A Rope Drop Morning at Islands Of Adventure

Guest Post for thestudiosgirl.com  From an early wake up call, to anxiously waiting by the gates, to the rush of the walk (or run) to Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, a rope drop morning at Universal’s Islands of Adventure is definitely worth it. In this post we will walk through how we generally plan ourContinue reading “A Rope Drop Morning at Islands Of Adventure”

What Makes Halloween Horror Nights Special?

I am very happy to share this guest blog by the awesome Jonathan at Hung Up On Theme Parks,he makes great content over on YouTube and I am a big fan of his podcasts! He has left his social media platforms below so please give him a follow on Instagram and subscribe to his YouTubeContinue reading “What Makes Halloween Horror Nights Special?”

23 Reasons why I LOVE The Revenge Of The Mummy Ride.

Like a lot of people I am spending my birthday in lockdown, what should have been the start of a 7 day stay at The Aventura hotel, chilling out on the rooftop bar and enjoying my favourite cocktails with the stunning backdrop of Volcano Bay has transcended into sitting in my garden with a homemadeContinue reading “23 Reasons why I LOVE The Revenge Of The Mummy Ride.”

Planning tips for your first/next Universal trip.

Over the past few years I have become somewhat of an unofficial travel agent for my work colleagues, friends and family all wanting me to price them up a good deal. This is usually how the conversation goes…”Do you think this is a good price for a week in Tenerife?” Me(in utter horror)”You realise youContinue reading “Planning tips for your first/next Universal trip.”

A guide to Universal’s virtual line experience.

A big thank you to Krysti at Orlando Decoded for sharing her virtual line tips and experience for this guest blog. In order to maximize social distancing, most theme parks have announced “virtual queue lines” to decrease the amount of people in a single location. While Disney’s FastPass+ and Volcano Bay’s Tapu-Tapu have utilized digitalContinue reading “A guide to Universal’s virtual line experience.”

Universal’s Cabana Bay:So much more than “Cheap and cheerful”.

I first booked a stay at Universal’s Cabana bay in the autumn of 2018. This was to be a Christmas morning surprise for my family who had never been to the States before. After much research and working out a budget I decided to go with Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort for our two weekContinue reading “Universal’s Cabana Bay:So much more than “Cheap and cheerful”.”

8 Things to Expect at Universal Orlando Post-Covid Shutdown.

This guest blog comes from the lovely Krysti over at Orlando Decoded. Universal Orlando will officially re-open to the public on June 5th, but as an annual pass holder, I got to experience a special preview this morning. Here’s what to expect when visiting the Universal theme parks during this unprecedented time: 1.) It’s difficult toContinue reading “8 Things to Expect at Universal Orlando Post-Covid Shutdown.”

Take my money Universal,You’ve earned my trust back.

Take my money Universal,You’ve earned my trust back. A little over a month ago I decided to postpone my families 2 week August holiday to Universal’s Cabana Bay, this decision was heavily based on next years availability and restrictions that I thought would be in place. While my family are feeling positive about postponing ourContinue reading “Take my money Universal,You’ve earned my trust back.”

What we DO know about the post quarantine Universal Studios

Today Universal Studios Orlando has made live their reservation system for the exclusive annual pass holder opening days (3rd and 4th June). Reservations were made available in order of tier status, with Premier and Preferred passholder’s given an hour advantage over Power and Seasonal Passholders. The booking page states “Please select your date, arrival timeContinue reading “What we DO know about the post quarantine Universal Studios”