Haunted Halifax

Before arriving in Halifax, I had read that this small port city was filled with interesting ghost stories and I was looking forward to hearing some of them. Sadly, this city endured quite a few disasters with the Halifax Explosion still being the biggest man-made explosion of all time (a […]

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Poutine For The Soul

After a relaxing day at sea on the Veendam we arrive in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, the birthplace of Canada. First stop is just down the road from the cruise terminal, the newly renovated Merchantman Pub. Literally putting on the finishing touches like decks and interior furnishings, Chef Adam was […]

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An Apple (Cider) A Day…

Our next adventure took us north of the border to Quebec City, Canada to join our next Holland America ship, the Veendam. Arriving a day earlier than embarkation was a good thing since our luggage didn’t arrive with us in Quebec. It turns out, that since we flew via Toronto […]

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