Christmastime at Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter

Seasons greetings! In yet another badly-timed blog post, I’m covering the beauty that is Port Orleans French Quarter at Christmas. From the rooms, to the beignets, to the beautiful Christmas decorations, this post covers in 147 photos everything I love about this little treasure on the Sassagoula River. I also took entirely too many photos…

George Town, Grand Cayman, via the Disney Fantasy

Ahoy! Welcome to George Town, Grand Cayman! The Disney Fantasy stops here on its Western Caribbean itinerary, and it’s a lovely island. We decided to do the Discover Native Cayman and the Saltwater Forest excursion and truly enjoyed it. On this excursion, you are taken on a short bus tour that stops by Seven Mile…

Dahlia and Chronos Club at Coronado Springs’ Gran Destino Tower

Hola! This post covers the evening I spent at Dahlia Lounge at Disney’s Coronado Spring’s new Gran Destino Tower. The entire tower is breathtaking, celebrating the friendship between Walt Disney and Salvador Dali. Spanish influences, abstract art, breathtaking finishes and textiles – it’s all here, and it’s gorgeous. Make sure, if you visit Dahlia, to…

The Wave… Of American Flavors at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Welcome back, This post is all about a hidden gem on the monorail loop: The Wave at Contemporary. This lovely spot does a breakfast buffet, lunch, and dinner. Attached to The Wave is the Wave Lounge. With a full menu and an underwater feel, the Wave Lounge is a perfect place for a midday cool…

Meridian on the Disney Dream

Greetings, fellow Castaways! One of the places you’ll often find me when I’m sailing aboard the Disney Dream is Meridian Lounge. Cleverly named as it straddles the keel line of the ship, this quiet, classy, warm space is just perfect for a relaxing drink and light conversation with fellow cruisers. I love hanging out at…

Run(a)way to Relaxation: Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar

Kungaloosh! I don’t have too much to say about Jock Lindsey’s other than: I LOVE THIS PLACE. The food is great, the atmosphere is better, and the service is absolutely (flying) aces! Melissa wrote up a whole bunch more on her post over here, while I just shared a ton of photos from our two…

Disney Dream Martini Tasting

Ahoy! This past summer, Melissa and I set sail upon the Disney Dream. Due to my previous experience on the ship, I made sure we would book at least one tasting experience. The experience that best fit our schedule was the Martini Tasting in my favorite bar: The Meridian. Below, I’ve shared several pics that…

Cove Cafe: One of my Happy Places on the Disney Dream

Ahoy, landlubbers! One of my favorite places – and it’s hard to choose favorites on a Disney Cruise – on the Disney Dream is Cove Cafe. Cove Cafe is the coffee-tinged heart of the Quiet Cove area of the Disney Dream. Inside, you’ll find a menu of outstanding coffee creations, incredible baked treats, and myriad…

La Cava del Tequila

¬°Bienvenidos, mis amigos! Recently, Melissa and I were welcomed into La Cava del Tequila shortly before opening to photograph this hot spot in rare form: empty. La Cava is a fan favorite at EPCOT, and it’s easy to see why: a huge selection of tequila, delicious fresh food, knowledgeable servers, low lights, cold air conditioning,…