2017 August, 15

Grand Cayman Turtle Centre

2017-08-15T06:00:13-04:00August 15, 2017|Travel Destinations|0 Comments

Grand Cayman is a wonderful vacation destination, both as a port to visit on a cruise and as a place to spend a week. Most people think of Stingray City or Seven Mile Beach when they think of Grand Cayman but there is so much more to see and do! The Grand Cayman Turtle Centre is the island’s largest land based attraction. The emphasis of the park is on research and conservation, not only for the many species of turtles, but also birds, iguanas, and more. The centre was founded as a turtle farm to provide meat to local restaurants [...]

2017 July, 5

Disney’s Castaway Cay Beach Cabanas– What’s Included?

2017-07-05T06:00:42-04:00July 5, 2017|Cruising, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Travel|2 Comments

Updated June 4, 2019, with new information. Located on both the family and adult only beaches Disney offers 25 private luxurious cabanas to rent for the day while at Castaway Cay.  Not only are they a hideaway with their own private beaches they include many amenities as well.  On our last cruise, we were able to secure one and enjoyed having our own refuge for the day.  The day before arriving at Castaway Cay day you will receive a model of the cabana along with your wristbands that must be worn to identify you.  Remember these cabanas book very quickly [...]

2017 May, 12

Rainy Day Plan for Disney’s Castaway Cay

2017-05-12T06:00:53-04:00May 12, 2017|Disney Cruise Line|0 Comments

  Just like a wedding it’s never in the plans to have rain during your vacation, however our day at Castaway Cay had both. Unlike most destinations the professional Disney staff not only made our rainy day a blast, but also pulled off a complete wedding with no hiccups. Below are some tips we learned in case you run into the same scenario. Lighten Up the Day bag; everything you really need is on the island and since it’s overcast you can ditch the sunscreen and sunglasses. DON’T forget waterproof covers for your phone or camera because you are still [...]

2015 January, 5

Blue Springs State Park

2015-01-05T06:00:39-05:00January 5, 2015|Travel Destinations|0 Comments

Blue Springs state park is located in Orange City Florida and covers over 2,600 acres. Blue Springs is an hour north of Disney World. Blue Springs is the largest spring on the St. Johns River. Blue Springs is a designated manatee refuge. West Indian Manatees make Blue springs their winter home typically between November to mid-March each year. The spring is closed to swimmers during these months. The spring is a cool 72 degrees year round with crystal clear water. The spring is popular destination for snorkeling, cave diving, swimming, canoeing, and boating. River boat tours are also available. The [...]

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