Palo Brunch on the Disney Wonder

Editor’s note: I absolutely can’t believe we are hitting the last week of July and this is the final piece in Alex‘s Disney Cruise Line Alaska series. How can it be? She’s ending with a bang though. Brunch at Palo? Sounds like a dream to me. Hope you enjoyed having Alex stop in and share […]

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Disney Cruise Line Alaska: What I Didn’t See

I thought seven days in Alaska would fulfill any desire I had to see all this great state has to offer — the scenery, the wildlife, the beautiful sights. Wrong! There is so much to see and do out there. Picking the right Port Adventures is fun, but challenging. This is great, because it’s pretty […]

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Upcoming Holiday Fun on Disney Cruise Line!

Big thanks to Melissa from Mouse on the Mind for filling us in on all the new and exciting things happening aboard the Disney Dream and the other Disney Cruise ships this holiday season! And no, it doesn’t only mean Christmas… πŸ˜‰ Boo to you and Merry Christmas, too, This Happy Place readers! I have […]

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What to Pack for an Alaskan Cruise

When you’re packing for a Caribbean cruise, there are a few things that you need to bring and you’ll probably be fine — shorts, swim suits, and some tank tops. When you’re thinking about an Alaskan cruise, though, your packing list is going to be a bit different.Β Having just returned from my first Alaskan voyage […]

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Disney Cruise Line: Off to Alaska

Twitter is such a fantastic thing, friends. One minute you are tweeting about cruises and the next you are making a new pal. I hope you will give Alexandria a very warm welcome to This Happy Place Blog. She is going to be sharing pictures and advice for Disney Cruisin to Alaska! (One of the […]

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Disney Cruise Line: New York State of Mind

I may be biased but I am so hoping that Disney Cruise Line assigns one of its ships to New York City again in 2015. They’ve been in Galveston, Texas and now Miami, Florida. I’ve also read that they were looking to New Orleans, LouisianaΒ (which could be awesome). I’m not sure how well DCL did […]

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Melissa on the Magic’s “New Look”

Several weeks ago, I was fortunate to attend a media event for the Disney Magic, which will undergo dry dock in September. Once she hits the water by the end of the month, she’ll be all shiny and new … more or less. I was really excited about the upgrades and new elements. To me, […]

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Disney Cruise Line: For the Adults Too

One of my main goals when writing This Happy Place Blog is to prove time and time again that adults can have fun in Disney theme parks too. It’s not only about the kids. The same is so true for taking a trip on the Disney Cruise Line. I can’t tell you how many times […]

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Disney Cruise Line: How I Miss Thee

A vacation must be pretty good if you are staring at your calendar and sadly celebrating its anniversary. Here’s the story: last year, right around this week, we sailed away on the Disney Cruise Line Magic out of New York City (eek!) and headed down to Florida, Castaway Cay (Disney’s private island) and the Bahamas. […]

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2 Years Later: Marriage + a Disney World Honeymoon

It’s hard to believe that two years ago, James and I were doing this: And then this: And after you marry the boy of your dreams, where do you go? DISNEY WORLD! Not only did we have a wonderful wedding, but James and I headed to Florida for a 2-week Disney World honeymoon that included […]

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