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April 12, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 413 – Fantasy or Fiasco: A Not-So-Fairytale Voyage on the Disney Fantasy

Gabe joins us this week to share some of the mishaps his family experienced aboard a recent sailing on the Disney Fantasy, and how Disney Cruise Line (DCL) handled the…
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April 9, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 412 – Bonus – We Need an Expert Opinion: Matt Hochberg from the Royal Caribbean Cruise Blog Answers Our Questions

Matt Hochberg, founder of the Royal Caribbean Blog, joins us this week to answer all of our questions ahead of our fast-approaching sailing on RCCL's Oasis of the Seas. Matt…
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April 5, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 411 – Wishful Sailing: Wesley’s Full Trip Report of His First Sailing on the DIsney Wish

Wesley is back from his trip on the Wish and it's time to see if his fears were realized! Wesley is a seasoned Disney Cruise Line (DCL) veteran, but after…
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April 3, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 410 – Bonus – Navigating Nerves: Wesley is Apprehensive About Sailing the Wish for the First Time

Wesley joins us this week in the first of a two-part series. Wesley reached out because he was a bit apprehensive about sailing on the Disney Wish. He's a seasoned…
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April 2, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 409 – Top-5 Reasons to Sail Disney Cruise Line and One Reason to Avoid DCL

Alex (aka Second Dad to the Right) joins us on this week's live episode as we chat about Disney Cruise Line news. We're also chatting about our top-5 reasons to…
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March 29, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 408 – Are We There Yet: An Update from Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Ultimate World Cruise with Leslie from Point My Soul North

Leslie (aka "Point My Soul North on social media and YouTube) joins us this week to check-in from onboard Royal Caribbean's Ultimate World Cruise on the Serenade of the Seas.…
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March 26, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 407 – Live Bonus Show – Do You Know Where Your Kids Are: Everything You Need to Know About Sailing with Kids on Disney Cruise Line

Leslie from Trips with Tykes and the Disney Deciphered podcast joins us this week to chat all about her tips and tricks for sailing with kids on Disney Cruise Line.…
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March 22, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 406 – Can I See Some ID: An Adults-Only Trans-Pacific Sailing

Dana joins us this week to share his adults-only Disney Cruise Line Trans-Pacific sailing aboard the Disney Wonder. Was there enough for adults to do onboard to keep Dana and…
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March 21, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 405 – Live Bonus Show – Your Destiny Awaits: Everything You Need to Know About Disney Cruise Line’s Announcements About its Newest Ship the Disney Destiny

CT joins us on this special live bonus episode to discuss the breaking announcements from Disney Cruise Line about the Disney Destiny - the third Wish-class ship in the fleet…
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March 19, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 404 – Live Bonus Show – Mirror Mirror on the Wall: What’s Next for Disney Cruise Line with The DCL Dude

The DCL Dude, Wes, joins us this week as we discuss the future our predictions for the future of Disney Cruise Line. We're chatting about the Panama Canal cruise and…
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March 16, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 403 – From Sydney to Neverland: An Aussie Share’s Her Family’s First Experience with Disney Cruise Line

Shannon joins us this week to share her family's experience sailing with Disney Cruise Cruise Line down under! This was Shannon and her famiy's first time sailing Disney Cruise Line,…
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March 15, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 402 – Live Bonus Show – Olaf is Excited: Disney Cruise Line’s Summer 2025 Itinerary Release

Former Plan Disney Panelist Angie Gargaro joins us on this special live episode to breakdown the Summer 2025 Itineraries released by Disney Cruise Line (DCL) today. Angie is also a…
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March 12, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 401 – Live Bonus Show – Splash and Dash: Tips for Making the Most of Shorter Cruises on Disney Cruise Line

Alan and Rachael from Krause Mouse Adventures join us on this week's live bonus episode to share their tips and tricks to make the most of your 2-, 3- or…
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March 8, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 400 – The Path Between the Seas: The DCL Duo Sr. Share Their Panama Canal Cruise on Disney Cruise Line

Our good friends Tracy and Michael (aka the DCL Duo Sr.) join us this week to share their amazing 14-night eastbound Panama Canal Cruise with Disney Cruise Line aboard the…
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March 5, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 399 – Live Bonus Show – Like and Comment: Everything You Need to Know About Sailing-Specific Disney Cruise Line Facebook Groups

Sean joins us on this week's live bonus show to discuss sailing-specific Disney Cruise Line Facebook groups. Disney cruisers are a bit unique in their zeal for joining and participating…
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March 1, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 398 – A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes: Laura’s First Time Aboard the Disney Dream

