She’s Back

Oh darling. Drop your cape and make your way over to Tomorrowland in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom to meet the one and only Edna Mode! Edna will be joining your other favorite Incredibles characters for meet and greets right in time to remind you how much you loved that movie and how you are…

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…

Dining Plan or No Dining Plan. That is the Question

And if the answer is yes, that brings the next question; which one? Walt Disney World has three dining plans to choose from:   Disney’s Quick Service Dining Plan (per person, per night) Cost: Approximately $50/adult $21/child Two (2) Quick-Service Meals (an entree and beverage or one complete meal combo) Two (2) Snacks One (1)…

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….

Got Bread?

Mmmmm. Bread.  Sourdough bread.   If there is anything better, my boys don’t know about it.  When they saw the “free samples” sign on the Boudin Bakery Tour in California Adventure at Disneyland Park, they were in. And in again.  And in again.  Eventually we just purchased this beauty of a loaf for them –…

Trip Report: Sorrento, Italy- A Must-See on the Coast of Amalfi

You know that place that you dream of escaping to? It’s the one that you fantasize about when you are commuting to work. It’s the place your mind goes to when you are up at midnight with a class project that you were just informed about at supper. You with me? Well, I found it….

Minnie Van Service Begins

We knew it was coming and here it is! The Minnie Van Service (cute right?!) is starting their “test phase” at Disney’s BoardWalk, Beach Club and Yacht Club  Resorts with the operating hours of 6:30am-12:30am. The 6 passenger vans which are actually 2017 Chevrolet Traverse Premier mid sized SUVs and are driven by a cast…

The 411 on Disney’s Magical Express

Disney has a fantastic FREE service for all of their resort guests. This service is called Magical Express.  Disney’s Magical Express is complimentary transportation to and from the Orlando International Airport for all Walt Disney World Resorts guests.  Here is how the service works. 1.Book your magical Walt Disney World vacation and make reservations to…

Food and Wine

By far, my favorite time of year to visit Epcot is between mid-September and early November each year for the International Food & Wine Festival, and this year, my wife and I spent 4 days in October sampling our way through 25 countries, called Global Marketplaces.  Each of them have a sampling of their native foods,…