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Bring Exactly What You Need with this Norway Cruise Packing List

Even if you’ve cruised before, Norway is a whole different animal: the weather is finicky at best and there’s a good chance you’ll fly a low-cost airline to get to your starting and ending ports, where every pound of baggage costs you.  That’s why I’ve compiled the perfect Norway cruise packing list for you.  It …

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waterfall as seen from cruise ship deck

6 Norwegian Fjords Cruise Tips: How to Cruise to Norway the Right Way

When I started planning my Norway trip, I knew there was only one way I wanted to do it: by Norwegian Fjords cruise.  Being in the midst of it all — tumbling waterfalls, dramatic cliffs, and narrow bends — is only possible when you’re on the water. But quickly, I realized there were other advantages …

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Best 2 Week Alaska Itinerary: Plan a Trip to Alaska by Land & Sea

I still remember how long it took to plan a trip to Alaska the first time.  The options were overwhelming and I wasn’t an experienced traveler.  My first thought was to look into package cruisetours — but I had no interest in joining a busload of tourists in exchange for thousands of dollars. I wanted …

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5 Cruising Misconceptions and Which Cruise to Take for a Better Experience

Travelers fall into two camps: those who love cruising and those who think it isn’t real travel.  Strangely, a lot of travelers who criticize cruising have never tried it! Many of them just haven’t had the chance.  Others raise claims on why cruising isn’t a good vacation for them.  All of these concerns stem off of …

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