Cruise to Canada and Pour on the Maple Syrup

Cruise to Canada and Pour on the Maple Syrup

Amber Ambrosia With winter’s ebb and spring’s impending warmth, stately old maple trees begin their annual ritual. All across eastern Canada, when … View Post
Port of Saguenay Scores Record-Breaking Season

Port of Saguenay Scores Record-Breaking Season

On Friday, October 27,  Crown Princess will have the honor to close the 2017 international cruise season in Saguenay, on the St. Lawrence River.  It’s&… View Post
Fun Things to Do in Six Popular Canada Cruise Ports

Fun Things to Do in Six Popular Canada Cruise Ports

Rich chocolate, a daring zip line and adorable puffins add to the fun and excitement of a visit to these six cruise ports in … View Post
Eight Hours in Halifax Nova Scotia on a Canada New England Cruise

Eight Hours in Halifax Nova Scotia on a Canada New England Cruise

Five places not to be missed on a Canada New England cruise. This was my fourth visit to Halifax Nova Scotia on a Canada &… View Post
An Autumn Canada New England Cruise Brings Unexpected Moments

An Autumn Canada New England Cruise Brings Unexpected Moments

An Autumn Canada New England cruise can yield surprising experiences! This was a first for me: to see a crew member shoveling snow on … View Post
Family activities in Sydney, Nova Scotia on your Canada New England cruise

Family activities in Sydney, Nova Scotia on your Canada New England cruise

Nine family things to do in Sydney, Nova Scotia. At first I thought it was just an interesting, over-sized violin that greeted our cruise … View Post
Upclose in the Canadian Rockies Aboard Rocky Mountaineer

Upclose in the Canadian Rockies Aboard Rocky Mountaineer

A Rocky Mountaineer rail trip fulfills many vacation dreams. “Bear on the right!” a male Aussie voice shouted as heads swiveled and hands fumbled … View Post
Vibrant Vancouver Worth a Longer Visit

Vibrant Vancouver Worth a Longer Visit

 Part of the waterfront as seen from the 550-foot Vancouver Lookout. This beautiful city is surrounded by snowy peaks. Experience the highlights of Vancouver … View Post
Canada’s Petit Port, Trois-Rivières, Receives Their First Cruise Ship Visit

Canada’s Petit Port, Trois-Rivières, Receives Their First Cruise Ship Visit

Charming Trois-Rivières greets international cruise guests Located on the St. Lawrence River, halfway between Montreal and Quebec City, Trois-Rivières is open for … View Post
A Day in Halifax, Nova Scotia on a Canada New England cruise

A Day in Halifax, Nova Scotia on a Canada New England cruise

Day 3 of my 7-night cruise aboard the Holland America Maasdam from Boston to Montreal. When we departed from Bar Harbor, it was still raining&… View Post
Quebec City on an Autumn Canada New England Cruise

Quebec City on an Autumn Canada New England Cruise

Dashing and darting through the snow in Quebec. Something you don’t experience on every cruise: crew member shoveling snow on the pool deck.  … View Post