One of the challenges when planning a cruise vacation is maximizing your time in port. Some itineraries allow an entire day - from sunrise to sunset in some ports - while other itineraries have cruise ships leaving the port in the early afternoon. We've visited Nassau a handful of times with our kids but we've yet to cruise on a ship that stays in port past 2:30 PM. We've … [Read more...]
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We are just two weeks away from the last day of school here and summer vacation officially begins for my kids! We are all looking forward to more relaxing mornings. Carrie from My Favorite Finds is back this week with another guest post. If you're headed to Walt Disney World with the kids this summer, you might find this post helpful. ***** Walt Disney World is a popular … [Read more...]
Should you stay at a Disney owned hotel or stay off-site when visiting the theme parks in Orlando? This is always the debate many families have when planning a Florida vacation. There are many benefits staying at a Disney owned property - especially if you're only visiting Disney World theme parks. However, after one of our recent family cruise vacations, we figured being on … [Read more...]
Summer vacation is just around the corner for most kids in Canada and the US, which means cruise ports will see a ton of activity in the upcoming weeks and months. If you have an upcoming Disney cruise, here are a few planning tips to make the most of your time on the ship. Don't worry - it's not that much work and way easier than planning a Disney World trip. I'd say a … [Read more...]
Last week, we had Krystel share how renting DVC points could potentially save you hundreds of dollars when it comes to booking a hotel room for your family. This week, we have Carrie from My Favorite Finds giving us some pointers about how to choose a room at these Deluxe category hotels. Currently, booking a Standard Room works for my family but eventually I know we'll be … [Read more...]