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The art of cruising

Great  expectations for newbie cruisers First cruise?  Here’s what’s in store: An exhilarating experience. Fresh sea air, wind in your hair, leaving woes behind in the wake, completely relaxing. Better way to see new ports without having to catch planes … Continue reading

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What makes cruises so appealing — everything fro A to Z

Great expectations By Patti Pietschmann   First cruise?  Here’s what’s in store: An exhilarating experience. Fresh sea air, wind in your hair, leaving woes behind in the wake,sitting in a lounge chair on Crystal Serenity or Symphony. Better way to … Continue reading

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Indulge in the wild wonders of Carnival in Rio on Silversea’s new mystical Muse

One of my most memorable experiences was a cruise to Rio de Janeiro that began with a fast flight from Miami on the since defunct Concord,  and included three booze-soaked, fun filled days attending Carnival. The cruise line, which is … Continue reading

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Lazy days on chic Crystal Cruises(photos)

Nothing like sailing on the open sea on Crystal Symphony or Serenity with nothing to do to but.. By Patti Covello Pietschmann with photos by Richard Pietschmann Love days at sea? Most seasoned cruisers do. Some of us  actually more … Continue reading

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Jacques-Michel Costeau to join three Crystal Cruise voyages

Serenity in Grand Turk photo by Richard Pietschmann Explore  the mysteries of the deep with Jacques-Michel Cousteau, the first son of the great master of the sea  Jacques-Yves Cousteau on  one of a pair of   cruises on Crystal Serenity … Continue reading

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The savvy seafarer’s cruise album

By  Richard and Patti Pietschmann We’ve taken cruises on ships of every size and style from mega liners to small luxury vessels and written about  them in newspapers,magazines and on the web (most recently  www.cruiseable.com) and here are a few good … Continue reading

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