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Day 8 – Disembarkation in Port Canaveral & Visiting the Kennedy Space Center: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Click here to read about day 7 of our Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy. If there were ever a bad thing about a Disney cruise, it’s having to get off the ship. It’ even worse if you have to fly home on the same day. This time around we thought we’d soften the blow … Continue reading Day 8 – Disembarkation in Port Canaveral & Visiting the Kennedy Space Center: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Waldorf Astoria Orlando: A Night of Luxury in the Presidential Suite

When you disembark from a Disney cruise, life is sad - very, very sad. But, when you extend your vacation by one night, you can gently help ease yourself back into the real world... I booked the Waldorf Astoria for a one-night stay after our seven-night Eastern Caribbean Disney cruise because our flight back home was … Continue reading Waldorf Astoria Orlando: A Night of Luxury in the Presidential Suite

Day 7 – Castaway Cay: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Click here to read about day 6 of our Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy. Best. Day. Ever. When you visit Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, be sure to set your expectations high! It really will be (one) of your best days ever. We had visited Castaway Cay two times previously (via … Continue reading Day 7 – Castaway Cay: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Day 6 – Day at Sea: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Click here to read about day 5 of our Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy. Finally – another day at sea! Days at sea are the epitome of what Disney Cruise Line is all about. You can do as much or as little as you want, with no set schedule, if you desire. After two … Continue reading Day 6 – Day at Sea: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Jordan’s Wadi Rum Desert: Our Earth’s Valley of the Moon

This post was written by Holly, a Californian who marvels in her home state's natural beauty and in the joy of traveling so that she can experience all the different people living all their different lives, around the world. Wadi Rum: Valley of the Moon in English. There’s no place like it in the world … Continue reading Jordan’s Wadi Rum Desert: Our Earth’s Valley of the Moon

Day 5 – St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Click here to read about day 4 of our Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy.   Once again, it was an early morning for us. And, once again, we had pre-ordered room service breakfast the night before. After eating breakfast in our room, we were ready for our beach excursion to the famed … Continue reading Day 5 – St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Day 4 – British Virgin Islands & Pirate Night: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Click here to read about day 3 of our Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy. This was the day that I had been waiting for since I booked this cruise: our first visit to the British Virgin Islands, specifically the Baths of Virgin Gorda. We were docked in Tortola, the first cruise ship … Continue reading Day 4 – British Virgin Islands & Pirate Night: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Purple Rain in San Miguel de Allende

This post was written by Achaessa, a busy mom of two girls and sundry rescue critters. She works from home for a distributed company and enjoys road trips, reading, and eating her husband’s cooking.   I live in San Miguel de Allende, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in central Mexico.  It’s so central that it … Continue reading Purple Rain in San Miguel de Allende

Day 3 – Day at Sea: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Click here to read about day 2 of our Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy.   Two straight days at sea! Like our first day at sea, I once again was going back and forth between Cabana’s, our stateroom, and the Concierge Lounge to create our own in-room breakfast buffet. And, once again, … Continue reading Day 3 – Day at Sea: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Day 2 – Day at Sea: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Click here to read about day 1 of our Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy.   We started our first day at sea with me going back and forth between Cabana’s, our stateroom, and the Concierge Lounge on multiple occasions (because I only have two hands). I created our own breakfast buffet that we … Continue reading Day 2 – Day at Sea: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy