in the Mouse's Head is Real Fans 4 Real Movies Andy DiGenova.  Check out his other podcasts Holy Bat Cast & Taking the Bullet We would really appreciate it if you would head over to iTunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review. Even if you don't use iTunes, it will really help us build up the awareness of the podcast...

New Disney Cruise Line Port Adventures in Alaska for 2015

This year you can board the Disney Cruise Line in Alaska and enjoy a new selection of Port Adventures, with some Disney exclusives, along the way. So, let's go sailing together on the Disney Wonder... In fact, you can join MiceChat and yours truly onboard the MiceChat Disney Wonder Cruise to Alaska on June 1, 2015. Visit Fairy Godmother Travel for more information (or write [email protected])....

Breathtaking Spires and Rock Formations at Pinnacles National Park

The Pinnacles of Our National Parks By Marc Ricketts It was early and dark, of that there can be no doubt. I had just left the 101 freeway for two lane Highway 25 and a solid line of headlights bearing down on me with long stretches of nothing in between us and….Holy Mackerel, that maniac just passed me on the shoulder!...

This Week’s News with The Fabulous Disney Babe

Hope everyone's spring break was fantastic. It was certainly eventful.  I'd like to start off with a shout-out to my personal RSS feed, Brian STewart (yes, with the capital T) for sending me so many cool news alerts! Let's get the bad stuff out of the way first: Tragedy at the Exotic Driving Experience At Walt Disney World, a beloved husband and...

Knotts Pumps Iron Reef Full of Activity

The countdown to summer 2015 is on and Knotts Berry Farm is racing to complete their latest attraction, Voyage to the Iron Reef.  The new 4D attraction is just one of the many projects happening inside the park as Memorial Day weekend looms just over a month away.  The Boardwalk Lagoon is enjoying a much-needed refurbishment and resealing, bringing...

Book Review: The Disneyland Book of Lists

The Disneyland Book of Lists promises “a new way to explore over 60 years of Disneyland history”—and it delivers on that promise. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Book Review: The Disneyland Book of Lists When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Your 5 Best Options For Getting Around at Walt Disney World

One of the perks (or clever ways to keep you on property) of staying at Walt Disney World is the complimentary transportation available to all resort guests. With so many options coupled with more than 20 resorts, it can get a little confusing trying to compare, so here's a little rundown on the pros and cons of each option. Get...

Terri Hardin – Captain EO and Special Opportunity

I'm so excited to get this column to you today. There's a little bit of everything for you. I'll start with my thoughts on the closing of Captain EO at Epcot, then I'll share another tidbit on becoming an Imagineer. But what I'm really excited about is to show you some special artwork that I'm creating. Be sure to...

The Sweep Spot Episode 151 A Tour of Disneyland in 1955

This week we continue our series where we tour Disneyland in the years that end with a 5. We have already done 1985, so this episode we are taking a look at the year 1955. This will exclude opening day activities, because that can be its own episode, and it will be soon. This year was the parks first...

Dateline Disney World – Animal Kingdom News and Photos

Stop your snoring and let's start roaring. Time for a look at the wild changes of Disney's Animal Kingdom. Let's go on a safari . . . That will wrap it up for this week's column. Any thoughts? Let us know in the comments below!! If you appreciate what we do here and would like to support Dateline Disney World, you...