Universal Archive

2023 Universal Orlando Planning Guide

If you’re visiting Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure in 2023, our planning guide offers restaurant recommendations, park & ride strategy, plus tips & tricks to help you save money & time, avoid crowds, and more to have the best vacation possible. (Updated May 23, 2023.) We’re Universal Orlando Annual Passholders and huge fans

Super Nintendo World Wish List

Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood is the best 2023 addition at any theme park in the United States. Its counterpart in Japan is even better, and the version coming to Epic Universe in Florida will almost certainly surpass both. Expansion is already on the way, with a Donkey Kong mine cart roller coaster

Universal Orlando v. Disney World Hotels

Planning on visiting both Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World during your Florida vacation? This weighs the pros & cons, with an unbiased look at Universal v. Disney resorts based on price, perks, amenities, location, transportation, dining, and more. For many Walt Disney World fans who were once “bubble or bust!” might now find themselves

Review: Toadstool Cafe in Super Nintendo World

Toadstool Cafe is the restaurant inside Super Nintendo World, the Mario-themed land at Universal Studios Hollywood. This dining review features food photos from our meals here, a look around the interior of Toad’s House, thoughts on lunch & dinner, whether it’s worth your time & money, and how it compares to other options in USH.