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Hey Hey! I’m Mike, The Social Introvert, and for over 30 years I have set out exploring Theme Parks, Attractions, Local Events and more around the Sunshine state. I am also a photographer, Plant-Based Foodie, pop-culture lover, and tech geek.  Come join me as I share personal experiences, all the industry news, and some great tips through my articles and photographs. 

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Hey Hey! I’m Mike, The Social Introvert, and for over 30 years I have set out exploring Theme Parks, Attractions, Local Events and more around the Sunshine state. I am also a photographer, Plant-Based Foodie, pop-culture lover, and tech geek.  Come join me as I share personal experiences, all the industry news, and some great tips through my articles and photographs. 

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New Excitement In 2019 At Walt Disney World Resort

Experience new excitement in 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort with special 4-Park Magic Tickets LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  – As the calendar turns to 2019 and thoughts turn to new year’s resolutions, now, more than ever is the time for spending time with...

Kick Off 2019 With Entertainment At Busch Gardens

TAMPA, Fla.  – The longest-running concert series at Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay returns in 2019 with new acts and returning favorites for park guests to enjoy beginning January 7 through March 16. Each Monday through Saturday, guests can enjoy incredible...

Your Guide To New Year’s Eve Universal Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla.  – Universal Orlando Resort is the place for New Year’s Eve with exciting festivities across the destination. From rockin’ dance parties with guests’ favorite characters in Universal Studios to the upscale EVE celebration for guests 21 and up...

Enjoy The Holiday Season At Disney Springs

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.– In our house, we have a long time tradition, Holidays at the theme parks. Living in Florida it can sometimes be a challenge to get into the "Holiday Spirit", especially when it's 80 degrees out. We always found that with theme parks...

New Headquarters Breaks Ground:SeaWorld Orlando

Orlando, Fla. (December 13, 2018) – Earlier today, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment celebrated the groundbreaking of its new headquarters to be based at SeaWorld Orlando. The 40,725 square foot, three-story building will be a shared home for ambassadors...

American Humane Honors Busch Gardens Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 12, 2018) — American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization and the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare and well-being, announced that Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has earned the Humane Certified™ seal through the...

SeaWorld Team and Partners Rescue Manatee

Orlando, Fla. (December, 2018) -- Members of the SeaWorld Rescue team traveled to South Carolina last week, where in collaboration with multiple organizations – they assisted in the rescue and relocation of a large male manatee.  The rescued animal was...

New Eatery & Craft Beer Coming To Disney Springs

ORLANDO, Fla.— If you have been to Disney Springs within the last few years you know that the renovations have been ongoing and endless. WIth new parking garages, a direct entrance ramp from I4, brand new looks to many familiar storefronts and even more...

Three Kings Celebration Kicks Off 2019 Line-Up

ORLANDO, Fla. – In honor of the cherished tradition of Latin cultures, families are invited to help us commemorate the arrival of the Three Wise Men as only SeaWorld can. Enjoy extended opportunities to see O Wondrous Night® and Sea of Trees, partake in...

Christmas Town At Busch Gardens Extended

TAMPA, Fla. – Keep the spirit of the season glowing brightly with more opportunities to visit Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay’s Christmas Town ™! Park guests can stroll through Christmas Town Village under millions of twinkling lights and enjoy fan-favorite...

The Holiday Celebration At Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort, Fla. – Merry, mischief, and thrills all combine as Universal Orlando Resort unwraps its annual Holidays celebration beginning November 17. It’s a holiday celebration unlike any other where guests can do everything from sipping hot...

Fun Facts: The Holidays at Walt Disney World Resort

Lake Buena Vista, Fl. – We LOVE spending time on property during the holidays. Our minds are always blown away with the amount of detail and displays that pop up for this most magical time of the year. Where all four theme parks, Disney Springs and resort...

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Marks 30 Years in 2019

JUST ANNOUNCED! Orlando, Fl.-  It's hard to believe that May 1, 2019, will mark 30 years for Disney’s Hollywood Studios. So it should come as no surprise that Disney will be celebrating this milestone all year long.  Starting Jan. 18 with the reveal of a...

Ralph Breaks VR: A Hyper-Reality Experience

Disney Springs, Fl. – The VOID, the global leader in immersive virtual experiences, and ILMxLAB, Lucasfilm’s award-winning immersive entertainment division, brings Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming film Ralph Breaks the Internet to hyper-reality...

Christmas Bricktacular Is Back At LEGOLAND Florida

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Celebrates The Holiday Season with Two Kid-Friendly Special Events WINTER HAVEN, Fla. –  Christmas Bricktacular Presented by Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas is back at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort this December! Celebrate the...

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway UPDATE

ORLANDO, Fla. –  We now all know when Mikey & Minnie's Runaway Rail, Disney's first-ever Mickey Mouse themed ride-through attraction, will be debuting at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Bob Chapek, our main man when it comes to Disney parks news, announced...

Galaxy’s Edge Attractions & Resort Name Revealed

ORLANDO, Fla. –  With the closing of an AMAZING week at this years IAAPA, we quickly turn our attention to Disney's Contemporary Resort. Destination D fans have packed the house to get the first look, and to hear what Experience and...

LEGO Movie World Takes Center Stage At IAAPA

IAAPA Conference, ORLANDO, Fla. –  With day two in full effect at IAAPA at the Orange County Convention Center, the announcements keep coming! The latest is from our friends at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort who today gave us a much deeper look into whats to...

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For over thirty years I have been exploring Theme Parks, Attractions, Local Establishments and Events around the Sunshine state. As a photographer, plant-based foodie, pop-culture lover, and tech geek I love to share my personal experiences, the latest industry news, and some tips through my articles and photographs.

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