SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund Announces 2014 Grant Recipients

The SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund has just announced its plans to fund 57 wildlife conservation projects around the world. Just over 1$ million is being distributed among multiple projects, bringing the amount awarded since the Fund was created in 2003 to more than $11 million. A majority of the grants awarded this year, as with […]

Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town 2013: Blogger/Media Preview

From pine-scented pathways and colorful conifers to whimsical wreaths, sparkly garlands, and more than six million lights, it’s all in the details at the fifth annual Christmas Town event at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. An all-new decorating tour, animal encounters, joyful musical shows, and the park’s always delicious food and beverage choices enhance the thrills of […]

SeaWorld designs new cup with the concept of reducing, reusing and recycling

I have more theme park-branded mugs, bottles and tumblers than any one person really needs.  If it is in cup form and I can refill it for .99, or free (free is always good), I will be the first one to pull out my wallet.  For anybody as addicted to the concept of the refillable […]

Very Vintage, Virginia: Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Miles of twisty, crinkly sparkly garland, vintage Coca-Cola signs, retro reindeer and more blow molds than you can shake a candlestick at, Christmas Town has gone retro with the all new Holiday Hills area.  If you’ve ever wanted to step back in time, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is the place to do it. The Festa Italia […]

Penguins, Palm Trees, and Other Sandy Things

If you’re wondering how the name Somewhere in the Sand came about, here’s the scoop…. I have somewhat of a love (okay, obsession) for sand. I collect the stuff (yes, on purpose, and not just in uncomfortable, inappropriate places). My bathroom is a veritable chemistry lab, except, instead of beakers full of strangely colored liquids, […]

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