Tag Archives: Travel

DVC ‘A Fairy Tale Vacation’ Promotional Postcards

We’ve attended three presentations for the Disney Vacation Club system but just haven’t been able to put it all together yet. But part of the fun of researching DVC as a holiday provider option is receiving promotional materials. Once on … Continue reading

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Finding Donald Duck on Disney’s Castaway Cay

In January of 2015 we embarked on our first Disney Cruise to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. You can read all about our cruise adventure here. As part of the package, we made our one and only visit to Disney’s … Continue reading

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Lee was On the Road With Mickey – Podcast

Mike Ellis and I have been friends and partners in Blogging (instead of crime) for many years now and have recently connected in a new way! I have guest-starred (as it were) on podcasts before but have never hosted one … Continue reading

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lands in England

‘Our fine four fendered friend’ has been flying around the world since Ian Fleming first wrote about her in his 1964 novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. She was perhaps made most famous by the United Artists movie released in 1968. … Continue reading

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Portobello Road, Portobello Road

“Street where the riches of ages are stowed. Anything and everything a chap can unload, is sold off the barrow in Portobello road.” Yes, “you’ll find what you want in the Portobello road!” But we didn’t. My wife and I … Continue reading

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Trip Report: WALT DISNEY’S BIRTHPLACE in Chicago, IL

Do you have a Disney Bucket List? So far we’ve managed to visit both North American parks, we’ve taken a Disney cruise, attended a Disney press event (and saw John Lasseter), and now we have been able to add a … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Along Interstate 75

“The ‘must-have’ Guide for your drive to and from Florida!” This is how Along I-75 is billed on the cover and I can say from personal experience that it’s that and so much more. Type: Soft cover Pages: 206 Publisher: … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Disney’s Adventure Guide to Florida

A FODOR’s Travel Book Size: 7″ x 10″ Type: Soft Cover Pages: 64 ISBN: 0-679-00575-7 Distributed by: David McKay Company, Inc. Date: 1980 Fodor’s Travel is the world’s largest publisher of English language travel and tourism information and the first … Continue reading

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Book Review: Donald and the Big Cheese

There’s a title for ya! This book is part of Disney’s Small World Library series which featured original stories based on the geography and customs of twenty-eight different countries. You can view the covers and read reviews for each book … Continue reading

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Disney Cruise Ship Portholes

HOW BIG IS A CRUISE SHIP PORTHOLE? There are basically two places on a cruise ship you will find a porthole. One is in your stateroom, if you have opted for an outside cabin. These portholes are usually quite small, … Continue reading

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