We're a father-daughter team providing you with free resources and advice to make informed cruise travel decisions.


Confused by the abundance in cruise choices? Do you need help determining which ship and which itinerary would be best for you? Want to know how to select a stateroom that works for your budget and won’t cramp your style? We can help with these decisions too. Our goal is to help you get on a ship and an itinerary that works for you.

We are Ralph Grizzle and Britton Frost

While cruise ships can take you anywhere and everywhere, deciding where to go and when to go can often be overwhelming. That’s where we come in. Along with my daughter Britton Frost, our mission is to empower consumers like you to make informed cruise travel decisions.

Three ways we can help you

Cruise Reviews

We provide unbiased cruise reviews & personalized recommendations for cruise ships worldwide

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We specialize in small ships, mid-size ships, expedition cruises and river cruises.
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Port Profiles

Port Profiles were designed to provide you with resources that will enhance your experiences ashore.

Shorex Adviser

Use our adviser to enhance your experiences ashore on shore excursions at both transit ports and embarkation ports
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River Cruises

Providing amazing resources and reviews to help you make informed river cruise vacation choices.

River Cruise Advisor

You’ll find everything from cruise reviews to pricing charts to current deals offered by cruise lines.
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Britton Frost

Oceania’s 2022 World Cruise

Oceania Cruises opened its 2022 Around The World In 180 Days voyage for sale. This 2022 Around the World journey weaves together diverse and compelling destinations in the South Pacific, New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Africa, and Northern Europe into a brilliant wayfaring masterpiece. 

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Viking Highlights New Expedition Voyages

Viking Expeditions will begin sailing in January 2022 with its first vessel, Viking Octantis, embarking on voyages to Antarctica and North America’s Great Lakes. A second expedition vessel, Viking Polaris, will debut in August 2022, sailing to Antarctica and the Arctic.

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How Much Does a Cruise Cost? The Average Prices You Can Expect to Pay

Each year, about 27.2 million people head to a cruise ship for their vacation. This has an impact of about $126 billion on the economy. This sounds like a hefty number, so how hard will your wallet get hit on your next cruise? When considering a cruise, the first question people ask is, how much does a cruise cost? The answer can be a bit tricky and depend on several variables. I’ve created this guide to help create a budget for your next cruise. How Much Does a Cruise Cost? The amazingly low price you see advertised and on the website is

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