Harry Potter Park is still the newest and most popular section of Islands of Adventure. We get asked all the time how to best navigate the Harry Potter Park portion of Islands of Adventure. Here are some of our favorite travel tips for visiting Harry Potter Park: Visit late in the day--crowds tend to form at park opening. By visiting late in the day, crowds will be much … [Read more...]
New Harry Potter Book Possible?
JK Rowling has indicated that she could write a new Harry Potter book, but only if she "conjures up a fabulous idea." Rowling, talking with BBC, mentioned that she no longer needs to write for money, but if she could imagine a plot for a new Harry Potter book that contributed to her growth as a writer and inspired her readers that she would write that Harry Potter … [Read more...]
Harry Potter Park Beverages
Did you know that soda is not served anywhere in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter? This was a request by none other than JK Rowling herself when the Harry Potter Park was being built. She wanted the Universal version of Hogsmeade to be as authentic as possible to the Harry Potter books and movies! So skip the soda and enjoy one of Harry Potter's favorite beverages at … [Read more...]
NEW Harry Potter Books Coming Out?
Bloomsbury (the UK Harry Potter book publisher) shows a quick blurb in their annual report that J.K. Rowling will produce a new 3-volume set of books tied to the Harry Potter series! Here's more from Hypable: While discussing its profits and looking ahead, U.K. Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury revealed a very interesting tidbit about a future Potter project. We noticed … [Read more...]
Ollivanders Wand Shop + Video at Wizarding World of Harry Potter
As Ollivander said to Harry Potter when he visited Ollivanders Wand Shop, "the wand chooses the wizard..." The Wizarding World of Harry Potter gives guests the opportunity to go visit Ollivanders Wand Shop at either Hogsmeade or Diagon Alley. It is an amazing experience and a must do at Universal Orlando Resort. Ollivanders Wand Shop Criteria Recently, I've learned … [Read more...]