Posts Tagged ‘ Disneyland ’

This Is Christmas

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November 22, 2014
This Is Christmas

While I was racking my brain trying to figure out what I wanted to write about this month the theme from Nightmare Before Christmas was stuck in my head I took this as a sign that (1) I took one too many rides on the Haunted Mansion Holiday on my recent trip to Disneyland...
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Disneyland for the WDW Fan

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November 20, 2014
Disneyland for the WDW Fan

Hi, I’m Jennifer. Nice to meet you! For my first post I asked myself what WDW Fans really want to know about the Disneyland resort. I thought I would start with a compare and contrast of Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom.  At first glance, they are pretty similar.  Sure, the Magic Kingdom has the...
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Disney WAYBACK Machine – Walt at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair Part 3 – It’s a Small World

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October 23, 2014
Disney WAYBACK Machine – Walt at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair Part 3 – It’s a Small World

The second of the four attractions Walt did for the World’s Fair that we will look at is “It’s a Small World”. If there is one truly iconic Disney attraction that would be recognized almost universally, it would arguably be “It’s a Small World”. Did you know that this attraction came very close to...
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Listening Delights – Some Podcasts To Try!

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August 26, 2014
Listening Delights – Some Podcasts To Try!

From my first visit to Walt Disney World to now, I can’t believe the quantity and quality of advice there is for the first time visitor. On my first trip, I was mainly reliant on guidebooks, however now there is so much information available within a few clicks but the issue now is quality...
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Land of the Lost

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July 25, 2014
Will Dole Whips taste the same?

Growing up, I dreamed of the day that I would one day visit the Magic Kingdom and Cinderella Castle.  My first and only Disneyland trip was while visiting cousins in Los Angeles, three years before my first visit to Walt Disney World.  I was the typical angst filled teenager.  Then, the trip to Disneyland...
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A Nest of Disney Rabbits!

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July 24, 2014
A Nest of Disney Rabbits!

When I visit Disney I really love to find characters I haven’t previously meet and endeavour to catch them in their many different outfits that blend in with the land, park or season. Take for instance my visit to Disneyland this April. I was on a tight schedule and very busy but I had...
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The World of Mary Blair

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June 22, 2014
The World of Mary Blair

This year I was incredibly fortunate to visit the Walt Disney Family Museum, which is in San Francisco. It was showing an exhibition on entitled ‘Magic, Color, Flair: The World of Mary Blair”. As a fan of her work I had to visit and in this Fan Zone post I would like to share...
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D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives: PART 4

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May 22, 2014
D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives: PART 4

Hello my friends! Happy springtime!! It’s been looking like the long and exhausting winter is behind us, as over the past couple weeks the tree buds have bloomed with beautiful flowers and green leaves, and grass has sprouted up from all the rain we have been getting. The temperatures are still teasing us some...
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D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

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April 22, 2014
D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

Hello friends!! I hope you all are enjoying the first few days of spring! Here in Chicago it is great to have some warmer weather finally after months of bitter cold and too much snow!! I hope everyone enjoyed their spring breaks and holidays! We are almost done exploring the D23 Treausres of the...
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And The Winner Is….

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April 22, 2014
And The Winner Is….

Hello Everyone! April 6th has been and gone and if you didn’t catch the end of Disney’s March Magic, let me tell you it was one hell of a battle. With such tough matches and some surprising upsets the eventual final was between Walt Disney World’s “Gracey Manor Hitchhikers” Vs. Disneyland’s “Caribbean Pirates”. It...
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