Islands of Adventure just celebrated its 22nd birthday a few days ago. I have said many times that IOA is my favorite theme park, and this is very true. When I started MCM’s YouTube channel back in 2008, one of the very first videos I put up was from Islands […]
I Like Cotton Candy
Sometimes, well, actually quite often, theme park events and things pop up in my Facebook memories tab. This has proven to be useful when sharing anniversaries of attraction openings and things on Twitter. This video popped up in my memories from 2017. Honk Honkers unfortunately closed way before the pandemic […]
Universal Teases Up Close Look At Velocicoaster Vehicles In Action!
Velocicoaster Ride Vehicles Universal released a short clip today teasing the Velocicoaster ride vehicles in the action. It pretty much melted Twitter. The highly anticipated thrill ride should be opening by Summer of next year. They’ve already been doing significant ride testing, so softs may happen a couple weeks prior […]
Views of the Velocicoaster
Even though it’s been just a couple weeks since it was *officially* announced, the Velocicoaster has been on lots of people’s highly anticipated lists for quite awhile now. A couple days ago I took a late afternoon stroll around the Islands of Adventure Lagoon and took some photos and videos. […]
Themed Christmas Trees at Islands of Adventure
I took a walk around Islands of Adventure yesterday and discovered some themed Christmas trees were already out and on display. Universal’s holiday offerings officially kick off on November 14th and run until January 3rd, 2021. Read more about what they’re doing HERE. In the video below, you’ll see trees […]
4 minutes and 20 seconds with…
The parks are great for going on things, but it is also nice to just go and not go on anything. Wait. What? You read that correctly. Sometimes (pretty much always in this current climate), when I go to Universal, I just walk around and take photos or […]
Remember this from a year ago?
Around this time last year, Harry and I were making daily trips to the Universal parks. This is a vlog from one of those trips. I created a “UniArtDrop” in honor of the recently revealed Hulk statue. The ride was closed at the time and going through a refurbishment. And […]
Islands of Christmas
There’s a Christmas centric store in almost every theme park nowadays. And the Universal parks are no exception. There’s one in Universal Studios, but here we are going to look at the Port of Entry Christmas store. Open all year long, you can find just about any sort of Christmas […]