Shanghai Disneyland Archive

Best & Worst Disney Parks in the World

In addition to Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California, there are Disney theme parks in Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. This list ranks all 12, covering pros & cons, rides, shows, details, and more to determine the best and worst Disney parks in the world. (Last updated July 21, 2019.) We

Zootopia Land Announced!

Disney has announced its first Zootopia themed-land, which will feature a major new attraction that will seamlessly blend Disney storytelling, state-of-the-art technology, and will feature Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde, at Shanghai Disneyland. The Zootopia land will also offer entertainment, shopping, and dining options as guests fully immerse themselves in the mammalian metropolis of Zootopia

Shanghai Disneyland Trip Planning Guide

Shanghai Disneyland is Disney’s newest park, located in China. This travel planning guide covers all facets of a visit to Shanghai Disney Resort, from general: airfare, transportation, currency, etc. to Disney-specifics: food in the parks, where to stay, FastPass strategy, and more. Let’s start with a threshold question: should you visit? We enjoyed Shanghai Disneyland much more than

Top 10 Moments of Disney Magic

When it comes to Disney, describing something as “magical” is pretty cliched and overdone. While the parks are awe-inspiring places that overfill people with joy and leave them speechless, magical is probably not the best word to describe a steak you had at Yachtsman Steakhouse. (Okay, bad example–it absolutely is.) Yet, there plenty of things that happen

Shanghai Disneyland Serves Pepsi.

Today is Shanghai Disneyland’s 1st Anniversary, and in honor of the occasion, I figured I’d write about the one topic that interests you all when it comes to the newest Disney park in mainland China. No, not Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken Treasure, which is the most revolutionary attraction in decades–better than

Wandering Moon Teahouse Review

Wandering Moon Teahouse is arguably the flagship restaurant in Shanghai Disneyland. Thanks to a counter service menu of Chinese dishes and Chinese architecture in an environment with Enchanted Storybook Castle in the backdrop, it best exemplifies the park’s “authentically Disney, distinctly Chinese” mantra. Shanghai Disneyland indicates that Wandering Moon Teahouse is an amalgamation of teahouses found

Barbossa’s Bounty Review

Barbossa’s Bounty is a counter service restaurant in Shanghai Disneyland’s Treasure Cove with views into Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken Treasure. This review features food, an extensive photo tour of the restaurant, our thoughts on whether you should dine here, and more. For starters, the ambiance. This is Shanghai Disneyland’s answer to

Hong Kong v. Shanghai Disneyland

This post offers a head to head comparison between Shanghai Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland, weighing the pros and cons of each, so you can determine which park to prioritize if you’re thinking about heading to Asia. Some readers of our Hong Kong Disneyland Planning Guide and Shanghai Disneyland Planning Guide have started to ask

Shanghai Disneyland Hotel Review

Shanghai Disneyland Hotel is a luxury hotel at Disney’s new Deluxe Resort in China. This review features room and resort photos, thoughts on our stay at this hotel, and the pros & cons of booking Shanghai Disneyland Hotel. We’ll also take a look at the amenities and include a comparison to Toy Story Hotel (the