Laura joins us this week all the way from the UK to share her experience sailing on the Disney Dream for the the first time. You may recall Laura from…
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February 27, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 397 – Live Bonus Show – The Royal Treatment: Comparing Disney Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean with Karen and Kaley from My Path Unwinding Travel

Karen and Kaley join us on this week's live show to discuss why Royal Caribbean might be a good choice for families who normally sail Disney Cruise Line to consider.…
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February 22, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 396 – It’s a Grudge Match: Disney v. Celebrity v. Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

Jennifer joins Sam this week for an epic cruise line throw down between Disney Cruise Line (DCL), Celebrity Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (RCCL). We're comparing the cruise…
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February 20, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 395 – Bonus – It’s Going to be Epic: Why You Might Want to Visit Universal Before or After a Disney Cruise with Unofficial Guide Author Seth Kubersky

Seth Kubersky, author of The Unofficial Guide to Universal 2024, joins us this week to discuss why you might want to visit Universal before or after your next Disney Cruise…
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February 16, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 394: Rebecca’s Back: A DCL Cast Member Shares Her Experienece from the Dream

Everyone's favorite Disney Cruise Line cast member, Rebecca, joins Sam this week to share her experience sailing the Disney Dream during her first European Cruise Season. Rebecca shares her thoughts…
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February 14, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 393 – Bonus – Isn’t it Iconic?: Sailing Onboard the Largest Ship in the World – Icon of the Seas

Margaret and Sara, travel agents with our show sponsor My Path Unwinding Travel, join us this week to share their experience sailing on Royal Caribbean's newest ship and the largest…
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February 13, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 392 – Live Bonus Show – Grab Your Crystal Ball: Discussing the Future of Disney Cruise Line

Rebecca, the founder of the largest Disney Cruise Line Facebook group and the creator of the DCL Community, joins us on this week's live show to discuss the future of…
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February 9, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 391 – Fantasy Awaits: Tabitha Shares Her First Time Sailing Disney Cruise Line

Tabitha joins us this week to share her family's experience sailing Disney Cruise Line for the first time aboard the Disney Fantasy. What did Tabitha think of DCL and all…
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February 7, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 390 – Bonus – Royal Caribbean’s Ultimate World Cruise: Part Two with Leslie

Leslie joins us for an extra special bonus episode direct from Royal Caribbean's nine-month Ultimate World Cruise aboard the Serenade of the Seas. We loved hearing about this cruise and…
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February 6, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 389 – Live Bonus Show – Princess Cruises v. Disney Cruise Line: Who Will Take the Crown?

Fan favorite Josh, your resident "DCL Villain" returns to share his recent experience sailing on Princess Cruises. We're comparing Princess and Disney Cruise Line across booking, check-in, onboard activities, nightlife,…
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February 2, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep 388 – An Extra Dose of Aloha: Sailing Back-to-Back from Vancouver to Sydney

On this week's show we're chatting with John all about his recent Disney Cruise Line sailing aboard the Disney Wonder from Vancouver, BC, to Honolulu, Hawaii, and then onward to…
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January 30, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 387 – Bonus – Royal Caribbean’s Ultimate World Cruise: Part One with Dr. Jenny

We are so excited to bring you an update from Dr. Jenny Travels who came to us remotely from Royal Caribbean's Ultimate World Cruise!! This cruise, a 9-month trip around…
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January 26, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 386 – The View Across the Pond: A Brit Shares Her Experience Sailing Disney Cruise Line

Gemma joins us this week to share the UK perspective on Disney Cruise Line. Gemma recently sailed on a DCL cruise on the Disney Dream out of New York. We're…
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January 23, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 385 – Bonus – Scooter Parking Only: Sailing with Disabilities on Disney Cruise Line

Danielle joins us on our bonus episode this week to share her experience sailing Disney Cruise Line with a disability. Danielle is mobility impaired and rented a scooter for her…
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January 19, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 384 – Theres a First Time for Everything: Mallory Shares Her Experience Sailing Disney Cruise Line for the First Time

Mallory joins us to share her family's first experience sailing on Disney Cruise Line. What did Mallory think of the DCL experience? Would she go back? We're finding out as…
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January 16, 2024 in Uncategorized

Ep. 383 – Bonus – Aloha: A 10-Night Westbound Hawaii Cruise on DCL

Brandon joins us this week to share his Disney Cruise Line experience sailing the Disney Wonder from Vancouver to the paradise that is Hawaii. Come hear about all the fabulous…
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