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-Ralph Grizzle, The Avid Cruiser
Princess Cruises Gears Up For Alaska Season
Princess Cruises is launching one of its largest-ever seasons in Alaska, with six ships sailing cruises and cruise-tours with itineraries that leave from four different homeports: Whittier, Vancouver, Seattle and San Francisco.
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Exclusive Silversea offer from Cruise Specialists
Luxury N. Europe Cruises
Many extras: Cruise hosts, cocktail party, shipboard credit, air & more!
Many Voyages Still Available
Encore: Coming Soon, Seabourn Ovation
Next year, Encore’s sister ship, Seabourn Ovation, will set sail, carrying 600 guests on a variety of cruises throughout the Mediterranean and Northern Europe on her maiden season.
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Exclusive Celebrity offer from Cruise Specialists
Galapagos Island Adventure
Fares as low as $4,449 and Pre-paid Gratuities + Transfers + Beverages!
2018 Voyages Available
My Favorite River Cruises:
Eastern Europe On Emerald Sky
This is a continuation of a series featuring my favorite cruises of 2016. This week features my trip on Emerald Sky’s Enchantment of Eastern Europe cruise.
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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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