Touring Northern Europe Without Kids on the Disney Magic

By Debi White

This fall I had the opportunity to sail on the Disney Magic from Dover, England with stops in Denmark and Norway.

I never thought I would have the opportunity to do a cruise like this, let alone get back to Norway. This is a cruise that I would go on again and again if I could! Everyone should visit these Northern European countries if they have the chance.

Arrival in Europe

We flew into London’s Heathrow airport prior to our cruise departure. The cruise was going to sail on Sunday, so we left Chicago on Friday night and arrived in London early Saturday morning. There is a Hilton Garden Inn connected to Terminal 2 at Heathrow, so it was convenient to stay there. We left the arrivals area at the airport, claimed our bags, cleared customs and walked across the walkway to the hotel. I highly recommend this hotel if you are doing a short stay in London.

After we checked into the hotel, we walked back into the airport and headed to the Underground (subway) Station, purchased our tickets and went to get our train. We went into London and visited a few of the well-known sights. It was so easy to use …read more

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