Update February 4, 2011: Adventures by Disney has suspended all Egypt itineraries through the end of August 2011. The next planned itinerary to Egypt is an adults only vacation scheduled to depart on September 27, 2011. Disney is notifying anyone booked on the Egypt trips of the cancellations and offering alternative Adventures by Disney packages. Here [...]
Category: Adventures by Disney
In 2005, Disney launched a new vacation offering with guided family vacation itineraries to Yellowstone National Park and Hawaii known as Adventures by Disney (ABD). Grown primarily by word of mouth, there are now 19 itineraries in 16 different countries. ABD made a name for itself making international travel to destinations in Europe, Central and [...]
When someone in Australia finds out you’re gay, they immediately tell you that Sydney has the largest gay population in Australia. Almost like “you should go there and be with your own kind”. Always said with the best intentions, I was amused by how often this happened – I’m not lying, it was like a [...]
On the third day of our Adventures by Disney vacation, we headed out into Cairns for a 45 minute boat ride out to the Great Barrier Reef. Considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, this was something I had been looking forward to for many years. Not so much for myself, because [...]
On Tuesday night, I went for a walk on the beach but was not prepared for the intensity of a Palm Cove evening. You can’t see the animals; you can just hear them. You hear them making sounds that usually preclude someone being killed as they foolishly walk alone in a strange land. As I [...]
On Monday, our ‘adventure’ took us to the Tjabuki Aboriginal Culture Park. Located about 20 minutes from our hotel, this bus ride did not include any warnings about how we were likely going to die, but I think that’s only because the ride there was too short.