Mike Goulding

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​Behold the world's first full-size, functional Lego R2-D2

At Emerald City Comic-Con the world's first and only full-size, and functional Lego R2-D2 met its match when it came up against a full-size Dalek. …

This Disney World Monorail Car Can Be Yours For Just $200k

Are you a Disney fan with $200k burning a hole in your pocket? Then why not buy this authentic Walt Disney World monorail car, which was in operation …

How Often Should I Charge My Gadget's Battery to Prolong Its Lifespan?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>What is the deal with lithium-ion batteries (the kind found in smartphones and laptops)? I've heard lots of different things about …

A ‘Hollywood’ Classic: The Studios’ First Guide Map

Disney’s Hollywood Studios sure has evolved over the last 25 years – and not only in name.<p>I thought it might be fun to take a look back at how much …

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Opens May 28 at Walt Disney World Resort

On Friday, May 2 at Magic Kingdom Park, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs announced that the “crowning jewel” of New Fantasyland, the …

Marvel's Iron Man Coming to Hong Kong Disneyland in 2016

As I’ve often said, one of the greatest things about Disney is the treasure trove of characters and rich stories we have to draw upon for the …

Meeting Magician Mickey Mouse at Town Square Theater in Magic Kingdom Park

Have you been to see Mickey lately at Town Square Theater at Magic Kingdom Park? It’s a great spot to duck “backstage” to catch up with everyone’s …

Great Characters, Great Adventures – Disney Infinity Comes to Disney Parks

Growing up I played everything from Atari to Nintendo to the Wii. I certainly have my favorites (cough… Ms. PacMan and Super Mario Bros.) but just …

Celebrate a Monstrous Summer at Disney Parks with a Magic Kingdom Park Poster

<b>UPDATE:</b> Please click here for a full list of recipients of our Monstrous Summer posters.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Thank you for the wonderful “Monstrous Summer Begins” …

Five Fun Facts About the Partners Statue at Magic Kingdom Park

The Partners Statue was sculpted by Disney Legend Blaine Gibson. A former Disney animator and Imagineer, Blaine took one year to create the sculpture …

New Magic Awaits You at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and The Pirates League!

Aspiring pirates, mermaids and princesses can expect to experience an extra special pinch of pixie dust and piratical fun this month as both Bibbidi …

Construction Begins on Shanghai Disneyland Castle

Several months ago, we shared a first look at a model of Shanghai Disneyland Park that included Enchanted Storybook Castle, the iconic central …

Beautifully Disney’s Unlock the Spell Debuts at Disney Parks

A few months ago, I invited you to experience the essence of Beautifully Disney and introduced you to Wickedly Beautiful, the first of many …

Behind the Scenes: Designing a Disney Fireworks Show

Designing a fireworks show for a Disney Park involves selecting music, playing with color, and choosing individual fireworks as carefully as if …

Travel + Leisure Readers Name Disney Cruise Line No. 1 for Families

For the fifth consecutive year, Disney Cruise Line was named top cruise line for families in the World’s Best Awards. Winners were selected by Travel …

Hidden Mickey Found On The Moon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<p>April 1, 2016<p>Contact: Oh My Disney (@OhMyDisney)<p>OUTER SPACE – A Hidden Mickey has been found on the Earth’s moon. While hundreds …

Vintage Walt Disney World: Building an Animal Kingdom

In April, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will celebrate its 15th anniversary. We’re celebrating here at “Vintage Walt Disney World” by taking a look back at …

10 Fun Facts About Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park

Today in Disney history is a milestone for Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, which opened its doors on April 1, 1995.<p>In honor of the anniversary, …

Take 5: Refreshments at Disney Parks

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time to gear up for warmer weather. From a Dole Whip Float at Tiki Juice Bar at Disneyland park to a Rose …

This Week in Disney Parks Photos: New Horses, Old Maps & a View of New Fantasyland

Sat, February 9, 2013<p>by , Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort<p>This week at Disney Parks, we saw new horses, dug up some old Disney …

Romantic Places at the Disneyland Resort

In a tribute to True Love Week, we’re showcasing 13 romantic places at the Disneyland Resort, hoping you’ll discover them this week for a special …

Vintage Walt Disney World: Saluting the Hall of Presidents at Magic Kingdom Park

This week we celebrated President’s Day. But every day in Magic Kingdom Park, the leaders of the United States of America are celebrated at the Hall …

Vintage Walt Disney World: Becoming Castaway Cay

Today back in 1996, The Walt Disney Company acquired a Bahamian Island named Gorda Cay. For all you fans of Disney Cruise Line, you know it better as …

Today in Disney History: Journey Into Imagination Opens at Epcot

Today in Disney history is a biggie for fans of early Epcot history. On March 5, 1983, the original Journey Into Imagination attraction debuted in …

First Look: Shanghai Disneyland Model Unveiled

Earlier today at The Walt Disney Company Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger unveiled the first image of a model of …

Vintage Walt Disney World: What’s Your Ticket?

To this day whenever I get a ticket at Walt Disney World Resort, I immediately look to see who’s on it. I’m not going to lie, I’m always hoping for …

Announcing Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort

Earlier today, we unveiled plans for Disney Springs, the exciting, multi-year transformation of Downtown Disney at the Walt Disney World Resort, and …

Vintage Walt Disney World: Lake Buena Vista Shopping Village Opens

This week back in 1975, shopping took on a whole new meaning as the Lake Buena Vista Shopping Village (you might know it as the Downtown Disney …

Disney Parks After Dark: Rapunzel’s New View at Magic Kingdom Park

This week’s Disney Parks After Dark photo, snapped by Disney Photographer Matt Stroshane, shows off a newly unveiled area in New Fantasyland at Magic …

This Week in Disney Parks Photos: A Salute to Parks' Architecture

Even though I get to visit Disney Parks quite often as a part of my role with the Disney Parks Blog, it never ceases to amaze me just how lovely our …