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Meet Ralph Grizzle, The Avid Cruiser
It’s my mission to empower consumers like you to make informed cruise travel decisions.
A Look at Cunard’s Queen Mary 2
There are many cruise ships in the world today, but only a handful of truly iconic vessels. Cunard Line‘s elegant flagship, Queen Mary 2, is one of them.
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Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Crossing
How does a Transatlantic cruise compare today versus 25 years ago? I had the pleasure to find out, and outlined every detail.
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Yacht Cruises & Expeditions
Cruise on luxury yachts to remote ports. Onboard lectures, open bar, French-inspired cuisine & more.
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Cruising The Mediterranean
For first-time cruisers in Europe, the Western Mediterranean is an excellent choice. Eastern Mediterranean itineraries are generally better suited to travelers looking to take 'the next step.'
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When I first contemplated cruising more than 20 years ago, I was extremely confused by all of the options.

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Six Tips To Extract More Joy From Your Cruise
In this free special report, I’ve put together a half dozen actionable items that can make the difference between cruise vacations that are memorable and others that fail to measure up.
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