Germany is really well known for it’s overwhelming and magnificent funfairs- including the world famous Oktoberfest- the biggest funfair in the world. The country is also home to some of the largest travelling rides in the world. In September I headed to one of the biggest fairs in the west of Germany – Pützchens Markt – and I thought that it would be exciting to share my experience.Continue reading “Pützchens Markt 2022- Trying out one of Germany’s largest funfairs”
As a child, I frequented Warner Bros. Movie World Germany, now known as Movie Park Germany, and it left a lasting impression on me. Six years after the opening of the German park, Six Flags and Warner Bros. continued their partnership with the opening of a new park in Madrid. This park has since been on my radar, also due to the fact that it’s home to a Vekoma Giant Inverted Boomerang.Continue reading “Why we love Parque Warner Madrid so much.”
Phantasialand has blown our socks off again and created another mind-blowing, space-saving attraction for 2022. The Adventure Trail offers a brand new walkthrough experience through the Africa themed area of the park and here you can find all you need to know about the latest invention from the masterminds at Phantasialand.Continue reading “Adventure Trail- Phantasialand’s Newest Addition”
Halloween is just around the corner, and parks are preparing for the new season. The Spanish scream park Horrorland, awarded “Best Scream Park Event in Europe” by ScareCon Scare Awards, is hosting auditions to find new people to incarnate into the monsters that will inhabit their haunted houses.
This week, we visited the park to check the auditions for their fourth season and chat with directors David and Cristina about the pandemic, their creative process, the scare attractions industry and more!Continue reading “Horrorland: “Dignity is something we try to give to terror””
A few days ago, we traveled to Parque Warner Madrid and delivered a brand-new construction update on their new roller coaster. A few days later, we returned to take a closer look at the layout, station, construction, and more!Continue reading “A Closer Look at Parque Warner Madrid’s Batman Intamin Coaster + Construction Update – September 7, 2022”
Residents of the area surrounding Alton Towers are being consulted about a proposed indoor attraction. Here is the latest news and rumors about Alton Towers’ next big project.Continue reading “Secret Weapon Nine? Is Alton Towers Building a New Roller Coaster?”
Fantasiana is one of Austria’s leading theme parks including a whole variety of dark rides, a stunningly themed log flume and 2 family rollercoasters. The park is Austria’s second most well known theme park and is located only 30 minutes away from Salzburg- which makes it perfect to combine with a city break in one of Austria’s most famous and historical cities. Thanks very much to Fantasiana for letting us visit and let’s have a virtual explore through this park together!Continue reading “Fantasiana- A World of Magic Awaits”
Here in the UK we are blessed to have so many beautiful parks, some surrounded by countryside and others amongst beautiful seaside destinations. Today we are going to talk about our day trip to the lovely Pleasurewood Hills in Lowestoft in the UK.Continue reading “Pleasurewood Hills – Park visit 2022”
Family Park in Austria has just celebrated the launch of their brand new Intamin log flume for 2022- Biberburg (Beaver Lodge in English). We were so thrilled to be invited to the grand opening of this exciting new attraction at Austria’s largest theme park and therefore we thought we’d share all the details with you!Continue reading “Family Park Opens a Brand New Water Ride!”
