Cruising Alaska on the Island Princess (Sept 7-14)

On our most recent trip we went on a cruise to Alaska, and then spent a few days in Vancouver. I must say that this trip was one of the best holidays in my life (it didn’t beat my 30th birthday extravaganza or honeymoon, but I’d say it would make my top 3). Below was our 7 night Princess Island cruise itinerary. 09-07-2016 Departs 08:30PM … Continue reading Cruising Alaska on the Island Princess (Sept 7-14)

Our March trip to Niagara Falls, Canada side

(Click on the above image to start the videos, otherwise click here) Gambit and I visited Niagara Falls earlier this year when he was in Toronto for business. I had asked to go there for a weekend visit previously but Gambit was never really committed to taking me. Only after going in March, I understood why. A weekend in Niagara is a day too long. … Continue reading Our March trip to Niagara Falls, Canada side

Basilique Notre-Dame De Montreal

Our first day roaming around Montreal

Gambit and I woke from a massive sleep.  I was up before Gambit which was something new.  He slept in until 10:40am which was something new, too. After we got ourselves ready for the day, we headed out to tick off the list of things I had researched to do on our first day. First up – coffee and pastries for breakfast, from Olive et … Continue reading Our first day roaming around Montreal

Our first night in Montreal & eating at Maison Boulud

We arrived into Montreal around 7:15PM and by the time we found our hotel and checked in, it was 7:30PM. We stayed at the Hotel Bonaventure. I selected this hotel as I wanted it as close to the train station so that on Sunday morning we wouldn’t need to wake up early from a distant hotel to make our train.  The hotel was really nice.  … Continue reading Our first night in Montreal & eating at Maison Boulud