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Check out this article by Canadian Affair about Alaskan cruises: https://www.canadianaffair.com/blog/7-unexpected-delights-alaskan-cruise/ I had the pleasure of being interviewed for the article. The Alaskan cruise I took was my first cruise ship...

Happy New Year! I realized that from this past summer, I did a day-by-day account of our Alaskan cruise, but I never wrapped it up with a trip review. Since this...

All aboard time from Ketchikan was 12:45pm. We wouldn’t dock at our next port, Victoria BC, until around 7:15pm the next day. So, it felt like an extra “sea day.” Again,...

After getting off the ship in Ketchikan, we made our way to the pier where a van was waiting to take us to our shore excursion. Several months back I had...

Sailing overnight from Glacier Bay, the Crown Princess docked in Ketchikan at around 7am. It was a short port day. All aboard was 12:45pm. We made the most of it though!...

Getting up early for the sunrise was just part one of an amazing day cruising through Glacier Bay National Park. Part two was the actual glaciers themselves. We got our first...

After leaving Skagway, it was off to Glacier Bay National ParkĀ for a day of scenic cruising amid the glaciers. But first, I did something out of the ordinary for me. I...

After walking around Skagway, it was time for our shore excursion! Independently, we had booked Frontier Excursions & Adventure’s Yukon Discovery Tour. At around 9am we met out tour guide/driver, John,...

With Juneau behind us, it was off to Skagway! Skagway, with a full-time population of around 1,000 (that swells well beyond that in the summer to assist with the tourist influx)...

We were dropped off back at the pier in Juneau following our Harv & Marv’s whale watching tour. By this time it was after 5pm and we still wanted to go...