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Help me show breast cancer that I have no fear!

I have lots of fears. Two of the biggest: horror movies, blood, guts, being startled, that sort of thing and the other is being diagnosed with breast cancer. Ok, so the title of this post may be a bit misleading... In the interest of facing my fears I have decided to attend Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror… Continue reading Help me show breast cancer that I have no fear!

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8 Ways to Celebrate Universal Orlando’s 25th Anniversary (TouringPlans.com)

It’s the first theme park for which I have memories of all the excitement and fanfare of its opening days. Universal Studios Florida was the fifth major theme park to open in the Orlando area, 25 years ago on June 7, 1990. Although the anniversary day has come and gone, and the special concert series… Continue reading 8 Ways to Celebrate Universal Orlando’s 25th Anniversary (TouringPlans.com)

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Jurassic Park at Islands of Adventure Is Reborn – TouringPlans.com

Now that Jurassic World is about to escape into the theaters, many have hoped and wondered if Island’s of Adventure’s Jurassic Park will receive some upgrades to coincide with this next generation movie. Already there have been a few updates that have breathed a bit of new life into this land

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Universal’s Volcano Bay Could Change Tourism In Orlando (TouringPlans.com)

The Orlando theme park world has erupted with excitement! Universal Orlando announced that a water park unlike any other is rising from the ground. Volcano Bay will boom onto the scene in 2017, and Universal claims that this will not just be a water park, but is their “third theme park.” From the looks of it,… Continue reading Universal’s Volcano Bay Could Change Tourism In Orlando (TouringPlans.com)

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The Specialty Drinks at Hog’s Head Pub – Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Amid the bustling streets of Hogsmeade Village at the original Wizarding World of Harry Potter, is a dark, dank pub tucked alongside the Three Broomstick restaurant. Here weary Muggles queue up to order a cup of Butterbeer, Pumpkin Juice, or non-alcoholic cider. However, Hog’s Head Pub is also home to a variety of specialty adult… Continue reading The Specialty Drinks at Hog’s Head Pub – Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Florida Life

Which do you choose Disney or Universal?

There is a sign, on a toll road, that is among my favorite signs in all of Orlando. Yes, I have a favorite sign; when you love your hometown as much as I do you're bound to have an odd affinity for way too many things. This sign represents a strong symbolism for Orlando visitors and residents… Continue reading Which do you choose Disney or Universal?

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Universal Orlando CityWalk’s Best New Restaurants

Universal Orlando’s CityWalk district is now home to many new dining experiences, making it better than ever. Now that these new establishments have been in business for some time, we can evaluate the lineup – although I should note that it's difficult to actually rank each new addition against one another; each has its unique… Continue reading Universal Orlando CityWalk’s Best New Restaurants

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A guide to enjoying Universal Orlando’s A Celebration of Harry Potter

A Celebration of Harry Potter 2015 is on the horizon. Potterheads, Muggles, and everyone else are anxiously awaiting its arrival much like young little witches and wizards waiting their turn to cross onto platform 9 ¾ for the Hogwarts Express on their first trip to Hogwarts. This event officially debuted last year and seems to… Continue reading A guide to enjoying Universal Orlando’s A Celebration of Harry Potter