I do most of my theme park-ing stateside. Having Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando within driving distance makes that an easy choice. But now it seems I may have to start planning some long-distance traveling. Just-released artist’s renderings of Warner Bros.’ upcoming theme park in Abu Dhabi show some incredible level of detail in… Read More FIRST LOOK: Warner Bros. Abu Dhabi theme park looks INSANE
Theme park nerds got some good news today. Universal Studios Orlando revealed its third theme park, Volcano Bay, will have its official grand opening on May 25, 2017. The 30-acre water park is offering a raft full of rides aimed at kids and grownups of varying ages, sizes and levels of courage. I’m especially excited… Read More Universal’s Volcano Bay To Open May 25th
It sometimes can be tough being the younger sibling. Watching your older brother or sister be able to do stuff you can’t just because you’re a few years younger can be a crushing blow. I know of what I speaketh of. I’m nearly three years younger than my brother. When we were kids, that had its… Read More C’mon, This Train …
Something you will see a lot of here on Dad Encyclopedia are stories about theme parks. Since we live in Miami, hitting Orlando to visit the Disney and Universal parks is an easy 3 1/2 hour drive. I’ll be posting regularly about our visits there, how we plan our days and sharing a batch of interesting photos… Read More A Visit To Skull Island: Reign Of Kong
If you’ve never woken up before 8am and rushed over to the Magic Kingdom to catch the opening of the park, well, then you’re missing out on one of the coolest Disney traditions. The park opening is loads of fun, particularly for little kids, because it gives you that rare opportunity to experience the park… Read More Walt Disney World: Open The Gates!