Tag: Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Staybridge Suites

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Staybridge Suites

| February 6, 2014 | 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 Staybridge Suites located at 1855 South Manchester Avenue.  I talk in detail about my stay there on the February [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Quality Inn & Suites At The Park

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Quality Inn & Suites At The Park

| January 9, 2014 | Reply

This is the first in a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort known collectively as Good Neighbor Hotels.   My first stop was the Quality Inn & Suites At The Park located at 1166 W. Katella Avenue.  I talk in detail about my stay there on [...]

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Trader Sam’s Mixes Up Holiday Drinks

Trader Sam’s Mixes Up Holiday Drinks

| November 24, 2013 | 2 Replies

Back in 2011, Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar opened up at the Disneyland Hotel and was an instant success. Trader Sam’s borrows its name from the Jungle Cruise character Trader Sam who is the “head” salesman of the jungle. Along with the name, Trader Sam’s also borrows themes from the Jungle Cruise, Enchanted Tiki Room [...]

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Wrap-up of a WDW Vet’s First Trip to Disneyland – Part 1

Wrap-up of a WDW Vet’s First Trip to Disneyland – Part 1

| June 19, 2013 | 4 Replies

We’re home! After so many months of planning, it doesn’t seem possible that our trip is over.  I’m the Senior Editor on the DIS and my family (my husband David and I, plus Jacob – 7, Jonah – 5, and Lydia – almost 2)  just got back from our first trip to Disneyland and Southern [...]

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Disneyland 101 – Disneyland After Dark

Disneyland 101 – Disneyland After Dark

| June 1, 2013 | Reply

One of the most special times at any of the Disney parks occurs each evening when the sun goes down and lights come on.  The Disneyland Resort takes on a whole new look at night, and many agree that it’s the best, the most magical, time.  And it’s much more than twinkle lights on the [...]

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Monsters University Merchandise Scares Up Fun at Disney Parks

Monsters University Merchandise Scares Up Fun at Disney Parks

| May 29, 2013 | 1 Reply

Looking to scare up some fun this summer? Mike Wazowski, a monster who takes his scaring seriously, and James P. Sullivan (otherwise known as “Sulley”), a natural scarer and jokester, team up once again to bring laughs to the big screen in Disney-Pixar’s Monsters University next month. The film, a prequel to the highly successful [...]

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Disneyland 101 – Dining Strategies

Disneyland 101 – Dining Strategies

| April 29, 2013 | 6 Replies

Food, glorious food!  In this segment of our Disneyland 101 series, we cover some of the many dining options around the Disneyland Resort.  There are a wide variety of dining choices, and that’s a good thing because almost everyone has a different way of approaching food and dining at the parks.  But I don’t want [...]

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Sneak Peek: Mickey and the Magical Map

Sneak Peek: Mickey and the Magical Map

| April 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

Recently I was able to get a sneak peek into the creation of the new live show coming this Summer to the Fantasyland Theatre in Disneyland Park.  No video was allowed, but I was able to get a peek at the stage, get a sample of what the set can “do”, plus take a look [...]

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Behind the Walls of Disneyland’s Fantasy Faire

Behind the Walls of Disneyland’s Fantasy Faire

| February 8, 2013 | Reply

Very soon your favorite Disney Princesses will be getting a new home at Disneyland!  Fantasy Faire opens in the former location of the Carnation Plaza Gardens on March 12th.  Recently, The DIS was invited to take a peek behind the construction walls and below are some pictures from that tour.  We also discussed the new area on the [...]

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