It’s the last day of 2017 which is a good moment to look back at the past year. What meant 2017 for me as a theme park enthusiast?! Which parks and roller coasters excited us? Which disappointed us? Which new parks did we explore? Let’s look back at what 2017 brought us. 2017 is of […]
Today Walibi Belgium announced their master plan for the future years. We already knew they were going to do that today, we didn’t expect anything special. Maybe a new family roller coaster as a replacement for the Coccinelle kiddy roller coaster or maybe something else on that place. Walibi kept mysterious about what they had […]
In May Bellewaerde opened Dawson Duel, a dueling alpine coaster build 25 meters (82 feet) above the ground on supports. Those two scoops makes Dawson Duel unique yet odd as well. Though Bellewaerde is very proud on it’s newest addition, they gladly answered some questions we had about Dawson Duel and the park itself. Many thanks to Mrs. Taillieu, […]
We all love theme parks. Some parks are more loved than others, but in the end we all want all theme parks to do good. Sometimes it’s just personal taste which makes the difference. Sometimes, the directors of a theme park make it hard not to hate the park. A park in that situation is Bobbejaanland. The textbook example of how not to run a theme park.
Last weekend we visited Bobbejaanland, the child of artist Bobbejaan Schoepen who opened the park in 1961 as his new home to perform after years of touring. The park grew to a full size theme park, Bobbejaanland had his glory years in the eighties and nineties when it opened rides like the iconic Looping Star […]
In the series of Coaster World, we’ll review a specific roller coaster. For the first article in this series, we’ll start with a brand new roller coaster: Heidi the ride from Plopsaland De Panne. The 2nd of April 2017 is a date for the Belgian roller coaster history books. Why is that? Because on that date […]
Plopsaland De Panne is one of Belgium’s greatest theme parks. As the home of the famous Studio 100 figures, it attracts high attendance from Belgium and surrounding countries. The park devotes much effort on creating an atmosphere and is the coziest theme park of Belgium. It offers next to some smaller roller coasters two exciting roller […]