The Castaway Cay 5-kilometer run … and some unfinished business

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After several missed opportunities, the author took part in the Castaway Cay 5-kilometer run earlier this month. Call it unfinished business. Back in 2012, and again in 2015, I was registered to take part in the Castaway Cay five-kilometer run around Disney Cruise Line’s private island in the Bahamas. The Castaway Cay 5-k is sanctioned … Continue reading "The Castaway Cay 5-kilometer run … and some unfinished business"
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How to save money on a Disney Cruise Line vacation

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Is it possible to go on a Disney cruise vacation and not spend a lot of money on extras and still have a great time? Yes! Disney cruises are packed with activities and options, and you most definitely can have a great time and keep your budget intact. To do so, it’s important to know … Continue reading "How to save money on a Disney Cruise Line vacation"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Cocktails

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I am not a big drinker but, when I visit Castaway Cay during a Disney Cruise, I make a stop at Serenity Bay’s Castaway Air bar for the island’s signature cocktail, Konk Kooler. I have it on good authority, you get more to enjoy with the sipper cup, too. Bartender fills up a Konk Kooler … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Cocktails"
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What I learned on my 4th Disney cruise

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Although we are not new to Disney Cruise Line, having sailed on the Wonder, Dream and Fantasy, it had been almost four years since our last voyage. In that time, our children have grown up a bit and some things have changed on the ships. So, in our planning for our three-night-sailing on the Disney … Continue reading "What I learned on my 4th Disney cruise"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Beach

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Since we have been highlighting the Disney Cruise line for the month of July, I had to return to DCL for my Photo of the Week. Back in December 2003, I was walking around at Castaway Cay and behold, this beautiful sand castle was just sitting on the beach.
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Disney Pic of the Week: Beach

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When it comes to a Disney beach, you would be hard pressed to find a better one than Serenity Bay’s Adult Beach on Castaway Cay. It’s one of the perks of any Caribbean cruise on the Disney Cruise Line. A pair of chairs on the Serenity Bay Adult Beach on Castaway Cay.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/200s, f/18, … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Beach"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Summertime

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I think we can all agree that BF (Before Frozen), when someone asked for a photo about summertime, a snowman would be the last thing that would come to mind. After the Walt Disney Studios animated feature, Frozen, was released, it is hard not to think of the cute little snowmand Olaf made by Elsa. … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Summertime"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Castaway Cay

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There is no doubt the Disney Cruise Line offers one of the very best private islands for their guests. From the first time I saw Castaway Cay, I fell in love. One of my favorite memories is seeing the Flying Dutchman pirate ship which anchored off shore for a few years. Hence, my pic of … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Castaway Cay"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Castaway Cay

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Every Disney Cruise Line Caribbean itinerary has a stop at Castaway Cay. Some even have more than one day there. It is my personal favorite of all the Disney Cruise Line Ports of Call. You don’t have to worry about anything. Just be happy! Mickey Mouse making friends on Castaway Cay.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/60s, f/16, ISO … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Castaway Cay"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Trees

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What is not to like about Castaway Cay? Disney Cruise Line’s private island in the Bahamas is the prefect place to enjoy this week’s theme: Trees. Below is a simple click of palm trees with the tops of colorful umbrellas found near the beach on Castaway Cay. Enjoy! alm trees and beach umbrellas on Castaway … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Trees"
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