Kids, London life and the world beyond

Disney Dream cruises: good for family – and adult – fun

All cruise ships are big but on the new Disney Dream ship (1,250 staterooms, 14 decks) if you want a break from the children as they play on deck 5, you can have a drink in Hong Kong. Or New York or Paris, depending on the day. A panaromic LCD screen at The Skyline bar (deck 4 aft) provides the vista; the knowledgeable young bartender pours the cocktails. Among the other 4 bars and nightclub in “The District” area...

All razzmatazz – how Disney christens a new ship

I’ve always known how successful Disney is, but on last week’s trip to Orlando I finally felt the full force of Disney. Gathered with other bloggers and journalists, we watched an all-singing, all-dancing christening ceremony. (Jennifer Hudson is the ship’s “godmother” and christened it.)  The enthusiasm of the faces of the performers…sorry, “cast members”…the...

Aboard the Disney Dream ship

Press trip* NB: I’ve been unable to access the Internet aboard the Disney Dream so I’ll be spooling out my blog posts about my trip to see Disney’s newest cruise ship. On Wednesday we boarded the new Disney Dream ship, the first ship that Disney has launched in 10 years. The chistening ceremony was dazzling, full of razzmatazz (as Family Affairs  puts it – see her blog for a picture of...

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