POV Video Footage Of Soon-To-Open Harry Potter Roller Coaster Just Released

Universal Orlando Resort’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter is putting the finishing touches on its newest attraction, a roller coaster called Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure.

Universal has been periodically doling out photos and information about the attraction, which is set to open on June 13, but now they’ve released the best stuff yet – point of view video footage!

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Disney Rash: What It Is, How To Treat It & How To Prevent It In The First Place

You’re on a trip to Disney World sometime between May and September (a time of year fondly called the Heat & Humidity Festival by us locals), from your home where you don’t see the sun or warmth for half the year (or more). After a few days of walking around the theme parks, water parks or one of our fabulous beaches, you wake up one morning to find your legs are covered in a red splotchy rash.

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What is it? Is it dangerous? What should you do for it?

Maybe you’ll search the internet to find out about it, and if so, Hello!!!! First of all, understand that you’re currently reading a travel blog. If you are having a medical emergency, seek attention immediately and stop Googling your symptoms.

Otherwise, you might head to the local pharmacy to find out what you can buy to treat it.  That’s when you’ll find out that this is a pretty common problem for people visiting Orlando, or anywhere else that gets really hot.

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Extent Of Personal Info Leak, End Of Robocalls, Possible Future Comfort With 28″ Seat Pitch???, And More!

Happy Wednesday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.

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Tired Of Carrying All Your Stuff Around Walt Disney World or Universal? There’s A Fix For That!

When people go to Walt Disney World or Universal Orlando Resort for the day, especially when they have kids in tow, they tend to have to carry a lot of stuff. Depend on several factors, they may have to contend with holding:

  • Coats/jackets/ponchos
  • umbrellas/mister fans/sunglasses
  • Diaper bag
  • Toys for kids
  • Change of clothes
  • Bags upon bags of souvenirs
  • Coolers with food/drink/snacks/medication
  • Pocketbook/backpack/camera bag
  • etc. etc. etc.

And if you go on an attraction, it’s recommended that you take all your “stuff” with you (or potentially pay to put it into a locker), because even if you have a stroller or wheelchair for a member or members of your party, people have been known to steal things right out of them (and sometimes the entire wheelchair or stroller, with its contents!).

So we were thrilled when we recently read about an entrepreneur who has come up with an idea to help all these guests at the Central Florida theme parks with all the things they have to carry…

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Looking For The Best Southern BBQ? One Of The Top Three Is Just Outside Walt Disney World!

Southern Living Magazine has been posting an annual contest of “The Best” (The best restaurant, inn, beach town, chef, hotel, etc.) for years and their list of “The South’s Best BBQ Joints” since 2011. The magazine’s readers play a part in voting and unlike some online popularity contests, the results are carefully screened and reviewed by the third party research firm, GBH Insights.

ANY BBQ place in the Top Ten is sure to be amazing but unless you make a special trip to, say, St. Simons Island, GA or Lexington, NC, you’re probably going to miss some great ‘cue. Well, that isn’t a problem this year because the Southern BBQ voted #3 for 2019 is just a hop, skip and a jump from Walt Disney World…

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