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EXPERTISE
Destinations & Ports
Travel & Destinations
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE WITH:
BIOGRAPHY
With a passion for travel and exploring the world, not only by seeing the sites but experiencing the people, the culture, the "feel" of a place, Vickie is able to provided a wealth of knowledge to assist the guests in getting a true feel of the places we will visit.

Vickie's experience as a port lecturer, giving presentation on the ports that the ship visits, and providing detailed information about history, the people, food and drink, sites to see or basic practical information that every guest would find helpful is valuable.

As an Enrichment Lecturer she makes the ports come alive with stories of the people, the music and dance, wildlife and history of the ports.
REGIONS OF EXPERTISE
Vickie can provide detailed port lectures on numerous itineraries. Each lecture covers history, sites to see, food and drink, music/dance, and lots of practical information: transportation, currency, safety, shopping, weather and banking.

DESTINATIONS
Her itineraries that she has experience in are:
- South America
- Mexico
- Panama
- Mediterranean
- Canada/New England
- Alaska
- Caribbean

ENRICHMENT
She is also available as an Enrichment Lecturer. Here are some unique lectures she can provide

Canada New England:
- Louisbourgh - The Battle Between the French and English in Eastern Canada
- Halifax Explosion of 1917
- Pier 21 - Canada's Gateway for New Immigrants
- The Life of a Lobster - Today's Fishing Industry in the Maritimes
- Black Rock - Life as a Coal Miner
- The French Expulsion - Acadian History
- Prince Edward Island - More than Anne of Green Gables

Having gown up in Quebec and currently living in Nova Scotia I can provide a unique perspective about some of our unique points of interest to this beautiful part of the world.

Alaska:
- Women of the Klondike
- Could you Survive the Chilkoot Trail - in Search of Gold
- Ketchikan - Salmon Capital - Life of a Salmon
- Understanding a Totem Pole
- Vancouver It's Past Comes Alive
- Wildlife of Alaska

CRUISE HISTORY / EXPERIENCE
I have worked as a Destination Expert /Port Lecturer offering port presentation about history, people, food/drink, music, sites, and practical information for guests.

In early 2019 I worked as a Port Lecturer with Princess for a month in the Caribbean, then as a Destination Expert for a 49 day South America Grand Adventure visiting 22 ports which also included some Mexican ports.
Summer of 2018 Port Lecturer with Princess in the Caribbean for one month.
Fall of 2018 Port Lecturer with Holland America and Princess in Mediterranean (including France, Spain, Italy, Greece, and Portugal) and then Trans Atlantic.

I have been a travel writer - focussing on cruise ports of call for over 15 years and have over 1 million hits.
I have also conducted numerous cruise seminars in my community educating groups of travelers about ports of calls on their upcoming itineraries.

I can provide a sample of my video presentations and guest feedback if necessary.
ADDITIONAL RELEVANT INFORMATION
I hold a Seamans Book, and a current Brazilian Visa.