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Universal Studios – With Tweens
Hiccups in life make us stronger, wiser, and better and travel often make us face it.
Universal Studios – Must Buy Souvenirs
Universal has no end to shopping and items one can pick from…Potterhead “musts” to Marvel treats, the entire theme park offers something for everyone. I
Universal Studios – Must Try Foods
My advise – jump on that Toothsome train and love it!
Universal Studios – Dining with Allergies
It is so unbelievably hard traveling with food allergies. Living in the western United States with food allergies is Russian Roulette on where you go, with who, and how sick you might become. The biggest issue overall is that people don’t understand that allergies are serious, and that eating said food means hours, if not…
Universal Studios – Islands of Adventure
While the original Universal Studios is a fabulous trek down memory lane, Islands of Adventure offers a blast through additional fun and journeys. The second park opened in 1999, and is a bright and bold blend of 90s fun with futuristic excitement, the park is equally, if not more enjoyable than the main park. For…
Universal Studios (the 1990 classic)
2019 has been my year of theme parks. I revisited a childhood favorite, added a new one, and revisited an adult favorite. Regardless of how many different ones I go to, or ones I remember from the past I still absolutely adore Universal Studios in Orlando. While Universal is spread over three different parks at…
Universal Studios – What are we eating?
Universal Studios offers a lot of food options for visitors, but unfortunately they don’t offer the variety of Disney. This is due to the size of the parks, the demographics of the parks, and just pure logistics. While Disney operates on a much larger scale, Universal is a fraction of the size, meaning it has…
Universal Studios – What are we riding?
Start by reviewing what you want out of the vacation. Universal Orlando has two separate theme parks (Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios) and a water park (Volcano Bay). The theme parks are manageable in a day, depending on how old your kids are, and what all you want to ride. If you are going…
Planning for Magic at Universal Studios
Universal Studios is the competitive edge to Disney’s theme park empire. While the Universal Studios experience has existed since 1961, the theme park magic that we know today is a more recent concoction. While some attractions existed at their Hollywood Studio in the 1960s and 1970s, the theme park lands really expanded in the 1990s…
Family Travel Planning – Part 1
My sister is getting married in October, in Orlando, in a backyard wedding. This means the whole famdamily is going to the wedding. Which means we are going to be trying to make the most of the vacation, family time, and sightseeing in one giant Robinson Wedding Week. As you can imagine, trying to organize…