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Universal Orlando

Posts about Universal Orlando resort.

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #124 – Islands of Adventure Orientation Part 3

Welcome travellers, to this third and final part of your Islands of Adventure Orientation. So far we have covered the Island as a whole, Seuss Landing, The Lost Continent and Jurassic Park. To conclude your education...

CityWalk Changes and Islands of Adventure Construction

Dateline Disney World is growing. For 2015, I decided that I wanted to have more of a finger on the pulse of the theme park industry in Orlando, so I reached out to Dusty...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #123 – Christmas and Outtakes

On this show we go over some news from 2014 and what we have coming up for UUOP in the new year. We bring you a live yuletide "On Location" from Universal Studios Hollywood from...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #122 – Behind the Scenes as a Universal Team...

On this special episode we welcome our "On Location" reporter, Gregory, on to the show to talk about his time working as a Team Member at Universal Orlando Resort. In his nearly two years working...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #121 – News, Emails and Grinch Breakfast

We are back to our normal show schedule and we begin with a listener Butterbeer preference from Jason Gallant and then head in to the news. In the news we let you know what "Holiday"...

Yesterland Review: Universal vs. Disney

Sam Gennawey’s new book is about how Universal’s theme park business grew from a modest industrial tour into a theme park powerhouse. Werner Weiss tells you what he thought of the book.   Read the full...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #120 – The Top 10 CREEPY Things at Universal...

There are many Disney podcasts out there, that I'm sure many of you listen to, but there is one that is very different from all the rest and that is Creepy Kingdom. James over at...

Oceaneering: Creating the Ride Systems that Changed Theme Parks

In 2013, SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin introduced a ride system that has changed everything we know about motion based entertainment.  The Revolution Ride System finally showed the world that there are...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #119 – News and Emails

Welcome back to UUOP. On this show we begin with a Butterbeer taste test from Micechat's very own Dusty Sage and Fishbulb. Which do they like best, the frozen or non-frozen? Following that we get...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #118 – Disney Hipsters Assumptions of Universal Orlando Resort

Welcome to another episode of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. On this show we begin helping a listener out by suggesting ways that they could let their kids know that they are going to Orlando...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #117 – News, Cowfish and Trip Report

Welcome to another Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. We begin this show with a news update which includes the announcement of some of the "celebrities that will be attending next years A Celebration of Harry Potter...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #116 – News from Around the Universal Globe

Hello everyone, we have a news heavy show this week. You can be on the show, all you have to do is record us a little message telling us who you are, where you're from...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #115 – Universal Studios Japan

We step away from our usual coverage of the U.S theme parks and take a trip over to Japan to talk about Universal Studios Japan and the New Wizarding World of Harry Potter that...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #114 – Islands of Adventure Orientation Part 2

Thank you everyone for joining us again, we hope you are all eager to learn the information that will help you help us bring this amazing theme park to life for all our guests. Once...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #113 – News, Rumors and Irish Q&A

The Unofficial Universal Orlando team are back and we begin as we always do with our news shows, with listener Butterbeer preference, this time from listener Cesar Juarez from California. Don't forget you can record...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #112 – Diagon Alley Roundtable Part 2

Welcome back Universal fans. On this show Darren, Nina and Gregory talk to Lee and Tracey about the food and drink, entertainment and Interactive wands inside the new Universal Studios Florida attraction Diagon Alley. They...

Universal Orlando Halloween Horror Nights 24 Thrills

The dark veil of Halloween Horror Nights has descended yet again on Universal Studios in Orlando. For the past twenty-four years around Halloween time, Universal has turned their parks into nightmare fuel to scare,...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #111 – News, Rumors and Autism at the Parks

We begin this episode with a Listener Butterbeer preference. If you would like to throw your hat in the ring, all you have to do is record us a message letting us know who you are, where...

Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast #110 – First Timer Mistakes + Hints and Tips

Welcome to another feast of UUOP goodness. We recently received an email from listener Tom Stidman.  His email said, " Dear Lee, Tracey, Darren and the gang, I Really enjoy the show even though I've only been to...

A Closer Look at Universal Orlando Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

If you have been reading about the newest Harry Potter attractions at Universal Orlando Resort and wondering if this might be the trip to see it from an on-site hotel. Well take a look...