Disneyland Paris Brings Favorite Marvel Characters to Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel We have an annonce trÃ¨s excitante (or “very exciting announcement”) to share from our friends at Disneyland Paris — Disney’s Hotel New York — The Art of Marvel is coming to the resort! As a part of his presentation … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris Brings Favorite Marvel Characters to Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel"
Time to trade in that T-shirt and flip flops for your finest clothes and head to Walt Disney World this weekend! That's because Dapper Day will be celebrated on Saturday, April 29, at the Magic Kingdom and on Sunday, April 30, at Epcot.
Eddie Sotto poses for a photo in front of Main Street Motors right after Disneyland Paris opened in 1992. [Courtesy of Eddie Sotto] Main Street U.S.A. in Disneyland was Walt Disney’s pride and joy … a window into his life as a young boy growing up in Marceline, Missouri, in the early 1900s. According to … Continue reading "Former Imagineer Eddie Sotto reflects on his contributions to Disneyland Paris"
The entrance to Disneyland Park in France goes under the Disneyland Hotel. [Ginny Osborne] When my first book was published, I had what can be best described as a George McFly moment. You remember the scene from Back to the Future: Surrounded by his family, George proudly opens a box containing copies of his newly … Continue reading "This blogger’s been busy: Two new books recently released"
Since several of you have asked about a blog on dining at Disneyland Paris…here it is. Overall we were disappointed in the food at Disneyland Paris. Most of the restaurants offered the same theme park food that you would find here! There wasn’t a lot of variety, and in fact ALL of the quick service … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris Dining"
Walt Disney Studios This park is small. That was my biggest (so to speak) impression of it. I was surprised at how little time it took to walk around. There were a few quality attractions, but overall – there just isn’t much there. The entrance was very different – we walked indoors through the Studio … Continue reading "Walt Disney Studios – Disneyland Paris Hotels"
The Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend had the added benefit that it gave us the excuse to visit Disneyland Paris for the first time. (Now Shanghai is the only Disney park we haven’t visited.) There’s two theme parks there: Disneyland Paris, and Walt Disney Studios. Plus Downtown Disney and the various resort hotels. As I … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris"
Somewhere along the way the race was renamed the Inaugural Disneyland® Paris — Val d’Europe Half Marathon. Or Semi Marathon, as they say in France. Val d’Europe is the area that surrounds Disneyland Paris, and we would be running through it for over half of the race. It was a fantastic event. Maybe the most … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris Inaugural Half Marathon Weekend – Part 3, Half Marathon"
The 5K started at 7:00 on Saturday morning. A very civilized hour for those of us used to the typical 5:00 or 5:30 starts of most runDisney events! (Though the start time was NOT listed in the official program!) And since everything was so close, we didn’t even have to get up that early – … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris Inaugural Half Marathon Weekend – Part 2, 5K"
For a number of years there had been rumors in the runDisney community that a half marathon race would be coming to Disneyland Paris. The official announcement was finally made at the Disney Princess half marathon in 2015, while we were waiting in the starting corrals. There were few details at that time other than … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris Inaugural Half Marathon Weekend – Part 1"