IN THE SPOTLIGHT: STARLIGHT CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION VISITS HOJO

The HoJo had the enormous privilege of hosting some amazing kids and their families recently from the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Starlight creates programs that help brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families. Their “Great Escapes” program organizes fun, family outings so we gave them the keys to the Pirate Ship at our […]

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HOTEL UPDATES: ALL NEW HIGH DEFINITION TELEVISIONS!

Hello HoJo Fans! As you may or may not know, the HoJo is constantly working to better our product for your enjoyment. Sometimes the projects are behind the scenes and hard to recognize, but sometimes it’s as obvious as adding new amenities to our already great rooms. We’ve recently upgraded the TV’s in our guest rooms […]

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DISNEY FIX: DAPPER DAY AT DISNEYLAND RESORT

I got to attend my very first Dapper Day meet-up at the parks a couple of weeks ago, and I already can’t wait for the next time! What is Dapper Day, you ask? Its an unofficial Disney-fan event, where anyone and everyone interested can show up to the parks dressed up to the nines. Just […]

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: SPACE SHUTTLE DISNEYLAND FLYOVER

People were looking to the skies all over Southern California today as Space Shuttle Endeavour, (piggy-backed on a custom 747)  flew over numerous landmarks for its final mission. News channels were buzzing all morning with shots of people gathered at local schools, the Griffith Observatory, and Los Angeles International Airport where it eventually landed. As […]

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DISNEY FIX: FANTASMIC! GLOW WITH THE SHOW

Disneyland recently held another Annual Passholder exclusive event recently featuring their Glow Ears, this time focusing on their long-running Fantasmic show. The event delivered as promised and that was fine by me. It just seemed like corners were being cut with the whole event.

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DISNEY FIX: WALK IN WALT’S FOOTSTEPS

Hello again everyone! I recently had the privilege to take a guided tour entitled “A Walk In Walt’s Footsteps”. I was pretty excited to take the tour just to get a chance to step inside the lobby of Club 33, but apart from that, I still learned quite a bit! Now, if you’re planning to […]

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GASTRO ADVENTURES: PIZZA PRESS

Being a huge pizza fan, I was pretty excited when The Pizza Press opened right down the street from our hotel, just a few minutes by foot. I decided to drop by for a quick visit, and now I’m hooked! The concept is a pretty unique one, where each person orders a personal pizza made […]

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GASTRO ADVENTURES: UMAMI BURGER

Let’s take a little break from the Parks, shall we? I recently visited Umami Burger’s newest location in Downtown Anaheim, which opened just last week. The word “Umami” is Japanese for savory, which is how they describe all their burgers. There have been many rave reviews about this place but most of their locations are […]

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