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Upon arrival in the kitchen, you will be broken into groups and assigned a portion of the meal, which they’ll prepare with the aid of a Chef. Teams will regroup to introduce their menu item before sitting down to a group dinner. At the conclusion of the adventure, you will be presented with a cookbook signed by the Chefs and a white Chef’s hat. Continue reading New Culinary Adventure at Walt Disney World→
Last year at this time I was getting ready for my Adventures by Disney experience to Peru. I was nervous and excited. This was my first trip out of the country. I have been to the Bahamas and Canada but this was quite a bit further and just a little different in every other way, too. I did reports on my first few days of the Adventure here:
EXCITED! Disney Cruise Line just announced its Summer 2016 itineraries, and they can be booked this week! In addition to ports of call in more than 15 European countries, Disney Cruise Line will revisit favorite destinations elsewhere around the globe including Alaska, the Caribbean and The Bahamas.
Today is day 4 of my Adventures by Disney trip to Peru, and this was kind of a preparation day–getting ready for the BIG day tomorrow to Machu Picchu. A little hiking to get the blood flowing and muscles in shape. High attitudes to get us adjusted to thin air.
Oh and let’s just say the bus ride is very interesting…wide roads are not common, and taking turns are often a little close for comfort but it’s an adventure, right? The views were spectacular and breathtaking. We were really in the middle of nowhere, and there was this great big hole in the earth… and we were looking right into it. Continue reading Sacred Valleys and Incan Cities–Adventures by Disney part 3→
Today is day 3 of my Adventures by Disney trip to Peru, the day I was kind of dreading–me and getting wet are not exactly friends. This was the day of river rafting on the Urubamba River (the beginning of the Amazon River) and then a visit to Ollantaytambo (imagine stairs going straight up in the side of a mountain.)
The day started out with breakfast at the hotel. It was a nice buffet and everyone LOVED the brownies. I was fond of the little chocolate cookies..yum. I am not much of a breakfast person, but I have learned you eat when there is food, because you are on Disney’s schedule not yours. (You may be out of your normal eating schedule, but they really try to keep it to the normal hours.) So I did a little croissant and o.j. pretty much every morning and a few cookies for snacking on the bus a little later. Breakfast was also the time to get wifi in the main building before your day started to catch up with email and facebook ; >) Continue reading Sacred Valleys and Incan Cities–Adventures by Disney part 2→
My husband and I had the pleasure of being invited on a trip to Peru with Adventures by Disney, and here is my report. Come see what Peru has to offer in its adventure: Sacred Valleys and Incan Cities.
This adventure has been on the “ to do list” for a long time. Since the fall of 2009, my husband has wanted to take this adventure and was even willing to give away a night in the Disneyland Suite to do so… but I quickly talked him out of that.
Did you know that when you Go to the Walt Disney World Resort that you can experience a little piece of the world and parts of the Unites States as well? It’s true: Walt Disney World can take you around the world and across the U.S.A.
The 2014 adventures for Adventures by Disney are here and ready to be booked! There are new itineraries added and a few oldies that have been extended and/or tweaked.
The new itineraries include Austria, Germany & Czech Republic, where you spend 9 days immersed in the treasures and hidden stories of Prague, Salzburg, Vienna and the Bavarian Alps. You’ll discover the sound of music in Salzburg, Austria and journey to the Czech Republic where you’ll make marionettes in Prague. Throughout your vacation, you’ll explore medieval castles and storybook villages—all with the majestic Alps and imperial splendor as a backdrop. Experience private salt-mine and ice-cave adventures. Enjoy a private after-hours visit guided by a zoologist of the oldest zoo in Europe. Continue reading Adventures by Disney 2014 departures→
I bet this question has been asked a lot over the years and the answer is: It depends…
If you are staying at one of the Walt Disney Resorts then Disney has transportation pretty much covered from the time you arrive at the Orlando International Airport until you return back to the airport, and guess what? It’s all FREE of charge! So, if you are planning on staying on Disney property using their transportation system, then the answer is no, you do not need a car.
If you are staying at a hotel off Disney property you still may not need a car if you arrange for transportation such as a private car service or a shuttle to pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel for a fee. Most hotels offer free transportation to/from the parks, but check first with the hotel to make sure their bus schedules fit your needs. Continue reading A Car At Walt Disney World?→
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