Theme Parks

Conquering Disneyland: A Guide To Visiting The Happiest Place On Earth

Conquering Disneyland: A Guide To Visiting The Happiest Place On Earth

Disneyland has been entertaining and inspiring guests since it opened in 1955.  It has a unique, charismatic, indescribable quality that other Disney parks lack. In many ways the original is still the best.   In addition to being the only park designed by Walt Disney, it […]

Conquering Hong Kong Disneyland: A Guide To The First Disney Park in China

Conquering Hong Kong Disneyland: A Guide To The First Disney Park in China

Overview   Hong Kong Disneyland opened in 2005 as the first Disney resort in China.  It is jointly owned by Disney and the government of Hong Kong.  Located on reclaimed land on Lantau Island it is easily accessible from both Downtown Hong Kong and Hong […]

Conquering Disneyland Paris: A Guide to Disney in Europe

Conquering Disneyland Paris: A Guide to Disney in Europe

Overview It has been said that Disney Parks take on the the identity the city and the country they are in.  That is definitely true as Disneyland Paris is the most elegant and beautiful Disney park out there.   It is truly a theme park built […]

Conquering Efteling: A Guide to The Fantasy Theme Park

Conquering Efteling: A Guide to The Fantasy Theme Park

Overview Efteling is a fantasy theme park resort located between Brussels and Amsterdam in The Netherlands.  It opened in 1952 as a nature park with a fairy tale forest.  It has grown into the largest theme park in The Netherlands and is now one of […]

Conquering Shanghai Disneyland: A Guide To Visiting Disney in Mainland China

Conquering Shanghai Disneyland: A Guide To Visiting Disney in Mainland China

Overview Shanghai Disneyland opened in June of 2016, with one theme park, two hotels and a shopping district.  The resort is located in Eastern Pudong Shanghai between downtown Shanghai and Pudong International Airport.  For a review of Shanghai Disneyland, see this post.  The Shanghai Disneyland […]

Pandora: The World of Avatar Puts Animal Kingdom Back In the Spotlight

Pandora: The World of Avatar Puts Animal Kingdom Back In the Spotlight

The opening of the billion dollar Pandora: World of Avatar land has put Disney’s Animal Kingdom at the forefront of Disney’s immense marketing machine.  Animal Kingdom’s last major addition was Expedition Everest in 2006.  For the last 11 years Animal Kingdom has been hiding in […]

A Review of Shanghai Disneyland

A Review of Shanghai Disneyland

Opening its doors in June 2016, Shanghai Disneyland is the newest Disney theme park.  As the first resort to open in the the Social Media age, it has garnered a lot of attention within the theme park community.  The resort is very important to Disney […]

How To Save Big On Your Next Visit To Disneyland Paris

How To Save Big On Your Next Visit To Disneyland Paris

A trip to Disneyland Paris can get expensive quickly. There are many ways to save though as promotional offers are more abundant than with other Disney Parks around the world. With a few tricks you can easily save hundreds on everything from hotels to tickets […]

Is Epcot Still Relevant To The World Traveler?

Is Epcot Still Relevant To The World Traveler?

The famous natural arches and white chalk cliffs of Etretat in Normandy fade in as an enchanting musical score begins to swell. We soon skim over the water as we approach the stunning Château de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley.  The narration begins “My France […]

How to Maximize A Trip To Disneyland

How to Maximize A Trip To Disneyland

A trip to the happiest place on earth doesn’t always feel like it.  The Disneyland Resort is crowded on most days and the cost for a family of four is enough to put a down payment on a house.  A few tips and little planning […]