Author Archive: Tom Bell

I'm a married, father of one son and Disneyland fan. I'm a Contributing Editor for The DIS and host of the DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast.

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Desert Palms Hotel & Suites

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Desert Palms Hotel & Suites

| February 4, 2015 | Reply

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at the Desert Palms Hotel & Suites located at 631 West Katella Avenue. I talk in detail about [...]

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Disneyland announces Diamond Celebration details

Disneyland announces Diamond Celebration details

| January 29, 2015 | 4 Replies

The Disneyland Resort has finally released some details of its upcoming Diamond Celebration.  The celebration will be resort wide, including some new offerings and some updates to existing offerings and is scheduled to begin on May 22, 2015. At Disney California Adventure, Carthay Circle Restaurant will receive a diamond makeover. Over on Paradise Pier, World [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hotel Menage

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hotel Menage

| January 7, 2015 | 2 Replies

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at the Hotel Menage located at 1221 South Harbor Boulevard. I talk in detail about my stay there [...]

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My Favorite (Disneyland) Moments of 2014

My Favorite (Disneyland) Moments of 2014

| December 30, 2014 | 1 Reply

Not to be cliche, but another year has come and gone….oh, who am I kidding, this will probably be full of cliches….another year has come and gone at the Disneyland Resort.  It was a year where guests were asked to show their #DisneySide….but didn’t;  it was a year where Frozen mania threatened to take over [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hilton Garden Inn

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hilton Garden Inn

| December 23, 2014 | 1 Reply

This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 11777 Harbor Boulevard in Garden Grove. I talk in detail about [...]

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Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/22/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/22/14

| December 22, 2014 | Reply

This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…Frozen Fun begins its roll out in both Parks.

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Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/15/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/15/14

| December 15, 2014 | Reply

This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…FastPass for Fantasmic! and ARTIC opens in Anaheim.

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Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/08/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/08/14

| December 8, 2014 | Reply

This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…the much rumored Frozen Fun is finally announced.

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Disneyland’s A Christmas Fantasy Parade 2014

Disneyland’s A Christmas Fantasy Parade 2014

| December 4, 2014 | Reply

The classic Disneyland Christmas staple, A Christmas Fantasy Parade, returns with a few changes this year.  Anna and Elsa have joined the parade and Mickey and Minnie are in a new spot. Here are some highlights.  See if you can spot anything else that’s new. Check out the fun of A Christmas Fantasy now through [...]

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Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/01/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 12/01/14

| December 1, 2014 | 1 Reply

This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…the Grand Californian gets a gingerbread house and it’s almost time for a Christmas tradition at Disneyland Park.

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