Opinion

My Disneyland Pet Peeves

I try really hard not to be a negative person (especially when it comes to Disneyland!), but we all know that each of us have things that drive us nuts, no matter how positive we are. Here’s my list of Disneyland pet peeves, a.k.a. things that drive me crazy. What’s on your list? 1. Using […] Read more…

500th Post

It’s hard to believe it, but today’s post marks number 500 on Duchess of Disneyland. Since I started this blog in December 2013, it has grown and changed so much. But one thing that remains the same is my seemingly endless need to learn more about the happiest place on earth – and share it! […] Read more…

10 Simple Disneyland Things I'm Grateful For

10 Simple Disneyland Things I’m Grateful For

There’s been so much drama in the news this week, thanks to the United States’ presidential election. I have no intention of going political on this blog, so I’m not going to comment on it. But with all the heightened emotions happening right now, I’ve found myself taking a step back and trying to be […] Read more…

My Thoughts on the Tower of Terror and Marvel Land

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing this weekend, and Disney fans finally heard some news we were all a bit in denial about: the Tower of Terror is closing. The classic Hollywood Land attraction will become a Guardians of the Galaxy attraction called “Breakout”. This new ride will still be randomized drop-ride, but will […] Read more…

How Today Shapes Tomorrowland

How Today Shapes Tomorrow(land)

Tomorrowland has been a core part of Disneyland since 1955. Its premise is simple: a land that time travels, showing what life will be like in the future. But for me, the most interesting part of Tomorrowland is that in some ways, it is actually a snapshot of today. Whatever we imagine for the future […] Read more…

The Language Of Disneyland

Disneyland has never been your average theme park. In fact, Disney takes pride in its unique position at the top of the leaderboard. If you’ve ever been to the park, you know that Disneyland has a winning combination of obsessive attention to detail, comprehensive storytelling, and state-of-the art attractions that are always fresh. But despite […] Read more…