At 830 we start queuing for extra magic time, there are probably 100 or so people gathered at the entrance to Walt Disney studios park, many of the families exchanging whispered plans hoping to be the first to a ride, dads check and recheck memory cards and battery life. Each time we see a bit … Continue reading The Crush Crush
Disney's Hotel New York: The Art of Marvel Review At park closure you are swept down Main Street USA carried along by a current of wired children, Goofy cosplayers and heavy hearted last day people. Guests staying at a resort hotel are swept through the the Disney Village as hungry Elsas and thirsty Mickeys drift … Continue reading Marvel Hotel Review
On 26th February 2020 I received a phone call from Mickey and Minnie Mouse. As well as wishing me happy birthday, they sang happy birthday to me and they told me how excited they were to see me later that day at Disneyland Paris. I was incredibly excited and within minutes of receiving the call … Continue reading The Birthday Cake
One ride that is consistent across all Disney Theme Parks is Big Thunder Mountain, a rollercoaster that takes guests around the titular Thunder Mesa mountain in a runaway mine train. The ride is the focal point of Frontierland and in the Paris park is part of a narrative that runs includes the paddle steamer the Molly Brown and the Phantom Manor (the Haunted Mansion across the pond). The ride is a runaway mine train that tours Big Thunder Mountain, its mines and infrastructure at break neck speed.
For weeks now I’ve spent my evenings watching live streams and reviews from Avengers Campus in Disney California Adventure, The opening of Disney’s Hotel New York: The Art of Marvel yesterday really brought it home that Paris is getting its own Avengers Campus, and its just around the corner. See below the concept art photograph … Continue reading Blog: Thoughts on Avengers Campus Paris
At the heart of Discoveryland sits the formiddable and eyecatching Hyperspace Mountain. Formerly Space Mountain Mission 2 this ride is an update on the classic Walt Disney World and Disneyland Ride Space Mountain. Where Space Mountain has 0 inversions, Hyperspace Mountain boasts 3 inversions a sidewinder, cutback and a corkscrew. The exterior of the mountain … Continue reading Attraction Review: Hyperspace Mountain
If you are anything like me a Disney trip is the successful culmination of a series of lists. Ranging from the restaurant list and ride list to the must have merch list, there is even a list list to govern all the other lists, a bit like the one ring in Lord of the Rings. … Continue reading Hooked Line and Sinker