Due to welcome Disney guests early June, Avengers Campus will open with one ride. ‘Web Slingers’ a Spider-Man Adventure will be the first ride at any Disney Theme Park to feature a super-hero. The Avengers Campus is an extension to Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim California. It is the cuisine choices that are making the news though as the Avengers Campus world features an Ant-Man … Continue reading Disneyland – CA $100 Sandwich!
Visitors to New York now have a new attraction to visit on what will be an already packed itinerary. Constructed on the Hudson River, New York has unveiled it’s newest park. Little Island @ Pier 55 is a 2.4 acre playground with trails and an ampitheatre called the ‘The Amph’ that can seat 687 guests. Little Island boasts over 350 species of trees, shrubs and … Continue reading New York – Little Island @ Pier 55
As the world still is still juggling with the grip of Covid-19 some semblance of normality is being announced in some of America’s theme parks. Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are allowing guests to be outside without wearing a face covering. The wearing of masks is still enforceable in lines, on rides and anywhere inside. Daily visitor capacity is going to increase as well. … Continue reading Disney World & Universal Studios, Fl- no Masks Outdoors
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has granted permission to MGM Resorts to operate their Casino floors at 100% capacity with no further social distancing rules. Outside of the gaming areas the 80% capacity restriction will still apply. This includes restaurants and pool areas. It seems that at last Las Vegas is bidding farewell to Covid-19. MGM Resorts was granted the waiver after it agreed to … Continue reading MGM Resorts Return to Capacity
After a recent cyber attack on the Colonial Pipeline the South East of America has seen prices at the pumps increase to just over $3.00 per gallon for the first time since 2014. Fuel stations have run dry in some areas as motorists have been aggressively panic buying. There was a warning (believe it or not) not to use plastic bags to fill with petrol. … Continue reading Fuel Prices on the Increase
The UK announced a traffic light system of countries that UK residents will be allowed to travel to from 17 May 2021. The travel industry and most of the population of the UK was very disappointed with the results. The decisions were analysed by data that included the rates of infection of Covid-19 as well as the success so far of the countries vaccination programme. … Continue reading Coronavirus – UK puts USA on Amber
Really on ‘roads less travelled’ but worth seeing if you happen to be on a road trip in these areas. It seems that at least three places in America claim to have the intriguing title of ‘Center of the Universe’. Tulsa – Oklahoma A concrete circle of bricks located at the apex of the rebuilt span of the old Boston Avenue viaduct between 1st and … Continue reading Centre of the Universe USA
This is the body of an email in my inbox this morning……I got to enter America in June 2019 for a total of three days on my ESTA Who knows when I will need to apply for a new one! Continue reading My Sad Email!!!
Happy Anniversary Amtrak This week marked the anniversary of the passenger rail system created in 1971. President Biden, who was a regular commuter between Wilmington and Washington D.C when the Senate was in session and was sometimes referred to as ‘Amtrak Joe’ made an appearance to announce plans for a much needed boost to the rail system’s infrastructure. The President is offering that $80b be … Continue reading Amtrak – 50 years old
If you think that all Florida has to offer are Theme Parks in Orlando then here are a few suggestions to take you away from the area for a day or longer. Perhaps combine a few days at the Theme Parks with visits to these areas. Many UK visitors do a week in Orlando and then retreat to the coasts for rest and relaxation. TIP: … Continue reading Florida – Away from Orlando