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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Destinations

Posts about non-Disney destinations.

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #139 – The Live Anniversary Show

This was our 4th anniversary show and was broadcast LIVE over at mixlr.com/uuopodcast on Monday the 13th of April. On this show we bring you the latest news which includes Mardi Gras, Metal detectors at...

Fab News: Universal’s New Volcano Bay “Theme” Park

Aloha! I know I usually only serve up the news on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but I've got some big theme park news for you that just can't wait. Volcano Bay Universal has just announced their Volcano...

Busch Gardens Tampa Announces Cobra’s Curse

Busch Gardens Tampa is putting a new spin on family thrills. This week, the park announced their newest coaster, Cobra’s Curse, which will be a new take on the spinning coaster genre. The new...

Revving Up at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

MiceChat reader, Tre, recently visited Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi and shared this amazing account of the ambitious park in the Middle East. I just recently visited the United Arab Emirates for the International Association...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #138 – Universal’s International Program at the Wizarding World...

On this episode we are joined by Zoe Waycott, who took part in Universal Orlando's International Program. While she was working at Universal Orlando Resort, she spent her time working in many roles at the...

Twisted Colossus Opens This Weekend At Six Flags Magic Mountain

Something twisted this way comes.  If you have been following our coverage over the past few months, you know that Twisted Colossus is a reinvention of the classic, original Colossus, once the worlds tallest...

Efteling Fairy Tale Forest – Part One

Efteling is a fantasy theme park located in the Neatherlands. It was opened in 1952 and continues to delight European travelers to this very day.  We begin a two part series on the heart...

Gator Spot takes a bite out of International Drive

On Monday, May 11, the world of attractions along International Drive in Orlando went from big to “HUGE," as the newest member of the ever expanding and changing group of attractions on the iconic...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #137 – News, Autism at the Parks, Butterbeer and...

We then bring you a new segment to the podcast from Maureen at Autism at the Parks, in which she aims to help people with disabilities, ailments and kids get more from the Universal...

Voyage to the Iron Reef opens at Knotts Berry Farm!

After waiting years for a new attraction to fill the abandoned, upstairs space in Knott's Berry Farm's former dark ride show building (Knott's Berry Tales and Kingdom of the Dinosaurs), we finally have something...

Springfield U.S.A. Officially Opens at Universal Studios Hollywood

Tuesday night a block party was held to officially open Springfield U.S.A. at Universal Studios Hollywood.  That's right, America's most yellow family now has a full land where fans can explore the sights, sounds, and...

Season Pass Podcast – Universal’s Diagon Alley is Much More Than Butter Beer

This muggle hasn’t had the pleasure, yet, of experiencing Harry Potter Diagon Alley, but maybe you have? In preparation for summer theme park season (I can’t believe it’s basically already here! What happened to...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #136 – Disney vs Universal

On this episode we delve in to the mailbag to discuss what we would like to see for Halloween Horror Nights 25, we get into the Selfie Stick debate, some Diagon Alley tips and...

Explore Our Wild World at the Brevard Zoo

Located less than an hour east of the land of the mouse lies the small town of Melbourne, Florida. Located only a few miles north of Patrick Air Force Base and just south of...

A Wizarding Update from Universal Studios Hollywood

It's a gigantic update today from Universal Studios Hollywood, the entertainment capital of Los Angeles.  It's all about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter as we bring you a huge photo update from the...

Disney News with Fab – Dreamers, Doers and Diamonds

Hey there, hi there, ho there! Here's some Disney news to get you through the weekend: Young Dreamers Can Get Creative for Tomorrowland If you're between the ages of 8 and 17 and a creative genius...

Universal Studios Hollywood Brings Christmas in Spring

Universal Studios Hollywood is back again to help bring a little joy to the under privileged families from their community. Last Saturday, Universal Studios Hollywood’s “Discover a Star” foundation gave back to the community by...

Disney News Round Up: Knott’s Berry Farm Giving Free Tickets? What?!

Welcome to this week’s MiceChat Disney Round Up! What a great week we have had and there's much more to come! From the MiceChat Gumball Rally this past weekend, to news on the loop...

News With The Fabulous Disney Babe – Happy Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is as American as Chop Suey, Pasta Primavera and St. Patrick's Day, but that's no reason to sit it out May 5th. Downtown Disney at the Disneyland Resort is going to...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #135 – News & Orlando On Location

On this show we catch up on the news from Universal Orlando Resort, which includes some Halloween Horror Nights information, upcoming entertainment, what 's been going on with harry Potter and the Escape from...