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Cruise Ship Deck Plans

Cruise Ship Deck Plans: I received the new brochure for Norwegian Cruise Lines and flipped to the breakaway to see the deck plan…my glasses are less than a year old, but there was just no way I could read the cabin numbers without a...

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Oceania Riviera Review

Written by Linda Allen Exuding unpretentious elegance, the Oceania Riviera has broad appeal to the well-traveled.  At just 1,250 passengers, she is a mid-size ship with a private home feeling. The focal point of the Riviera is the Lalique Grand...

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Special Meals

Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Low Carb and Kosher Whatever your special dietary request is on a cruise, you’re in luck!  Food has always been an important part of cruising and the cruise lines generally accommodate almost any special...

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Cruising Carnival with Kids

After several years of cruising with and without kids, we entered into a new era.  We chose the Imagination for our family vacation because of their children’s program.  Since the children are 11 and 17, we wanted to be sure that there...

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Carnival Magic

Written by Natalie Brisco, Assistant to Linda Allen I had the opportunity to sail on the Carnival Magic in April, 2012.  This sailing came during the Easter holiday and quite a few children were expected onboard, so my husband and I opted to stay...

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Wilson Kansas

Firmly planted in the heartland is a small town that is steeped in traditions of hard work and family values. Wide paved streets, vintage buildings and well kept lawns show a town with both personal and civic pride. Housing varies from a few...

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Google Images

  Written by Natalie Briscoe, Assistant to Linda Allen Have you ever taken pictures on vacation, gotten home and thought, “where did I take that picture?”  If you said yes, then Google Images is for you. I needed to know where...

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Avalon Luminary Review

Refreshingly different in many ways yet still traditional in the river cruise experience, the Globus River Cruise Division of Avalon exceeded my expectations. Having previously cruised on the Viking Seine, I was familiar with the experience; but...

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