Star Tours – These Are The Souvenirs I’m Looking For

If I had a nickel for the hours I spent as a child playing with my Star Wars toys, I would be living on a beach in Maui right now. Luckily, my parents saved those toys (thanks Mom and Dad), and my son now spends hours pretending he is in a galaxy far, far away. Soon, he will have a few more toys (among several awesome things) to add to his Star Wars collection, especially with the launch of “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue” on May 20. But wait! I get to photograph and write about … [Read more...]





Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule May 2011

Refurbishment information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disneyland Website.CurrentMulholland Madness (DCA) closed through 5/24/11 for conversion to Goofy's Fly School. Pizza Oom Mow Mow (DCA) closed through 5/24/11 for conversion to Boardwalk Pizza and Pasta. Burger Invasion (DCA) closed through 5/24/11 for conversion to Paradise Garden Grill. Corn Dog Castle (DCA) closed through … [Read more...]





Marvel characters going to Disneyland

President of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, was interviewed in the upcoming copy of "D23: The Official Disney Fan Club" quarterly magazine and talks about what he hopes to someday see at Disneyland, "It's the biggest dream of all. We get to tap into this spectacular team that is better than anyone else on the planet at bringing fantasy to life, not only on the big screen but in the real world.""The notion of walking into a theme park and going into Asgard or the X-Mansion—Disney does this … [Read more...]





C-3PO Pilots Star Tours 2 – I Have a Good Feeling About This!

More details on the re-tooled Star Tours: The Adventures Continue attraction have surfaced today. The cue line seems to stay true to the original attraction. The legendary duo of R2-D2 and C-3PO greet travelers at the busy spaceport while a Starspeeder 1000 prepares for flight. According to the Disney press release, Anthony Daniels, the voice of C-3PO and the only actor to appear in every theatrical chapter of the Star Wars Saga, reprises his role as the golden protocol droid. Daniels worked … [Read more...]





Women Runners To Be Celebrated Amid Fairy Wings and Pixie Dust at Disney’s New Tinker Bell Race

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The Tinker Bell Half Marathon, hosted by the City of Anaheim and Disneyland Resort, will take runners on a 13.1-mile trek through the Disneyland and Disney California Adventure theme parks and pass by several City of Anaheim landmarks. The course will be filled with music, entertainment, Disney characters, runners in colorful Tinker Bell costumes and, of course, pixie dust, and will finish at Disneyland. Runners will receive a new Tinker Bell “wings’’ medal.“We’re proud to be the home … [Read more...]