DCL Podcast Episodes

030 DCL 101 Part 1

Join Christy and I for Part 1 of our DCL 101 series where we share our thoughts on booking your first cruise with Disney Cruise Line.  We discuss the time of year, ports to sail out of, length of cruise, type of cruise (ie…Alaska, Caribbean, etc.), and finally how to actually book it. Look for Part 2 of the series in two weeks where we discuss how to prepare for your first cruise once you’ve booked it.

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Steve:

http://www.facebook.com/dclpodcast

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Christy:

http://www.facbook.com/packyourpixiedust

http://www.twitter.com/packyrpixiedust

http://www.packyourpixidust.com

 

029 Sailing the Disney Magic to the Western Caribbean

Listener Jessica joins us to discuss her and her husbands recent trip on the Disney Magic through the Western Caribbean. Her cruise left from Miami, and she provides some great tips on where to stay and how to get to and from the Port of Miami.  She also talks about their favorite things to do onboard during sea days, running the Castaway Cay 5K, and her thoughts on cruising without kids.

If you’d like to contact Steve or Christy, you can reach us on Facebook and Twitter:

Steve:

http://www.facebook.com/dclpodcast

http://www.twitter.com/dclpodcast

Christy:

http://www.facebook.com/packyourpixiedust

http://www.twitter.com/packyrpixiedust

028 Run Disney: Running the 25th Walt Disney World Marathon

It’s a Run Disney take-over of the DCL Podcast. My wife joins me to discuss our experience running the 25th Walt Disney World Marathon.  We talk about, training and planning for a marathon, things to think about getting ready for race day, and our experiences while running the 25 WDW Marathon.

For more information about Run Disney and upcoming races:

http://www.rundisney.com

You can contact Steve on either Facebook or Twitter:

http://www.facebook.com/dclpodcast

http://www.twitter.com/dclpodcast

 

028 River Cruising with Adventures by Disney and Erin Foster

Part 2 of our discussion about Disney Cruise Line and River Cruising with Adventures by Disney with Erin Foster.  Erin shares a wealth of information on cruising with DCL and Adventures by Disney.  She was an original member of the Disney Parks Moms Panel, is a co-author of the Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line, and a blogger on Touring Plans website.  You can find more information about all of these sites through the links below:

Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line:

http://www.unofficialguides.com

Touring Plans:
http://www.touringplans.com

Disney Parks Mom’s Panel:

https://disneyparksmomspanel.disney.go.com

You can reach Steve and Christy via Facebook or Twitter:

http://www.facebook.com/dclpodcast

http://www.twitter.com/dclpodcast

http://www.twitter.com/packyrpixiedust

027 Sailing into 2018

Set sail with us into 2018 as Christy and I discuss our upcoming adventures we have planned, and some of the show topics you can look forward to hearing soon on the DCL Podcast. We look forward to hearing what adventures you have planned in 2018 as well, so join us on Facebook and let us know where you’re headed.

http://www.facebook.com/dclpodcast

Contact Steve Kriese on Twitter:

http://www.twitter.com/dclpodcast

Contact Christy Pudyk:

http://www.facebook.com/packyourpixiedust

http://www.twitter.com/packyrpixiedust

 

026 Len Testa and Erin Foster talk about the 2018 Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line

Len Testa and Erin Foster, join us to discuss their 2018 release of the Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line.  We discuss the books updates, how to use it in planning your next DCL vacation, and touch on several current topics surrounding Disney Cruise Line.  You can find the 2018 at your local bookstore, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and through their website:

http://www.theunofficialguides.com

You can contact Len at:

len@touringplans.com

or follow him on Twitter:

http://www.twitter.com/LenTesta

You can reach Christy and Steve via our Facebook page, and also follow us on Twitter:

http://www.facebook.com/dclpodcast

http://www.twitter.com/dclpodcast

Christy:

http://www.twitter.com/packyrpixiedust

http://www.facebook.com/packyourpixiedust

 

025 Travels through Iceland

My friend Matt joins us to discuss the recent trip to Iceland that he took with his wife Hannah. We touch on Iceland Air, Keflavik, the Golden Circle Tour, an alternative hot springs to the popular Blue Lagoon, and spending time in and around Reykjavik.  He has a lot of tips and hints if Iceland is on your bucket list of places to travel.

You can contact Steve on Facebook and Twitter at:

http://www.facebook.com/dclpodcast

http://www.twitter.com/dclpodcast

You can contact Christy on Facebook and Twitter at:

http://www.facebook.com/packyourpixiedust

http://www.twitter.com/packyrpixiedust

024 Meyer Werft: Builder of Disney Ships

Join us as we set sail for Papenburg Germany, to learn about the Meyer Werft ship building company.  Meyer Werft is the ship yard which built the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, and has been commissioned to build Disney Cruise Lines 3 new ships. Through one of Meyer Werft’s tour guides, we learn about the history of Meyer Werft, the ship building process, and look into the future of what the next generation of ships will look like.  To learn more about Meyer Werft and see a fun youtube video of the float out of the Disney Fantasy, check out the links below:

Meyer Werft:

http://www.meyerwerft.de/en/meyerwerft_de/index.jsp

Disney Fantasy Float out in Papenburg:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M1-yfCDVPg

Contact Steve through Facebook and Twitter:

http://www.facebook.com/dclpodcast

http://www.twitter.com/dclpodcast

Contact Christy on Facebook and Twitter:

http://www.facebook.com/packyourpixiedust

http://www.twitter.com/packyrpixiedust

023 Sailing out of San Diego

Join Christy and I as we discuss my families latest trip to Disneyland. We then discuss Disney Cruise Lines latest sailing release for Spring of 2019.  We finish up the show discussing things to do when you sail out of the Port of San Diego. You can click on the link below to learn more about the Port of San Diego.  Thank you to all our listeners for coming back and supporting our show.

Port of San Diego website:

https://www.portofsandiego.org/recreation/cruise.html

Contact Steve via Facebook and Twitter:

http://www.facebook.com/dclpodcast

http://www.twitter.com/dclpodcast

Christy via Facebook and Twitter:

http://www.facebook.com/packyourpixiedust

http://www.twitter.com/packyrpixiedust

 

022 Sailing Disney Cruise Line without kids

Listener Jenn joins us to discuss her and her husbands experiences while cruising Disney Cruise Line without kids.  She offers lots of good tips for those of you traveling without kids to maximize your fun and get the most out of your cruise and shore excursions.

You can reach us on facebook and twitter via the following links:

Steve Kriese:

http://www.facbook.com/dclpodcast

http://www.twitter.com/dclpodcast

Christy Pudyk:

http://www.facbook.com/packyourpixiedust

http://www.twitter.com/packyrpixiedust