Sven: Last Sunday we did our final Halloween park this season: Disneyland Paris. No spooky mazes but lots of entertainment by Disney. The big star this year was Ursula, who sang beautifully to all the unfortunate souls. Next to that, we had a look at what’s new in the Studios including Spider-Man construction! Are you brave enough to read? Continue reading “Disneyland Paris – The Final Day of Halloween – November 2019”
Sven: Like other parts of the world, the Halloween spirit arrived at many of Europe’s theme parks. One of those park celebrates it for the 21st time: Movie Park Germany! As it is known to be one of the better events, we went to Bottrop for the first time to see the event’s mazes and enjoy the atmosphere!
Byron: After taking a break from writing on the site, I am thrilled to be writing again, and what better way to return than to review a ride of Helix’s caliber.
Helix is a Mack Rides roller coaster at Liseberg in Gothenburg Sweden. It features two launches, seven inversions, several strong airtime moments and a sprawling terrain-based layout. Helix was the bucket list coaster for me ever since it opened in 2014, and after years of anticipation, I had the chance to ride it in the summer of 2018. I was so excited I could barely contain myself and before I knew it, I was packed in like a sardine ascending the crowded Liseberg escalators to The Next Level. Every guest in there, including myself, shared one common goal: Ride Helix.
Naaaaaaaants igonyamaaaaaaa bagithi babaaaaa! Yes, we recently got back from the Lion King Festival at Disneyland Paris. A special summer season and what a hot and busy day it was. Luckily, we know our way around the park so read all about facing a summer day at the Paris resort! Continue reading “Disneyland Paris – The Lion King & Jungle Festival – August 2019”
Sean: I know we’re already approaching the end of 2019, but we’re flashing back to 2018 when we traveled across the world to some memorable and not-so-memorable parks. Below we have listed some of the biggest surprises of 2018, both local and international coasters. Continue reading “FLASHBACK – The 5 Most Surprising Coasters We Rode in 2018”
Sven: After a visit to Walibi Holland, we also went out to discover the new coaster in Walibi Belgium! It’s no Untamed, but Fun Pilot might as well be for non-thrillseekers. As part of it’s master plan, the ride stands out in the new Fun World area. Let’s play!
Sven: Today, Walibi Holland kindly invited us to the opening event of the year in Europe! Untamed, Europe’s first Iron Horse RMC coaster officially opened today. Get ready to face the Wilderness and learn about the creature that lurks at the end of the park.
Sven: Fury sparkles as the newest coaster addition in Belgium. The ride has some unique features and finally puts Bobbejaanland back on the map. But besides the ride, they opened a brand new area at the park to accommodate this interesting new coaster. Ready to battle the threats?
Sven: It’s hot in Europe and yet, we go out to the parks to enjoy the coasters and more. To celebrate my birthday, I recently went to Disneyland Paris! It was time to visit Henry Ravenswood again after a long refurbishment. Also, the Walt Disney Studios really looks like a construction zone with the new Marvel Land coming up. Lots of tips in this one, see let’s go!
In October of 2018, Poland’s biggest amusement park, Energylandia announced that they would be building a ground-up I-Box hybrid coaster and it was to be manufactured by RMC. Continue reading “Zadra Update – Energylandia”
Sven: You probably know that I live in Belgium. Coasterwise, we don’t have the tallest or the most thrilling coasters out there. However, we do have some unique coasters that can only be experienced in our tiny country. Today, we put one of those in the spotlight as it is a true icon in many ways. Raise your glass to 30 years of excitement thanks to Revolution at Bobbejaanland!
Sven: Finally, we made it to Scandinavia! A region that was lacking on my theme park count (and thus also coaster count). Fortunately, we experienced a wonderful two days at Liseberg, the coaster kingdom of Scandinavia. A stunning launch coaster, a woodie full of airtime and one of the best family coasters out there. Oh and a wonderful dive too. Let’s get to it! Continue reading “Liseberg – Coasters You Want Nearby”
Alexander: Here’s the scoop.
We missed out on a day of parks (I’m sure everyone can relate) while we were in Nederlands. Victims of circumstance, and with several credits in question, Sean and I decided to try and cram two small Dutch parks into 1 hour.
Exactly one hour.
Sean: Within a span of 17 years this amazing Dutch theme park went from indoor play ground with a rollerskater to a world-class theme park destination. Toverland opened in may of 2001 with a Vekoma rollerskater and took the world by storm adding one of the regions largest and most impressive wooden coasters, a launch coaster, large spinning coaster, water rides, and one of the world’s best B&M Wing Coasters. Let’s take a look at this Dutch amusement park that want from 0 to 100 real fast. Continue reading “Toverland – The Little Theme Park that Could”
Sean: We recently went on a lightning fast 2-day trip to Europe for a concert, family, and 4 theme parks. The most time we spent on a single activity? Efteling. Not only is this park one of the world’s best theme parks, it’s also a personal favorite of ours! Join us at the Efteling, Een Wereld Vol Wonderen! Continue reading “Efteling – Een Wereld Vol Wonderen – May 2019”