Back in March of last year, I spent one night at the Paradise Pier Hotel. It was the night before a 7-day cruise on the Disney Wonder and I don’t remember much about it. If you pressed me, I would have probably said it was like staying at the Hilton or Marriott. Either I was [...]
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Recently, Adventures by Disney invited The DIS to experience its one-day “Lights…Camera…Magic” tour, so fellow Disneyland correspondent Tony Spittell and I updated our head-shots and resumes and hopped on the bus to Hollywood. Read on to hear more about our adventures (or listen to Tony and I discuss it on a recent episode of the DIS Unplugged Podcast: Disneyland Edition).
This year’s, Destination D event celebrated the 75th anniversary of the release of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” by focusing on Disney animated features. Read on for some pictures from the second day of this two day event (Day 1 Blog) held at the Grand Ballroom of the Disneyland Hotel.
Every couple of years, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club holds Destination D, each time focusing in on a different milestone in the Disney company. Previous Destination D events have celebrated Disneyland’s 55th birthday and Walt Disney World’s 40th. This year, Destination D celebrates the 75 anniversary of the release of “Snow White and the [...]
Recently, the Richard Petty Driving Experience at the Walt Disney World Speedway in Orlando added a Junior Ride-Along to its popular driving and ride-along experiences. Since we were in the area, we decided to check it out (and use our 8-year-old son, West, as a test subject). I don’t think he minded much.
Following the Grand Re-opening of Disney California Adventure, The DIS, along with other members of the online media, was able to sit down with some of the creative teams that made it happen. With several conversations going on in the room at once, the audio is not “podcast worthy”, but I’ve been able to sit [...]
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will begin selling tickets for their next D23 Expo on Thursday, August 9th. The Expo will open one year later and run from Aug. 9-11, 2013, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The D23 Expo celebrates the entire world of Disney entertainment and brings together all parts of The Walt [...]