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Montreal must try foodie visitor guide

Montreal is a melting pot of cultures and as such has a lot of ethnic offerings from across the globe when it comes to food. You can even find groceries and spices in many of the standard grocery store chains from across the world catering to Middle Eastern, Asian, Indian, and European cultures. While this makes for a lot of selection, there are some offerings that are unique to Quebec which you simply have to try. Continue reading Montreal must try foodie visitor guide

Anytime dining or traditional dining: Pros & Cons

More cruises now offer anytime dining (also called open seating) which means you can choose to go to any of the eligible restaurants without a reservation. Historically, when booking your cruise, you had to pre-select your dining time choosing between the  early seating (at 5:30 – 6 pm) and late seating (usually at 8 – 8:30 pm). You would then be assigned a place at a table of 8, 10, or 12 other passengers. This had you adhering to a regular schedule regardless of whether the ship was in port or at sea. Some people may like the routine, while others may prefer to remain flexible with their meal plans. There are pros and cons to both options and we have had experiences, good and bad,

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Take a chance – try new things! ‬You might be pleasantly surprised!

I love to travel primarily for the chance to experience different cultures and to try new things. Being adventurous when it comes to trying local delicacies can be scary but fun at the same time! During our trip to Peru, my husband and I tried Cui (guinea pig) and Alpaca (similar to a llama), which are some of the local delicacies. The latter was delicious but the Cui Continue reading Take a chance – try new things! ‬You might be pleasantly surprised!