**Karen is mostly retired! You will find her travelling the world, cruising, at her cottage, and enjoying her grandchildren and family.
I've been in the cruise industry since 1994 but my very first cruise was a Trans-Atlantic sailing when I was only 2 1/2 years old aboard a Cunard ship. That was in an ocean liner though and not a cruise ship for those that know the difference. So far I've visited over 80 countries and have been on approximately 100 cruises. That number will go up though! My bucket list destination so far has been Antarctica but I can't name just one! The Galapagos, Africa, Europe and South America are right up there. My favorite thing about traveling is getting to experience all the new cultures and meeting new people besides having my bed made and wonderful meals prepared and served in fantastic places.
Flash forward to September 2017 when our adventure down under began. Everything was scheduled perfectly! We didn’t have to worry about flights, hotels, transfers or excursions when we arrived to each of our many destinations in Auckland, Paihia, Rotorua, Wellington, Adelaide, Melbourne, Port Douglas, Sydney and Rarotonga. All hotel locations were exceptional. We were able walk to most attractions or use public transportation easily. The hotel rooms were superb with many amenities. The vendors and partners associated with our tours...Read more
Jim and Karen Bell of Cruise Vacations Winnipeg have shown us the world. We have been to every continent. The cruises are always well organized with all details taken care of. The hotels, tours and amenities are top notch! We recommend the service of this travel agency. Come and enjoy yourself!Read more