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The Great Mason Family Disneyland Paris Badge Adventure

When Katie told me what she and her family were doing during the runDisney weekend I asked if she could send me some pictures, and that she did. So without further ado, I hand you over to Katie: Happy 6th Birthday to start with! (Editor’s note – the Dedicated to...

Peter Pan Refurbished – A Disneyland Paris Classic Shines Brighter

It’s quite strange writing an article that I have no photos for aside from one of the sign, but Peter Pan’s Flight in Disneyland Paris is one that I have never taken photos of whilst riding. Not only is it quite a fast ride, but it changes direction a lot...

Deconstructing the Disneyland Paris Star Wars Season of the Force TV Spot Advert

When a trailer comes out it’s only natural to discuss what is in it, what it reveals and the theories that ensue. When a Star Wars trailer comes out we study it very carefully, frame by frame, looking for even the slightest hint of a new character, ship or cameo...

Being a Dad in Disneyland Paris and Other Soppy Nostalgic Memories

For years I went to Disneyland Paris as part of a couple, 8 years in fact. Then in 2008 my son Lucas was born and our lives changed forever. For the first time since 2002 we didn’t visit our favourite place that year, nor did we in 2009. Almost every...

Eurostar – Celebrating 20 Years of the Direct London to Disneyland Paris Service

20 years ago in 1996, Euorstar debuted a service which would change the way people travel to Disneyland Paris, making it very easy indeed. Back then the base station in London was Waterloo, where you could get on your train and under 4 hours later be at Marne-la-Vallée – Chessy,...

Will Mickey and the Magician See Me Break A Disneyland Paris Tradition?

For years when visiting Disneyland Paris it’s been instinctual behaviour for us to head straight to Disneyland Park, and before my son Lucas was born our first destination was always Pirates of the Caribbean. In fact for his first two trips it was also Pirates first, but then on his...

The Two Big Reasons Why Space Mountain in Disneyland Paris Shouldn’t Have A Star Wars Theme

I got on holiday for a few days and everything goes crazy – the UK referendum votes in favour of leaving the EU and the English football team loses in the second round of Euro 2016 to rank outsiders Iceland. They say things come in threes, and to add to...

New Food in Disneyland Paris: Super Seeds, Brain Food, Peanut Butter Bar and Pineapple Whip

Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the last few months you’ll know all about the rumours of Dole Whip coming to Disneyland Paris, which in fact turned out not to be Dole Whip but a snack known as Pineapple Whip. This is slightly different to Dole Whip, in...

6 Things For 2016 I’ve Never Done in Disneyland Paris, But Will

Back in 2011 I wrote an article called 10 Things I’ve Never Done in Disneyland Paris. Now some of those I will never be able to do, like visit a one park resort, or use Francs, unless something drastic happens to the French economy. Some I have ticked off, as...

What to Expect from Frozen Summer Fun 2016 in Disneyland Paris

A few days ago Disneyland Paris published an article on their news website about Frozen Summer Fun 2016 and what is on offer. It was only in French though and I’ve been unsuccessful in sourcing an English press release. Fear not, as with Google Translate at my side and having...

The Forest of Enchantment – A Disneyland Paris Success Story

Today is the 10th May, which means it was just 2 days ago that The Forest of Enchantment had its last showing at The Chaparral Theater in Disneyland Paris. This is a show that we first got wind of back in August last year, and with very little information I...

From Harry Potter to Disneyland Paris in under 3 hours

Some articles take weeks of research and have word counts into the thousands, at the other end of the spectrum there are those that are merely elongated thoughts that have popped into my head and I feel the need to share with the world. At London King’s Cross Station you...

Happy 24th Birthday Disneyland Paris – 24 Things I love

As the title may suggest, Disneyland Paris opened its doors to the public 24 years ago today, on April 12th 1992. I personally didn’t visit until 2002, but in the my 14 year love affair with Europe’s #1 tourist attraction I’ve experienced a lot of magic. In no particular order,...