GSDFan

GSDFan
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Hometown: Texas
Joined: 01/23/2015
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Retired; Traveler: by RV, Cruise Line, Train.


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Disney Dream

February 2015 - 4 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip) Cruise on Disney Dream

Dream On

Four "senior" adults cruised again on the Disney Dream for the 4 night Bahamas cruise from Port Canaveral.  This is nearly an annual escape from winter for us, usually with a time at Walt Disney World before or after the cruise (sometimes both).  This was a bit more unique than most Dream cruises we have sailed.  Although all staterooms were occupied, there were just over 3700 on board.  The number of adult only couples was down considerably, the number of older kids was down significantly, but the number of younger ones (early elementary, preschool, and younger) was much greater than normal.   We have sailed with many members of the crew before, so returning to the Dream is kind of like returning home.  Our meal experiences at Palo dinner, Remy brunch and a Remy dinner were clearly outstanding both in service and food.  The "French" side of the menu at Remy dinner had been changed just a week before; we found it terrific!  In a discussion with chefs Patrick and Cedrik, we were told there may be some very minor changes to that menu and that they were expecting the "American" side of the Remy menu to be updated in the coming months.  This is my first review here - sorry to ramble on, but I could not figure out how to make the writeup paragraph!  So I will continue.  Something new for the 4 night cruise: the Palo and Remy brunches are served on both the sea day, as well as the day in Nassau (new)!  We found the rotational dining dinners acceptable (only attended 2 of the 4 nights because we were at the specialty restaurants).  The adult only beach on Castaway Cay was really enjoyable with a much smaller crowd.  First run Disney movies were well attended, with the 3D version of Big Hero 6 being the most popular for kids; we enjoyed Into the Woods as unusual as it is - a movie musical.  We skipped the evening shows in the Walt Disney Theater because we had seen them before.  My wife's favorite spot was the spa; my favorite spot was the Cove Cafe in the adult only area of deck 11. This time we had adjoining cabins and in addition, our stateroom host voluntarily opened the divider on the verandah between the two rooms.

 

 

 

 

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Celebrity Constellation

June 2014 - 12 Night Arctic Circle (Amsterdam Roundtrip) Cruise on Celebrity Constellation

Disney Dream

February 2014 - 4 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip) Cruise on Disney Dream

Disney Dream

December 2013 - 4 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral roundtrip) Cruise on Disney Dream

Celebrity Solstice

September 2013 - 7 Night Alaska Tracy Arm Fjord (Seattle Roundtrip) Cruise on Celebrity Solstice

Marina

May 2013 - 16 Night Viking Passage (New York to London) Cruise on Marina

Disney Dream

February 2013 - 4 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral roundtrip) Cruise on Disney Dream

Disney Fantasy

December 2012 - 7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral roundtrip) Cruise on Disney Fantasy

Disney Dream

February 2012 - 4 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral roundtrip) Cruise on Disney Dream

Celebrity Solstice

December 2011 - 8 Night Eastern Caribbean Holiday (Ft. Lauderdale roundtrip) Cruise on Celebrity Solstice

Disney Wonder

February 2010 - 4 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral roundtrip) Cruise on Disney Wonder

Voyager of the Seas

January 2008 - 7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston roundtrip) Cruise on Voyager of the Seas

Disney Magic

January 2007 - 7 Night Eastern Caribbean Disney Adventure (Port Canaveral roundtrip) Cruise on Disney Magic

Disney Wonder

April 2002 - 4 Night Bahamas with Freeport (Port Canaveral roundtrip) Cruise on Disney Wonder

Veendam

May 2001 - 7 Night Northbound Alaska via Hubbard Glacier (Vancouver to Seward) Cruise on Veendam

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Disney Dream Disney Dream - Disney now has a "Navigator" app for cell phones that can be used to text others using the app while on board for free! Additionally, the app provides maps of the ship, lists activities throughout the day, and more! It is a great app and easy to use.
Nassau, Bahamas - Stayed on the ship to enjoy many activities without the crowds

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shared a quick tip for Disney Dream"Disney now has a "Navigator" app for cell phones that can be used to text others using the app while on board for free! Additionally, the app provides maps of the ship, lists activities throughout the day, and more! It is a great app and easy to use. "

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