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Volcano Bay

This article is not aimed at describing the rides, but rather the basics of getting in and around the park. Getting there:- a) If you are staying at one of the Universal resorts hotels, you can make full use of ...
Viewed 550 times since 1 December 2018.

Volcano Bay 2017

We have just come back from our first visit to Universal’s, all new, water theme park, Volcano Bay. It was my nieces 21st birthday and her request to celebrate it with all the family that were in Florida – quite a mixed bunch! As well as her and her ...
Viewed 929 times since 28 October 2017.

What to do with different age children at Universal Studios - part 2

On your second Day, start at Universal Studios and again split up and meet at lunch time to swap over. But first, both children will love Shrek the 4D movie. (So will the adults). Our toddler squealed with delight when the seats moved when Shrek and ...
Viewed 1636 times since 26 September 2014.

Amusing Children of Different Ages at Universal and Island of Adventures

What do you do with a Harry Potter mad child and a toddler at the same time. Well that happened to us last year so the family had to split in two. The one with the toddler had to enjoy hours of Doctor Seuss, Camp Jurassic and the kiddies playground. ...
Viewed 2007 times since 26 September 2014.

Diagon Alley at Universal Studios

The second of Universal’s themed Harry Potter lands opened just before we visited our villa this summer and we couldn’t wait to see it! We purchased unlimited two park tickets as we had heard queues could be long and we wanted to be able to ride on t...
Viewed 1907 times since 9 September 2014.

Men in Black at Universal

One of my Favourite Rides in Universal Studio. I sat down at my desk today and thought “what is the best show or ride in Universal studios” at first writing such an article seems easy but then I started to think what the best ride in u...
Viewed 1619 times since 25 August 2014.

Universal Studios

Universal Studios Park Review at Orlando Florida. The theme park Universal Studios is a must visit if you are on vacation in Florida. It is joined with Islands of Adventure, and their motto of “Two incredible theme parks, too incredib...
Viewed 2943 times since 14 August 2014.

Harry Potter - Universal Studios Orlando

One of the newest rides in Universal Studios Islands of Adventure is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Build on the back of the huge movie and book franchise, the ride is one of the most impressive and popular in Florida. No expens...
Viewed 1782 times since 11 October 2013.

Men in Black - Universal Studios

Universal Studios in Orlando is located around 30 minutes from the short term rental properties and communities in Davenport and Clearmont. The park is joined by its sister park Islands of Adventure and forms part of the ‘Universal Studios Resort’ co...
Viewed 2044 times since 8 August 2013.

What’s so great about Universal Studios Part 6

OK so we just spent some time in play area of Curious George goes to the Town and now dads soaked and battered from all the foam balls that the kids have hurled at you in Big Yellow Hats Ball Factory Next is a ride on Woody Woodpeckers Nuthouse ...
Viewed 1950 times since 8 March 2013.

What’s so great about Universal Studios Part 5

So we have just done the Men in Black “Alien Attack” ride which is really great fun, it’s only a short walk to the next ride “The Simpsons Ride” now I can remember this ride when it was the “Back to the Future Ride”, yes I know I am starting to show ...
Viewed 2223 times since 8 March 2013.

What’s so great about Universal Studios Part 4

Disaster; originally this was Earthquake based on the blockbuster film from the 70’s which starred some very big names such as Charlton Heston and William Holden, the show is essentially the same as it was but with another name. It shows you how many...
Viewed 2056 times since 8 March 2013.

Our Last Visit to Islands of Adenture Part 2

After enjoying chicken and fries at the Fire Eaters Grill the adults in our party went over to look at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. This attraction opened recently on some vacant land plus some land previously home to a part of the Lost Conti...
Viewed 2231 times since 14 December 2012.

Our Last Visit to Islands of Adventure Part 1

As we visit our villa at least once a year, and my parents who are retired have the luxury of going twice, we tend to have multi day passes for all the Parks. When the girls were younger we tended to spend the majority of our days at Universal Studio...
Viewed 2300 times since 14 December 2012.

Halloween at Universal.

At the time of my writing this article, there are only 9 weeks to go before the first Universal Halloween Horror Night. If you have never been to one of these spectacular nights then you must go. If you have been then you will know how aw...
Viewed 1951 times since 13 September 2012.

Mini Golf at Universal.

Did you know that there is mini golf at Universal? well, there is! This new facility has opened under the escalators and has 2 themed courses to choose from (or you can play both for a discounted price) Naturally, the themimg for both of ...
Viewed 2803 times since 13 September 2012.

The new parade at Universal.

2012 seems to be shaping up to be an epic year for new attractions in the parks and I have another one to tell you about. Coming up trumps this time are our good friends at Universal. A good parade always punctuates a day in a...
Viewed 1945 times since 20 July 2012.

My favourite Universal experience.

So having thought long and hard about my favourite Disney experience I turned my attention to Universal Studios. The first park opened way back in 1990 and I well remember seeing it built. This was followed by Islands of Adventure which h...
Viewed 2234 times since 22 June 2012.

Enjoying City Walk

When we go to Citywalk in the evening we usually go early so we have a leisurely stroll along the front between Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure first. When the girls were younger on the hot summer evenings they used to love to ...
Viewed 3141 times since 17 May 2012.

Spiderman the Ride - Universal Studios Islands of Adventure

The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman is located in Universal Islands of Adventure. The ride is based on a state of the art 4-D experience that totally immerses the riders in a visual and physical onslaught from start to finish. If you have not been on...
Viewed 3459 times since 26 January 2012.

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