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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 Big Win For Viking Ocean Cruises
After little more than a year in service, Viking Ocean Cruises has been nominated by readers of Travel + Leisure magazine as the #1 Ocean Cruise Line in the world, a title Crystal Cruises held for the past 20 years. 
See What Viking Founder Tor Hagen Had To Say
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Questions To Ask Before Booking A River Cruise
So how do you pick the right river cruise for you? It depends less on the ship or the itinerary, and more on your personal preferences and interests. If you ask yourself a few basic questions, it can really help to narrow down your choices.
Learn How To Pick The Best River Cruise
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Previewing The 2017 Alaska Cruise Season
So what can you look forward to up in the Great North next year? New and favorite ships, longer itineraries, new ports and more luxury. 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for Alaska.
What To Expect In Alaska 2017
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.
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