Spain parks are in full motion for the 2023 season! PortAventura is working on a yet unknown project (rumours can be heard about an enclosed spinning coaster) and Parque Warner is developing maybe their biggest project in 20 years. Construction is already visible at the studio based theme park, so let’s take a quick look!Continue reading “Parque Warner’s 2023 New Coaster Goes Vertical”
Following the removal of Hurakan (Top Spin), the emblematic amusement park of Barcelona has recently announced the addition of a new thrill ride for 2024. The park is also developing a new plan for specific attractions in order to maintain and renew its socio-tourist appeal providing new sensations and experiences to its guests, while maintaining the essence of historic attractions.Continue reading “Tibidabo Announces New Thrill Ride for 2024”
Where can you eat food from a large selection of European countries and cultures in one day? Where can you ride attractions themed to and landscaped to a bunch of different European nations? That’s right! It’s Europa-Park!Continue reading “Trip to Europa-Park in 2022”
There’s no better thing than a brand-new Disney park themed land opening up. This is particularly true for Disneyland Paris’ neighboring park Walt Disney Studios that has always struggled with a smaller-than-usual attraction lineup. As part of a large expansion to the theme park, Avenger Campus will be home to several rides, restaurants, shopping and entertainment attractions. Let’s take a look at all that Avenger Campus will have to offer!Continue reading “What to Expect at Marvel Avenger Campus at Walt Disney Studios in Paris”
“Hollywood in Germany!” was the 1996 slogan of newly-opened Warner Bros. Movie World – 26 years later, Movie Park Germany near Bottrop remains one of Germany’s premier themed parks. Attractions include Star Trek: Operation Enterprise, Movie Park Studio Tour, Van Helsing’s Factory, Area 51, and Excalibur – Secrets of the Dark Forest; join us for a tour around through what we still call “Hollywood in Germany”.Continue reading “Hollywood In Germany! – A Tour of Movie Park Germany in 2022”
If you’ve been keeping up to date with us lately, you’ll know that we’ve been taking you on a tour of the major theme parks in Denmark and all of their latest developments. Not only has Denmark had the blessing of an epic development like a brand new Vekoma, called Fønix, just on the other coastline you can find a brand new development, called Dinosaurland, which has recently opened up its doors to the public. We checked out Dinosaurland on the opening weekend at Djurs Sommerland. We were also very lucky to have an exclusive meeting with the park’s CEO! So expect all the interesting updates in this article!Continue reading “Roaring into a new world of Dinosaurs at Djurs Sommerland”
Tivoli Gardens is one of those parks which changes upon the seasons. The park can look completely different depending on whether you visit in spring, summer, autumn or winter. Tivoli has recently reopened for the 2022 season and the park couldn’t look more decked out for spring. There are beautiful flower beds all over the park and the cherry blossom is looking more vibrant than ever before. Fountains dance on the lakes and the crowds are out in full in the spring sunshine. Today we will take a look at the latest additions to the park and everything that caught my eye during my day at Tivoli.
Continue reading “Spring has sprung at Tivoli Gardens”
After 2 years of cancellations due to the pandemic, the spring funfair and festival in Cologne has come back and the event couldn’t be more popular with the public. Not only is it a perfect location for meeting friends and getting together for a drink, it’s also filled with food stalls, game stalls- and most importantly for us- rides and attractions! There’s even a brand new ride which is making its world premiere as well as a rollercoaster! So join me as I take you through the details of the exciting event this year and if you’re feeling extra adventurous- why not visit yourself? You’ve got until 1st May!
Continue reading “Cologne Spring Funfair has returned!”
There are many top places to visit in the UK with beautiful beaches and fantastic funfairs and plenty of doughnuts! Many of these places have a variety of rollercoasters, flat rides, dark rides and amongst these are hidden gems! Here we talk about my first ever trip to Skegness in the UK and take a look at what Fantasy Island has to offer.Continue reading “Fantasy Island Park Report – Skegness, UK.”
Did you know that Legoland Billund is the world’s original Lego park? If not, now you sure do! Therefore Legoland Billund houses a lot of the original Lego attractions- such as the original Dragon rollercoaster. Emma and I headed out to Legoland Billund to explore the park and see what’s new. It was my first time, however Emma has already visited the park- you can read her take on the park here.Continue reading “Legoland Billund- The Original Park Keeps Going Strong”
2022 is so far proving to be a pretty strong year across Europe, with some major new hardware opening up in the coming months. Above all, Denmark is opening up a major new Vekoma coaster as well as a Mack family coaster, both of which we will we be heading to check out next month. Furthermore, UK has got plans for two major rollercoasters coming at Thorpe Park and Chessington over the coming years. However, for this year, a brand new family rollercoaster, called The Farmyard Flyer, will be opening on the 1st April at Paultons Park.Continue reading “Flying into 2022 with the Farmyard Flyer”