DISNEYLAND NEWS: CARNATION PLAZA GARDENS CLOSES DOWN

END OF AN ERA: Several hundred people danced the night away on April 28 2012, as Disneyland gets ready to transform the Carnation Plaza Gardens into the Fantasy Faire. This stage has hosted greats like Buddy Rich, Louis Armstrong, and The Elliot Brothers just to name a few and also holds the title of the […]

DISNEY FIX: WALT DISNEY STUDIOS BURBANK

Greetings everyone! I was lucky enough to be invited to visit the  Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, about 40 minutes north of the hotel. The studio does not offer public tours like Universal Studios does. A few of the ways to get in is to obtain tickets to a live taping of a sitcom, buy […]

DISNEY FIX: BLUE SKY CELLAR – CARS LAND!

Its been years in the making, but the date for the official opening of Cars Land has been set for June 15, 2012! Ride testing is already taking place to make sure everything is ready for the big day. Over at the Blue Sky Cellar Preview Center, they have changed their displays to focus on […]

DISNEYLAND NEWS: NEW ORLEANS ‘BAYOU BASH’!

Hello everyone! Tommy here again with more Disneyland goodness to share. In my humble opinion, New Orleans Square is one of the most beautifully themed lands at Disneyland. From the elaborately decorated stores, to the personality that each and every balcony has overhead, you feel that you’re really walking through the French Quarter. So it […]

DISNEY FIX: DISNEYLAND OPERA HOUSE

Its the most wonderful time of the year! No, it’s not the holidays, but it is off-season! 🙂  Lines are really short and crowds are really minimal, especially on weekdays. I recently paid a visit to a very neglected attraction in the park, The Disneyland Opera House (opened in 1973). It’s no surprise why it […]

GASTRO ADVENTURES: A JOLLY HOLIDAY ALL YEAR ROUND

Hello again! Now that the Holiday season has officially ended, Disneyland is now in its off season. The park closes much earlier and plenty of attractions are receiving some much needed TLC, but the crowds are not as heavy, which is why I love visiting this time of year. Amidst all the refurbishments going on […]

DISNEY FIX: BUENA VISTA STREET

Contrary to popular belief, I don’t just visit the bars when i go to the parks.  I also enjoy visiting those places that don’t get as much traffic as other parts. The Blue Sky Cellar in Disney California Adventure showcases the plans and ideas for future projects in the parks. Their focus this time is […]

DISNEY FIX: TRADER SAM’S – ENCHANTED TIKI BAR

Another day, another Disney bar to review! Tommy here with another place for you to visit while at the Disneyland Resort . Trader Sam’s – Enchanted Tiki Bar is located in the Disneyland Hotel Complex near their pool area. It’s about a 15 to 20-minute walk from the HoJo.

DISNEY FIX: WHAT’S ARIEL BEEN HIDING?

Hidden Gems: The Cove Bar After a long day at the parks, there’s nothing quite like a refreshing adult beverage. If you can’t wait that long and want your drink while you’re there, Disney California Adventure has plenty of options. A hidden gem that is popular among the locals is The Cove Bar, located by […]

DISNEY FIX: HAPPIEST HAUNTS ON EARTH

Whoa, did anyone else just see that??? Hey everyone! Time for another blog entry with your resident Disney fanatic and HoJo family member. Since it’s Halloween Time at the parks, it seemed fitting for this entry to be dedicated to something a little more spooky. Let me first say up front that I have not […]