The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: For the Seasoned Pro

There’s something magical about going to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter; but what about when you’ve done it a billion times and you’re tired of riding The Forbidden Journey or wading through the crowds at Ollivanders? As an annual passholder, I’ve spent a fair share of my time wandering around Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley; but every time I go, I try to discover something new, or do things that I would normally pass on. So as a self-proclaimed “seasoned pro”, here are my top 5 things to do as a HP World reg. Continue reading “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: For the Seasoned Pro”

BREAKING! Dragon Challenge is closing to make way for new generation Harry Potter Roller coaster!

It’s been rumored for quite a while!  And today, Universal Orlando has officially confirmed it.  Hogsmede of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is getting a brand themed roller coaster!   Universal is calling it a “new generation” thrill ride and the new attraction is set to open in 2019!

Not many details were announced, but here is what we do know!  Continue reading “BREAKING! Dragon Challenge is closing to make way for new generation Harry Potter Roller coaster!”

You can now find 4 local craft beers at Universal Studios Florida!

Sometimes, it can be quite the challenge to find craft and especially local craft beers inside of the theme parks, if you aren’t enjoying your time at Epcot that is.  Well, it looks like there’s a new snack cart inside Universal Studios Florida at Universal Orlando which can now satisfy that craving!

What looks to be located right between the New York and San Francisco sections of the park is a trolley cart serving up snacks and drinks, but not just any drinks, local craft Continue reading “You can now find 4 local craft beers at Universal Studios Florida!”

Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is coming to Halloween Horror Nights 27!

REDRUM! It’s finally official! We have our second house announced for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort!  Coming to HHN27 is Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.

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This was accidentally leaked a few weeks ago due to it being posted on a travel agent’s Continue reading “Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is coming to Halloween Horror Nights 27!”

Race Through New York starring Jimmy Fallon exceeds expectations

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Opening today, April 6th, is Universal Orlando’s newest attraction Race Through New York starring Jimmy Fallon.  It’s been in technical rehearsals for about a month, but thanks to a special Universal Orlando Annual Pass event, we actually get a chance to ride the new attraction last week!

If you’ve been keeping up with all of the details about the new attraction, you’ll know for one, it replaced Twister: Ride It Out.  The building was completely gutted and transformed to look just like 30 Rock on the outside and Studio 6B on the inside.   Continue reading “Race Through New York starring Jimmy Fallon exceeds expectations”