Theme parks

Foreigner Street: China's obsession with wacky replicas and large bathrooms

Foreigner Street: China's obsession with wacky replicas and large bathrooms

Behold! A miniature New York, a not-so-large Christ the Redeemer and a ginormous public toilet at this Chongqing theme park
SeaWorld fights ban on killer whale contact

SeaWorld fights ban on killer whale contact

Aquatic entertainment giant seeks to overturn court ruling brought when orca killed trainer in front of public.
Child paradise, aka world's largest Legoland Water Park, opens

Child paradise, aka world's largest Legoland Water Park, opens

Inflatable-armband community rejoices as Asia's first Legoland Water Park starts its water jets in Malaysia
China's coolest chocolate art

China's coolest chocolate art

A mesmerizing chocolate theme park brings incredible -- and edible -- artworks to Shanghai
Hong Kong Ocean Park Rainforest: The Amazon meets Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Hong Kong Ocean Park Rainforest: The Amazon meets Ripley's Believe It Or Not!

Ocean Park just got wilder, and its new inhabitants are not what we expected them to be
Help wanted: Waterslide tester

Help wanted: Waterslide tester

Qualifications include willingness to get wet and freedom to travel for six months. Able to go down steep slides headfirst not a requirement
Gate of Forbidden City to be rebuilt Down Under

Gate of Forbidden City to be rebuilt Down Under

A planned US$523 million Chinese theme park will feature a life-size replica of the Imperial Palace Gate, a Buddhist temple and a Chinese medicine street. What's all that about?
World’s largest oceanarium opens

World’s largest oceanarium opens

That's a whole lotta glass to clean
Dolphin shows: Great fun or immoral and outdated?

Dolphin shows: Great fun or immoral and outdated?

Activists have accused a Hong Kong theme park of "dolphin slavery," but the park says it knows what it is doing
Tokyo's top 5 water parks

Tokyo's top 5 water parks

Time to strip off, cool down and escape the grind with a day at one of these capital pools
'Toy Story' park wows Japan as tourism rebounds

'Toy Story' park wows Japan as tourism rebounds

New Disney attraction opens to long lines, confirms predictions of busy summer ahead
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