WHY TRUST US?

WE CAN GUIDE YOU

Confused by the abundance in cruise choices? Do you need help determining which ship and which itinerary would be best for you? Want to know how to select a stateroom that works for your budget and won’t cramp your style? We can help with these decisions too. Our goal is to help you get on a ship and an itinerary that works for you.

We are Ralph Grizzle and Britton Frost

While cruise ships can take you anywhere and everywhere, deciding where to go and when to go can often be overwhelming. That’s where we come in. I am Ralph Grizzle and along with my daughter, Britton Frost, our mission is to empower consumers like you to make informed cruise travel decisions.

Who am I?

An award-winning journalist who has covered cruising since 1990. My work has appeared in dozens of magazines. The North American Travel Journalism Association honored me with ‘Best Cruise Writing.

Why trust me?

I’ve been on more than 200 ocean cruises, a dozen expedition cruises and more than 50 river and barge cruises. I loving sharing my knowledge to help people like you make informed cruise decisions. I work to provide the advice I would want to get if I were in your place.

Why use me?

I’m free! You’ll pay nothing for our recommendations. And we’ll stick with you until you find the cruise that best suits you. You will get unbiased recommendations and cruise reviews. You will reach me (or my daughter). Though she has cruised since she was six months old, Britton only joined my company last year. She’s eager to help you, as am I.

Let’s get started!

What Our Customers Say

I went from zero knowledge of river cruising to comparing six cruise companies using your criteria to really suss out all the costs-and found out just why people rave about river cruising.

Patricia from Montreal
Ralph Grizzle and Tamera in Antarctica

THREE WAYS WE CAN HELP YOU

Confused by the abundance in cruise choices? Do you need help determining which ship and which itinerary would be best for you? Want to know how to select a stateroom that works for your budget and won’t cramp your style? We can help with these decisions too. Our goal is to help you get on a ship and an itinerary that works for you.

Cruise Reviews

We provide unbiased cruise reviews & personalized recommendations for cruise ships worldwide

We Specialize in...

We specialize in small ships, mid-size ships, expedition cruises and river cruises.

Port Profiles

Port Profiles were designed to provide you with resources that will enhance your experiences ashore.

Shorex Adviser

Use our adviser to enhance your experiences ashore on shore excursions at both transit ports and embarkation ports

River Cruises

Providing amazing resources and reviews to help you make informed river cruise vacation choices.

River Cruise Advisor

You’ll find everything from cruise reviews to pricing charts to current deals offered by cruise lines.

DESIRE MORE PERSONALIZED INFORMATION?

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