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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

Journeys with Duffy

Journeys with Duffy is the 10th anniversary celebration of Duffy the Bear at Tokyo DisneySea, running now through March 18, 2016. The celebration takes place in Duffy’s hometown of Cape Cod, and allows guests to purchase limited edition merchandise, snacks, decorations, and special greetings with Duffy and Shellie May. You can see some of the

Guide to Halloween Time at Disneyland 2015

This post features tips and info for Halloween Time at Disneyland, occurring September 11 to November 1, 2015. The hard ticket Mickey’s Halloween Party will be held during this time, with tickets costing $63 to $84, depending upon the night and whether you qualify for an Annual Passholder discount. Besides this party, entertainment during the Halloween Time at Disneyland season

Is DisneyQuest Worth It?

DisneyQuest is an indoor interactive theme park at Walt Disney World. This post takes a look at it to help you determine if it’s worth your time and money. DisneyQuest will be closing in sometime 2016 to make way for the NBA Experience, but I just spent a half-day there for research purposes before this announcement

Summer Festival at Tokyo DisneySea

Summer Festival at Tokyo DisneySea is the park’s way of keeping guests cool with a tropical and Latin-themed special event that is best described as “colorful” and “wet.” Unlike Natsu Matsuri at Tokyo Disneyland, this is in no way like a traditional Japanese summer festival. It’s really just vibrant fun, with a tropical flair. This

Natsu Matsuri at Tokyo Disneyland

Natsu Matsuri is Tokyo Disneyland’s take on a traditional Japanese summer festival, and continues the “East Meets West” vibe of Tanabata Days with another celebration combining traditional elements of Japanese culture with Disney. Unlike Tanabata Days, Natsu Matsuri is a far less serious culturally, and is mostly high energy, guest-soaking entertainment. This post features some