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Crystal River Cruises: In A Class Apart
Mozart is nearly twice the width of the standard river cruiser. With so much real estate, Mozart can boast features that most river cruise vessels cannot, such as an indoor pool and Jacuzzi, a spacious gym, four restaurants, an ultra-wide sundeck with a retractable bar and much more. But there are three areas that stand out on Mozart: cuisine, service and amenities.
Crystal Mozart Full Review
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Five Noteworthy Features On Silver Muse
Silversea’s new Silver Muse is the company’s largest – and most amenity-filled – ship to-date. Last month, I sailed from Genoa to Barcelona, and I was pleased to discover that the Silver Muse is one of the line’s most unique ships.
Top 5 Features on Silver Muse
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Avalon Waterways In Amsterdam:
Channeling Our Inner Van Gogh
Avalon Waterways invited a group of us to try its newest offering, an Active Discovery experience where a skeptic learned to appreciate painting. I’m not a painter. Nor was it an aspiration or even something I would consider taking up as a hobby. That all changed one afternoon in Amsterdam.
Avalon’s Active Discovery Cruises
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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