Why is the Viking Star praised as the “world’s best new cruise ship”? Is it the all-veranda staterooms? The spa’s snow grotto? There are many reasons, as we discovered.
We just want to wish you a wonderful holiday, however you celebrate it! (Perhaps you’re even away on beach somewhere?) Thanks too for reading our travel stories. We enjoy sharing them with you…
What are the best new cruises in 2017? The hottest new ships? The most exciting new itinerary? The coolest new ports and best new cruise experience? Hop aboard to see what’s making waves for 2017!
Skip the cookie-cutter cruise with these tips for how to improve your cruise. Take your own folding bicycle. Get an air deviation to tack on a land stay. And more!
Happiness? We just won two travel writing awards in the 2015 Travel Media Association of Canada competition for “Best Outdoors/Adventure Feature.”
We’re moving from Vancouver to Victoria! The city is a cyclist’s dream, and we’ll buy stand-up paddleboards to go paddleboarding in Oak Bay. We can even walk from our house to downtown!
Daydreaming of a beach with powder fine sand and limpid water to escape to? Check out 10 of the prettiest beaches in the world (from Poipu Beach in Hawaii to Zanzibar’s unusual Bwejuu Beach), where we’ve left our footprints in the sand.
Ah, romantic Venice! Every day is Valentine’s Day when it comes to our love for you. No matter the tourists, we never tire of your canals, gondoliers, palaces – and that magical light.
We’re totally jazzed! Our SandInMySuitcase.com blog won Silver for “Best Travel Blog” in the 2015 North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) annual awards.
Halifax is one of the top Eastern Canadian destinations to visit. Elsewhere in Nova Scotia, see the Bay of Fundy’s dramatic tides and explore Lunenburg, a pretty UNESCO site.
Sporting massive Parliament buildings, uniquely designed museums and a thriving downtown core, Ottawa is a great place to visit in winter! Bonus – you can ice skate on the Rideau Canal.
Can affordable luxury cruising get any better? Windstar Cruises’ new “star class” yachts are winners. For one, everyone gets a beautiful huge suite.
We’ve been profiled on Johnny Jet’s “Travel Style”! (Thanks Johnny!) Want to know our favorite international city, our dream destination, our most embarrassing travel moments? Read on…