Category Archives: Trip Reports

My Family’s Disney Cruise Adventure – As Told by My Daughter Part 2

My family is finally in the Bahamas and my parents got up at like 7:30 because they had a spa appointment at 8:30, so I wasn’t allowed to go to the spa because it’s an adult area. I woke up at 10:10 and my parents got back around 10:20. My parents asked me what I was going to do for the day because we didn’t get off the ship on that day in the Bahamas. Continue reading My Family’s Disney Cruise Adventure – As Told by My Daughter Part 2

My Multi-Part Review of the Disney Dream

A couple of weeks ago, my family and I took our first-ever cruise on the Disney Dream.  Not just our first cruise on the cruise but our first cruise, as a family, on any cruise line.  I had taken a week-long cruise around Hawai’i with my parents when I was a teenager but a lot has changed since my last cruise.  The ships are bigger.  They have more amenities which are more luxurious and comfy.  They offer more port excursions.  Just everything is different and mostly for the better.

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Minnie’s Holiday Dine and Jingle Bell Jingle BAM

I returned from Walt Disney World on Sunday and one of the highlights of the trip was my evening at Hollywood Studios.  Hollywood Studios is undergoing a massive transformation with addition of Star Wars Land and the expansion Pixar Place.  Even with this transformation, there are still enough attractions and events to keep people in the parks all day.

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Adventures in Disneyland: Day 4 Part 1

After an evening with friends, we were up and ready to go right at park open.  The only parts of the park that we had attacked were Fantasyland, Toon Town, and parts of Tomorrowland.  We headed straight to Fantasyland and, most importantly, we went straight to Peter Pan’s Flight.  Even at park open, we had to wait about 30-40 minutes for the attraction, however, most of that time was spent dealing with a mechanical issue with the ride.  The good news was even with this wait, there were not enough people in the park to create extended wait times on other attractions.

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Adventures in Disneyland – Day 3 Part 1

Welcome to day 3 of Dad For Disney’s Adventures in Disneyland.   For those of you who have just found my adventures, you can catch up at the following links:

Day 1 Part 1

Day 1 Part 2

Day 2 Part 1

Day 2 Part 2

One of things that I enjoyed about this trip was being up and ready to go before the parks open….stinking jet lag.  But this allowed us to get a head start on the crowds and get a lot of things done before they arrived.  Day 3 was no different.  Once we got our daughter up and moving, we headed into Disneyland Park for the roller coasters that we missed on our initial visit.

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