Cruising

How to Experience the Magic of a Scandinavian Christmas

Before meeting my husband and his family, who are Danish-Canadians, I had no experience with Scandinavian Christmas traditions. My understanding of Christmas was limited to the typical North American customs. My husband’s family does things a little differently. They celebrate, open gifts, and eat Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve. They eat festive foods like pickled…
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Why should a Panama Canal Cruise be on your Travel Bucket List?

Cruising the Panama Canal is on most cruise-lovers’ bucket lists. And for good reason!  As one of the greatest engineering feats of the 20th century, it’s something every traveller should experience at least once. Before joining Wells Gray Tours, I worked for an international consulting company that was the Program Manager for the most recent…
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TRANS-ATLANTIC CRUISE TO SPAIN

There’s no question that there is something nostalgic that pulls on your heart strings when you think of making a trans-Atlantic voyage. In school we learn about Italian explorer, navigator and sailor Christopher Columbus, who on a Spanish Galleon in 1566 discovered the new world. Some of us may even have ancestors that arrived this…
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Ocean Cruising vs River Cruising

The cruise industry is the fastest growing travel segment in the world. Ocean cruising with lines such as Carnival, Holland America, Princess, and Norwegian has become increasingly appealing to the modern traveller. Likewise, accessibility and flexibility has increased due to the vast number of ships cruising the seas world-wide resulting in an overall decrease in…
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