Last weekend, July 23-25, 2010, contestants from the reality shows Survivor, The Amazing Race, and Big Brother were in Celebration, FL at the Celebration Town Center for a reunion. The event was part of a fundraiser for Give Kids The World. During the weekend, some of the celebrities took time out to visit SeaWorld’s Discovery [...]
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You would think a city like Orlando or the greater Central Florida area would have no trouble getting people to come, right? I mean there are 7 theme parks at Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, and Universal combined. However, tourism is vital to Florida’s economy and big business for the area in general. Therefore, when the [...]
On Tuesday, April 27, 2010, the United States Congress debated the educational value of keeping killer whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals in captivity in zoos, aquariums, and theme parks. The hearing was triggered by a “perfect storm” of spring events including: SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau’s February 24th death by the killer whale Tilikum, the [...]
How do you celebrate being a mother? Do you rely on your husband to pick the perfect place, or do you just make the reservation for the Mother’s Day Royal Buffet at the Disneyland Hotel’s Ballroom and tell them they have no choice? Well, guess what I did last year…. That’s right. I made reservations [...]
April 16-18, 2010 was Jack Hanna Weekend at SeaWorld Orlando – followed by another Jack Hanna Weekend at Busch Gardens Tampa April 22-25. Celebrity animal expert Jack Hanna came specifically to celebrate Earth Day. The weekend at SeaWorld included special shows and animal encounters as well as a breakfast buffet with Jack Hanna himself. At [...]
I know, I know, it’s cliche to write the year-end retrospective article around New Year’s. However, I can’t help it. It’s my nature as a scientist to analyze, evaluate, and reflect, and it’s amazing to think about all the different experiences I’ve squeezed into 2009. There were trips to Disneyland, Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, Universal [...]
Sea World has turned their park into a Winter Wonderland. I always hear people saying that you need snow to enjoy the holidays. Personally I think it is great to walk around the theme parks in Orlando listening to the music and enjoying the decorations and shows in my shorts and flip flops.