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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

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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

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Comparing New Fantasyland: Round One – Wizarding World of Harry Potter

I almost didn't want to write this comparison.   However, it is only natural that major Disney geeks, theme park junkies, bloggers, and other analytical types make some sort of comparison between New Fantasyland and Cars Land as well as Wizarding World of Harry Potter. New Fantasyland is not due to officially open until December… Continue reading Comparing New Fantasyland: Round One – Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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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 How Harry Potter Changed Theme Parks Forever

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New Fantasyland – Official Opening Date

First came the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and theme parks were changed forever.  This themed land inside Universal's Islands of Adventure represented the first time a domestic theme park re-created a world inside a movie in perfect detail.  Then came Cars Land in Disney's California Adventure - AMAZING!  Now the world waits for "New… Continue reading New Fantasyland – Official Opening Date

Orlando

Stay in Your Zone – Orlando Districts

Orlando is not like other US tourism destinations.  It's spread out.  Oodles of time and energy will be wasted if your hotel is not in the area of the attractions that interest you most. Hotels in Orlando are as varied as the cereal aisle in your local grocery store.  With the hope of helping you… Continue reading Stay in Your Zone – Orlando Districts