The famed Smiler roller coaster at Alton Towers in Staffordshire, England is the current Guinness World Record holder for most inversions on a roller coaster (14). On June 2nd 2015, two trains collided on The Smiler roller coaster in the UK at Alton Towers theme park leaving 16 injured including 5 in serious condition. The aftermath of the incident caused […]
We’re officially in the hibernation part of the season and Cedar Point is hard at work with their 18th roller coaster, Valravn; as we’ve noted previously, the weather has certainly been in their favor. It’s a good thing for the Roller Coaster Capital of the World as their opening day is just under 3 months away […]
Notice how the weather around Cedar Point has been very cooperative in the last couple of months? Fans of the Roller Coaster Capital of the World have been getting glimpses of the new Valravn. Through social media, a webcam, construction blog entries and video diaries, The Point has showing how they’ve been keeping very busy […]
Ladies and gentlemen, hold on to your ears! Today we step into the newest “Happiest Place on Earth”! Ok, well that is at least for a few more months until Shanghai Disneyland opens in June, but nonetheless get ready to step into the world of Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Fantasy… Hong Kong style! Hong Kong […]
Are you visiting Walt Disney World for New Year’s Eve? Did you stay home? Here’s the skinny on what’s happening at each park and how to watch… EVEN FROM HOME! Epcot: It’s a night-long party throughout Epcot, with unique entertainment including a DJ and light show at the Future World Fountain Stage, dancing under flame […]
Staying home for New Year’s Eve? We have the perfect way to ring in the new year! Disney fans can celebrate in their own living room while LIVE STREAMING Disney’s “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks display LIVE from Magic Kingdom! That’s right, on December 31st at 11:45pm(est) fans can click start on the live stream for a magical countdown! […]
Since it’s the “off season”, we often visit attractions outside of the Unites States or unique attractions within the U.S. This is definitely one of those unique visits. While on our way through Ohio, we made a stop at the Eastwood Mall in Niles, to see their world famous Aquarium. The three-tank aquarium is one of the first […]
It’s been nearly two decades since Millennium Force was erected at Cedar Point, yet it’s still arguably the top steel coaster in the world! Cedar Point has released a video showing us the day it’s highest piece of track was dropped in. As you can see, the winds were whipping and the temperatures were very […]
The weather has been beautiful in Ohio the past few weeks. Warm weather in Ohio means faster progress on Valravn, the record breaking coaster being erected at Cedar Point. Crews from the Adena Corporation drop in the 95,000 lb section, topping off the Valravn at 223ft. There’s a lot of hustle and bustle when building a […]
Last week we stopped by Disney’s Magic Kingdom to visit the new Jungle Cruise themed restaurant, Skipper Canteen. The first we heard about the new restaurant was at the D23 Expo 2015. Since then, the jungle cruise themed restaurant has been built and had it’s official grand opening. The Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen table service restaurant […]
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