Category Archives: Disney Cruise

My (updated) Disney Packing List

It’s been a couple of years since I wrote about my Disney packing list. As our family grows and changes, so too does our packing list. One thing that hasn’t changed is that I try to pack as little as possible. … Continue reading

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A Cruisin’ Reunion!

If you’ve read this post or listened to this podcast episode, you know how much we loved the Cast Members onboard our Disney cruise last February. Through the wonders of social media, we reconnected with one of them, which led to … Continue reading

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Cruising Disney: disembarkation day :(

For all the cruise newbs out there (like me), here’s a quick run-through of disembarkation procedures on the final day of the cruise. First of all, any luggage that we didn’t want to carry off the ship with us had to … Continue reading

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‘Til We Meet Again

The last night of our Disney cruise, there was a lovely farewell party in the atrium. First, Each character was introduced as they came down the grand staircases. Then, all of the characters mingled. You could chat with, hug, and … Continue reading

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Cruising Disney: buy the book

There’s no shortage of photo ops on a Disney cruise. Photographers are all over the place, characters meets are plentiful, and the scenery is amazing. I made a habit of stopping by Shutters (the onboard photo store) frequently. I’d look … Continue reading

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Cruising Disney: Dress Up Night!

My everyday outfit consists of yoga pants, a tunic T-shirt, and maybe a fleece. So boring! When I heard that Disney Cruise Line has a Dress Up Night, I was so excited! I even went out and bought myself a … Continue reading

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A small fire and some Cubans

Disney strives for perfection, which I fully appreciate. Some things are beyond their control, however. We saw this firsthand on our Disney cruise. The calm, professional, and compassionate way in which the crew handled a couple of very unusual situations further … Continue reading

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Animation class: Pluto

I’ve always wanted to go to the Animation Academy at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The problem is, no one else in my family has any interest in this drawing class. When I realized that drawing classes would be held during our … Continue reading

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Disney Wonder: the theaters

There are two lovely theaters onboard the Disney Wonder: the Walt Disney Theatre, which has Broadway-style live shows, and the Buena Vista Theatre, which plays movies. I really enjoyed the first show we saw in the Walt Disney Theatre, All … Continue reading

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Cruising Disney: ports of call

We had two ports of call on our itinerary: Cozumel, Mexico, and Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island. In Cozumel, we spent a couple of hours strolling along the main drag, wandering in and out of shops, and then visited Museo de … Continue reading

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