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Meet Ralph Grizzle, The Avid Cruiser
It’s my mission to empower consumers like you to make informed cruise travel decisions.
Crystal Esprit Itineraries: Worth The Trip?
Crystal Cruises officially welcomed Crystal Esprit to its luxury fleet in December. What appeals to us about Crystal's new yacht? Plenty.
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A Fresh Look at Oceania's Nautica
Nautica followed in the mold of Regatta and Insignia, with a clubby, old-school style that doesn’t date easily.
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Upper Premium Cruises Defined
As cruising evolves, so too do the designators that define cruise lines. Is an Upper Premium cruise right for you?
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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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