TDR Restaurant Review: Magellan’s Restaurant & Lounge

Along with the SS Columbia Dining Room, Magellan’s is one of the fanciest restaurants at Tokyo Disneysea. A Disney story about Columbus, Magellan and the S.E.A. (Society of Explorers and Adventurers) sets the scene for the restaurant which is located within the Fortress Explorations attraction in the Mediterranean Harbor.

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TDR Restaurant Review: The Blue Bayou Tokyo Disneyland

The Blue Bayou is one of the ‘table service’ restaurants at Tokyo Disney Resort. Like the Blue Bayou at Disneyland in the US, the restaurant at Tokyo Disneyland is located inside the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, within the New Orleans part of Adventureland. An interesting aspect of the Blue Bayou, perpetually lit to feel like night time, is that the waterfront restaurant shares the same river as the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. In a way, the ride enhances the feel of the restaurant, and while you’re on a boat in the ride, the restaurant gives the ride itself a more realistic feel.

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11 Amazing Popcorn Flavors: the official Appetite for Japan TDR popcorn guide

I’ve been to Tokyo Disneyland and Disneysea a number of times, and every visit involves a lot of eating. One of the best snacks you’ll find at Tokyo Disney Resort (TDR) is the popcorn which comes in many, many flavors. I’ve tried at least 11 different flavours (possibly more – I wasn’t counting when I first began), so I’ve put together a list of these 11 popcorn flavours, along with my ratings, with five stars being the highest rating.

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Halloween at Tokyo Disney Resort Part 2: Disneysea’s decorations

When I go to TDR for Halloween, I find that my time at Disneysea is spent staring at the decorations (Disneysea is such a beautiful place!) and trying to eat all the food (trying, because even eating my way through a fraction of what’s on offer is a challenge). We covered the food in the previous post, so this time we’ll look at how Disneysea is decorated in the spirit of Halloween.

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Halloween at Tokyo Disney Resort Part 1: the food

Halloween is both my favourite time to be in Japan and my favourite time to visit Tokyo Disney Resort. Both Disneyland and Disneysea are decorated really well for Halloween, there is plenty of themed food, and Disneyland comes with the added benefit of the opportunity to dress in costume! More about the costumes later, though. Today we’re going to have a look at some of the Halloween food that was on offer at TDR this year.

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Christmas at Tokyo Disney Resort Part 3: Disneysea

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Christmas decorations and merchandise at Tokyo Disneyland. We visited both Disneyland and Disneysea on 7 November 2014, the first day of Christmas at TDR. We reached Disneysea at 5pm – an hour before the cheaper twilight passes are available (and they weren’t selling the discounted 3pm passes that day). The cast member at the ticket booth suggested we wait an hour for the cheaper tickets, but knowing that we only had a few hours to do Disneysea, we went straight in.

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Christmas at Tokyo Disney Resort Part 2: Disneyland’s decorations and merchandise

In my last post, I wrote about the edible Christmas treats at TDR. Of course, there is more to Disneyland and Disneysea than just the food (although the food is one of my favourite parts!). The effort that goes into making the parks a beautiful place is astounding. I’m not sure how they can go from having the parks covered in Halloween decorations one week, to being decked out for Christmas just seven days later, but somehow they manage to pull this off and this year I got to witness it!

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