Pin Trading logo outside the Pueblo Trading Post

Pin Trading Releases – December 2013

It’s the final month of the year, and it’s time for a brand new month of pin releases. This month sees a fantastic mix of pins, so without further or do, here are December’s releases. Saturday 7th December sees a huge day of releases, with the Christmas 2013 lanyard (that has actually been available in…

Mickey and Minnie kissing in front of the castle

We need a Disney Christmas now…

During last years Christmas season, Disneyland Paris introduced the new Christmas Cavalcade to huge praise from the Disneyland Paris community. The short parade consisted of three floats, and many many performers along the route. This year, the Cavalcade has been extended and improved, and whilst the improvement don’t make it feel any more festive (Since…

Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) and P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) walk through Disneyland

Saving Mr Banks: Review

I, like a lot of people, grew up watching Mary Poppins, it’s something so British, so magical, and so rare. It’s rare that such a film brings adults and children together in a way that Walt Disney’s 1964 masterpiece continues to do. Children of all ages know the word Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, adults across the world are…

Christmas tree in town square lit up.

Believing in the power of a wish

Quand on prie la bonne étoile, La Fée bleu secoue son voile, anything thing your heart desires will come to you.  One of the highlights of this years festive offering at Disneyland Paris is the Magical Christmas Wishes show which is performed twice per night in Town Square in Disneyland Park. Let’s take a step…

Night on Main Street with the Christmas tree and garlands illuminated

Let the Festive Fantasy commence!

Christmas is the most wonderful time of year in Disneyland Paris. It’s a time that both parks get involved with, and evidence of the season can be seen in multiple places around the resort. Perhaps this season, more than any of recent years, the celebration this year has seen a bit of an overhaul and…

Olaf on the snowy Disneyland Paris castle

Once upon a Christmas Dream…

As Disney Dreams! began to be talked about more and more, it was revealed that the nature of the show allowed for scenes to be taken in and out. This lead to speculation of seasonal changes for various holidays. This of course has happened over the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, where the show…

Pin Trading logo outside the Pueblo Trading Post

Disneyland Paris November 2013 pins

As we move away from the Halloween season and ebb ever closer to Disney’s Enchanted Christmas and 2014, another set of pins are due to be released in the resort. As usual, the poster has been released: Quite honestly, whilst I like most of this months pins, I’m not blown away by any of them…

A mickey shaped pumpkin on a vine

Coup de Cœur: Disney’s Halloween Festival

The word ‘Festival’ in the official Halloween celebration title ‘Disney’s Halloween Festival’ is not coincidental. For 2013 is the year where ‘spooktacular’ Halloween is replaced by a more humble harvest theme. It all begins as we enter Disneyland Park and we meet the friendly Main Street USA residents who have been replaced by ghosts for…