258 An interview with Jordan Caswell, Violinist and DCL Musical Artist

We are very fortunate to be joined this week by Jordan Caswell, an amazingly talented violinist who is now appearing aboard the Disney Cruise Line ships. In this interview we cover what drew Jordan to playing the violin, how he got his contract with DCL, what it’s like to live and work aboard a Disney Ship, how he develops some of his amazing sets, and what he enjoys about performing live for an audience. One of his signature sets while performing onboard features music by Taylor Swift, so of course our very own Swifty….Christy, has a fun time talking to him about how he developed this set of songs. You can find Jordan performing at The District Lounge and Royal Palace while he’s on the Dream. Look for him in Royal Court and at La Piazza aboard the Fantasy….and hopefully before some of the shows in the Walt Disney Theater. Now it’s time to check the Navigator App, Heart every Jordan Caswell performance, and be ready to be entertained by one of the best musical entertainers aboard DCL today.

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257 Sailing with Disney Cruise Line for the first time, aboard the Disney Wonder

We’re joined this week by an amazing family who had several cruises canceled during Covid, but there persistence paid off, as they sailed on one of the first cruises that departed as DCL started sailing again. This was their family’s first cruise, and it was aboard the Disney Wonder out of San Diego. We have a fun time discussing how they prepared for their first cruise, what it was like getting on a DCL ship for the first time, their thoughts on dining and onboard entertainment, how their tween and teen aged daughters enjoyed the kids clubs, and what they had planned in Cabo San Lucas. Now its time to fire up the “YouTube” for some pre-cruise planning, dust off your flip flops and sunglasses, and pack 2 plus years worth of waiting for your cruise, we’re setting sail to Mexico aboard the Disney Wonder.

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002 Run Disney Run Down:

Welcome to episode 2 of the Run Disney Run Down podcast. This is a collaboration podcast between MouseGen and the DCL Podcast, to bring you some new content focused around Run Disney. In our second episode we discuss some of the gear and tech we use when training for and running Run Disney Races. We discuss shoes, clothing, socks, nutrition before and during the race, watches and cameras, and we finish up with what we’re excited to experience during Marathon Weekend. Thanks for listening and we hope to see you out on some of the courses during Walt Disney’s Marathon Weekend.

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256 DCL 101: Main Dining aboard Disney Cruise Line Ships

Welcome back to our next DCL 101 Minniesode. In this episode Chris and Steve discuss all aspects of dining in the 3 main dining rooms aboard the Disney Ships. We talk about dining times, rotations, the different themes and entertainment found in each of the restaurants, who makes up your serving team and how they work together, and of course we talk about the food itself (for kids and adults). So put on that nice shirt and dress (or not:)), comb the kids hair, and of course check the App so you know which dining room you’re headed to…It’s time to experience some of Disney’s dining at its best, aboard Disney Cruise Line.

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255 Coffee at the Cove: Rebroadcast – Christy’s Christmas Cruise aboard the Fantasy

This is a rebroadcast of our live Coffee at the Cove show which aired this week on our Facebook and YouTube channels. We cover Christy and her family’s latest cruise over Christmas, aboard the Disney Fantasy. From all of us at the DCL Podcast, we hope you and your family had a wonderful holiday season together, and we wish you the best in the new year to come.

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254 Sailing on a Very Merrytime Cruise aboard the Disney Magic

Good friend of the show, and fellow podcaster from Podcast Stardust, Dennis joins us this week to discuss his family’s latest sailing aboard the Disney Magic. This was their first time getting back on a Disney Ship, since the ships started sailing, and it didn’t disappoint. This was a 5 night Very Merrytime cruise out of Miami, featuring stops in Cozumel and Castaway Cay. We discuss what it was like for Dennis and his family to get back onboard a Disney Ship, the iconic sail away out of Miami, dining at Rapuzels Royal Table for the first time, all of their onboard fun, and of course spending time in Cozumel and at Castaway Cay. So grab those matching Christmas PJ’s, tinsel and garland for your stateroom, and your Santa hat for the Christmas Fireworks, we’re setting sail on a Very Merrytime cruise, aboard the Disney Magic.

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001 Run Disney Run Down: Getting ready for Marathon Weekend

Join us for our first Run Disney Run Down Podcast. This podcast is a fun collaboration between the hosts of the DCL Podcast, and Lake and Kaitie over at the MouseGen YouTube Channel. In this first episode, we cover everything you need to know to get you ready for Marathon Weekend. In future episodes we’ll cover all of the other Run Disney race weekends, virtual races, and also talk about some of our training techniques and gear we use. So lace up those shoes, and fill up your water bottles, it’s time to hit the road with the Run Disney Run Down Podcast.

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253 DCL 101: Experiencing DCL’s Broadway Style Shows

Welcome back to our next DCL 101 Minniesodes. In this episode, Chris and Steve discuss all aspects of attending the Broadway Style Shows, which are performed in the Walt Disney Theaters, aboard all of the DCL ships. We cover strategies for attending, is food offered, when to arrive, how to find when the shows are performed, what type of variety acts are also offered, and we finish by giving our thoughts on each of the shows which are offered onboard today. So straighten up that tie, put on your make up, and dress up right, we’re headed out for a night at the Walt Disney Theater, aboard the beautiful Disney Cruise Ships.

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252 Getting back onboard the Disney Fantasy after the Covid shutdown

Frank from Florida joins us this week to discuss getting back onboard a Disney Cruise Ship after the long Covid shutdown. This time, he and Karen set sail aboard the Disney Fantasy, on an 8 night voyage, out of Port Canaveral. It featured stops in Costa Maya, Cozumel, and two stops at Castaway Cay. We have a fun time talking about dining (main, Palo, and Remy), sailing with friends, their Cabin selection, all of the fun they had onboard, and of course what they had planned in each of their port stops (spoiler alert…riding an ATV for the first time….serious FUN!!!). So dust off that sun tan lotion, blow out the cob webs in your snorkel gear, and don’t forget to brush up on your 80’s trivia, we’re setting sail again on the Disney Fantasy, around the Western Caribbean.

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251 Coffee at the Cove: Rebroadcast – DCL November News Re-Cap

This is a rebroadcast of our monthly live DCL news recap show. You can view the show on our Facebook and YouTube channels as well.

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