Orlando

Star Wars rides (and music score) finally revealed for Disney Parks as a slew of new attractions revealed

November 20, 2018

In celebration of 90 years of Mickey Mouse, Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products Chairman Bob Chapek has shared the many new and exciting ways to celebrate the beloved mouse, as well as sharing more about the multi-year transformation of Epcot that includes new spectaculars designed to honour the park’s original vision. Along with these, […]

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Melbourne International Film Festival Review: Orlando (UK, 1992) is a meandering look at gender studies in history

August 14, 2017

Blur may have sung about “girls who are boys who like boys to be girls,” but it was writer, Virginia Woolf who got there first. Her short novel, Orlando is about a young, aristocratic man who wakes up one day and discovers he’s become a woman. It was a novel that was written by Woolf […]

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Why no trip to the US is complete without a visit to Medieval Times

April 6, 2017

Last year when I was in Orlando, I had the opportunity to spend a night at Medieval Times – a themed restaurant I had heard so much about growing up, but never had the opportunity to enjoy. The concept is rather simple, and brilliantly executed – you travel back to Medieval Times as you feast […]

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Ten things you have to do while at Walt Disney World in Orlando

August 10, 2016

Twice the size of Manhattan and filled with thirty-four resorts and hotels, four theme parks, a shopping and dining destination (the newly expanded and renamed Disney Springs) – not to mention two water parks – there’s a reason that Walt Disney called his second Disney destination in Orlando a “World”. With its own laws, its […]

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Hotel Review: Deluxe Room at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek (Florida, USA)

July 22, 2016

Today we’re excited to kick off a series of content from our recent travels to the Theme Park Capital of the world: Orlando, Florida. However, we start not at a theme park, but at a resort that serves as a peaceful getaway from the action at both the Disney resorts and the nearby Universal Studios […]

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Interview: Matthew Backer discusses Sydney Theatre Company’s latest production Orlando

October 18, 2015

Orlando, based on Virgina Woolf’s novel of the same name, is a whimsical, magical tale of time and transformation. It follows the nobleman Orlando in the court of Elizabeth I who awakes transformed as a woman and begins a glorious journey of time travel in her way to find her true self. We caught up […]

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