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Going on a cruise doesn't just mean visiting a variety of ports while enjoying the on-board amenities most cruise ships offer. Depending on your interests and hobbies, you can likely find a cruise themed around what you love, be it poker, golf, crafting or even zombies.
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Always on the go and up to a new and interesting project, David Ellefson -- legendary bassist and co-founding member of Megadeth -- has made a huge success out of his talents during a lifetime of work in the music industry.
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You may be thinking that cruise sales happen all year around, and you'd be right. The point of Wave Season is the bonuses and extras that are added onto an already discounted price, meaning it's the sale where you'll get most value for your money. It gives you the opportunity to get a great deal and the first pick of cabins because you're booking early. Prepare for smooth sailing with these wave season tips.
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It's Wave Season -- a three-month period when cruise companies put out their best deals and offers to entice travellers. You can grab some amazing deals on cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Alaska and more. But choosing which cruise and destination are right for you can be a challenge.
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Its history of service along the B.C. coast includes an appearance in a 1974 episode of CBC-TV's "The Beachcombers."
Choosing a cabin for your next cruise can be as fun (and frustrating) as choosing the cruise itself -- I won't cruise unless I can get a balcony cabin. Don't get me wrong. I'm not a cruise snob, but a balcony cabin is like sunshine on your vacation -- it makes everything better.
I boarded Mariposa's Northern Spirit ship the for a themed dinner and sail party. The company has a legion of flotillas, six in total, and in varying sizes to accommodate large or intimate parties. The Spirit is the largest of the fleet and is able to hold 575 passengers. With three spacious decks, we could wander up to the open air top and soak up the evening's skyline.
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As our boomers are reaching the age of retirement, their thoughts become centered around the amount of time they'll have on their hands, and how to fill it. As most are now empty nesters and not doing the nine-to-five, they have the flexibility to travel where and when they want.
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Cruising is a very popular trend and it's getting more competitive within the industry all the time, especially in the mass-market area of giant ships. Therefore, empty cabins mean reduced revenue, and that's not something to make cruise operators smile; maximizing the dollar, pound, euro, or whatever currency you have, is their priority.
Canadians have actually been steadily increasing their overseas departures year over year. Rather than biting off more than one can chew, cruising offers a taste of other countries. Here are five more reasons to consider a cruise
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