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Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in Disney Travel

Foot Care Kit

Foot Care Kit

A day at a Disney park is like running a marathon. Stay well hydrated and have your feet in appropriate walking shoes or you won’t make it to the finish line. Good shoes  You need supportive athletic shoes that fit you correctly. If shoes don’t fit they will rub your feet in the wrong way, causing blisters. This is not the time for those cute wedge sandals you bought off Zappos. Moisture wicking  socks  Blisters are caused by  moist feet so wear moisture wicking socks which will keep your feet dry. Toiletry bag A bag big enough to hold the content listed below, which you can then throw in your day bag but easily find should you need it. Foot powder In addition to wearing moisture wicking socks you can sprinkle your feet and shoes with foot powder to help absorb extra moisture. Moleskin (with adhesive backing) Check your feet on occasion for “hot spots”, potential blisters in the making. If you feel a blister coming on or find...

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Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Disney Travel

Packing for a Caribbean Disney Cruise

Packing for a Caribbean Disney Cruise

Packing for a cruise can be a bit overwhelming and even for a seasoned pro it’s no small feat to pack for what is typically a family of 4 or more. There are items that any cruiser, regardless of cruise line, would want to pack, but with Disney there are some additional considerations. Here are some tips that should make creating your packing list a bit easier!  Light jacket/hoody – Even if it’s a summer cruise in a typically hot and sunny place the boats in the evenings are on the move which results in an often really comfortable breeze that can also at times be rather chilly. Pirate duds – Disney throws a mean pirate party (topped off with fire works at sea!) and kids and adults alike really enjoy getting dressed up like pirates. Shampoo (clarifying) – If you don’t swim regularly in a chlorinated pool you may not have a clarifying shampoo at the ready in your bathroom. Passport and Photo ID – Required for most cruises...

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