Cruises

Laundry Onboard The Disney SHips!

Did you know that DCL ships have not only an onboard laundry service, but also washers and dryers for guest usage? I know this came in handy for us when we did the Western Europe itinerary! We came from the US, spent a few days in Barcelona, then spent the next week onboard the Disney … Read more

Smooth Sailing: The Benefits of Cruising with a Passport

By- Elizabeth Schaaf One of the great things about cruising as a United States citizen is being able to cruise without a passport when the cruise begins and ends in a domestic port. It’s one less expense, one less thing to worry about, and some feel why get one if they don’t trave a lot. … Read more

The Grog Walk: A Boozy Adventure on Virgin Voyages

By- Alison Meeks Virgin Voyages is all about redefining the cruising experience, from ditching the traditional buffet for gourmet dining to shaking up the entertainment scene. Among its many unique offerings, one stands out for its fun and adventurous spirit – the Grog Walk. What is a Grog Walk, you ask? Think of it as … Read more

Breakfast and Brunch on Virgin Voyages

My- Megan Sexton Breakfast and Brunch There are so many choices for Breakfast and Brunch while on board the Scarlet Lady! The Wake and Razzle Dazzle are the two restaurants that offer a sit down Breakfast and Brunch meals. You can pre-book a reservation at these restaurants or just try for a walk in table. … Read more

Happenings Cast and the Social Aspect of Virgin Voyages

If you have cruised before, you are probably very familiar with cruise directors and their role on the ship.  They introduce the entertainment each night on stage and come over the loudspeaker for announcements.   When you set off on your first Virgin Voyage, you will not hear a cruise director on the loudspeaker.   … Read more

Rainforest Room on DCL

Seeking a more secluded and serene space to unwind during your Disney Cruise? Wondering if such a tranquil retreat exists beyond the bustling decks and designated adult-only areas?  The answer? Absolutely.  Enter the Rainforest Room.  Nestled within the serene enclave of the Senses Spa, the Rainforest Room offers an exclusive adult-only experience, available on all … Read more

Icon of the Seas

What’s New Well, I am back from my first 2024 adventure! The inaugural sailing of Icon of the Seas definitely did not disappoint? So what was it like sailing on the largest ship at sea? ICONIC!!!! This 250, 800 ton ship offers a whole new class of adventures boasting 8 different neighborhoods from thrills to … Read more

Disney Cruise Line Tortola Port Adventure: A Day at the Baths

By – April Menendez  If you are seeking which port adventure you should book for your Tortola port of call, look no further! Our family recently had the pleasure of setting sail on the Disney Fantasy, with an Eastern Caribbean itinerary. This itinerary did not disappoint one bit! First cruise stop- BVI (British Virgin Islands) … Read more

What Makes The Pirate Night on the Disney Wish Different?

By- Elizabeth Schaaf Several of the Straight Away Travel team recently enjoyed a three night cruise onboard the beautiful Disney Wish. While we know that three night cruises have a Pirate Party instead of a full blown Pirate Night, the Pirate’s Rockin’ Parlay Party is an exclusive night just for the Disney Wish  If you’ve … Read more