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Yesterland: Condor Flats Air Tours and the “Bear Left” Billboard

The airplane is here to let guests know that Condor Flats is an airfield. The billboard is another opportunity for a pun. After all, Yester California Adventure is the Punniest Place on Earth.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Condor Flats Air Tours and the “Bear Left” Billboard   When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.

Parkwise: Five Tips for Planning a Girls’ Trip

You may have noticed that Park Wise was MIA for its last column. That's because yours truly was hard at work researching for this very article. Believe it or not, I just took my very first “grown-up girls only” trip to Walt Disney World, and I have a few tips to share to make your girls' weekend a happily...

New Magic Kingdom Hub Opens Making Lots of New Room

Rub a dub, dub, Magic Kingdom's got a new hub.  This week on Dateline Disneyland, we're looking at the newly opened and completely reimagined central hub of the Magic Kingdom. We have a lot of photos this week, so let's hop right into it.       That's all we've got for this week! What does everyone think of the new Hub? Let...

Disney News Round Up: Small World Fire, Castle Uncovered, Hub a-Hubba

Welcome to March! Spring is in the air and the MiceChat round up is here to bring you all things Disney and Theme Park news! This week we have big news about a recent fire at It’s a Small World at Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle comes out of the Tarps and Samland brings us some fantastic information about how...

Sleeping Beauty Castle emerges from refurbishment as Disneyland continues to prepare for its Diamond Celebration

Sleeping Beauty Castle emerged from refurbishment last week, revealing a refreshed paint scheme that toned down some of the more saturated tones leftover from Disneyland's 50th Anniversary overlay. The Castle's new look will get sparkly diamond decorations in May as part of Disneyland's big 60th Anniversary celebration. Meanwhile, work continues throughout both theme parks as they get...

Mousetalgia Podcast 332: Three-day trips to Disneyland

The Mousetalgia 3-day Disneyland trip: our own methods, secrets, and ideas for making the most of the standard 3-day trip to Disneyland Resort. When is it better to spend a little more, and where can you save a little? How should you approach meals during a day at the park? We offer our opinions on attractions, fastpasses, drinks, breaks,...

Swing Into Spring at Disneyland Paris

Spring is in the air at Disneyland Paris, and Max from DLP Welcome has news and a behind-the-scenes look at the Swing Into Spring celebration. --Rick Disneyland Paris Swings Into Spring by Max, DLP Welcome On Tuesday, February 24th, Disneyland Paris invited the blogging community to witness the results of a full year of planning for this season's Swing into Spring...

The Sweep Spot # 148 The Golden Horseshoe Saloon at Disneyland

In this episode we take a look at the history of The Golden Horseshoe Saloon at Disneyland. We look at the building, shows, performers and more. This place is a great place filled with Disneyland history, and its a beautiful place to go today, which still looks similar to the day it opened. Plus the latest in current events.   More...

Disneyland Paris Photo Update

Here's another great photo update from Disneyland Paris Resort, courtesy of Max and DLPWelcome. ~~Rick At Discoveryland, scaffoldings have covered Videopolis and Nautilus. The trees around Space Mountain Mission 2 were cut. The dome is seriously dirty, fortunately everything will be renovated and cleaned for mid-July. All aboard ! We have new photos of the Mark Twain...and it’s worse than expected. From the...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #129 – News and Tchoup Chop On Location

On this episode of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast.we begin with a Butterbeer preference from Listener Travis Terrell. We then head to the news, which includes the announcement of the last two Mardi Gras acts, Harbor Nights Romantico, the Blues Brother show at Universal Studios Hollywood being discontinued and the recent publication of the Injury report at the theme parks. We...

Construction is Universal: Harry Potter, Springfield, Fast and Furious

Change is coming at a rapid pace for Universal Studios Hollywood, the entertainment capital of Los Angeles. The park is in the middle of unprecedented growth and expansion that has not been seen by a theme park since DCA's make over. It's a drag to have to walk around a maze of construction walls, but the end result is...

Disneyland Long Ago, Not-So-Long Ago, and Now: Adventureland, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland

Back in 2009, Yesterland ran a series of “Disneyland Then and Now” articles comparing Disneyland photos from the 1950s to similar photos in 2009. This month, Werner Weiss went back to the same locations to take another look. Here is the second in this series.   Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Disneyland Long Ago, Not-So-Long Ago, and Now: Adventureland, Fantasyland, and...

Samland: Disneyland Parking

Parking. It seems that parking has always been an issue at Disneyland and having an adequate supply has been critical to the success of the park. Now, once again, parking has become an issue. Some say that the recent changes in the annual passholder prices and parking policies is one way Disney is battling a losing battle with its...

Disney Cruise Line Frozen Port Adventures in Norway

As previously announced, the Disney Cruise Line will be deploying the Disney Magic to the land of all things Frozen in Norway and Iceland this summer from June to August 2015. Disney has now detailed what its Port Adventures – including a very special one with Queen Elsa, Princess Anna and Kristoff along for the ride – will look and...

Podcast Double Feature – The Wakefield Report Episode 60 and E Ticket Report Episode 13

I am very pleased to announce the return of the Wakefield Report! Each week I will run down the top 9 news stories in theme park news from across the country. Known as the 9 News Nuggets You Need to Know (clearly stolen from KFI640 AM), these are news stories from MiceChat and around the internet. Feel free to...

Flower and Garden Festival Coming Soon to Epcot as Prices Rise

On this week's Dateline Disneyland we're taking a look at the installation of the Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot. It's a very pretty time of the year for this park and we have lots of photos to share. The one sour note in our update is that prices went up again this past weekend at WDW. A one day...

Disney News Round Up: Prices go up up up

It is that time of the week again for the MiceChat Round up. Big news this week for both Disneyland and Walt Disney World resorts as once again prices have increased across the board. Discussions have been heated discussing if this good, bad or just normal practice. How do you all feel about these changes? We also have a...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #128 – Sam Gennawey: Universal Vs Disney

Welcome  to another Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast, on this show we invite writer and Micechat contibutor Sam Gennawey to discuss his latest book - Universal Versus Disney : The Unofficial Guide to Theme Parks Greatest Rivalry. The competition between the Disney parks and the Universal parks is hotter than ever right now, but where did it all begin? We delve...

Disney raises ticket prices again as California Adventure celebrates Lunar New Year

Disneyland just got pricer! Disneyland quietly raised theme park admission prices across the board on Sunday, just nine months after the last price increase. The price hikes continue the Resort's aggressive pricing strategy, which has seen a nearly 87% increase in one-day, one-park theme park tickets over the last decade. Annual Passport prices also went up, with...

Mickey Mouse In The Band Concert Celebrates 80 Years

In honor of the 80th anniversary of Mickey Mouse in "The Band Concert," MiceChat contributor Andi Stein brings us the history behind the beloved film. Many Disney fans are familiar with the image of Mickey Mouse dressed in a red jacket with gold trim and shiny brass buttons, sporting a baton and leading a ragtag group of musicians. But, how...