Paris Hilton Visits Disneyland Paris

Look at who made a surprise visit to Disneyland Paris this week. Paris Hilton and some of her friends celebrated Halloween early at the park with Cruella De Vil, Maleficent and the Wicked Witch after Disney’s Maleficious Halloween Party. During Paris’ visit, she also enjoyed a few attractions, including the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. Here is another shot from our friends at Disneyland Paris.Paris Hilton Visits Disneyland Paris by Thomas Smith: Originally posted on the Disney Parks … [Read more...]

Things You Might Not Know About the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is one of my favorite attractions – both at Disney California Adventure park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Especially this time of year, it seems extra spooky. Each time I “check in,” I discover some new cobweb-covered detail. That’s why I wanted to share these little-known facts about the attraction at Disney California Adventure park:Reaching 183 feet, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is made of more than 900 tons of steel, 1,600 cubic yards of … [Read more...]

Top 5 Thrill Rides at Walt Disney World

For those of you who love amusement parks and roller coasters and the general feeling of going fast, try these WDW rides:1. Rock N Roller Coaster –This Aerosmith themed roller coaster is located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where you embark on a VIP limo ride to an Aerosmith concert. You travel up and down and even upside down as you race to get to the show on time. The best part? It goes 0 to 60 mph in just 2.8 seconds!2. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – A part of Frontierland in the … [Read more...]

Rides to Avoid with Little Mr and Miss

Walt Disney World is so magical for little ones because they BELIEVE. Their joy is pure and simple; they have no doubt they are hugging Mickey or curtseying to a Disney princess. This very innocence that suspends reality and makes Winnie-the-Pooh real to children means that the proverbial monster-under-the bed is real also. In a place where Imagineers bring fantasy worlds to life, there are bound to be some attractions that spook small children.There are some obvious attractions that should … [Read more...]

Around the “Disney” World: Sunset Boulevard

Enter Disney’s Hollywood Studios and walk right into the Golden Age of Hollywood. The glamour of the silver screen shines brightly at Disney’s very own version of Tinseltown. In traditional Disney style, the experience is plussed—kicked up a notch—with behind the scenes peeks at not only movie making, but also television production, music/radio recording and live stage performances.From Hollywood Boulevard, hang a right onto Sunset. Laugh and carry on with 1940s-era street performances that … [Read more...]

Top 10 Ways to Know If You’re an Extreme Disney Fan

Chances are that if you are like myself and the other writers here at Chip and Co., you are a Extreme Disney Fan. We have yet to find a cure, but the symptoms of this condition are rather obvious. Most likely your own friends and family have pointed them out to you or questioned your sanitya time or two. Still not sure? Check out my Top 10 Ways to Know If You're an Extreme Disney Fan.1. You refer to your own meals as quick service or table service meals. (This actually happened at my house … [Read more...]

Disneyland Expansion-Cars Land

There has been a lot of action at the Disney parks recently, but don't worry...there's plenty more to come!Disneyland celebrated the opening of The Little Mermaid~Ariel's Undersea Adventure, the state of the art upgrade of Star Tours and the debut of Mickey's Soundsational Parade there is still more on the horizon for the Disney parks!In 2012 Disneyland will open Cars Land which features three family attractions: Radiator Springs Racers, Luigi's Flying Tires and Mater's Junkyard … [Read more...]

Top 5 Disney World Attractions With the Best Lines

Standing in line at Disney World can be a pain. It is hot, you see strange things in line, and if you have kids they can get quite antsy. While Disney do anything about long lines (especially in the summer) here are the top 5 Disney World Attractions With the Best Lines.1. Haunted Mansion: This attraction’s line recently underwent renovation and now it is interactive! While waiting, you can be entertained with a spooky organ that you can play with, a mysterious book that writes by itself, … [Read more...]

Twilight Zone Tower of Terror Maintains Classic Look Thanks to Environmentally Friendly Paints

Currently refreshing its facade, the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is getting its most environmentally friendly treatment ever thanks to a touch up with special “green” paints.Standing at 199-feet-tall, the Tower of Terror attraction is being covered from top to bottom using a special low volatile organic compound paint, also known as low VOC paint.In Florida, Walt Disney World Resort is a leader in the use of low VOC paint. Until Walt Disney World Resort began using the paint just … [Read more...]

The Magic Behind the ‘Company’ – Getting to know Lindsey, aka Linds

Name Lindsey Pierce, but I go by Linds. Where do you live Hawaii on the island of Oahu- for 25+ years How long have you been with Chip and Company Just started last month officially, but I've written guest posts in the past over almost a year now when I started as a Disney travel agent.  It was my "dream job" I had been pursuing for years and finally got into it just after my 30th birthday- it's been so fun and gives me the excuse to "talk Disney" daily! What topics do you write about Mostly … [Read more...]