Sunday 26 July 2015

Show 055 - Disney News Show

Welcome to the show notes that accompany podcast number 055 that can be listened to be either subscribing in iTunes (click here), Stitcher Radio, using a podcast catching app or clicking on the link below. 

On the show, we talk about the upcoming D23 event in Anaheim, which is on Friday 14th til Sunday 16th August 2015. Sarah shares her top tips and strategies to be able to see the hot tickets. If you wish to plan your own schedule, why not visit to D23 website.

Next on our news agenda, was Shanghai Disneyland. The park opens in 2016 and there will be six themed lands, plus a Disneyland and Toy Story Hotel, a Disneytown and a Wishing Star Park.

Pirates Cove - Photo Credit Disney Parks Blog
Both Sarah and Michelle agreed it looked awesome and also discussed rumours that some of the attractions will be coming across to the USA parks. 

Then, Michelle shared details of a brand new tour available at Walt Disney World, Fort Wilderness Resort, called Walt's Wilderness. This five hour tour costs $109 and whilst it showcases many of the things to do at Fort Wilderness it also connects everything to stories about Walt.  
Tri-Circle-D Ranch - Photo Credit Disney Website
Breakfast - Photo Credit Disney Website
Frozen Meets at WDW
What about the Ice Palace Boutique? This is offered at DHS for children age 3-12 for a Frozen makeover. Starting at $19.95 to $240 plus tax, there are a range of packages available from an Olaf glittery hairstyle and t-shirt to the deluxe package which has make-up, nails, hair pieces, photo op, access to the Ice palace Café and reserved seating at the ‘For the first time in Forever” sing-along, and an Ana or Elsa costume. The show seating is for up to 6 guests, and the higher end packages include entry to the Ice Palace Café with snacks whilst they wait to meet and greet. Available til 7th September.
Photo Credit Disney Website

Also, Sarah discussed the 60th celebrations that occurred at Disneyland and her disappointment over the event only being 18 minutes long. Despite waiting three hours, Michelle got a better view from 5000 miles away! But Sarah did win out as she got to spend the day in Disneyland with her lovely husband, Richard, as well as try one of the 100,000 free cupcakes Disney gave away.
Photo Credit Disney Parks Blog
Finally, we recently received news that we had won a Disney Podcast Award - yay! We have now won the best foreign show two years in a row. We would therefore, like to take this opportunity to thank our wonderful listeners because without you we are just girls talking Disney!

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