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Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Update: Shanghai Disneyland Resort

Exciting news! 

Disney Parks have just released some more information regarding the newest addition to the Disney family:
Shanghai Disneyland Resort.

This update comes in the form of a preview video released by Disney which details some of the most anticipated attractions at the Resort.

I am particularly excited as I will be visiting the park this September! I think the attractions that I am most looking forward to have got to be the reimagined Pirates of The Caribbean and of course, the beautiful Castle which promises to be the largest of any Disney Castle yet!

Disney Top Tips

The question I probably get asked the most by friends and colleagues is to help them plan their Disney Vacation. The truth is, the perfect Disney holiday drastically varies from one person to the next. I really have to 'fact-find' before giving any advice...

"How much are you willing to spend? 
Are you travelling with small children or teenagers? 
How much walking are you prepared to do?
How long are you going to be staying for?

What types of food do you like to eat and what's your budget?

Do you enjoy thrill rides?"

There are so many things to consider! As ever, I am happy to answer any questions you may have on an individual basis in the comments below but for now, here are my Top Tips that will hopefully help everyone get the most out of their Disney vacation!

Friday, 19 February 2016


Hello everybody!

It's Friday, YAY! I hope you've all had an enjoyable week so far.

The amazing people are Disney Parks have just announced something that I am sure is going to make a lot of very special people's weekends and you can all get involved very simply; here's how...

For every photo that you share of you in your Mickey or Minnie ears, Disney Parks promise to donate $5 to the wonderful people at The Make-A-Wish Foundation.

To get involved, all you need to do is upload your photo to Social Media (Facebook*, Instagram or Twitter) and make sure you hashtag #ShareYourEars. It couldn't be simpler! And if you don't own a pair of ears already, improvise! Lots of people have been making their own Mickey ears with everyday household objects, so get creative!

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Custom Ears

Morgan's Baymax Ears
Bonjour Princesses and Princes,
There is currently something infiltrating the Parisian Disney Parks. Something already huge in the States, something exciting, something unique... it is of course Custom Ears.

I purchased my Princess Jasmine Custom Ears ahead of my visit to Disneyland Paris and I was so pleased that I did. Not only did Princess Jasmine  and the cast members adore them, lots of other characters including Snow White and her Prince, Mickey, Tiana and Suzy and Perla made a real fuss of them too. If you have young children that are really into meeting with the characters, this is certainly a great way for them to have a unique experience with the characters as they're just such a fun conversation opener and will make your children stand out. 

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

We're going on a Princess hunt!

Hey everybody!

Ready for the second instalment of my Disneyland Paris trip? I hope so because this post is about probably my favourite thing in the Disney Parks; meeting Disney Princesses!

Left to Right: Prince Charming, Cinderella, Morgan, Ariel, Annika, Me, Snow White, Jo, Dan, Steph and Dan
I was at Disneyland Paris for five days at the beginning of February so anything posted regarding character meet and greets will be based on my experience at that time. I have put together a pretty comprehensive list for you all consisting of each of the 'official' Disney Princesses and where you can meet them currently at Disneyland Resort Paris.


To Compass Club or not to Compass Club, that is the...

...actually it's a pretty obvious decision really!

Apologies that I've been MIA; I've had a lot of catching up to do since getting back from Disneyland Paris but I am here now to share my experiences with you all and hopefully, spread a little wisdom from my trip also!

I thought about the best way to go about posting as there is just so much that I want to say and I don't want to bombard you all so I have decided to dedicate each post to one particular aspect of my trip. This first one? Compass Club.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

I just returned from Disneyland Paris

I have just got back from Disneyland Paris after five spectacular days in the two parks with my sister and some close friends.
We stayed in the beautiful Newport Bay Hotel and were fortunate enough to stay in one of the newly renovated Compass Club Rooms which was a-maaaaa-zing!

Monday, 1 February 2016

JK Rowling reveals more of the Wizarding World

Okay, so it's not quite Disney but it's certainly magical news! JK Rowling, author of my favourite book series of all time, has just revealed a little more about the Wizarding World in the way of four additional Wizarding Schools that are said to be located around us all! No longer is magic something seemingly exclusive to Western Europeans. Yay!