Diary of a Road Tripper: Part Two

A Nashville to Knoxville road trip doesn't usually take 6 days and being on the road for 1000 miles, but I took a more unusual route. Taking in Memphis, Holiday World and 5 new states on the way to the Sunsphere. Here's my diary from the trip, this time I'll be day-tripping to Holiday World and … Continue reading Diary of a Road Tripper: Part Two

Austin, Texas

What better thing to do on Valentine's Day than write about what you love. I left off my US trip in the disappointing San Francisco, next up was Austin, Texas. Austin has been in the back of my mind for a long time, stories that paint it as a liberal oasis in the middle of … Continue reading Austin, Texas

Which Disney park should you visit?

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?

Why you should love roller coasters: Twisted Colossus and Six Flags Magic Mountain

People say that I'm opinionated. I'm sure some think that I live to contradict rather than truly believe the things I do. Which is why I'm sure a lot of people think my enjoyment of roller coasters comes from needing to be a special snowflake of quirkiness and originality. That look of, or actually vocalization of "Of … Continue reading Why you should love roller coasters: Twisted Colossus and Six Flags Magic Mountain

6 weeks in the US: Kansas City to Branson

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

Ridden Rollercoaster of the Week: Shambhala

Every Friday I look back at one of the notable roller coasters I have been on in my travels... Time to travel to Europe for my next coaster, Shambhala. It's situated in Port Aventura which is in the beach town of Salou, Spain. Salou is fairly touristy with an annoying amount of English pubs and restaurants … Continue reading Ridden Rollercoaster of the Week: Shambhala

6 Weeks in the US: Indiana Beach and Six Flags Great America

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