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The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

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…


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…