Making a Meteor out of a Molehill

In a way, Armageddon symbolises a very different time in the history of Disneyland Paris. While recent decisions and additions to the park are debated today on their quality, there is no dispute Walt Disney Studios’ 2002 debut was met with underwhelmed fans, a rushed development and creatively lacking execution that still haunts the park…

Farewell, Buzz Lightyear’s Pizza Planet

2016 has been a year of ups and down for Disneyland Paris. We have seen exciting and new additions come into the resort with Mickey and the Magician and the Forest of Enchantment, as well as an inaugural runDisney which has helped generate a lot of excitement within the community and rapidly growing interest for…

Stopping a Guardian storm on the Tower of Terror

“You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension: a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You’re moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You’ve just crossed over into… the Twilight Zone.” It’s a quote I’m sure you’re all…

Evolution of the Disney Park Guest – Part 1

Introduction | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Things were so much different when Walt first opened Disneyland in 1955. The Disney company was smaller, the fan base was smaller and expectations were smaller. While I’m sure many were very excited st the prospected of a high quality, magical theme park…

Star Wars Season of the Force – Why run it then?

It’s been Disneyland Paris’ worst kept secret of late, but Season of the Force is now officially been confirmed to be happening. From January 2017 guests entering Walt Disney Studios Park will be immersed into the Galaxy Far Far Away as Star Wars takes over Production Courtyard for the very first time. For Star Wars…

Evolution of the Disney Guest – Introduction

We Disney fans are critical bunch. Whether it’s reaction to a recent show or attraction, a decision concerning an upcoming movie or literally anything else you can imagine; not everyone is going to be pleased with it. I am very guilty of this myself with recent and past critiques over Disneyland Paris as I’m sure…