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Laissez les bons temps rouler at Tiana’s Place

Laissez les bons temps rouler at Tiana’s Place

One of the things I was most looking forward to on the re-imagined Disney Wonder was the new restaurant, Tiana’s Place. Formerly Parrot Cay, it was in need of an update. Tiana’s Place is based on the movie The Princess and The Frog. While not changing the overall layout and fundamentals of the restaurant, it was completely re-designed. With a New Orleans Mardi Gras feel, this dining experience was almost a party.   The menu features Cajun-style cuisine but was…

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New Children’s Areas on the re-imagined Disney Wonder

New Children’s Areas on the re-imagined Disney Wonder

The children’s areas aboard Disney Cruise Line ships are famous for providing hours of endless entertainment. Most kiddos love the clubs so much that parents have a difficult time getting them to leave! These new areas further exceed the expectations of even the most seasoned Disney cruiser, with visits from superheroes and princesses, I want to stay there too. Fortunately, there are many Open House hours where adults and siblings can also check out the club spaces. it’s a small…

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The WONDERful new Disney Wonder!

The WONDERful new Disney Wonder!

We recently disembarked from the first public sailing of the re-imagined Disney Wonder. She spent over a month in Cadiz, Spain receiving the largest update in Disney Cruise Line history. I will post more photos and information soon. Here are 30+ (before on the left, other than the first two pics) and after (on the right) photos from my personal collection. Note, in some pics there isn’t a color difference, it is a difference in the lighting. Most of the…

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Beach Life: Disney’s Hidden Gem

Beach Life: Disney’s Hidden Gem

Disney’s Vero Beach Resort has been a part of my family’s life since 2003. I have always loved the ocean. I have fond memories of vacationing with my grandparents when I was younger. My grandmother also loved the ocean. However, most of my beach memories were of a crowded, noisy beaches. Disney’s resort is quite different and some of our favorite vacation days are spent at this little slice of paradise on the Atlantic Ocean. Disney’s Vero Beach, located along…

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Gifts from Disney Italy

Gifts from Disney Italy

How do you share your travel adventures with friends when you return? My friend Amy recently visited Italy. She was gone during my birthday and wanted to share her trip with me. She put together this collection of trip memories, along with gifts! Her first two stops were in Rome and Assisi. At her next stop in Florence, she picked up her first Disney gift for me – a cup and saucer set. Now, she was on a mission to…

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The Beauty of Iceland

The Beauty of Iceland

Today we are in Akureyri, Iceland. I decided to use a day of my Rainforest Pass, so after breakfast at Lumiere’s I headed to Senses Spa, and the boys went off to walk around the town and shopping area.  I had the Rainforest completely to myself, which was fabulous! I mostly relaxed on a lounger and read. We met up for a quick lunch in Lumiere’s and then boarded our bus for our excursion to Godafoss Falls. Our guide had…

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Characters, Brunch and the Wide Open Sea

Characters, Brunch and the Wide Open Sea

We were supposed to attend a character breakfast on our first sea day, but I neglected to look at our tickets, and we missed it! However, the kind crew members at Guest Services were happy to give us new ones for today. We had brunch reservations at Palo, so we mostly went for the photos and a snack. Characters came through very quickly, so we were there less than an hour. After breakfast, we went to Disney trivia and then…

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Welcome!

Welcome to Living The Disney Dream! I am excited to share an inside view of my Disney life. Through this site, I will post live trip reports, planning tools, and the latest news for all things Disney! See ya real soon! — livingthedisneydream