Greenland: a special trip and a special offer from Hurtigruten

The recession continues to create some unprecedented travel opportunities for decision-makers who are ready to travel. For instance, Hurtigruten is offering a two-for-one deal, for bookings made by May 31, on its “Glaciers & Icebergs of Greenland” itineraries. The eight-day expedition to the world’s largest island will explore the unspoilt coast of Greenland from the… [Read More]

Suite Surrender

Several years ago, I was touring a Holland America Line ship when I came upon a guest room that was undergoing refurbishment. I thought this odd, because the room did not appear to need updating. The furniture and carpet appeared to be new; the fixtures, polished and sparkling. My host told me that an elderly… [Read More]

Alaska’s golden anniversary of statehood deserves special Princess treatment

Alaska is celebrating its 50th year of statehood, and Princess Cruises will be working hard to help its guests appreciate all that the state has to offer. With ships arriving for the start of the Alaska cruise season last weekend, Princess is pulling back the curtain on a comprehensive effort to provide a rich Alaskan… [Read More]

Saint John Recommended Restaurants


The Empire Room serves regional, seasonal, organic dishes, from light lunches and afternoon teas to fine evening dining. 79 Princess Street | (506) 693-7709 Loose Leaf Tea House is steeped with tasty treats to go along with its variety of teas and tea accessories. Corner of Richmond and Prince Edward Streets | (506) 214-3859 Pomodori… [Read More]

New Retail Opens in Uptown Saint John


Market Square’s newest boutique, Stylin’ Mama, Baby & Tot, offers all the newest and most popular products for parents and their children. From pre-natal to pre-school, a one-stop shopping experience. The Shoppes of City Hall welcomed a new retail specialty jewelry store. Jewels for Divas carries handmade and imported pieces from countries such as India,… [Read More]