Tokyo Disney Resort Archive

Adventures by Disney in Japan (…Group Trip?)

Adventures by Disney’s will be going to Japan for the first time in 2019! We checked out the itinerary, and it looks pretty solid, with visits to Osaka, Nara, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Odawara, and Takayama along with longer stays in Kyoto and Tokyo. The itinerary includes several of our favorite places in each of those locations, a few spots

So…We “Adopted” A Duffy.

Well, “we” didn’t adopt it so much as Sarah did, but I have to admit that I was okay with it. The new “Happy Marching Fun” Duffy and Friends items available at Tokyo DisneySea are pretty kawaii. We’ll take a look at this new ShellieMay, Gelatoni, StellaLou, and Duffy merchandise in this post–and share some of

An f/1.4 Evening at Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea is my favorite theme park in the world. I love everything about it, from the food to the attractions to its brilliant design. However, its beauty is not just in the awe-inspiring landscapes anchored by an erupting volcano or the transportive vistas of the Mediterranean. It’s in the subtle details, the painstaking attention

Dreaming Up Parade Review & Tips

Dreaming Up is the new daytime parade at Tokyo Disneyland for the park’s 35th Anniversary “Happiest Celebration,” which occurs from now until March 2019. We anticipate the parade continuing its run following that, likely until April 2023. In this post, we’ll review Dreaming Up, share some photos, and offer viewing tips. The big question for

Want to Recapture the Magic? Visit Japan.

Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea are our favorite theme parks in the world. We’ve made that abundantly clear in previous posts. Since our first visit 5 years ago, we’ve implored Americans to visit the Disney parks in Japan because we want others to share in the great experiences we’ve had at them. More recently, we’ve shied

Tokyo Disneyland 35th Anniversary Merchandise

Tokyo Disneyland’s 35th Anniversary, the Happiest Celebration!, begins April 15, 2018, but the resort has released its slate of merchandise and souvenirs in advance. In this post, we’ll share photos and thoughts on the designs available through the end of the anniversary in March 2019. If you read our relatively-recent “Tokyo Disneyland Merchandise: Awful or

Hotel Reviews & Rankings at Tokyo Disneyland

This post ranks & reviews the best and worst hotels near Tokyo Disneyland & DisneySea with pros & cons for each, plus room photos and some other basic information and tips. It consists of my opinions on each hotel at which we have actually stayed, plus some considerations regarding to whom each hotel might appeal. To

Tom’s Top 7: Arabian Coast

Arabian Coast is one of the ports of call at Tokyo DisneySea, and despite it being home to my favorite Disney attraction in the world, one of the best counter service restaurants, a delightful snack, and some exceptional thematic work, it often flies under the radar. In this post, I seek to rectify that a

Best & Worst Disney Parks in the World (2018)

Now that Shanghai Disneyland is open, Disney has 12 worldwide theme parks: Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, and the aforementioned Shanghai park. This list takes a look at the strength of each park as of early 2018, which should be a helpful resource for those of you preparing