DCL Podcast Episodes

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

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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

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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.

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Steve Kriese:

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Christy Pudyk:

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021 Cruising the Baltic with Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Lines Getaway

The Chapel at Peterhof outside of St Petersburg Russia (Summer palace of Peter the Great)

Sailing past islands outside of Stockholm

Join Christy and I as we discuss her recent adults only trip to Walt Disney World. She and her husband stayed at the Swan hotel, were lucky to be at Epcot for Epcot’s 35th Celebration, and spent a fun day at Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival.

We then turn our talk to my recent 9 day cruise through the Baltic aboard the Norwegian Getaway.  It was an amazing cruise, where we visited Germany, Talinn Estonia, St Petersburg Russia, Helsinki Finland, and Stockholm Sweden.  The cruise departed and returned to Copenhagen Denmark.  I share thoughts about our dining experiences, entertainment options, and the balcony cabin which we booked.  It truly was an amazing cruise.  If you have any questions about Norwegian Cruise Line, or sailing the Baltic…feel free to contact me on:

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or Christy Pudyk at:

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Facebook:

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Explore Norwegian Cruise Line at:

http://www.ncl.com

 

 

020 Len Testa and the Unofficial Guide to WDW and Disney Cruise Line

Len Testa joins us to discuss upcoming changes to the 2018 Unofficial Guides to Disney Cruise Line and Walt Disney World.

You can reach Len Testa via:

Twitter:

http://www.twitter.com/lentesta

Touring Plans:

http://www.touringplans.com

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Steve Kriese:

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019 Italy with Adventures By Disney

Join Christy and I as listener James joins us to discuss his families recent trip to Italy with Adventures by Disney.  They travelled on an 8 day/7 night tour where they visited Rome, Tuscany, Florence, and Venice. They toured the Vatican, Coliseum, the Duomo, enjoyed Wine Tasting, and even had time for a gondola ride through Venice.

To find out more about Adventures By Disney, visit:

http://www.adventuresbydisney.com

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Thoughts on the 3rd New Ship announced by DCL

Join Christy and I as we discuss Disney Cruise Lines announcement of a 3rd new ship coming in 2022.  Disney’s 3 new ships will all be built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.  They will come on line in the years 2021, 2022, and 2023.

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018 7 Night Eastern Caribbean Sailing on the Disney Fantasy with Kim Slusher

Kim Slusher of the Distracted Life Podcast joins us to discuss her families first Disney Cruise.  They sailed 7 nights on the Disney Fantasy through out the Eastern Caribbean. Kim is a fellow podcaster who produces the Distracted Life Podcast, which focuses on all types of Disney World, Cruise, Aulani, and Disneyland trip reports. Its an excellent podcast where you’ll definitely learn many tips and tricks to planning and experiencing your next Disney vacations.

You can find Kim at:

http://www.distractedlifepodcast.com

or Facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/distractedlifepodcast

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017 Four night Bahamian cruise on the Disney Dream

Join us in Episode 17 as we embark with Amy and her family on their first Disney Cruise.  They sailed aboard the Disney Dream for 4 days out of Port Canaveral, where they stopped in the Bahama’s and at Castaway Cay.  Amy provides a lot of tips on how to pre-plan and get the most out of your next Disney Cruise.  Thanks as always for listening. Feel free to contact us via twitter or Facebook:

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016 Exporing Northern Europe with Disney Cruise Line on the Disney Magic

Episode 16 has us sailing to Northern Europe on the Disney Magic. Join me, as good friend of the show Jon Towler and I discuss his families latest sailing throughout Northern Europe on the Disney Magic.  We talk about sailing out of Copenhagen and port adventures in Talinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, and Stockholm…..along with his families experiences while on board the Disney Magic. Thanks as always for listening.

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