Favourite Land: Main Street USA

Main Street USA is the entrance to Disneyland Park, the first and last place that you will experience in any trip to most visited theme park in Europe. The street is themed to the turn of the twentieth century, and offers a range of experiences that change with the season, as well as dining and…

Favourite Land: Frontierland

Step back in time whilst at Disneyland Paris with a trip into the old far-west United States. Disneyland is a product of America, and America’s Gold Rush is one of the country’s richest moments in history. Frontierland at Disneyland Paris takes the American vision of this land and improves upon it by adding one of…

Lille: The Half-Way Point

How many times have you visited social media and have found discussions on the idea of changing trains at Lille? The answer is probably a few times; even if you haven’t heard of it before, perhaps you should look into it. Lille is a large city located on the French and Belgian border, and is…

Favourite Land: Fantasyland

Fantasyland, the place where childhood fantasies come to life. Behind the Sleeping Beauty castle lies a land of enchantment and fairy tales. It is here that one can soar over London; take a cruise around the world; take flight aboard a flying elephant and get lost in Wonderland. But is it the best land in…

The Sleeping Beauty castle at Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris: A community park?

Many people compare Disneyland Paris to Walt Disney World. For a UK public, that is quite natural, Walt Disney World is heavily advertised over here. But are comparisons to Orlando fair? Well, yes and no. Yes because it is a Disney resort and should be aiming for the highest quality. No because Paris is much…

The interior of Café des Cascadeurs

The best burgers in Disneyland Paris!

In the deep concrete of Backlot in the Walt Disney Studios park lies a hidden gem. The Café des Cascadeurs is a real treat for the taste buds but it also has a hidden bit of Disney history. It is here you’ll find the best burgers in Disneyland Paris! The oldest item in Disneyland Paris!…

The 1987 convention allows Disney characters to be used.

The 1987 Convention

On April 12th 1992, Disneyland Paris opened its doors to the French public. But it was the 1987 convention that saw the creation of a Disneyland in France. The story of the choice of site for the project is widely known; various sites were studied in France, Spain and to a lesser extent the United…