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The Australian Guide to Disney Parks

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Babes in Disneyland: Part 2

Recap You have hopefully survived your trip to the States (or elsewhere) and have settled into your hotel. Excited and exhausted as you are, you still need to make sure the little human you have in your care will be Read more…


An Interview with Lexie

In part two of our interview series*, we sat down with regualr contributor, Lexie, to see how much of a role Disney and its Parks has played and continues to play in her life. Hope you enjoy! *Click here to Read more…


An Interview with Officer Blue and Donna

During my last visit to Disneyland, I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing two of the citizens of Buena Vista Street; Officer Blue and Donna. They are atmospheric cast members who have come straight out of of the roaring 20s Read more…


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…


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…


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…


DCA Entertainment: Spectaculars and Dance Parties

The changes to California Adventure have not only seen a great improvement in rides and aesthetics but also in entertainment. While there are fewer options available,¬†there are still plenty of fantastic shows, equal to those across the ditch at Disneyland. 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…


Carsland: The End and the Beginning

After years of struggling and being treated as a half day, second rate theme park, California Adventure finally hit its straps with Carsland. The reign of terror was over and a new dawn rose! Opening in 2012, Carsland became an Read more…


Grizzly Peak: Beautifully Unchanged

Grizzly Peak is one of my favourite areas of California Adventure. Not only does it feature two brilliant attractions (Grizzly River Run and Soarin’) but it is also just a pleasant place to be. Despite being crowded on some days Read more…