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    Cruising the German Christmas markets

    To cruise the Rhine in search of Germany’s famous Christmas markets is on my bucket list and this one is the one I’d choose from Cologne to Basel…

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    Dr Seuss joins Carnival Cruises

    Leaping off the pages and onto a Carnival Cruise ship near you is the crazy world of Dr Seuss!

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    Great Christmas cruise itineraries!

    If being away from home over Christmas, cruising exotic parts of the world and having all the meals, decorations and entertainment planned for you sounds amazing, here are 3 cruise ships you might like to try…

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    Great deals on Alaska cruises!

    Fancy an Alaskan cruise? Here are a few itineraries with deals on sale now from New Zealand…

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    7 days cruising amazing Alaska

    If you’re going to do one cruise in your lifetime, make it Alaska! There is so much to see from the sea here – whales, glaciers, quaint Russian towns and brown bears catching salmon for dinner. Here’s my 7-day journey..

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    Cruising: when size matters!

    If you’re wondering whether a mega ship, a big ship or a small ship is the one for you, here are the pros and cons from my experiences on each…

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    Cooking at Sea: Cruises for foodies

    If you love to cook, then you’ll love the chance to learn from a pro at the Culinary Arts Center onboard all Holland America Line cruise ships …

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    Cruise deals this week

    Great deals on cruises from New Zealand on now

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    How to pack for a cruise

    9 essential tips for what to pack for your first cruise. Enjoy!

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    8 reasons to go on a honeymoon cruise

    If you’re thinking of honeymoon ideas (or a romantic holiday at all really), here are 8 reasons I could come up with for choosing to cruise on a boutique ship or tall masted yacht rather than stay in a hotel somewhere fancy…