Disneyland Paris Archive

Disneyland Paris 2012 Trip Report: Part 1

For the longest time, we were Walt Disney World snobs. Although we regularly vacationed elsewhere, we couldn’t fathom “betraying” our home Disney resort and going to those “other” Disney theme parks. More importantly, since we only visited Walt Disney World one or two times per year, we couldn’t imagine skipping Walt Disney World for a

Disneyland Paris Christmas Trip Report

Our Christmas Disneyland Paris Trip Report covers our first visit to Disneyland Paris in Marne la Vallee, France. The report includes hundreds of high quality photos of Disneyland Paris, the Disneyland Resort Paris hotels, and has detailed reviews of our experiences. Expect to see lots of photos of Phantom Manor, Pirates of the Caribbean, Space

Top 12 Disney Photos of 2012

Continuing the tradition of my “Top 11 Disney Photos of 2011” post of my best 2011 Disneyland and Walt Disney World photos, here are my best* 2012 Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Disneyland Paris photos. While I’m using the “clever” strategy of giving myself another slot on this list by making it correspond with the

Not A Creature Was Stirring, Not Even…

Not only is Disneyland Paris’ Main Street the most beautiful and detailed Main Street I’ve ever seen, but it’s also the most beautiful Main Street at Christmas. This is in large part to the Christmas tree (which I’m told dates back to 1992 and is due to be replaced next year, but has aged quite

Disneyland Paris Christmas Bokeh

This photo is what photographers describe as a happy accident (assuming you like it…if not, then I suppose it’s just an accident!). I was way at the end of Main Street, swinging around my bulky Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 lens (security would have thought I were the paparazzi if it weren’t for the fact that no

Prelude to Disney Dreams

One of the reasons we were most excited to see Disneyland Paris was because of Disney Dreams. In fact, one of the big reasons we booked this trip was because of Disney Dreams. After seeing the video of the “live” premiere, I just had to experience the show in person. Normally, I wouldn’t watch a

Disneyland Paris’ Main Street at Christmas

We recently spent a few days at Disneyland Resort Paris, and were absolutely blown away by the resort–mostly due to its Disneyland park, which is currently celebrating both Christmas and its 20th anniversary. While Disneyland Paris still suffers from many of its problems that have been documented over the last several years, we were surprised