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

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

Making Memories with Growing Kids: A Multi-Generational Journey in Central Mexico

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.   On the Road Again My husband’s large Mexican family has a long history of taking road trips, usually by bus, … Continue reading Making Memories with Growing Kids: A Multi-Generational Journey in Central Mexico

Getting to Orlando/Port Canaveral & Day 1 – Embarkation: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Another year, another Disney cruise – that’s what I like to say! It was August 23, 2018, and time for my family of three to board our JetBlue flight to Orlando, Florida. Two days later, we would be back in heaven, boarding the Disney Fantasy, our third Disney cruise in less than three years. We … Continue reading Getting to Orlando/Port Canaveral & Day 1 – Embarkation: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Run? Disney? Why would anyone do that???

This post was written by Kristi, a busy mom of two boys and one boxer dog. She enjoys traveling, running, reading, and eating her husband’s cooking. Like many other women entering the later part of their 30’s, I found myself drawn to running. The pounding of my feet, the breeze in my face, my favorite … Continue reading Run? Disney? Why would anyone do that???

Oasis in Orlando: The Four Seasons at Walt Disney World Resort

The Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort is located in the Disney Springs area and is closest to Epcot (of all four Walt Disney World Parks). We stayed at this hotel for the fourth time in August 2018, prior to our seven-night Eastern Caribbean Disney Cruise. The Four Seasons Orlando is absolutely my … Continue reading Oasis in Orlando: The Four Seasons at Walt Disney World Resort

St. Thomas, USVI: A Beach Day at Magen’s Bay

This was my fourth visit to the island of St. Thomas, although it was my first time via a Disney Cruise. For two of my previous visits, my family took cruise ship-sponsored tours to St. John’s Trunk Bay, similar to this tour offered by Disney Cruise Line.  If you love to snorkel, this is a … Continue reading St. Thomas, USVI: A Beach Day at Magen’s Bay

British Virgin Islands: The Baths of Virgin Gorda

I was super-excited to be visiting Virgin Gorda for our Disney Cruise Line (DCL) "Port Adventure" during our day on the island of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). One of the primary reasons I booked an Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy was to have the opportunity to visit the Baths, a … Continue reading British Virgin Islands: The Baths of Virgin Gorda

Mediterranean Elegance in Miami: Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

An oasis just minutes from downtown Miami, the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a beautiful place in which to linger and imagine what life must have been like in the early 20th century, when the villa was built. James Deering had the Vizcaya Villa built for himself between 1914 and 1922. The villa's architecture reflects … Continue reading Mediterranean Elegance in Miami: Vizcaya Museum & Gardens