Coaster World – Wildfire

  We wrote an article about Kolmarden without talking about Wildfire, their wooden Rocky Mountain Construction roller coaster which pulls worldwide attention from coaster enthusiasts all over the world. Not only because Kolmarden is of course more than Wildfire, but also because Wildfire deserves his own article. The greatness of it can’t be described in […]

A day at Kolmarden

If you’d ask any non-Swedish or non-Scandinavian theme park enthusiast before April 2014 if they were planning a visit to Kolmarden, they’d look at you strange. Kolmarden?! That name was not commonly known in the community of theme park fans. But the announcement of a new Rocky Mountain Construction roller coaster placed the park at […]

Backstage at Powerland

Ever wondered what the backstage of a theme park looks like? Or how they keep their park functioning? Powerland gave us the opportunity to glance at their backstage. We saw the storage rooms of Thunderbird and Junker and we visited their big maintenance hall where defect cars and rides are being repaired. Above we see the transfer […]

Why we love woodies so much

Roller coasters with inversions, with +90 degrees drops, with spinning cars – either horizontal or vertical – ,… Nothing seems impossible when it comes to designing and constructing roller coasters with steel. The use of steel for roller coasters brought new and exciting opportunities, new opportunities which couldn’t be done with wood. But still theme […]

Park Charming: Freizeitpark Plohn

Of course we all know the big (chain) parks like Six Flags *you name the place*, Cedar Point, Europa Park etc. But are those big parks really the most fun? Theme Park World loves small but charming parks! These parks prove every visit that you don’t need to have record roller coasters to offer their guests a day […]

Coaster World: Heidi the ride

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 […]

Walibi Belgium

Walibi Belgium was founded by Eddy Meus in 1975 as a showroom for cable skiing, which Eddy Meus distributed in the Benelux. He added some fairground rides and named the park to the three surrounding villages: Wavre, Limal & Bierges. Walibi, and since the wallaby is also a kangaroo the mascot for the park become a kangaroo. […]

Park Charming: Adventureland USA

Of course we all know the big (chain) parks like Six Flags *you name the place*, Cedar Point, Europa Park etc. But are those big parks really the most fun? Theme Park World loves small but charming parks! These parks prove every visit that you don’t need to have record roller coasters to offer their guests a day of fun. In this series of articles named ‘park charming’ we highlight a small but charming park. First park to be highlighted is Iowa’s Adventureland USA!

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