1. Visiting the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

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    Everyone has a perfect travel memory from years gone by. One of mine is from my first trip to Iceland nearly twenty years ago swimming around in a near empty Blue Lagoon as it was snowing – that combined with the steam coming off the water in the late twilight hours of a December afternoon made for a magical experience and one I have never forgotten. (more…)

  2. Disney Wonder Very Merrytime Cruise: Back in Galveston

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    It was 5:45am on disembarkation day when we were woken up early by the thrusters of the ship as we docked back into the Port of Galveston on a freezing cold December morning. Who would have thought that exactly one week after we left Galveston on a hot and sunny day with blue skies that we would arrive back to freezing cold temperatures and snow across Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia? But that is exactly what happened. (more…)

  3. Disney Wonder Very Merrytime Cruise: Day Seven – At Sea

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    On our last full day onboard the Disney Wonder, I woke up just after 8:00am which was late compared to most other days onboard. The first thing that was immediately obvious was that the ship was rolling from side to side so we knew that we had encountered the bad weather that had been forecast the day before. (more…)