Down Under Disney

The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

Down Under Disney

Shopping at the Disneyland Resort

While we have touched on shopping at Disneyland in Rachael’s souvenirs post (well worth a read); this post will focus solely on the shops themselves and what they sell. No, I’m not going to provide you with an overly elongated Read more…


Working as an Aussie at a Disney Park

Working as an Australian at a Disney park is perhaps the best rollercoaster around. More often than not, people assume that it is all smiles and dreams coming true. They are not too far from the truth. There are a Read more…


Doing Disney Solo: Nighttime

Picture this. It’s nighttime, you’re on Main Street. All you can see (above the crowds of course), is the castle. Nothing else matters.   Wherever the Disney Park, the Castle at night is always spectacular (Especially during Fireworks). Image Credit: Read more…


Doing Disney Solo (Day Time)

You time in life is great. You time in the parks is magic. Don’t take this the wrong way, but going to the parks alone is my preferred way to enjoy the magic… ha! While it is definitely special to Read more…


Cast Member Interactions: Rides

Disney theme parks have some of the best rides in the world. More than your typical ride, they are “attractions”. From 4D movies, storybook classics, to roller coasters and more, you want to ride as many as you can and Read more…


Disneyland Resort Dining: Food Glorious Food

In Australia, theme park food is up there with the worst in the country. It is poor quality, super expensive and always ends up coming back with a vengeance. In spite of this, you still end up buying it because Read more…


Top Tips: Cast Members and Dining

Did you know that Cosmic Ray’s at Walt Disney World is the second busiest restaurant in the world? That’s right; the only restaurant that sees more people each day is the McDonalds in Moscow. Crazy!*   Cosmic Ray’s: The Second Read more…


Characters: Who, When, Where and How?

Some would argue that character meet and greets are the life-blood of Disneyland; helping to create that truly immersive atmosphere. Indeed the ability for guests to meet his most famous characters was essential to Walt’s original plan for the Park. Read more…


Top Tips: Cast Member Interactions

Cast Members of the Disney Parks are essential to the overall Disney experience. To help us get the most out of these brilliant employees, guest blogger Lexie has provided us with some great tips, in her first post for Down Read more…


The Top Ten: Rides

This is it. The post you have all been waiting for! My top ten rides at the Disneyland Resort. I would like to preface this by saying I actually really enjoy a good 75% of attractions at Disneyland and DCA  Read more…