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Sailing Into San Francisco’s Past

Sailing Into San Francisco’s Past By Marc Ricketts For years the best free thing to do in San Francisco was the Hyde Street Pier with its collection of historic ships. Times change, of course, and “free” is practically an endangered species. So now with a $5 adult entry we must amend the topic sentence to best cheap thing to do in...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #138 – Universal’s International Program at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

On this episode we are joined by Zoe Waycott, who took part in Universal Orlando's International Program. While she was working at Universal Orlando Resort, she spent her time working in many roles at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. We discoss Zoe's interview process in the U.K, here travel and settling in over in the United States, her induction at...

Disney Cruise Line Returns to Favorite Home Ports in 2016

Disney Cruise Line plans to return to the home ports of New York, Miami and Galveston with select sailings to the Bahamas and the Caribbean in 2016. These cruises aboard the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder will be perfectly suited to local residents as well as Disney fans throughout the States. New York Beginning on October 2, 2016, the Disney Magic...

Twisted Colossus Opens This Weekend At Six Flags Magic Mountain

Something twisted this way comes.  If you have been following our coverage over the past few months, you know that Twisted Colossus is a reinvention of the classic, original Colossus, once the worlds tallest fastest, longest wooden roller coaster in the world. The iconic wooden structure has been repurposed  and now helps support nearly 5,000 feet of mind bending...

Your Guide to Disneyland Diamond Celebration Merchandise

A Disney celebration wouldn't be complete without merchandise — and with hundreds of items available, Disneyland has made sure you'll commemorate your Diamond Celebration visit with a souvenir or two. Today we take a look at a sampling of some of those new Diamond Celebration merchandise offerings, including prices on select items and locations where you can find...

The Old Mill at Storybook Land

You’re in a Dutch canal boat at Yesterland, so it’s fitting that you’re cruising past Dutch windmills. Your skipper delivers a live spiel: “On the left are the three Dutch windmills.”   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: The Old Mill at Storybook Land   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Disafterdark Series 3, Episode 14 – Listener Question Time

Welcome back to the Mouses Head and thank you for the download.   We are in the beer garden this lovely evening and we take some time to answer your questions.   Don’t forget to have a look at our sponsors app. Magical Trips by Emily Rawling We would really appreciate it if you would head over to iTunes and subscribe to the show and leave us a review....

Your Guide to Disneyland’s Diamond Celebration 24-Hour Party

Disneyland will kick off its big 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration this weekend with a huge 24-hour party on Friday packed with all-new entertainment, enhancements at classic attractions, special food, and hundreds of commemorative merchandise items. The party kicks off at 6 a.m. Friday, running for a dazzling 24 hours — and there's a lot going on! Today...

Fab News – Everything is Opening at a Theme Park Near You

We're gearing up for the excitement of the 60th Anniversary Kickoff this weekend, and folks are starting to check into hotels and find out their schedules today. The rain rain rain might come down down down or we might have Walt's Weather, but MiceChat will be there there to show you what's going on all the way, no matter...

Terri Hardin – Star Wars Is Coming, I’m Geeking Out

My pulse raced and my heart pounded as I, along with so many others, went online to see the second trailer for the new Star Wars Film. Many of you went to the Star Wars Celebration Apr. 16-19 and many wrote to me to ask my opinion about this new trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bK1xh0CeeDc Well I liked it.  I loved it.  A small wave...

Dateline Disney World – Flower and Garden Coming Down at Epcot and More News

Hello, and welcome to another edition of Dateline Disney World! This week, we're taking a photo tour on a beautiful day at Epcot and checking out what's happening at the park. Let's go! That's going to wrap things up for this week's column. Please let us know what you think in the comments below! If you appreciate what we do here...

Disney News Round Up: Grizzles Peak to the Iron Reef

Are you ready to stay up all night? Friday starts Disneyland's 60th Anniversary celebration with a 24 hour party! I know at least some of you are planning to stay up all night. Some of you are probably even planning to line up the night before so you can be among the first in the park. Let us know...

News with The Fabulous Disney Babe

Is everyone getting rested and ready for the Disneyland 60th anniversary hoopla? I'll be doing the Press Thing to a limited degree (I think) as I'm still recovering from getting hit by a truck (for real). Thanks for all the nice notes and words. My car's in far worse shape than I am and Alice is doing great. Both...

The Haunted Mansion Show: The Change

Dear Mortals, the time has come. After 46 years of haunting hibernation, he's back. Despite that this episode of "The Haunted Mansion Show" is a short one, let us celebrate this ghoulishly-delightful day for our old friend's return to Gracey Manor. He's simply DYING to meet you!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQZPR1WpVEQ   This seems rather innocent; just another webshow on MiceChat.com. But there's a twist:...

Soarin Returns to the Disneyland Resort and More 60th Prep

It's another big week for the Disneyland Resort as the all new Grizzly Peak Airfield and the spiffed-up Soarin' Over California debuted on Friday.  With its all-new, hi-def projection and brand new screens, does the ride benefit from the attention given to it?  That is, of course, not to mention the re-themed land that came along with it.  All...

Mousetalgia Podcast 343: Hat Box Ghost’s return, Tomorrowland premiere

Team Mousetalgia takes you to the blue carpet and the world premiere of Tomorrowland in this week's episode! Join Jeff and Dave as they watch the celebrities descend on Downtown Disney's AMC multiplex to watch Brad Bird's fascinating new movie and report on the goings on. Jeff joins D23 to attend the private after-party in Disneyland's Tomorrowland, and Dave...

Efteling Fairy Tale Forest – Part One

Efteling is a fantasy theme park located in the Neatherlands. It was opened in 1952 and continues to delight European travelers to this very day.  We begin a two part series on the heart of Efteling today. Disneyland has its Castle at the heart of the park, Efteling has its Fairy Tale Forest (Sprookjesbos).  This is where the Efteling we...

Gator Spot takes a bite out of International Drive

On Monday, May 11, the world of attractions along International Drive in Orlando went from big to “HUGE," as the newest member of the ever expanding and changing group of attractions on the iconic street attempts to chomp the competition by combining two of the greatest family owned amusement and zoological companies in one location. Located on the campus of...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #137 – News, Autism at the Parks, Butterbeer and Emails

We then bring you a new segment to the podcast from Maureen at Autism at the Parks, in which she aims to help people with disabilities, ailments and kids get more from the Universal Orlando Resort by helping them find out more about the options available to people, we then delve in to the email bag to talk about...

You’ve Got to be Kidding: The Most Interesting Disneyland Fan in the World

"You've Got To Be Kidding" is parody. Allow yourself the opportunity to have a little fun . . . Many of us like to think we are Disneyland's number one fan.  And many more like to think we might crack the top ten.  But we all pale in comparison to one man.  Let's take a moment to recall why he...