‘Mickey’s Soundsational Parade’ Celebrates Music in Motion at Disneyland Park


Rhythm is king when the magic of Disney music takes to the streets in the new “Mickey’s Soundsational Parade” in Disneyland park. A bevy of favorite Disney characters including Aladdin, Ariel, Cinderella, and Peter Pan will follow “the leader of the club,” Mickey Mouse, as they lead guests on a journey of sound and story.“Mickey’s Soundsational Parade” comes alive with Disney characters, performers and nine new parade floats, each designed in the style of a children’s “pop-up” story book … [Read more...]

I Love this Disney Site – Tours Departing Daily


There are many Disney blogs I read daily like Chip and Co, but there's one I always look forward in my RSS Reader called Tours Departing Daily, which is different than many Disney sites, because it's a photography blog focusing on Disneyland Resort (my second home).The three photographers- Kevin Crone, Michaela Hansen and Matthew Hansen use a technique called High Dynamic Range or HDR.  This means there are multiple shots put together to give the picture more range of color similar to what … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question – Talking Mickey

This question comes from one of our readers, Jen S.:"Last year while at Disney World we were told they were going to start trying out a "talking Mickey" we saw video of it and it seemed neat to be able to meet and greet Mickey and have him actually say something to you. Do yo know what happened to this? Did they scrap it?"Jen, I'm happy to report that Mickey, as stated by Mickey's voice, Brett Iwan, doesn't have to save his voice as much anymore.   Though currently only at the Disneyland … [Read more...]

Disney Character News and Rumors for May 2011


Walt Disney World May is one of the two months of the year that WDW usually changes around characters and this May is no different. The big changes are at Disney's Hollywood Studios where Lotso has left the animation building to make way for Winnie the Pooh once his meet and greet area is complete. Also, Phineas and Ferb will finally be making their debut; however, it sounds like it has been delayed until the end of the month. There may be other changes coming this month… normally some … [Read more...]

An Unforgettable Night: Pirates 4 Premiere


Have you ever been fishing? If not, then here are the basics: You toss a string out into open water, and sit. And wait. Sit and wait some more, until you finally get a little nibble, or a big bite. In a sense, that’s what I did with my Twitter account. When Disney released news that they were allowing fans to purchase tickets into the world premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides", I couldn’t help but ‘toss a line out’, and see if I ‘got a nibble’. Well, I got a bite, and once … [Read more...]