8 Reasons Why Your Next Cruise Should Have a Balcony Cabin

Julia Rosien | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Travel
Julia Rosien

Choosing a cabin for your next cruise can be as fun (and frustrating) as choosing the cruise itself -- I won't cruise unless I can get a balcony cabin. Don't get me wrong. I'm not a cruise snob, but a balcony cabin is like sunshine on your vacation -- it makes everything better.

Soaking Up the Toronto Skyline on an Evening Cruise

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

I boarded Mariposa's Northern Spirit ship the for a themed dinner and sail party. The company has a legion of flotillas, six in total, and in varying sizes to accommodate large or intimate parties. The Spirit is the largest of the fleet and is able to hold 575 passengers. With three spacious decks, we could wander up to the open air top and soak up the evening's skyline.

Travel and Vacation Tips for Seniors on a Budget

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 06.08.2015 | Canada Travel
Parmjit Parmar

As our boomers are reaching the age of retirement, their thoughts become centered around the amount of time they'll have on their hands, and how to fill it. As most are now empty nesters and not doing the nine-to-five, they have the flexibility to travel where and when they want.

Travel Cheap on a Repositioning Cruise

Barry Choi | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada Travel
Barry Choi

Cruising is a very popular trend and it's getting more competitive within the industry all the time, especially in the mass-market area of giant ships. Therefore, empty cabins mean reduced revenue, and that's not something to make cruise operators smile; maximizing the dollar, pound, euro, or whatever currency you have, is their priority.

Five Reasons to Take a Cruise This Year

Sara Graham | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada Travel
Sara Graham

Canadians have actually been steadily increasing their overseas departures year over year. Rather than biting off more than one can chew, cruising offers a taste of other countries. Here are five more reasons to consider a cruise

Dreading the End of Winter? Try a Trip to Antarctica!

Robert Waite | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Robert Waite

Do you view summer as a sweaty, boring waiting room on the long road to the next snowfall? Fear not. This fall head south -- way, way south! If you want to get an early start on winter, adding a month to your favorite season, head to Antarctica.

When A Cruise Just Isn't Adventurous Enough

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 12.06.2013 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Cruises let us get away from it all, leaving our troubles and everyday life on the shore. For an even more dramatic change of scenery, f...

Now THIS Is How You Cruise In Luxury

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 12.02.2013 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Cruises may have become more affordable over the past few decades with the arrival of low-end offers, known for their kitschy shows and ...

A Cruise Dedicated To Sun News Fans

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Travel

Sun News Network is sailing the high seas and it's inviting fans of the channel to come along for the ride. The news network has launched its first...

Which of These 5 Travelling Personalities Are You?

Brian Simpson | Posted 05.08.2013 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

To get the best March break experience for you and your family, I encourage you to plan your trip with your family members' individual interests and personalities in mind. To get you started, I've put together a few personalities to consider as March break approaches.

Why You Should Never Go On a Cruise

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 04.20.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Like all forms of luxury travel, a cruise isn't inherently dangerous. But these days, buyers need to be more aware than ever when making their cruise purchase. My advice when someone asks about going on a multi-day cruise aboard a mega-liner is always the same: Don't go.

Don't Go Overboard When Eating on a Cruise

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Travel
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

I like being pampered and spoiled as much as the next vacationer. Knowing that my every need will be catered to at a moment's notice is something I could get used to very quickly. And I can understand why so many people call cruise ships the experience of a lifetime. But here are some tips so that you don't go overboard when it comes to calories!