Travel of Matt

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Travel of Matt

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™

When you visit Universal Resort in Orlando, you can not avoid seeing the Harry Potter area called “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™”. This area actually spans both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. There are different rides and attractions… Continue Reading…


Secrets of Universal Studios Orlando

Recently I was able to visit Universal Studios Orlando by my self and after riding all of the rides I wanted (I have a love / hate for the single rider line) I was looking for other things to do.… Continue Reading…


Change of address

You will now find this blog at https://travelofmatt.com. Any old domains will work for a little while, until they are shut off. Thanks, Matt


Sheraton Orlando North Hotel

After my few days over at the Gayloard Palms Resort, I went over to the Sheraton Orlando North. This hotel is located outside of the tourist areas and is catered more to business travelers. It is located north of Orlando… Continue Reading…


Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Recently on a trip to Orlando, I stayed at the Glaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Florida for a conference that was in the attached convention center. This hotel is what I consider a mega property. Its designed to be all… Continue Reading…


Technik Museum Speyer

Where to even start with this one. This is one of the largest collection of items I have ever seen in one place. Everything from ships, to airplanes, bikes, to fire trucks, cars, to trains, and so on. This is… Continue Reading…


Museum for Communication Frankfurt

Back in April, Durring some time off on a work trip, I was able to spend some time in Frankfurt, Germany. One of the placed I wanted to check out was the Museum for Communication Frankfurt. This museum is located… Continue Reading…


W Chicago Lakeshore

For the second year in a row, I stayed at the W Hotel – Chicago Lakeshore location. This hotel is very close to Navy Pier and is in a really good location in Chicago. This year I was upgraded to… Continue Reading…


Sheraton Carlton Hotel Nuernberg

I will start out this post with an interesting fact. Nuremberg is actually spelt Nurenberg. The American version of the name is spelled like it originally sounded. English: Nuremberg, German: Nürnberg, Original: Nuorenberc. There is your fun fact of the… Continue Reading…


Navigating the Nurenberg Underground “U”

On a recent business trip to Nurenberg I found that taking the underground was the easiest to get from my hotel to the convention center. For this, I took the U1 line from Hauptbahnhof heading to Langwasser Süd. I got… Continue Reading…