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Seabourn Encore Christened In Singapore
My initial impression: Elegant, open, light, curvaceous, sexy, yacht-like, fun and destined for memory-imprinting adventures.
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7-Day Mexican Riviera Cruises
From San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan & Puero Vallarta. Includes Upgrade, Credits & Gratuities.
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Buenos Aires – Paris in the Americas
Of all the cities in the Western Hemisphere, none has both the French style of architecture and joie de vivre found in Buenos Aires. When you walk through the vibrant city, it is hard to remember that you are in Latin America.
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Munich-Budapest Cruises
12-day River Cruises from $3,799. Plus: 20th Anniversary Sale, Air Savings, and choice of extra amenity.
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Are Nile Cruises Dead Or Alive?
There was once a time when nearly every river cruise line offered river cruise journeys along Egypt’s Nile River. 2017 may be the begining of a comback for the Nile as a few river cruise lines return.
Find Out Which Cruise Line Sail The Nile
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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