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Top 10 Disneyland Paris in 2017 Part 1- 5 We Know

With Christmas all but over, it’s time to look forward to the year ahead, and my traditional article looking at what the next 12 months in Disneyland Paris has to offer and what I want to see. I’ve once again used the Royal We in the title of this article,...

Four Seasons in Twelve Months – My Disneyland Paris Year Like No Other

In the past I’ve experienced landmark celebrations such as the 10th, 15th and 20th Anniversaries, and I’ve been in Disneyland Paris for festival years like New Generation and Magical Moments. In my 17 pre-2016 trips only a few times have I been more than once in a calendar year, with...

At Last We Have a PhotoPass Photographer at the Castle in Disneyland Paris – Use Them, Praise Them, Keep Them

For years we fans of Disneyland Paris wanted official photographers around the resort to take our photo in iconic locations, like Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland Park and The Partners Statue in Walt Disney Studios. PhotoPass+ came along and this was actually mentioned in the initial information release that went...

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...