Cruise Ports

A Walk Around Halifax, Nova Scotia During Our Visit By Cruise Ship

July 23, 2015

We visited Halifax, Nova Scotia during a 7-day cruise to Canada and New England. We’ve been to Halifax multiple times before, so we’d previously visited the Citadel Fort, toured the Alexander Keith’s brewery, listened to live music at the Lower Deck, and enjoyed the beautiful drive to Peggy’s Cove. For this day in port we thought we’d […]

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In Search of the Best Lobster Roll During Our Canada and New England Cruise

July 20, 2015

We had a major mission during our recent  7-Day Canada and New England cruise  between Montreal and Boston: find the best lobster roll while in port. We searched the internet, read blogs, pinned on Pinterest, and found places of interest on Yelp. Then we set out on a mission in each of these ports: Charlottetown, […]

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A Spectacular Do-It-Yourself Port Day in Haines, Alaska

July 13, 2015

We were recently reminded of a fabulous day that we had six years ago in Haines, Alaska while on a Holland America Line 7-Day Glacier Discovery cruise. Most cruise guests going to Haines, Alaska (population approximately 2,400 people and 1,897 d0gs) take a shore excursion by ferry to Skagway to ride on the White Pass & Yukon […]

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17 Fun Facts About Bar Harbor, Maine

July 3, 2015

In anticipation of our port call to Bar Harbor today via a 7-Day Canada and New England cruise, we dug into the history of Mount Desert Island, Maine. 17 Fun Facts About Bar Harbor, Maine 1. Bar Harbor is a town of about 5,200 residents on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine. 2. With an area of […]

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