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-Ralph Grizzle, The Avid Cruiser
Scenic Offers Incentives on
2017 Mekong & Irrawaddy Sailings
Scenic makes Southeast Asia a reality for U.S. travelers. Booking any departure between August and December 2017 means free air or up to $2,000 savings. Itineraries explore the culturally-rich Mekong and Irrawaddy River destinations of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand.
Mekong and Irrawaddy Cruises
Exclusive Scenic offer from Cruise Specialists
Danube River Cruises
Enjoy the scenic route along the Danube river on an inclusive, luxury ship. Fly free on select sailings!
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2019 Oceania Cruises 180-day World Cruise
Aboard the 684-guest Insignia, sail more than 45,000 nautical miles across two oceans and 16 seas while visiting 90 destinations in 36 countries.
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Exclusive Holland America offer from Cruise Specialists
Baltic & Kiel Canal Cruise
14-Day Cruise include air Credit, gratuities, onboard Credit and More!
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My Favorite River Cruises Of 2016:
Amsterdam To Budapest
Three rivers, five countries and scenic cruising through the heartland of Europe. AmaWaterways markets this itinerary as “Magnificent Europe,” and that’s certainly what it turned out to be.
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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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