Down Under Disney

The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

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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…


Down Under Disney in Disneyland

It has been a very long time between drinks but being a teacher and a Disney Parks blogger is no easy feat in November and December. Something had to give so I decided that I had better do the work Read more…


DisneySea Review

This post will be part shameless plug and part informative, as Down Under Disney customer Aimee shares her experience/review/photos of her day at the very unique Tokyo DisneySea (Sister Park of Disneyland Tokyo). Enjoy!   A Day at DisneySea When 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…


Downtown Disney Lowdown

Visualise this scenario. Having left Australia at 11:00am on a Thursday (EST) pumped for your magical adventure, you arrive at LAX four hours earlier at 7:00am, on the same morning. Awesome! You technically have an extra day on holiday! But 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…


Disney Parks Pin Trading Culture

Pin Trading Pin trading. What is it, who does it and why? All valid questions! For years I was convinced that pin trading was a purely American past time. In some respects, that is still true. There is something patriotic Read more…