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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.
Adventures Ashore: Akrotiri & Chania
In Chania, it is easy to see the influence of the Venetians, the Ottomans and the Greeks as you walk along the beautiful rugged coastline, see the architecture, taste the delicacies and visit the markets. 
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8-Day Rhine River Cruises
Amsterdam to Basel. Includes up to $2,800 saving, 6 tours, 5 World Heritage Sites, free WiFi & more.
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Azamara Journey vs. Oceania Regatta
Azamara Journey and Oceania’s Regatta were both built for now-defunct Renaissance Cruises and share similar exterior appearances and interior layout. When comparing these two ships which offer a similar cruise experience, it comes down to just a few differences, and there’s no such thing as a wrong choice.
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2017 Transatlantic Cruises
7-22 Day Transatlantic Cruises as low as $1,176 with up to $300 Onboard Credit & multiple sail dates.
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Five Perks of Off-Season River Cruises
The weather outside for most of us is starting to change. Fall is upon us, and with that comes off-season river cruising in many regions. There are a number of great reasons you should consider river cruising during the off-season, let's explore the top five together.
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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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