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Water Parks

We all love IOA, but every trip? Well maybe?

We don’t tend to go to Islands Of Adventure (IOA) on each visit to Orlando , this was likely because we are real Disney fans and our daughter was still growing up!! But on our recent visit, we just didn’t fit everything thing at all (I think we take ...
Viewed 3246 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal Orlando – Part 3

Animal Planet Live is an Ark of animals. A racoon opens the show and Lassie, the well loved collie, makes an appearance. You’ll also see Gizmo, the parrot and other animals. It’s a fun show suited to young children. ‘Curious George Goes to Tow...
Viewed 3879 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal Orlando – Part 2

San Francisco Amity combines two sets. One part is the wharves and warehouses of San Francisco’s embarcadero and Fisherman’s Wharf districts with cable car tracks and the red brick Ghirandelli chocolate factory while the other is the New England fish...
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Universal Orlando – Part 1

Universal Studios, Orlando’s original movie theme park, Islands of Adventure and CityWalk, a dining and shopping as well as nightclub complex, are bordered by residential neighbourhoods near International Drive, Orlando, Florida. In an expansive but ...
Viewed 4340 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal Citywalk (3)

Located just in between Universal and Universal Islands of adventure is Universal Citywalk. Situated around a large lake, Universal Citywalk is an ideal place to arrive and meet people, having many shops, restaurants and things to do. Many pe...
Viewed 4323 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal Studios

Having not been to Universal for well over 3 years now, I was pleasantly surprised that they have updated some of the park and included even more rides and attractions than before. Some of the new rides have replaced the older ones (King Kong), but s...
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Universal CityWalk

Disney and Universal are two of the major reasons for planning a vacation to Central Florida (as well, as the weather, shopping, golf, restaurants etc). For several years Disney were able to offer evening entertainment outside their theme parks throu...
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The Hulk (at Islands of Adventure)

As you drive up to Universal Islands of Adventure you will catch yourself mulling over the thought of a roller coaster with 7 inversions. That’s enough to come in at 5th place on the list of the world’s greatest coasters. You’ve done the research, an...
Viewed 4015 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal Studios - Ride the Movies!!

Universal Studios – Ride the Movies!! Universal Studios is one of our “Must do’s” on every visit. Being a film buff I never tire of reliving some of my favourite films either as a ride or a show. But even if you aren’t a film fanatic there is ...
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Universal Studios - New York

Here is a guide to each area of Universal Studios with info on the rides, restaurants and shops in each “land” The different areas consist of: Production Central New York San Francisco/Amity Wo...
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Universal Studios - Production Central

Production Central is your first stop once you enter the Park and where Universal really showcases the Studios part of its name. Hosting a number of programs for the American Health Network cable channel, as well as other films, television shows a...
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Universal Studios - Kidzone

Here is a guide to each area of Universal Studios with info on the rides, restaurants and shops in each “land” The different areas consist of: Production Central New York San Francisco/Amity Wo...
Viewed 4076 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal Studios - World Expo

World Expo creates the atmosphere of a World's Fair Exposition and is home to some of Universal Studios most popular attractions, Back to the Future and Men in Black - Alien Attack. This area has just these 2 rides, is pretty small and lacks the t...
Viewed 4265 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal City Walk

Situated at the approach to the Universal Parks this is a great place that is really jumping in the evenings. You make your way from the car park, along the moving walkways, towards City Walk. There is a whole range of shops and restaurants aw...
Viewed 4245 times since 1 September 2008.

Best Water Ride Ever - Popeye

I love water rides and this one at Island of Adventure is the best of the bunch by far, they say you will get soak they lied…………you will get soaked through to the skin but is such brilliant fun. The ride is based upon Popeye and his rivalry w...
Viewed 4407 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal Studios - San Francisco/Amity

Here is a guide to each area of Universal Studios with info on the rides, restaurants and shops in each “land” The different areas consist of: Production Central New York San Francisco/Amity World Expo Kidzone Hollywoo...
Viewed 4455 times since 1 September 2008.

Islands of Adventure at Universal Studios

This is the second Universal Studios Park to open in Orlando and is the thrill seekers Mecca in Orlando. Situated adjacent to the original Universal you park at the same place and walk through City Walk to reach both parks. Once through the ga...
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Dr Doom - A Cowards View

Dr Doom’s – Freefall a cowards view. On our last trip to Orlando we finally managed to get to Island’s of Adventure (IoA) and what a brilliant attraction it is. At this point I must confess, the reason it has taken so long to get to I...
Viewed 3712 times since 1 September 2008.

‘Must do’s’ at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

As villa owners our guests often ask us what are the ‘must do’ attractions at each of the parks. Obviously this does depend on the age and make up of your party however these are our ‘must do’ rides and attractions at Universal’s Islands of Adventure...
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Stress Free at Universal's Islands of Adventure, Orlando

Great ideas for a stress free and fun day at Universal Studio s Islands of Adventure. For families with older children and teenagers, we think we have found an excellent formula to get the most out of this theme park without too much queuin...
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