The world’s largest water slide among most highly anticipated rides in 2016

The world’s largest water slide among most highly anticipated rides in 2016

(Relaxnews) – The world’s largest, multi-lane water slide is set to open next year in the US, sending thrill seekers careening down toboggans at speeds of up to 40 feet per second. Standing 60 feet tall (18 meters), the Six Flags franchise will add another multi-lane Wahoo Racer — the largest of its kind in […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Online, Videos ·
Harry Potter’s Wizarding World gets California call-up

Harry Potter’s Wizarding World gets California call-up

(Relaxnews) – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, a successful theme park attraction at Universal Studio’s Orlando and Osaka locations, is set to open at Universal Studios Hollywood in Spring 2016. A replica of wizardry school Hogwarts will contain well-received theme park ride “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” which, in this instance, will be […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley park to open next month in Florida

Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley park to open next month in Florida

(Relaxnews) – Universal Orlando has announced that the latest addition to its Harry Potter theme park will open July 8. Diagon Alley, the cobblestoned village where witches and wizards shop for provisions like wands, telescopes and magnifying glasses, will open next month after much fanfare. One of the most highly anticipated attractions is the multi-sensory […]

19.06.2014 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New to Harry Potter theme park: Hogwarts Express train and Diagon Alley

New to Harry Potter theme park: Hogwarts Express train and Diagon Alley

(Relaxnews) – Visitors to Universal Orlando this summer will be able to retrace the steps of Harry Potter as he crosses over from the Muggle world to the wizarding world, at a new theme park that will include a Hogwarts Express train, Diagon Alley and a recreation of London landmarks — to real-life scale. The […]

25.01.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining ·
Harry Potter stamps rattle US philatelists

Harry Potter stamps rattle US philatelists

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The loss-making US Postal Service (USPS) introduced Harry Potter stamps Tuesday, delighting fans of the fictional boy wizard but angering some philatelists who complain he’s not American. The limited edition of 20 stamps feature images of Scottish author J.K. Rowling’s best-selling character “with the friends, heroes, villains and creatures that make up his […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Holiday tourists overwhelm top Florida theme parks

Holiday tourists overwhelm top Florida theme parks

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Free-spending US tourists shrugged off economic worries to overwhelm Disney World and other top Florida theme parks this week, forcing them to temporarily shut the gates, officials said Thursday. Some visitors to Legoland, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and three Disney destinations found parking lots and entryways shut for short periods Wednesday and Thursday as […]

02.01.2012 · Filled under: Destinations, News ·