Disney Aulani Resort in Moving right along


Our friend Joel from Coconut Wireless wrote me today to let me know about the progression of Disney Aulani Resort in Hawaii.He says:The remaining cranes were removed from the site and more of the exterior art work and detail are starting to show.  They still have a wall around the place so I can't get any better shots although I have noticed that they do have a number of trees in place already.  Gotta give them time to root and fill out a bit!Here are some of the pictures he was able … [Read more...]

Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride – The Movie Review

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

First there was the book ‘The Wind in the Willows’ in 1908. Then came the Disney animated feature ‘The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad’ in 1949. Next were the Theme Park attractions ‘Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride’ at Disneyland in 1955 and Walt Disney World in 1971. And that brings us to the live-action movie ‘Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride’ in 1996.But lastly we have this Movie Review of that live-action movie in 2011. That’s now.‘Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride’, the movie, isn’t entirely a Musical but does have … [Read more...]

Seeing the Good and Bad Sides of the SoCal Ticket Increase

Disneyland Ticket

Let's face it, no one likes it when theme parks raise their ticket prices. Disneyland recently announced that the prices of the SoCal ticket deal has been raised from $72 to $99. While many people will be up in arms about this price hike, I think we need to sit down and really analyze the situation.Yes, it's more money. We all have that freak out moment where we see gas prices went up two cents overnight or when you see your favorite snack at the grocery store costing 50 cents more than … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Room Only Discounts leak on the net

Hey there guys and gals. Happy New Year from me your friendly neighborhood Disney Gossip Columnist.Talk about a major leak. It seems the 2011 Room Only Discount leaked out on the net a day early.Oy!Here are the details: Valid for stays select nights 4/28/11-6/14/11 and 8/16/11-10/1/11.Save up to 35% off the non-discounted price when booking a room at Walt Disney World for stays most nights 4/28/11-6/14/11.Save 15% at All Star Movies Save 20% on Select Disney Value Resorts and … [Read more...]

Chip and Company Disney News Roundup for December

Hey there guys and gals it is Disney News Roundup Time from your friends at Chip and Company. We have a lot of news so we are going to jump right in..Jennifer, Chip and Company's newest writer, is also a soldier and a mom. She plays clarinet in the army band, and in case you were wondering, that means she's really, really good. Lucky for us, she's also a Disney fan. In her recent post on her own blog, she talks about chance meeetings with fans outside of Disney World. Speaking of new … [Read more...]