Hong Kong Disneyland Archive

River View Cafe Afternoon Tea Review

River View Cafe is a table service restaurant in Hong Kong Disneyland, overlooking Adventureland and the Jungle River Cruise. This review covers Afternoon Tea and features photos of the experience, our take on ambiance, and other assorted tidbits. River View Cafe serves Southeast Asian and Chinese dishes in an open-air restaurant. Some regular menu options including River

My 10 Favorite Disney Photos of 2014

Continuing the tradition of my year-end top 10 photos post, I wanted to share 10 of my favorite* Disney Parks photos from 2014. Normally, I share some thoughts about my growth and failings as a photographer in this year-end recap, but I already shared my thoughts at length on My 10 Favorite Non-Disney Photos of

Hong Kong Disneyland Trip Report

Our Hong Kong Disneyland Trip Report covers our first visit experience in Hong Kong Disneyland during their Christmas celebration. The report covers our thoughts on numerous rides on Mystic Manor, Big Grizzly Mountain Runaway Mine Cars, Space Mountain, and other attractions. For this trip, we stayed at the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel, and tried traditional

The Light Fixtures of the Disney Parks

Lighting is an integral part of the Disney theme park experience. The parks come alive at night as a result of meticulously arranged lighting schemes, and without this attention to detail in terms of lighting, instead of the great kinetic energy and beauty the parks have at night, they would instead feel dark and empty.

Top 10 Disney Rides

It’s hard to list Disney’s 10 best rides. Disney has hundreds attractions in Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai, so it’s quite the list from which to choose. Obviously, not all of these attractions were created equally. At their best, Disney attractions are timeless classics that have multi-generational appeal. At their

Mystic Manor Photo Tour & Review

Mystic Manor is the newest attraction at Hong Kong Disneyland, and one of Disney’s best-ever attractions anywhere in the world. This post takes a look inside Lord Henry Mystic’s manor, with photos, descriptions, and commentary along the way. As Mystic Manor itself is a Magneto-Electric Carriage tour of Lord Henry’s manor, consider this post the tour

Enchanted Garden Restaurant Review

Enchanted Garden Restaurant is a character buffet at the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and Pluto in Victorian attire with some Chinese motifs. This review covers only breakfast at Enchanted Garden. For breakfast, the cost ended up being around $37 (USD) per person, with prices ranging up to

The Explorer’s Club Restaurant Review

The Explorer’s Club Restaurant is a new counter service restaurant in Hong Kong Disneyland’s Mystic Point. It is part of the most highly anticipated theme park expansion in recent history, and adjacent to Mystic Manor, not just one of Disney’s best new attractions, but one of Disney’s best ever attractions. (But that’s another topic for another post.)