On May 25th the geography of Universal Orlando will change. Along with 2 theme parks, there will be the new water park, Volcano Bay. The philosophy celebrated at this new water park is “Water is Life. Life is Joy”. It’s the carefree attitude that the fabled Waturi islanders have embraced on their Pacific isle for … Continue reading Universal Orlando’s Volcano Bay is here to stay!
When they named Universal’s Islands of Adventure, they weren’t kidding! This park is full of fun and great attractions! Our Orlando vacation was spent in both Universal Orlando’s parks, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, but Islands of Adventure was our favorite!
This past October, my family took a trip to Orlando. The past 40-something trips we hop on the Magical Express and went to Disney World. This time, we opted for something different. We caught a cab and headed toward Universal Orlando.
A sentence that I find myself saying, quite often, as a Travel Pixie, is “Universal Studios is not part of Disney.” Universal Studios is about 20 minutes away from Disney World. It’s located closer to the Orlando International Airport. And yes, it is NOT part of Disney. Universal is it’s own unique and awesome vacation … Continue reading Universal Is EPIC!
Many times, I’ve heard people say “What’s that other park in Orlando?” The truth is, there are multiple theme parks in the Orlando area. And Universal Orlando is an entire vacation destination by itself. After attending an informational seminar, I’ve learned that this is a “must see” for people of all ages. Let’s start by taking a … Continue reading Orlando Is Not Just Disney, It’s Universal Orlando, Too!
For years you’ve known Our Laughing Place Travel as your Disney Vacation Specialists. We’ve been helping families plan magical vacations for nearly 20 years now! But did you also know that we specialize in planning Universal Orlando vacations as well? That’s right! So whether you want to plan your entire vacation around Universal Orlando or … Continue reading Exciting Fun At Universal Orlando!
I know that most blogs that you read from Our Laughing Place Travel are Disney oriented. I’ve decided, since we can help travelers with Universal Studios, as well, that I would write about the park’s great holiday happenings. Unlike Disney World, Universal’s Halloween extravaganza is not for children and those looking for a “Not So … Continue reading Universal Studios Orlando Holdiay Happenings –
With the new year upon us, I’ve been watching some of the new resort, cruises and general travel updates. It looks like it will be a great year for anyone that plans to take a vacation in 2018!
Clients of all ages ask me “What else can I do in Orlando?”. Of course there are several theme parks and adventures, but what about something for those that want some down time? Orlando has that too. One of the most exciting events to come to the city will be the Pro Bowl. After years … Continue reading Orlando, More Than A Theme Park
There is a big Disney rumor running around today about Disney’s Fast Pass system. We all know that Disney has been rolling out the My Disney Experience and Magic Bands. I can confirm that if you do not want to wear a Magic Band you will have the option to have a Key to the World … Continue reading Disney RUMOR! Fast Pass Restrictions