Author Archive for CheriBibi

Tokyo Concert art of Incertainty

2 months ago, Oriental Land Co., the mother company of Tokyo Disney resort announced a massive expansion of its resort and produced this very unresolute concept art to go along. This ‘mystery village’ in the center looks closer to a non-sense urban placeholder than any substantial placemaking intent. It’s a forest of windows, roofs, waterfalls [...]

2 Blue Bayou and 1 Blue Lagoon

Cajun food and quiet atmosphere made it famous in two continents, while Caribbean cuisine and explorer’s mood made the last location unique. There is no more famous Disney restaurant in the Kingdoms – this article is about the 3 Blue Bayou type restaurants of the 5 Magic Kingdoms !

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Ok, horribly long load time and server error shoudn’t happen anymore. The blog’s never been this fast. Not much improvement elsewhere unless the Only In categories are now accessible from the main menu. The tiny features and thingies of the blog will come along in the coming hours. Thanks for your understanding and enjoy your [...]

4 Pirates of the Caribbean

They are the one mandatory stop in every Kingdom they dwell in, the one attraction you’re gonna have to do no matter how often you visit. From the moment you hear those seldom banjo chords to the great blazing finale, you never stop rediscovering this ever so detailed Disney experience and humming its Yo Ho(w) so famous tune!
Since in Hollywood dead men do tell tales, its grandeur recently broke out of the Kingdom’s berm and conquered the unthemed world…
This article is about the 4 Pirates of the Caribbean attractions of the 5 Magic Kingdoms!

China Voyager

There are only two Chinese restaurants in the 5 Kingdoms (and not so many more in the whole Disney world). The first one is Hong Kong Disneyland’s Plaza Inn whose only uniqueness is its Chinese servings. Only in Tokyo can you eat in a unique Chinese restaurant. The story of this humble counter service, all [...]

Disneyland Paris Year of Refurbs

This is just a quick recap of the major refurbs which will blossom in the park in anticipation for 20th anniversary next year. When you’re familiar with other Disney resorts around the world, the condition of some of the major artefacts of the park strike as a shock. Budget restrictions imposed for so many years [...]

About the 6th Castle

Shanghai Disneyland castle will be the largest and tallest “Story Book Castle” of any Disney park -Bob Iger Judging by the very few concept arts massively released last friday, there seem to be two very good reasons why this castle needed to be the largest of any Disney’s Kingdom. First it is clear that the [...]

5 Carrousels

They are the quintessence of outdoor entertainment, the cornerstone of carnival history from which everything started, even Disney’s idea of a theme park burgeoned around one. Their adult size wooden horses best represent the wish of Walt Disney to let adults and children play together. In a Disney Kingdom, they strike on entering as you see them spinning like an enchanted zoetrope whose window is none other than the Castle itself.
This article is about the 5 Carrousels of the 5 Magic Kingdoms !

La Tanière du Dragon (dragon’s lair)

Only in Disneyland Paris can you walk through the cave of a Disney castle, and only there can you see the living Sleeping Beauty’s Dragon hiding underneath. This marvelous size large animatronics lives and breath in the dark for all to see. Waking up every now and then to produce the terifying roar anyone’s expecting from [...]

Thinking about Tokyo

The resort has not been spared by the Earthquake which shall soon be named and often spoke in the years to come. Even if our concern goes first to the people mostly affected up north, DeepDisney gives a pretty pictural description of the state of Tokyo Disney Resort today. (click on the second link on [...]