Tagged with Universal Orlando Resort

Ridin’ High on a Mardi Gras Parade Float

Ridin’ High on a Mardi Gras Parade Float

It’s that time again! Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando is in full swing. Yours truly and husband got to ride on one of the Mardi Gras parade floats and toss beads at the thousands of cheering park guests. It was a blast! Read all about in my latest post for Orlando Informer.      

Signs of Halloween in Orlando

Signs of Halloween in Orlando

  And so it begins.  The kids just started school again, the lull in tourism creeps in for the next month, and that means one thing.  It is time to get ready for Halloween in Orlando.  As is customary in Orlando, Halloween and Christmas start early.  Maximize that revenue baby!  Every year I look forward … Continue reading

Pre-Isaac Visit to Universal Studios

Pre-Isaac Visit to Universal Studios

It had been too long.  About four weeks ago we made the spontaneous purchase of our Universal Orlando Annual Passes.  However, we had only been twice during that time (thank you pneumonia).  We were overdue.  And yet, Isaac loomed.  And, we had youngest stepson with us, who had never been to Universal.  Time to buy … Continue reading

How Harry Potter Changed Theme Parks Forever

How Harry Potter Changed Theme Parks Forever

Harry Potter cast his spell.  The world waited on the edge of their seats as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (WWHP) was set to open. When it opened this new land changed theme parks forever. Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure already offered exciting thrill rides and technologically advanced wonders such as the Amazing Adventures of … Continue reading

Dining Diversions

Dining Diversions

Munching on out-of-the-ordinary food is part of the fun when visiting Orlando’s theme parks.  However, there is a lot of discovery and relaxation to be had when taking a break from the theme parks for a short bit to head to one of the nearby restaurants.  You can enhance your day in the parks by … Continue reading

Seasons Come and Seasons Go

Seasons Come and Seasons Go

  My husband and I sank our teeth in the dark pink flesh of watermelon.  The sweet, sticky juice dripped down our chins and onto our fingers.  I enjoyed the cool taste of Summer.  Moments later, I wrapped the remaining slices in plastic and began placing them in the refrigerator.  Suddenly, it hit me.  For so … Continue reading