Dedicated to Disneyland Paris Podcast (travel)

Apologies for the long wait between episodes, but episode 35 will forever be known as the lost episode! We are back, and we have a  big review of Swing into Spring in Disneyland Paris, as Mark has just come back from experiencing the newest seasonal celebrations. There's also a competition to win a very special limited edition pin, so make sure you listen to the very end, and no skipping, we will know!

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_36_-_Swing_into_Spring_Trip_Report.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 7:06pm UTC

We finally have details of the Spring Festival in Disneyland Paris, and some artwork too! Lots of flowers and some bees too, and much more besides too. Mark and Steve discuss it in depth, as well as the new name for the Ratatouille ride, the newly opened LEGO Store, St Patrick's Day and much more. There's lots of feedback for the question of the week and impromptu rant at the end!

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_34_-_Were_Swinging_Into_Spring.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 9:34pm UTC

On this special episode of the podcast Steve and Mark are joined by Dan Brace of Character Central. As well as the news of the LEGO Store opening, a rumoured Ratatouille soft opening date and Spider-man in Walt Disney Studios, there is a lengthy discussion about characters in Disneyland Paris and especially the announcement that character meet and greets in hotels will be no more! We read out all of your answers to the question of the week and find your reviews on the US iTunes for the first time!

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_33_-_The_Great_Disney_Character_Debate.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 3:01pm UTC

There's something going on with this episode, but what is it? Well listen and find out! We talk all about what happened at the recent Disneyland Paris Annual General Meeting and what was revealed in the Annual Review. There's a lot about Ratatouille: The Ride, The LEGO Store and a tease about a character special. Plus we ask you how you want the 22nd Anniversary to be celebrated, if at all.

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_32_-_The_Ratatouille_Filled_Annual_Review.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 9:02pm UTC

It's a jam packed episode as we talk about the upcoming Ratatouille announcement, there's an interview with Disneyland Paris parade maestro Emmanuel Lenormand and we ask your advice on how to fix Walt Disney Studios. All this and much more, including a possible 6 star review!

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_31_-_How_To_Fix_Walt_Disney_Studios.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 5:38pm UTC

In this episode Steve and Mark are joined by Geoff from DLP Town Square as they talk about all the Disneyland Paris of the last two weeks. What has happened to the LEGO Store? When will we find out about the rumoured Spring Festival? When will Ratatouille open? What’s with the rope controlled queues for character meets and what on earth were Zayn from One Direction and Perrie from Little Mix doing in Disneyland Paris? All this and much much more!

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_30_-_Dates_Queues_LEGO_and_One_Direction.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 6:29pm UTC

It’s now 2014, so in this special episode of the podcast we look back at the 12 months of 2013 and run down the major events, the biggest rumours and the most exciting news. It was a year filled with drama, excitement and magic – so let’s relive it all together! We also discuss the revelations about the Ratatouille restaurant and shop, of which a press release went live today. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the first Disneyland Paris podcast of 2014 – happy New Year!

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_29_-_2013_Year_In_Review.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 11:57am UTC

In this special episode Steve talks to Disney Dreams! of Christmas Production Manager Ben Spalding, all about Dreams, Disney Dreams! of Christmas and where you should be standing to enjoy the show. There will be a text version of this interview at a later date, but for now, enjoy the totally unedited version.


Just one week ago Steve was in Disneyland Paris for the launch of the Disney’s Enchanted Christmas 2013. Hear all about Disney Dreams! of Christmas and the new and improved tree lighting ceremony, now called Magical Christmas Wishes. Find out what’s been added to the Christmas Cavalcade and the new Frozen/Tangled float in Disney Magic on Parade. Steve has a Light’Ears epiphany and tests the Hotel New York baths! All this and much more, and all with a festive cheer.

Direct download: D2DLP-Episode_26_-_Christmas_2013_Press_Event.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 8:08pm UTC

As well as the usual news of escaped Buffalo (!), new Disney Paris website, Halloween in Disney Village and Tarzan, Steve and Mark are joined by Allison and Mel who have just come back from Disneyland Paris. They give us a first-hand report on all the new Halloween decorations and Disney’s Halloween Celebration cavalcade. We learn about the dancing and also the trail of destruction left in Allison’s wake. The Disneyland Paris Attraction of the Week is Cinemagique, and you left us feedback by the bucket load!

Direct download: D2DLP_-_Episode_25_-_Halloween_Trip_Report.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:00pm UTC