450px-Kraken_at_SeaWorld_Orlando_21SeaWorld Orlando has recently announced that it is building a new hypercoaster that will be the tallest, fastest and longest ever in Florida.

Named Mako, the new attraction is inspired by mako sharks, also called “blue pointers”, the fastest of all species of sharks in the world and known for making extreme jumps and the ability of quickly change course when they are hunting for food.

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Football_Pallo_valmiina-croppedOrlando City SC scored its first home win at the Orlando Citrus Bowl in commanding fashion in front of a crowd of 40,122 fans on Sunday night, defeating the reigning Major League Soccer Cup Champions LA Galaxy 4-0.

It took them three tries until the Lions finally registered their first MLS home win. After a long wait, their fans had finally something to celebrate. The win launched Orlando up to 5th in the Eastern Conference, while the champion LA Galaxy ended a six game-run without victory in the process.

The Lions went in front in the 12th minute through Eric Avila after a fantastic combination from the Lions deep in Galaxy’s half. Orlando City was dynamic in the attack, supported by the wings Rafael Ramos and Brek Shea providing outlets and service. The Lions went into the halftime break leading 2-0. Rookie Cyle scored on a set-up from Kaka in the 34th minute. More »

800px-Rainforest_-_Liffey_Falls_2008_-_aSlated to be Animal Kingdom’s largest expansion in history, Avatar Land which is currently under construction, is scheduled to open in 2017. The massive project that is a collaborative partnership between Disney and Lightstorm Entertainment was announced in 2011 and the construction works started in 2014.

Walt Disney Imagineering has recently revealed details of the design of the new attraction, called Pandora, the mythical land based on the wildly popular movie Avatar. More »

800px-California_Speedway,_NEXTEL_CupThe Orlando motor sports track, Walt Disney World Speedway, will close in late June, officially confirmed Petty Holdings, operator of Richard Petty Driving Experience and Exotic Driving Experience. Walt Disney World is planning to use the land to make “transportation improvements”. Further details on what happens from there were not provided and exactly what Disney plans to do with the land remains unclear. Rumours say a new parking lot for the area south of the Magic Kingdom would be built there.

The track opened in Orlando More »