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Amazing Copenhagen on a Baltic Cruise

My friend and I took a two-week trip to the Baltic in May on the Regal Princess, and this was the first time it ever snowed on a cruise!  Copenhagen was amazing, Russia was COLD — and, as always, it … Continue reading

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Norwegian Cruise Line: Pros and Cons

I’m an enthusiastic cruiser who’s taken about 20 cruises on four major cruise lines (Princess, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Carnival) in my lifetime. A friend and I recently completed my first Norwegian cruise on the Norwegian Spirit and compiled a … Continue reading

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Rock of Gibraltar — A Fun Shore Excursion on a Mediterranean Cruise

Most people have heard of the Rock of Gibraltar — but if you’re like me, you have no idea what it really is or where it’s located.  I got to tour Gibraltar, located off the coast of Spain — and … Continue reading

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Riding Camels in Tangier, Africa, on a Norwegian Mediterranean Cruise

Never thought in my wildest dreams that I’d be riding camels in Tangier, Africa, on a  Norwegian Mediterranean cruise that included stops in Morocco at Casablanca and Tangier — but that’s just what I did!

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Bid on Room Upgrades on Norwegian Cruise Line; You Might Win Big

Did you know that passengers can bid on room upgrades on Norwegian cruise line? I got the opportunity to bid for a room upgrade on an upcoming trip and “won” a balcony cabin for a crazy low price.

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Weird Vacation Incidents on My South America Cruise

Whenever I travel with Merry Ellen, we have weird experiences (“adventures” as we like to call them).

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South America Cruise: A Day in the Falkland Islands

Before my South America cruise, I’d never heard of the Falkland Islands — a remote group of 700+ islands off the tip of South America — but a day exploring Stanley, the capital on the largest island, was really fun.

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South America Cruise Buenos Aires Shore Excursion

When we arrived in South America, we took a bus from the airport to the cruise ship docked in the terminal in Buenos Aires to begin our adventure.

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12 Reasons Cruises are Better than Land Vacations

Cruising is awesome — and, in my opinion, cruises are better than land vacations any day. Here’s why:

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Mediterranean Cruise: Amalfi Coast and Capri

After taking a shore excursion along the Amalfi Coast while docked at Naples, Italy, during a Mediterranean cruise, I decided that one of my new favorite locations in the world is the island of Capri.

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