As we discussed in the last article on the Whizzer the Marriott’s Great America parks were bold designs that applied many lessons learned at other regional parks. Part of this was a plan and specific plots designated for expansion. In 1977, a year after its opening, the Santa Clara park was the first to receive a major coaster addition, the Tidal Wave.Continue reading “Lost Coasters of California – Part 3: Tidal Wave”
Today’s Coaster Kings Radio podcast episode is a timely release! The episode starts with a look at some pressing theme park news from around the globe, after which we create our own fantasy theme park in real time. Sean, Alexander and Sven all came up with their own themed area and then collectively created an area together. Don’t miss this wild new episode: Continue reading “Coaster Kings Radio – Welcome to our Theme Park!”
In today’s episode of our official podcast, Sean and Alex continue their conversation about the world’s biggest manufacturers and their highlight coasters. This follow-up episode includes Rocky Mountain Construction, B&M and Vekoma along with a dozen additional manufacturers! Continue reading “Coaster Kings Radio – Manufacturer Talk pt. 2!”
We just released a highly detailed and exciting discussion of Phantasialand’s newest area and world-class rollercoaster! Join us to Rookburgh and experience F.L.Y. in our newest Coaster Kings Radio episode with team members Sven and Nadja, and guest host Jan from Brake Section! Continue reading “Special Episode: Rookburgh & F.L.Y. at Phantasialand – Coaster Kings Radio”
This month we present a new Coaster Kings Radio podcast episode EVERY WEEK! This week, check out a special episode from our European crew in UK’s Hot or Not! Continue reading “Coaster Kings Radio – SPECIAL – UK’s Hot or Not”
Our newest podcast episode is now available for your enjoyment! In this episode of Coaster Kings Radio, Sean and Alex discuss major coaster manufacturers from around the world and take a look at some of their best and most unique products. Is your favorite coaster highlighted? Continue reading “Coaster Kings Radio – Manufacturer Talk (Part One)”
In our brand new podcast episode we discuss Disney’s best themed areas from around the world! Are your favorites on the list? Continue reading “Coaster Kings Radio – Disney Themed Areas Top 10”
We’re on the second episode of the new season! After a quick conversation about the Jurassic World coaster and Waldameer, we discuss two highly popular Cedar Fair parks and how they compare. This time we based our discussions on Instagram polls and the results. Let’s see if we agree with our followers! Continue reading “Coaster Kings Radio – Cedar Point vs. Kings Island”
HA! Lockdown was tough, and though the United States is running behind on getting this under control, some parks have reopened across the states, and other continents! Join us for a new season, and a new way of visiting parks. Friendly reminder to wear your mask. Continue reading “Coaster Kings Radio – Season 2 – Episode 10 – Please Wear Your Mask”
It’s time for an episode all about Herschend Family Entertainment: America’s Theme Park Sweatheart. But mostly Silver Dollar City and Dollywood.
What better way to spend your time waiting for corona to go away than by listening to our latest podcast? We do talk a bit about the COVID in the world but after that it’s all about the trips we already did this year: Efteling, Phantasialand, Disneyland Paris and several parks in Texas! We finish with a special quiz: Who’s the Coaster King of the World? Do you know all the answers?
Sean and Alex recently went to Disneyland Paris. Was it as horrible as last time? Could they appreciate the resort while the Walt Disney Studios is one big construction site? Or did they get seduced by the many coasters the resort has to offer? Continue reading “Coaster Kings Radio Episode 7: Jump to Hyperspace”
In this first episode of 2020, we talk all about Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.
Join us as we travel to the Far East in search of some of the best parks and coasters in the world. This episode of Coaster Kings Radio: More Sean. More Alex. More China!
Join us as we travel to the Far East in search of some of the best parks and coasters in the world. This episode of Coaster Kings Radio takes us to East China and many of its famous, and not-so-famous parks.
Welcome back to Kawaii Coaster Kings! In Part 2, Sean and Alex talk about several parks and rides in Japan. This includes Suzuka Circuit, Himeji, Hirakata, Toshimaen, Sea Paradise, Nagashima Spa Land and Tokyo Disney Resort!
Sean and Alex went to opening day of the newest coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure! And after a long wait, here’s the review of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure!
In one corner: Six Flags Great Adventure! In the other: Cedar Point! Who will win? In this episode we compare the coasters of these parks and more to find out which park is the best. Meet our friends Jackie, Jimmy and Dainan who join the table for this heated battle.
This time around we bring you a special podcast episode where we talk all things Japan! How do you navigate the country and what can you expect from major parks like Fuji-Q Highland and Universal Studios Japan? Find out as Sean and Alex teach Sven all about these parks and more in Kawaii Coaster Kings – Part 1!
Get ready for an episode full of reviews! This includes Time Traveler, Copperhead Strike, Tigris, Popcorn Revenge and Wilderness! In that area, RMC Hybrid Untamed will open soon and we talked to park director Mascha Van Till! After that, we spin the Manufacturer Wheel of Fortune and speak out about our favorite coasters from the manufacturer that pops up. Enjoy!