10 Tips for First Time Cruisers

We love cruising.  As a family of four we’ve been on more than four cruises together and prior to the kids arrival I had cruised a handful of times already.  The cruise industry is expanding and more and more people are considering taking a cruise vacation in the coming year.  Many people who haven’t cruised before will surely have a lot of questions as they start planning.  Here are a few tips we’ve learned along the way that will help to make sure your first cruise is enjoyable from start to finish.

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The Tusker House Buffet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park


Animal Kingdom is one of our favorite parks at Walt Disney World in Florida.  We love the variety of activities there including the animal exhibits, excellent musical production shows and the Mount Everest roller coaster.  One of our favorite things to do at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park is to catch a meal at the awesome Tusker House buffet located in the Africa neighborhood.Continue reading

Discovering the Incredible Orlando Science Center


We absolutely love the Orlando Science Center.  It is located downtown in a central location and easy to get to from many parts of the Orlando area.  We discovered it prior to our official move to Florida; we used to visit Orlando for a few weeks in the winter each year after our girls were born and we fell in love with the center/children’s museum that offered both learning adventures and play fun for kids.

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