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Top 5 Thrill Rides at Disneyland Park

When people think of Disney Parks, images of Mickey, Minnie and friends lead many people to assume that Disney is just for children. However while Disney veterans would agree that Disney is for kids it also has an appeal for us big kids too!

Walt was quick to recognise in the early days of Disneyland, California, that those small kids they aimed the park at quickly turned into teens who are looking for something different from their visit to a Disney Park. This led Disney to start to develop thrill rides to sit alongside their family orientated attractions. Guests at Disneyland Paris have been fortunate to benefit from everything that Imagineers learnt in developing the American parks. This means Disneyland Paris is home to some of the most thrilling rides of any Disney Park across the world. Here is our top 5 to look out for on a visit.

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Queues – a blog worth waiting for

People around the world are currently in lockdown, due to Coronavirus, which comes with many challenges. Entertaining the whole family, teaching nan how to Facetime and for any primary school parents, working out what on earth phonics are. Faced with little prospect of current restrictions ending anytime soon, the dream of a future Disney trip offers a ray of hope in these dark times. But how will that trip to the Happiest Place on Earth look in the future?

Disney parks are full of wonderous attractions but each one of these comes with a design flaw never mentioned in the glossy adverts, the queue. Unfortunately, the better the attraction the more people who flock to it. Rarely do the aspirational TV spots show wait times of over 2 hours, which for many rides are not uncommon.

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Extra Sleep or Extra Magic Hours?

You wake up after your first sleep in at your Disney hotel and you are faced with your first dilema of the trip, Extra Magic Hours or sleep in?

To encourage people to stay on site, Disney open one of their parks 2 hours earlier and restrict access to a limited number of people. As a hotel guest you can feel like a VIP and enter the park while others look on envious.  Continue reading Extra Sleep or Extra Magic Hours?