We’re taking the trip of a lifetime to Asia! Over the next two and a half weeks starting this Saturday, a few of us at “Attractions Magazine” are going to Shanghai Disney, Hong Kong Disneyland, Universal Studios Japan, Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea and more. You can follow all the fun on social media. [Read more…]
By Linda Taylor
You know, it’s really about bonding. Taking a trip to Florida to visit Universal Orlando with our boys was one of the most fun things I can remember doing. [Read more…]
To celebrate the summer Olympic games, Disney Family Movies’ “Play at the Next Level” is sending one lucky family of four on a five-day dream vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort. [Read more…]
While visiting Africa with renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall would be the ultimate safari, Disney and The Jane Goodall Institute are offering a trip that’s closer to home for most. A special VIP trip with Jane Goodall at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is being offered from Feb. 18 to 21, 2011. [Read more…]
Keith Cardin loves visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. He thinks it’s an awesome place for fans to visit, so much so, that he’s trying to raise money for a pair of financially-strapped hard-core Potter fans to win an all-expenses paid trip to Orlando and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. [Read more…]
By Ricky Brigante
Photos by Jeremiah Daws
Readers of this blog are already quite familiar with the Universal Orlando Resort. Orlando Attractions Magazine regularly covers the latest happenings at Universal Studios Orlando and Islands of Adventure as well as Universal Orlando CityWalk. But this past weekend I took a trip to California and decided to check out Universal Studios Hollywood for the first time to see what it’s like to experience a “studios” theme park that’s actually connected to a real movie studio.
I only had general knowledge about the Universal Studios Hollywood before visiting, so I asked a few California locals for their opinions of the park in advance. The most common response I received was that I was going to be disappointed, so I went in with rather low expectations. But I came out with a completely different reaction. The park offered solid entertainment throughout the entire day and I had a genuinely great time.
So what can a past visitor to Universal Studios Orlando get out of visiting its Hollywood counterpart? Plenty. [Read more…]