Inside Stateroom – Worth the Savings?

I’ll admit it, I’ve been spoiled on nearly a dozen cruises.  I’ve never had a stateroom that didn’t have a verandah/balcony where I could step outside and get some fresh air. As you can imagine, I was a little apprehensive about taking the step to an Inside Stateroom.  That’s a stateroom that not only doesn’t…

Tropical Island 5K – It’s Worth It

Whether you’re a runner, a walker, or just want to be one of the first people off your Disney Cruise Ship at Disney’s private island, the Castaway Cay 5K is for you. If your Disney Cruise has a stop at the most perfect private island, Castaway Cay, there is a 5K run/walk that is the…

Cruise Line Coffee Hack

I like to start my day with coffee. That may be an understatement, maybe I NEED to start my day with coffee. On a Disney Cruise, that’s not a hard thing to do because you can grab coffee up at the buffet and even at the drink stations that are up on deck. However, if…

A Theater On Board? Nope…Two Of Them!

On a Disney Cruise there is always something happening. Activities, entertainment, character meet-and-greets, plenty of food and beverages, deck parties, tours, spa appointments, relaxation, and usually plenty of sun up on the deck. It’s hard to do it all! This blog is about the indoor entertainment in not just one, but TWO on-board theaters that…

Adult Beverages on Board DCL

While a Disney Cruise certainly caters to the kids and kids-at-heart on board, adult beverages are available throughout the ship at bars, clubs, restaurants and even in your stateroom! Unlike many other cruise lines, Disney allows you to bring a small amount of your own alcohol on board. You are allowed to bring either two…

Arriving On Your Disney Cruise

When you’re starting your Disney Cruise, there’s a lot going on. The ship is huge. The deck map is overwhelming. Where is my stateroom? The kids are hungry! Where do I start? Take a breath, you’re home. At the end of your cruise, you’ll recall any anxiety you had when boarding like a distant unfounded…

Port Canaveral Check In

Disney Cruise Line operates out of ports all over the world, but Port Canaveral in Florida is the most popular and busiest for the Disney Cruise Line ships. Since it’s a full-time Disney port of call, the theming is excellent and the magic of Disney really starts before you ever set foot on the ship…

Benefits of Booking a Back to Back Cruise

Many cruisers have never thought of combining 2 cruises.  But for most, a 3 or 4 night cruise isn’t quite long enough.  So why not take a 3 and 4 night cruise together to give a 7 night cruise? Here are a few benefits of taking a “Back to Back” cruise: Traveling to port for…

Merrytime Cruises on DCL

Have you been thinking of a Disney Cruise with your family this holiday season? Well then, you are in for a treat with Disney Cruise Line’s Merrytime Cruises. And they’re are not just in December! Most ships and itineraries will feature magical holiday experiences and extras from November until the third week of December.  What…

Exploring Castaway Cay

Castaway Cay (pronounced key) is a destination you will want to visit. This is the Disney’s private island located in the Bahamas.  You will want to set your alarm and wake up early on the island day.  This beautiful island with clear blue water and clean white sand is exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests.  It is immaculate….

Top 10: Cruise Packing List

Todays Top 10 list will guide your planning when packing for one of the best vacations around, a cruise. Here we go! Passport/Birth Certificates. All guests must present a valid passport or acceptable proof of citizenship to board the ship and to re-enter the United States. A Passport is the preferred proof of documentation. Watch….