A Carnival During A Pandemic?

What you need to know before visiting the Geneva “Luna Park Plainpalais” in 2021 *Disclaimer: Before going to the funfair or participating in any activity that involves being around people, I evaluate the risks of contracting Covid-19. Nobody in our family is at high risk of developing serious illness, and we all take precautions. IContinue reading “A Carnival During A Pandemic?”

I Visited Theme Parks During The Pandemic And Did Not Catch The VIRUS!

How I did it and what YOU should do if you are planning on visiting a theme park in 2020. Let’s face it: Amusement parks are known to be germy, crowded places as much as we all love them. Having hundreds or even thousands of people in a shared space should seem scary to everyoneContinue reading “I Visited Theme Parks During The Pandemic And Did Not Catch The VIRUS!”

I am finally riding coasters again!

After months of staying inside, amusement parks are finally opening back up! One of the closest parks to where I am right now is Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, and I was able to visit yesterday, June 16, for the second time in my life. June 16, 2020 What a perfect, sunny day for anContinue reading “I am finally riding coasters again!”

Colorado Adventure: Crossing the Line, Maybe

The mine train that crosses the line between “family” and “extreme”…. Phantasialand, Germany- July 19, 2019 I am pretty sure everyone around here is familiar with mine trains- long rides, multiple lift hills, lots of turns but nothing very thrilling about them. With Colorado Adventure, this is not the case. You will be surprised byContinue reading “Colorado Adventure: Crossing the Line, Maybe”

Black Mamba: A Ride As Vicious As It Sounds

A review of my favorite B&M Inverted Coaster Friday, July 19, 2019 It may not look like much, but that’s because this deadly snake is good at hiding. Similar to the renowned Nemesis at Alton Towers, Black Mamba at Phantasialand is a B&M invert that uses the terrain to its advantage. I have never riddenContinue reading “Black Mamba: A Ride As Vicious As It Sounds”

Taron at Phantasialand in one word: Incredible!

The best launched coaster I have ever ridden! Friday, July 19, 2019 Taron has been on my bucket list ever since it opened in 2016. Between the stunning theming of the Klugheim area, the sexy twisted track, the two launches and the near- miss elements, this coaster has always been quite intriguing. In july ofContinue reading “Taron at Phantasialand in one word: Incredible!”

The Credit-Point System

Turning your coaster count into a game Often times a true coaster enthusiast loves roller coasters enough to create some kind of unique reference. Taylor Bybee (Coaster Studios) created the “Coaster Parody”, Logan (Thrills United) created the Scream Scale and Robb Alvey (Theme Park Review) created the “Log Flume Song” among other things. My contributionContinue reading “The Credit-Point System”