Ride the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train before it opens

May 1, 2014 | By | No Comments | Filed in: Disney.

While you can’t quite ride it in person yet, Disney is hinting at opening the new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train ride in Disney World’s Fantasy Land sometime in the next 45 days!  No more 20 second teaser videos, it’s time you take a look at the FULL ride video, right here, right now!  Enjoy!

Disney World Fantasyland Expansion

April 14, 2012 | By | No Comments | Filed in: Disney.

I was at Disney World last year and went on Dumbo a couple of time with my kids to peak over the wall at the construction that had started to expand Fantasyland. There wasn’t enough going on at the time to really imagine what it would look like but it just so happens that Disney • Read More »

Zip-Line Roller Coaster

April 11, 2012 | By | 8 Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

While I can honestly say I’ve never actually thought about the carbon footprint of a particular roller coaster the idea of an eco-friendly zip-line coaster is intriguing to say the least. When the Rattlesnake opened last Friday, it turned a theme park staple into a thrill ride like no other in the United States. And • Read More »

President Obama Visits Disney World’s Magic Kingdom

January 30, 2012 | By | No Comments | Filed in: Disney.

President Barack Obama promised Florida’s tourism industry Thursday that he intends to open the door wider to international tourists and was greeted with cheers in a state where increased foreign visitors are seen as one of the best hopes for future jobs. Even Obama critic U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, welcomed the presidential directives, • Read More »

China’s Angry Birds Theme Park

September 8, 2011 | By | 4 Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Angry Birds addicts around the world may still be committed to the ultimate destruction of the game’s irritating porcine rogues, but at a real-life Angry Birds theme park, Chinese gamers are already knocking over actual green pigs. The Angry Birds theme park opened to the public on September 1 in Changsha, the capital of Hunan • Read More »

Cheetah Hunt at Busch Gardens Tampa

May 27, 2011 | By | 5 Comments | Filed in: Seaworld/Busch Gardens.

With 4,429 feet of green track and a 90 second ride time, Cheetah Hunt is the longest roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Tampa. Plus with a twisty, turny route that zips past a habitat with an actual Cheetah, it offers nice views of the entire park and rocks through a roaring-waters canyon, the steel • Read More »

Dragon Challenge Roller Coaster

February 6, 2011 | By | 4 Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is now open at Universal Orlando Islands of Adventure. One attraction, is the worlds only dueling inverted roller coaster, known as the Dragon Challenge. Most individuals that have visited the park in the past will realize this isn’t exactly a new coaster, in fact, it was most recently known • Read More »

Seven Dwarfs Coaster Coming to Disney

January 24, 2011 | By | 2 Comments | Filed in: Disney.

Last week it wasn’t much of a surprise that Walt Disney World announced details on the upcoming expansion to Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom in Orlando. One of the more interesting additions will be a new indoor roller coaster dubbed the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. They created a unique ride system for this moderately intense • Read More »

World’s Fastest Roller Coaster

November 16, 2010 | By tctQauapOX | 2 Comments | Filed in: Uncategorized.

It’s here! The new world’s fastest roller coaster – the Formula Rossa – has just opened at the new Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi! Reaching speeds of around 240kph, it will be the highlight of your trip (if you get the chance to go). Here’s a front seat POV video of the ride with voiceover • Read More »

Disney iPhone App (and Now an Android App)

November 7, 2010 | By tctQauapOX | No Comments | Filed in: Disney.

In a previous post, I mentioned the Walt Disney World iPhone App, which helps you to check wait times for rides, plan your schedule, find a restaurant and more. Thanks to improvements due to user submissions it is fast becoming the most popular Disney iphone app available: There is now an Disney Android app available. • Read More »