Happy 14th Anniversary, Tokyo DisneySea!

On September 4, 2001, Tokyo DisneySea had its grand opening. Like EPCOT Center before it, DisneySea demonstrated the quality and ambition possible in a second gate. I’ve gushed over Tokyo DisneySea time and time again on this blog, repeatedly calling it the greatest theme park in the world. It’s hard for me to believe DisneySea has

White Water Snacks Review

White Water Snacks is a counter service restaurant in Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at Disneyland Resort. This review features food photos, a look at the menu, thoughts on ambiance, and other random stuff. For starters, you might be thinking, “wow, this blog is reviewing a snack stand?! Really scraping the bottom of the barrel now,

Top 10 Art of Disney Books

To coincide with major film releases, Disney, Pixar, and Marvel release “Art of” books showcasing some of the concept art, backgrounds, and artistic inspiration that gave life to their films. This post reviews my 10 favorite Art of books. I’ll admit it: I am a sucker for these books, as they showcase things that flash

Polynesian Villas & Bungalows Review

Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows are the newest Disney Vacation Club resort at Walt Disney World, with a laid back South Pacific theme near the Magic Kingdom. This review features photos and thoughts on the Deluxe Studio rooms in the Polynesian Villas, as we’ve previously reviewed the Bora Bora Bungalows. Likewise, thoughts and photos of the common

Plaza Gardens Restaurant Review

Plaza Gardens Restaurant is a buffet restaurant at Disneyland Paris on Main Street USA in a Victorian setting. It’s one of the more popular restaurants at Disneyland Paris, so reservations are recommended. It’s also on the pricey side, but it’s all you can eat, including soft drinks. I’ve been a pretty harsh critic of Disneyland Paris restaurants in the

Free Things at Disneyland

Laughing at the title? There is free stuff and free things to do at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Just because everything seems so expensive the moment you enter the parks at Disneyland Resort and so many attractions enter into gift shops doesn’t mean everything costs money to do. SERIOUSLY!!! No strings attached! In an era

Top 10 Disney Bars & Lounges

Sometimes, you just need a drink. At Walt Disney World, Disneyland, or the other parks, sometimes you really need a drink. These are the top 10 Disney bars & lounges in the world…although the list skews heavily towards Walt Disney World, probably due to sheer quantity. This list considers both ambiance and drink quality, but