041 Mediterranean Pre-Cruise planning on the Disney Magic

Listener Jon joins me once again to discuss our families upcoming trips to the Mediterranean on the Disney Magic.  We discuss our over all thoughts on why we picked our cruise dates, what we are hoping to experience on board, and we go in depth on the shore excursions we picked and why.  We hope this episode helps you in planning for your next cruise.  Thanks for listening, and if you’d like to get in touch with Steve or Christy, you can do so via the Facebook or Twitter Links below:

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040 Marvel Day at Sea trip report on the Disney Magic

Join Christy and I as we talk with listener Kristina about her and her husbands latest cruise on the Disney Magic.  They sailed out of Miami on a 5 day cruise to Grand Cayman and Castaway Cay.  She also fills us in on everything they did during their Marvel Day at Sea.  She offers up some great tips on how to see the characters and experience everything there is to do on this exciting sea day.  In addition, Kristina and her husband had a fun day at Grand Cayman experiencing the Turtle Farm, and she offers up some great advice on how to do it without booking a shore excursion.  Thanks everyone for listening, and I hope you enjoy this info. packed episode.

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039 Meyer Werft update, ITB Berlin review, and talking cruising with Florian

 

Florian joins us once again to discuss a quick update on happenings at Meyer Werft.  We also talk about his experience attending the ITB conference in Berlin, Europes largest travel trade show which took place in March.  Florian also had a chance to sail on the Norwegian Bliss’s inaugural sailing out of Bremerhaven, and you can see his pictures, and follow him at his website:

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038 Running the Disney Princess 1/2 Marathon and then sailing on the Disney Dream

Listener Jessica joins us again to discuss her latest trip down to Florida.  She kicked off this trip by running in her first Run Disney Race, the Disney Princess 1/2 Marathon.  After the race, she and her husband set sail on a 4 day cruise aboard the Disney Dream.  It’s a dual Run Disney/DCL trip report this week…enjoy everyone.

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037 Carnival Elation review along with further thoughts on cruising DCL from a Platinum Cruiser

Platinum Castaway Club member Carol joins us again to discuss her families latest cruise on the Carnival Elation.  She then offers up a lot of tips and advice she has gained from the several cruises she and her family have taken on Disney Cruise Line.

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036 Author Jeff Kurtti discusses his new book Travels with Walt Disney

Author Jeff Kurtti joins us to discuss his new book Travels with Walt Disney, A Photographic Voyage Around the World.  We also touch on his role in the documentary The Boys, which features  the Sherman Brothers and their music. We finish up with a fun discussion of Disney Cruise Line from an Artistic point of view.  You can find all of Jeff’s books through Amazon. You can find the documentary The Boys on Amazon, iTunes, Youtube, and Google Play.

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035 Disney Wonder: Panama Canal Pre-Trip Report

Christy and I discuss her families upcoming trip to the Panama Canal on the Disney Wonder.  We talk about their port adventure and sea day plans, along with what it’s like to sail through the canal itself.  We start the show by discussing her families recent stay in the new cabins at Wilderness Lodge.

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034 Sailing in the Roy Disney Suite and Concierge

Chris joins us to discuss his families experiences cruising Concierge and in the Roy Disney suite with DCL.  Christy and I had a great time talking to Chris about his families experiences cruising Concierge and in the Roy Disney Suite.  We cover everything from booking Concierge and all of the amenities that come with these staterooms.

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033 DCL 101 Part 2

Listener Amy joins us in Part 2 of our DCL 101 series to discuss how her family picked their first itinerary on DCL.  We than discuss her thoughts on packing and planning for their first cruise.  We finish up talking about booking onboard experiences and Port Adventures.

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032 Meyer Werft, LNG Technologies, and European Cruising update with Florian

 

We sail back over to Papenburg Germany to talk with our good friend Florian. He updates us on what’s happening at Meyer Werft, we learn a little about LNG Technology which will be coming to the 3 new Disney ships, and we finish out talking about changes to the European Cruise market.

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