Showing posts from April, 2015

Europa Park Trip Report - April 2015 - Part 1

Europa Park Trip Report - April 2015 - Part 1 Europa Park is Europe's second most visited theme park resort, after Disneyland Park. It drew in 4.9 million visitors in 2013, beating Walt Disney Studios park by half a million visitors. Considering the park is not open year-round, this is an impressive figure. Europa-Park is larger than both Disneyland Paris theme parks put together. I wanted to see what all the fuss was about so this week I went to check out the competition in Rust, Germany with six friends from work for Europa Park's 40th anniversary celebrations. Getting There: There are many ways to get from Disneyland Paris to Europa Park including a flight from Paris to Strasbourg, a train from Marne la Vallee to Strasbourg (then a bus from Strasbourg to Europa Park) or a straight five hour drive. We chose the driving option primarily because it allowed us a lot of flexibility in terms of timing, and it was also the lowest cost option. Tolls will cost you about 30-40 eu

Working at Disneyland Paris - Day 153 to 314 - 6 months of updates

Working at Disneyland Paris - Day 153 to 314 - 6 months of updates NEW : Download my book about my 16 months spent living and working at Disneyland Paris now on   Amazon Kindle . Day 153 (5th November 2014) to Day 314 (15th April 2015) So... it has been an eternity since I last updated you. Almost six month s to be precise, oops. Here I have attempted to do a resume of all the things that have happened during this period. Be warned, this is a LONG post so you may want to grab yourself a coffee. 1. Christmas season starts The Christmas season started at Disneyland Paris in November and went all the way through to the start of January. It is notorious for being one of the resort's busiest times. The resort, of course, looked beautiful with a new Disney Dream of Christmas show (which I really enjoyed), a Christmas parade (which had a catchy theme tune) and the tree lighting ceremony (which was my favourite event of the day during this season). That's of course in addition t