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Tips for Buying Disney Merchandise

Looking for the perfect souvenir from your Walt Disney World or Disneyland vacation? This post offers tips for finding something you’ll cherish for years to come, with our favorite unique categories of merchandise available at the Disney Parks. Obviously, merchandise is a matter of taste, which is entirely subjective, but I’ll point you towards some

Cortona Inn & Suites Anaheim Hotel Review

Cortona Inn & Suites is hotel near Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center that’s about a 15-minute walk to the parks. This review features photos of the rooms & common areas, thoughts on amenities, and our experience staying at motel. We also cover how Cortona Inn’s location actually makes it fairly attractive for Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. (It’s just

101 Great Disneyland Tips

Don’t want to feel like a newbie in the “locals parks” of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure? We have tips (101, to be exact) that will help you do Disneyland like a pro. Some are simple hacks to save money, some will help you save time, and others are just random oddities that will enhance

My Disney Theme Park Library

There are many Disney Parks books that focus on Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Walt Disney Imagineering. This post reviews some of the books in my Disney Parks library, and provides links for finding inexpensive copies of the books. Over the last 10 or so years, I’ve gradually accrued a substantial collection of Disney Parks books. Currently,

Top 10 Disney Theme Parks

Disney has 11 worldwide theme parks at Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disney Resort, and Hong Kong Disneyland (with Shanghai Disneyland opening June 16, 2016–we’ll update this list with its ranking once we visit). While each of these resorts has a Disneyland/Magic Kingdom style park, not all of these parks are of the same