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-Ralph Grizzle, The Avid Cruiser
What I Learned About Viking River Cruises
While Cruising The Rhine
Characterized by classic, minimalistic Nordic decor, the Viking Longships feature illuminating glass, lots of wood, herb gardens, marble slabs, leather furniture and beautiful fabrics (including wall linens that appear hand-stitched).
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Exclusive Uniworld offer from Cruise Specialists
Bordeaux, Vineyards & Châteaux
Roundtrip Bordeaux River Cruise. Early booking savings available!.
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Regent Seven Seas Announces
New Seven Seas Wellness Program
Seven Seas Wellness combines low-impact activity such as Tai Chi, Yoga, hydrothermal therapy, aromatherapy, hiking and laughter in 10 Mediterranean destinations with one of five treatments in the onboard spa to complete the body and soul experience.
Learn More About Seven Seas Wellness
Exclusive Holland America offer from Cruise Specialists
South America & Antarctica
2018 cruises includes 2nt hotel, Tigre Delta Cruise, Lima, Machu Picchu, Buenos Aires and more!
Cruises Start at $1,399
AmaWaterways' 2018
Europe, Asia & Africa Programs
In 2018, AmaWaterways is giving travelers even more choices to explore destinations around the world introducing six new Europe itineraries and two new itineraries in Africa and Vietnam & Cambodia.
See What's Coming in 2018
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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