One of my favorite things about group travel is the ability to see places up close and personal in an intimate way. On a recent Canada/New England Princess Cruise, I organized a private mini-bus ride for my friends and I of the beautiful Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. With ... Read more from my Private Tour of Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, NS story.
One of my favorite shore excursions while on a Princess cruise was a trail ride on horseback along the beaches of St. Maarten, pre-arranged through the stables directly. My girls and I were first-time riders, and we were all a bit apprehensive. But the horses were very gentle and guided us safely ... Read more from my Horseback Riding in St. Maarten story.
Being from New England, I had seen many whales on boats out of Cape Cod, but nothing prepared me for the beauty of seeing these amazing creatures with a majestic glacier and mountain backdrop. We have experienced two amazing whale watching tours in Alaska, and both were incredible. This particular tour was ... Read more from my An Alaska whale watching excursion story.