Over the last weekend many enthusiast noticed some changes on the Lightwater valley website in regards to this season’s rides. There has been a lot of speculation around this park over the past year. The park updated us all a few days ago with some information on the rides they plan on closing and opening this year. Here we will discuss those changes and the potential future of The Ultimate.Continue reading “Lightwater Valley – A Park Update for the 2021 season”
Scandinavia Series-Part 4: Five things to do in Liseberg, Sweden
With the theme park season drawing to a close in many countries and people forced to stay home again, we thought we’d bring you a brand new article series. Expect regular updates from myself as we explore one of the most beautiful, cultural and historical regions of Europe: Scandinavia!
We’ll be taking you from Norway across to Finland, through Sweden and then down to Denmark. We’ll be providing you with detailed insights and top tips into the theme parks each of these countries has to offer. We will also be diving into which rollercoasters and attractions you aren’t going to want to miss out on. So grab a cup of coffee, a slice of cake and enjoy!
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Mega Coaster Update – Walibi Belgium – October 2020
After quite some time, we finally got out to Walibi Belgium again to take a look at the finished layout of their well-known new Intamin mega coaster coming in 2021. We got some shots of work being done in its new area and some amazing views of the completed track.
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The London Resort (Paramount Park) – Construction Update October 2020
Back in October 2012 the UK heard about plans to build a huge park on the outskirts of London. Now eight years later we have a new update, possible ride manufacturers, and a possible opening year! Being built by London Resort Company Holdings, here’s what we know:
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Details on New Intamin Blitz Coaster for Parc Astérix!
A new environmental study has been published for the Intamin75 project at Parc Astérix, under the form of a 416 pages PDF ! It revealed several facts about the coaster, the area and more. Let’s dive into the details of spectacular coaster for France! Continue reading “Details on New Intamin Blitz Coaster for Parc Astérix!”
Disneyland Paris – The Final Day of Halloween – November 2019
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”
Walibi Belgium Update – Two Worlds, One Family – July 2019
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!
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Liseberg – Coasters You Want Nearby
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”
Bobbejaanland – Fury Construction Update – May 4th 2019
Sven: Bobbejaanland continues construction on their biggest coaster yet! Fury will be a record breaking coaster by Gerstlauer. This Triple Launch Coaster will be part of a brand new area called Land of Legends. See for yourself how construction continues!
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Walibi Belgium Update – Karma World – April 2019
Sven: It’s the Easter weekend and it’s sunny side up in Belgium. Guests are flowing in theme parks and we walked among them in Walibi Belgium. At the start of the season, the park reopened a new themed area: Karma World. Discover more about the new food, a repainted Cobra and most importantly the world’s first Erratic Dark Ride: Popcorn Revenge! Plus an update on the brand new coaster!
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Walibi Holland Update – Opening of Wilderness – April 6th 2019
Sven: We just came back from our first park of the European theme park season! Walibi Holland was so kind to invite us for the opening of Wilderness, a new themed area. This also included a construction tour of Western-Europe’s first RMC coaster: Untamed! Find out more about this exciting area and ride! Continue reading “Walibi Holland Update – Opening of Wilderness – April 6th 2019”
Disneyland Paris Update – February 2019
Sven: During the low season, there are a select few parks that are still open. This includes Europe’s largest resort Disneyland Paris! Even though many rides can be closed, there’s quite some extra entertainment going on. Meet the Princesses, Pirates and Galactic Heroes and Villains! Continue reading “Disneyland Paris Update – February 2019”
Phantasialand Update – January 14th 2019
Sven: First theme park of the year! The off-season in Europe has started but here and there you can still visit a park. One of those, fortunately for us, is Phantasialand! A final touch of Christmas atmosphere! Continue reading “Phantasialand Update – January 14th 2019”
Europa-Park Update – Winter Season – December 2018
Sven: This might be my final theme park of the year but what a way to end it. Europa-Park in winter was a first for me, but pretty sure it won’t be my last. Get ready for a Rulantica update, Piraten von Batavia update and Christmas atmosphere in of the world’s best theme parks! Continue reading “Europa-Park Update – Winter Season – December 2018”
Horrorland Scream Park Update – November 10, 2018
Alex: Halloween was already a few days ago, but that doesn’t stop us to visit some horror fun! We made a final visit to Horrorland, the new scream park in Spain and we were greatly surprised by its evolution.
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Efteling Update – Fall Colors – November 2018
Sven: Last Sunday, we ended the European theme park season in a park that won’t even be closed. Nevertheless, we had a good reason to visit Efteling on this sunny day in November: Fall colors!
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Wildlands Emmen 2018
Sven: Europe contains lots of beautiful theme parks, but next to that it also has quite some nice and special zoos. There’s one in particular that we recently visited and that opened not one, but two coasters! Read all about the Dutch zoo: Wildlands Emmen! Continue reading “Wildlands Emmen 2018”
Europa-Park Update – After The Fire – June 2018
Sven: Last week our correspondent Yannick visited one of the best theme parks in the world: Europa-Park. As you now, they were recently struck by a big fire caused by one of their rides. See for yourself how things are now! Continue reading “Europa-Park Update – After The Fire – June 2018”