Preparing for a Disney Cruise

A Disney Cruise is an experience that you will always remember, and preparing to sail an Eastern or Western Caribbean itinerary with Disney Cruise Line is in some ways similar to preparing for other cruises, yet not like any other cruise you will prepare for. This post will help you get ready for 7-night cruises … Continue reading Preparing for a Disney Cruise

Holiday Travel for the Soul

Have you ever thought of holiday travel as therapy? Your answer may be a quick and resounding IN ALL CAPS, “NO!”. And I understand. I get it. Your version of holiday travel is probably as stressful as the scene in "Home Alone” where everyone wakes up late and runs around the house in complete and total … Continue reading Holiday Travel for the Soul

The Wonder of Alaska: Part 3

It wasn’t my original intention to write about my Alaskan adventure in a series. But as I reviewed my photos and videos, I realized that I couldn’t do justice to the places I went and things I saw by trying to squeeze them into one post. Through the process of writing each blog entry I’m … Continue reading The Wonder of Alaska: Part 3

The Wonder of Alaska: Part 2

After spending three days on the Disney Wonder and taking in breathtaking scenery of the Vancouver coastline and Alaska, I decided to stop calling my vacation a cruise. It was obvious that this was an adventure. Adventure was now taking me to the northernmost point of the Inside Passage: Skagway, Alaska. Join me as I … Continue reading The Wonder of Alaska: Part 2

The Wonder of Alaska

Summer is over, and fall is upon us, yet my mind constantly wanders back to the incredible week I spent cruising the Inside Passage of Alaska. Before the pictures and videos on my phone are uploaded to "the cloud" and become distant memories only to be posted on #ThrowbackThursday, my next few blog entries will … Continue reading The Wonder of Alaska

Palo and Parents on the Disney Wonder

When I mention how much I enjoy sailing with my family on Disney Cruise Line, I am often asked the following question: "Is there anything for you to do without your kids?" I don't mind answering that question because there may be the assumption that sailing with Disney Cruise Line means that there is little-to-nothing … Continue reading Palo and Parents on the Disney Wonder

Plan Your Adventure

I may not have been able to take an Alaskan cruise in 2017, but I learned a lot from my experience with disappointment. My previous blog entry chronicled the time I scheduled an Alaskan cruise and fell short of our financial goals. It was pretty early in the game when I realized that we had … Continue reading Plan Your Adventure