We love Disney Cruise Line. It all started seven years ago - our youngest child was just over a year old and we've been cruising at least once a year with DCL. We think we've perfected the packing process - at least when it comes to Disney cruises. If you're heading on a Disney cruise in the near future, here's a list of items you should make room for in your … [Read more...]
Cruising is one of the best ways to see multiple destinations on a limited budget. Below are some of our best cruise tips and reviews for families who are thinking about or love to cruise.
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...]
What makes Disney Cruise Line so special? Why would I, someone who has visited the Disney parks over 10 times, want to sail with DCL? I have my Disney park planning down to a science. I can tell you the best, and worst, places to eat, how important Rope Drop is, and what time is best to catch a FastPass for Slinky Dog Dash. I can even give you directions to get from Main … [Read more...]
Our family enjoys traveling during the low season. We try our best to avoid school breaks since our kids are young enough that taking a few days off during the school year isn't a big issue. All of the cruises we've taken so far have been in the off-season. We've cruised in January, February, August, September, October, November, and December and have found the advantages of … [Read more...]
We've been frequent visitors of the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport. We always try to reserve a Day Use Room at the airport after a cruise from Port Canaveral. Our flights home tend to always be later in the day (after dinner time) and we need somewhere to relax, recharge and store our luggage before heading home. This is where the Day Use Rooms at Hyatt Regency … [Read more...]