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Meet Ralph Grizzle
Meet Ralph Grizzle, The Avid Cruiser
It’s my mission to empower consumers like you to make informed cruise travel decisions.
On Your Next Cruise: Visiting Tokyo
Tokyo is the largest city in the world when looking at the overall metropolitan population, yet still offers green spaces, shrines, public monuments and distinct neighborhoods. Here’s how to make the most of your time in Japan’s capital city. 
Read Our Recommendations For Japan 
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Adventures Ashore: The Essence of Crete
Experience the Essence of Crete. We’ll tour the world-renowned archaeological site Knossos and head to a modern village built to resemble a traditional one, with tasty food, lively entertainment and true Greek hospitality. Let’s get going.
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2017 Antarctica Cruises
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Backroads Bike Trips & River Boating
Backroads Bike Trips & AmaWaterways river cruising makes for a perfect combination for active travelers. Check out our experience of cycling the Danube.
Read About Our Bicycling Journey On The Danube
 
When I first contemplated cruising more than 20 years ago, I was extremely confused by all of the options.

Are you confused too?
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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.
Download Six Tips for Better Cruising
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