Most people think all Disney parks are created equal but there are differences between them all, both subtle and extreme. It's most likely the readers of this blog might have visited one or two but not seen all of them yet. With Shanghai opening in 5 months, it's a good time to reflect on why you … Continue reading Which Disney park should you visit?
Most people don't consider seeing a new city as relaxing, but it's one thing that really gets me out of my head and gives me a new perspective on my own life. This made visiting Chicago at the end of my trip for 5 days a fantastic decision.
I travelled next to Kansas City, home to the biggest collection of fountains outside of Rome. They certainly make the place more charming but the thing I was most excited about when visiting was trying the famous Kansas City-style BBQ. My wish came true as we ordered takeout from Joe's original location (an old gas/petrol … Continue reading 6 weeks in the US: Kansas City to Branson
Indiana Beach and Six Flags Great America were the final two stops on the TPR tour. One small theme park and one rather large one. Indiana Beach was cute as hell with enough variety for me to really enjoy the park. It has a new El Loco, a couple of classic wooden coasters (one of which was sadly … Continue reading 6 Weeks in the US: Indiana Beach and Six Flags Great America
Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana, is a theme park based around the concept of holiday celebrations. July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Halloween are the names of the four lands it is comprised of, plus there's a water park called Splashing Safari. I was particularly excited to visit as the park boasts 3 famously good … Continue reading 6 Weeks in the US: Holiday World
Oh Kentucky! The Theme Park Review New Hotness tour continued with two parks in the Bluegrass state: Kentucky Kingdom and Beech Bend. Kings Island seemed to have taken it out of many people (especially me and one other person who both somehow managed to fall asleep sitting up at a picnic bench in the July … Continue reading 6 Weeks in the US: Kentucky Theme Parks
For the next week I didn't have to plan anything. All I had to do was set my alarm nice and early every day and be taken on amazing tours of theme parks, complete with perks I wouldn't be able to organise myself. It was the beginning of the Theme Park Review New Hotness tour. The … Continue reading 6 weeks in the US: Ohio Roller Coaster Tour