Mickey and Minnie in the Wonderful World of Disney parade

Remembering The Wonderful World of Disney parade

1998 was a special year in Disneyland Paris history. For starters the resort would spend the year celebrating Disney classics through special shows such as Tinkerbell’s Fantasy in the Sky but most notably with the launch of a brand new parade: The Wonderful World of Disney Parade. A parade rich in Disney heritage From the…

The splashdown on the newly reopening Big Thunder Mountain at Disneyland Paris

2016: Project Sparkle and change

2016 was a year of immense change at Disneyland Paris. Indeed, Change is the world that will define 2016 for any Disneyland Paris fan. We saw the closure of Big Thunder Mountain in late 2015, the closure of Star Tours in March of this year. Who can forget the abrupt ending to the run of Animagique which was…

Hyperspace Mountain and Discoveryland

With the announcement this week of Hyperspace Mountain arriving in Disneyland Paris there is a question that needs to be answered: What has happened to Discoveryland? Emerging from Tomorrowland As many fans of Disneyland Paris will know, Discoveryland emerged from the ‘ashes’ of Tomorrowland. For many years a criticism of Tomorrowland in the Disney parks was…

Eurostar 1996 Arrival at Disneyland Paris

The easiest way to the magic

When considering your options for travel to Disneyland Paris from the United Kingdom your options have become much wider than they once were. But in all these expanded options, one thing remains constant. Eurostar remains the easiest and most enjoyable way to Disneyland Paris. For 20 years, Eurostar has been the mode of travel of…

Michael Eisner at Euro Disneyland Opening

1992: The Dream comes alive

The philosophy is so simple that I’m amazed that everybody doesn’t have it. It’s not like we’re figuring out how to get to the moon. All we do is bend over, pick up some paper, figure out how to design buildings with attention to detail and how to spend enough money so that everybody feels…