In My Viewfinder: Amalfi, Italy, Plus, Adventures Ashore: Barcelona

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In My Viewfinder: Amalfi, Italy

It is hard to imagine a more beautiful setting than Amalfi while at anchor. From the perspective of the sea, you can take in the whole town and its gorgeous backdrop. Amalfi is nestled in a ravine at the foot of Monte Cerreto, which rises to more than 4,000 feet. Amalfi was the capital of the Duchy of Amalfi, an important trading center between 839 and …

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Adventures Ashore: Barcelona, Spain

From Las Ramblas and its great markets to the Sagrada Familia, Gaudi's masterpiece, to Montserrat and its monastery, we cover all of Barcelona by bike, boat, bus and on foot.

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Adventures Ashore: Marseille, France

Marseille is the gateway to UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the birthplace of world-class wines, and cities such as Avignon and Aix-en-Provence that exude the charm of Provence. Check out our new feature video.

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Total Immersion: Alaska Cruise Tours

A Journey By Land And Sea Is The Best Way To See This Great State Alaska. It’s the largest of the United States by area, but also the least densely populated, meaning much of this great state remains largely as it always has been: a land of immense natural beauty, untouched by the ravages of time and modern civilization. There …

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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 to all you had hoped they would be. I’ve cruised on hundreds of ships, as a solo traveler and with family and friends.  — Ralph Grizzle, The Avid Cruiser

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