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A Muggle’s Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Magical Shopping! How To Dress Like a Wizard (& Witch!)

A Muggle's Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter: How To Dress Like a Wizard (& Witch!)

Throughout the whole Muggle’s Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter series, we’ve received a number of comments on our outfits. Alston and I tend to dress up in some fashion whenever we go to parks, be it as Mickey and Minnie Mouse, BB8 & R2D2 a la 1920s, or a very casual Minnie Mouse […]

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A Muggle’s Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogwarts and The Forbidden Journey

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When you take the train from King’s Cross at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando, you’ll end up in Hogsmeade, the perpetually snowy village at the base of Hogwarts. And when you wander through Hogsmeade you’ll end up at the base of Hogwarts Castle. The main attraction over on the Islands […]

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A Muggle’s Guide to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogsmeade

A Muggle's Guide to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogsmeade - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

When you take the train from King’s Cross at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando, you’ll end up in Hogsmeade, the perpetually snowy village at the base of Hogwarts. If you’re at all familiar with the Harry Potter books and films, Hogsmeade will look just like you imagine. It’s fanciful and just […]

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A Muggle’s Guide to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: London & King’s Cross

A Muggle's Guide to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogsmeade - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

There are a few things in the world that can match the impact of Harry Potter. Let’s be real here. Real nerdy. Harry Potter transformed the imaginations of an entire generation and beyond. So when Alston and I were doing our Orlando tour of Disney Adventures and decided to include Universal, I couldn’t deny that […]

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Haunted Disney World

Haunted Disney World - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

So it’s not only Disneyland in California that’s haunted… Disney World has quite the fair share of ghostly occurrences itself! What, with five parks, there is a treasure trove of creepy stories, scary specters, and heebie jeebies abound! Tis the season for a good ghost story or two, so here’s a handful from our time […]

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Best Attractions At Disneyland

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So first: big news! Alston and I are going to Shanghai Disney!! Yes, that mega park that just opened; we’re going! Our Disney Adventures continue around the world and I can’t wait to share the experience with you all! I am especially looking forward to the new rides! The TRON Lightcycle is like a roller coaster […]

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How To Conquer Disneyland & California Adventure in 24 Hours

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When I mentioned I had never been to the original Disneyland in Anaheim, California, Alston was so aghast that Disney Adventures was born. From just that statement, that hole in my childhood (or really, life in general), a grand adventure began. Disneyland actually comprises of two individual parks: Disneyland and California Adventure. While the first, […]

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