Three Titanic places to visit 100 years after sinking

On the centennial of its sinking, find out about the Titanic where the ship has become part of the culture or where it has gained new life as a walk-through replica that is filled with memorabilia.


Halifax: a Titanic and seascape destination

Titanic gravestones stretch across part of the Fairview Lawn Cemetery in Halifax

Maybe there is a fountain around where we can drop a Canadian coin to ensure we return here also to our other maritime stops of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island


History and charm make Prince Edward Island a vacation stop

We looked forward to disembarking our cruise ship at Charlottetown, PEI’s main port, long before we knew the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, included the town on their North American itinerary.


Scenery and Celtic influence abound at Cape Breton Island

Canada's Maritime provinces were as beautiful as we had heard

A cruise ship schedule barely leaves enough time to get more than a tantalizing taste of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Canada’s Maritime region has long been on my destination dream list so when the Princess Cruise Line put Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island on its list of summer excursions my husband and I said “Aye Aye.”