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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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Mediterranean Cruise to Malta

If you’re like me, you may have vaguely heard of Malta but don’t really know where it is or much about it. That’s why it was fun to spend a day there on a Mediterranean cruise to Malta!

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