Category Archives: Disney

Final Days at Aulani, Disney’s Hawaiian Resort and Spa

We have one more full day and then a travel day from Hawaii. Our flight doesn’t leave until 8:45 pm, so our travel day will afford us some beach time. The latest checkout I could get was noon. Today however, … Continue reading

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Soaking Up The Sun at Aulani, Disney’s Hawaiian Resort and Spa

We are enjoying a 6 day-5 night stay at Disney’s Hawaiian Resort, Aulani, located on Hawaii’s most populous island Oahu where the capital Honolulu is located. Boris likes his sit-down-and-be-served breakfasts, so we started our day across the street from … Continue reading

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Another day in Paradise: Aulani, Disney’s Hawaiian Resort and Spa

Boris and I are soaking up the sun in Hawaii with a trip to Aulani, Disney’s newest non-park resort.  This will be our first full day on property and we are starting with a very unBoris activity, a character breakfast.  … Continue reading

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Natasha Goes to Aulani, Disney’s Hawaiian Resort:  Arrival and COVID restrictions

Three weeks after our wedding anniversary, Boris and I made a 6-day, 5-night trip to Hawaii’s most populous island Oahu, where the state’s capital city of Honolulu is located.  We are visiting Disney’s newest non-park resort and Vacation Club destination, … Continue reading

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Journey to a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Natasha previews Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World

Today is the opening of Galaxy’s Edge, the new Stars Wars (SW) section at Disney’s Hollywood Studios part of Walt Disney World (WDW) in Orlando Florida.  Natasha was among the lucky few season ticket holders who got to go to … Continue reading

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An American in (Disneyland) Paris

There were so many more outfits to wear and so many more things to do that we wanted to get an early start on our return visit to Disneyland Park in Disneyland Paris.  This is day three (our final) in … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Studios Park, Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris’ second park, Walt Disney Studios, opened in 2002, 10 years after the resort’s original opening.  Maggie had done her research and we were going to start the day with the more popular rides that will get crowded as … Continue reading

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Disneyland Paris Past and Present

We got up to catch an early morning train from Paris to Chessy where the train station is just at the entrance to Disneyland Paris.  From the Les Halles metro station right at our hotel, we caught a direct train, … Continue reading

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A chance to see Notre Dame before our visit to see the (European) Mouse

Note:  Most of the pictures in this blog post are of Notre Dame Cathedral as it looked in May 2019, one month after the fire that ravaged the 850-year-old church. So I will start with a bit of background as … Continue reading

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Disney’s Marvel Day at Sea

About a month before the release of Captain Marvel (the origin story film), my adult son Rocky and I slipped away for a 5-day Disney Cruise out of Miami aboard the Disney Magic, the original ship among Disney’s four-ship fleet. … Continue reading

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