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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 990 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 1400 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 1176 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 981 times since 25 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 1155 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 1409 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 1405 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 1622 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 1510 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 1659 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 1659 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 1429 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 1381 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 1647 times since 22 June 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 2636 times since 26 January 2012.

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 articles seems easy but then I started to think what the best ride in universal studios is really Jaws has to be one of th...
Viewed 2116 times since 5 January 2012.

Jaws Ride at Universal Studio

The Jaws ride must have been running for 20 years now at the Universal Studios Park in Orlando and rumours are that it will close its doors in 2012 for good to make way for a new attraction so visit this attraction soon if you get the chance. ...
Viewed 2387 times since 23 December 2011.

Toon Lagoon at Universals IOA

Toon Lagoon is a great area within the islands of adventure which has a couple of really fantastic water rides such as Popeye and Blutos “Bilge Rat Barges” and Dudley Doo Rights ” Rip Saw Falls” Popeye and Blutos Bilge Rat Barges is a absolu...
Viewed 2063 times since 23 December 2011.

Poseidon’s Fury At Universal IOA

As you wind your way around the Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios you will come across a hidden gem ( tucked away behind the talking tree that squirts water over everyone) is Poseidon’s Temple This is a very impressive looking setting lo...
Viewed 2292 times since 23 December 2011.

Islands of Adventure - Universal Orlando

Islands of Adventure at Universal, Orlando is in my view the best park in Florida. It was built in 1999 right next door to Universal Studios to cater for the slightly older guests who like a little more thrill rides as well as keeping the younger one...
Viewed 2326 times since 11 November 2011.

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