Tag: Disneyland

The Little Man of Disneyland

The Little Man of Disneyland

| September 4, 2015 | Reply

Recently, I visited the Disneyland Resort with my daughter Kelly and my nephews. While there, I decided to look for evidence of the Little Man of Disneyland. Wait… you haven’t heard of the Little Man of Disneyland? Let me tell you a little about him. (I also talk about him on our DIS Unplugged-Disneyland Edition [...]

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Disney Parks Take Top Six Spots In America Last Year

Disney Parks Take Top Six Spots In America Last Year

| June 6, 2015 | 2 Replies

The Disney brand is alive and well…when looking at theme park attendance in America and worldwide last year. In 2014 the six Disney parks in America took the top six spots. Worldwide Disney parks took nine of the top ten spots. On June 3 the Themed Entertainment Association released its 2014 Global Attractions Attendance Report. [...]

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Disneyland 60th Anniversary Merchandise “Sparkles” in Stores

Disneyland 60th Anniversary Merchandise “Sparkles” in Stores

| May 23, 2015 | 10 Replies

Now that Disneyland’s 60th anniversary celebration is officially underway, guests should not be surprised to see an abundance of merchandise in shops to commemorate this special event. Over 500 items have been created including collectibles, apparel, jewelry, accessories, home decor, art, and even toys. Whether you’re a first time visitor or a seasoned guest, there’s [...]

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Review: “Tomorrowland” perfectly channels Walt Disney’s philosophy and spirit

Review: “Tomorrowland” perfectly channels Walt Disney’s philosophy and spirit

| May 17, 2015 | 6 Replies

Tomorrowland Rating: 4.5 Disney’s theme park adaptations have a record for being hit or miss, especially in the eyes of the most die-hard Disney fans. With the exception of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, most of the attraction-based films have been mediocre to awful. Loyal Disney fans will sit through The Haunted [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Best Western Park Place Inn

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Best Western Park Place Inn

| March 12, 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 Best Western Plus Park Place Inn & Mini Suites located at 1544 South Harbor Boulevard. I [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Desert Palms Hotel & Suites

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Desert Palms Hotel & Suites

| February 4, 2015 | 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 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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Disney & Starbucks Bring New Mug Collection to Stores

Disney & Starbucks Bring New Mug Collection to Stores

| January 19, 2015 | 61 Replies

It’s difficult to believe that the very first East Coast Disney Park Starbucks location opened a few years ago in the Magic Kingdom. Despite the controversy surrounding its replacing the Main Street Bakery, guests have welcomed the cafe as noted by busy crowds at all hours of the day. Now, Disney and Starbucks are launching [...]

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Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hotel Menage

Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel – Hotel Menage

| January 7, 2015 | 3 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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Sunglass Hut Opening in Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland

Sunglass Hut Opening in Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland

| January 6, 2015 | 17 Replies

Let me preface this by saying that I own a pair of designer sunglasses, Coach to be specific. I’d also like to mention that I have been known to ogle outside high-end stores in Vegas wondering just how I could purchase that exquisite Gucci bag. If you’ve read any of my previous posts, you’d know [...]

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