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Disneyland food, plug in version

I write a weekly column on Best Buy Canada’s community site, and this week we’re talking Disneyland’s treats and eats. I used to be one of those people who hauled in my own food and left the park to go eat somewhere else after a long day, but I slowly discovered that eating elsewhere made no sense when there was …

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Plan a road trip – 3 spots to stop when driving the I5 West coast

If you’re about to plan a road trip with your kids down the West Coast from Vancouver/Seattle to Los Angeles or, more specifically in my case, straight to Disneyland, you’re going to have to plan a few stops along the way. I’ve taken the I5 on our road trips for the most part – taking the exit to San Francisco …

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Visiting Walt Disney at the Walt Disney Archives

Walt Disney ID Card

Long before I had any idea I was going to be able to visit Walt Disney Studios, I used to collect Disney Movie Rewards points. Someday, I swore, I’d use those points for a private Walt Disney studio tour. And when I did finally get in there, I’d go straight to the Walt Disney Archives and spend about 3 weeks …

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Walt Disney Studios Tour

Walt Disney Studio Sign

Not very many people are as into Disney as I am, at least around where I live. Although I love Disneyland to the point where I’m an annual passholder (who lives in Canada, go figure), it’s the history of Disney and Walt Disney that really gets my motor running. Last week I did something that very few Disney fans get …

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Disneyland Attractions – Jedi Training Academy Tips

Jedi Training Academy tips

Check out the Youtube video of Darth Maul and the puppets below If my son had to choose his favorite from all of the Disneyland attractions, he’d choose the Jedi Training Academy. Complete with Storm Troopers, Jedi, and Darth Vader fighting an epic battle of good vs evil, there isn’t much about it that a boy wouldn’t like. The Jedi …

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Road Trip from Vancouver to Disneyland – Driving the I5 to Los Angeles Part 3

Fourth Stop on our road trip from Vancouver to Disneyland – Pismo Beach, California Driving time – 3 1/2 hours We were heading to something specific when we were going to Pismo Beach. On this road trip from Vancouver to Disneyland, my husband had reserved ATVs for himself and the kids in nearby Oceano. The little guy and I spent …

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Road Trip to Disneyland 2013 – Driving down the I5 part two

Third stop on our road trip to Disneyland down the I5 – San Francisco Driving time from Red Bluff, California – Approximately 3 1/2 hours Which brings us to a few quick road trip packing tips: Always pack pants and a sweater. Even if you’re traveling to a sunny, hot climate where you’ll be mainly in shorts, you just never …

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Road Trip to Anaheim from Vancouver – Drive the I5 to Anaheim 2013

A Instead of driving the I5 to Los Angeles this time, we took a few detours. Here’s a quick look at how we managed to get here: Days it took to drive the I5 to Anaheim this trip  – 4 Hours it normally takes to drive I5 to Disneyland – 19 hours from the Peace Arch border crossing in Vancouver …

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Vintage Disneyland video – 1978

Here’s a Saturday night blast from the past – Vintage Disneyland video from 1978. Zip through the 3o seconds or so and you’ll see the Disneyland Hotel, the old monorail, the parking lot where California Adventure used to be. The tram ride felt like it took forever to get there, even though it looks like it might have been about …

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What’s new at Disneyland 2013?

What’s new at Disneyland 2013? This summer, I’ll be hitting the open road with my family of 6. Destination? California. We’ll be saying goodbye to the inclement, highly unstable weather of the Pacific Northwest and plopping ourselves right in the middle of what I’m sure will be a heat wave the likes of which our Canadian skin may never recover …

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