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    Fall Foliage cruise vacations offer a unique sailing opportunity for a very short period of time. Each fall, a variety of cruise lines take travelers on voyages around the coast of the United States and into Canada as well as along the waterways of inland rivers. For those accustomed to sailing in the Caribbean or the Bahamas, a Fall Foliage sailing can bring unique experiences and serve as a stepping-stone ...
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    Cruise vacations offer a number of advantages over land alternatives. A snappy internet connection is not one of them. When making a direct comparison between land vacation options where hard-wired Internet access is available for a modest fee, cruise ships have always fallen short, until now. As Royal Caribbean International continues revealing the unique features of their new ...
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    Sailing with Viking River Cruises, we stopped by a number of ports on an itinerary themed “Portraits Of Southern France. Exploring many of the places that inspired a number of renowned artists, we sailed from Avignon north to Lyon in nearly perfect weather, just right for a relaxing summer cruise. Along the way, we traveled in comfort, unpacking just once and seeing 8 different places in one week. Different than ...
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    On ocean cruises, shore excursions are usually a set-in-stone experience, pre-planned and approved by the cruise line to insure quality time ashore. There is little wiggle room on where a tour goes or what is done, and for good reason: they are rated for activity level and have to conclude in time to get back ...
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    When it comes to new travel products, there never seems to be a shortage of offerings for people going on a road trip, camping, flying or staying in a hotel. But few are presented as handy gear for cruise travelers, perhaps because so much of the (unenlightened) travel world thinks of cruising as ‘not really traveling’. I can see their point; cruising does take a lot ...
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    What was once nearly an extra curricular activity for cruise lines, producing video about what they do did not get all that much attention in the past. Thank a focus on rolling out a record number of ships over the last decade for that. But since the economic recession of a few years ago, cruise lines have had some time to breathe and regroup. One of the ...
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    I suppose that no matter how we travel, even if we hate the process of learning in general, the odds are that we will still learn something. Take up camping and along with the ability to do it well comes skills like building a fire, shoes to wear hiking, cooking without the conveniences of home and more. Cruises have been called ‘no-brainer’ modes of travel because so much ...
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    As travel gear goes, there are plenty of places to find helpful suggestions on what to bring along on any given trip. Friends might suggest a must-bring item. Those who make travel gear surely want us to think theirs is something we need. Cruise lines themselves often have suggested packing lists. Take a spin around the Internet and there seems to be no ...
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  • Cruise Addictionary


    Cruise 1: a voyage made in various directions. 2: a sailing to and fro as for exploration or for pleasure. (Noun)

    Addict 1: someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction. 2: someone who is dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms. (Noun)

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