We are teaming up this Thanksgiving Day week with the DCL Duo and the guys at Rope Drop Radio to run a virtual 5K. You can also buy a T-Shirt, and all proceeds will go to support Autism on the Seas. So join us this Thanksgiving week in running or walking a 5K, and don’t forget to tag your favorite podcast with photos, using the #Tag, #TurkeyLurkey5K.
Listener Jen joins us again to discuss her and her husbands latest cruise aboard the Disney Dream. This was their Grand Slam sailing, as they had finally sailed on all four of DCL’s ships. We have a fun time talking about his cruise, along with finding out what some of her favorite restaurants, shows, and things to do across the Disney Fleet. Enjoy everyone!
Christy and Steve sit down to discuss Disney Cruise Line’s, Book with Confidence Program. Everything discussed in this episode is accurate as of October 14, 2020, and is subject to change. If you would like to know more about this programs options, you can do so via Disney’s website, or through your travel agent.
We continue our DCL 101 series by looking at one of the favorite nights aboard the cruise ships, Pirate Night. Frank and Karen join us to discuss why they love Pirate Night so much, and how they celebrate this festive evening. We touch on the additional family and adult themed entertainment, special character meet and greets, dinner (the infamous Pirate Menu), deck shows, fireworks, and the event that caps everything off…the late night Pirate Buffet in Cabana’s. So attach your hook, screw in your peg leg, and grab your parrot, there be squalls ahead, and were headed right into them in search of Pirates!
Matt and Gareth, the two talented performers who make up Buckets N Boards, join us this week for a fun conversation. We kick it off talking to them about where they met, and how they created the amazing show which so many of us have enjoyed aboard the ships. We finish up talking to them about what its like to work aboard the different ships, what they enjoy most about cruising, some of their favorite destinations, and of course their favorite things to do at Castaway Cay. So grab your popcorn, and find your favorite seat in the Walt Disney Theater, it’s time for the show to start, and tonight, it’s the world famous duo from Buckets N Boards!
You can connect with Matt and Gareth through their website. Also, help support them through Patreon, and find some amazing content on their YouTube Channel:
This week we turn our focus to Viking Cruise Line, and an amazing sailing from Australia to New Zealand. Shay joins us this week to discuss this sailing which she and her husband took in March of 2020. It was their first time sailing on Viking, so we have a fun time hearing the differences in dining, entertainment, staterooms, and booking compared with Disney Cruise Line. We finish up talking about some of the amazing port adventures they were able to experience while sailing between these two beautiful countries. So grab a slab of your best Bevy and your Didgeridoo, we’re headed down to the Land Down Under.
Bryan joins us this week to talk about his family’s alternate vacation, after his cruise vacation was cancelled. Luckily his family lives in Utah, one of the most beautiful states in our nation, so they pivoted and decided to go camping as a family for the first time. We use our usual cruise trip report format to hear all about their pre-departure planning, which state room/campsite they booked, dining options available (which included real life character dining!), and of course all the fun port, ‘er outdoor adventures they had planned. So join us for a quick fun episode, as we continue to look at how family’s are planning alternate vacations while the ships are paused.
Rebecca joins us this week to discuss her family’s experience on the last sailing of the Disney Dream, until the ships paused for the Covid pandemic. As the world was quickly changing, she discusses her thoughts and feelings before, during, and after the cruise. We also touch on some of the differences Disney instituted due to the virus, along with the thoughts and concerns of the cast members on the ship. Rebecca had been on several sailings before this one, so we finish up on a lighter note, talking about some of her favorite experiences and things to do while sailing with Disney Cruise Line. Rebecca, like all of us, looks forward to the day when the ships are sailing, and we can all again enjoy the magic of a Disney Cruise. Thanks for listening.
Tanya joins us on this episode to talk about why her family enjoys multigenerational trips on Disney Cruise Line. We talk about planning a sailing with a large family who have different interests and abilities, including dining, onboard activities, and port adventures. So get out your planner and fire up Zoom, we’re walking you through why Disney Cruise Line offers the perfect vacation experience for many multigenerational family’s.
In this epsisode, we’re excited to catch back up with Marcus Monroe, one of the best Headline Entertainers for Disney Cruise Line. We start the show off by hearing what his life has been like in New York, since the ships stopped sailing last March. He recently began performing several live shows throughout the Midwest, and we touch on how performing live has changed during this new era of social distancing. Finally, we touch on how we can all help support some of our favorite acts, until the ships start sailing again. And of course, as he does on stage, Marcus keeps us laughing throughout the entire episode. So grab your favorite drink and some popcorn, then head down to the Walt Disney Theater with us, as we spend some fun catching up and laughing with Marcus Monroe.
Connect with and find out all that Marcus is up too through his website: