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300th Sunset Sunday at Sea Celebrating a 50th Anniversary

“Wow, look at the sunset,” I said walking out on the deck. Then a fellow passenger said, ” you just missed it,” but I knew I didn’t. None of us did. All dressed up we headed to the ceremony provided NCL (Norwegian Cruise Line) Special Events on the 17th deck of the Getaway.  My parents […]

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Sunrise Sunday – A New Day, Viking Ships “Return” to the Americas

Sunrise Sunday – A New Day, Viking Ships “Return” to the Americas

Viking Ships are back in America. Yes, Viking Cruises have positioned one of their ocean liners in the Americas. The relatively new Viking Star (christened in 2015) is taking up residency in the Caribbean. The cruise company that transformed the river cruise industry is now venturing into the ocean liner market with a release of […]

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Why European Cruises are Perfect for Short Breaks

Why European Cruises are Perfect for Short Breaks

Short breaks can be extremely beneficial, but knowing where to travel can be tricky. One fantastic option is to take a European cruise; this will show passengers historic continent, highlight many beautiful and diverse areas, allow you to recharge you batteries away from the day-to-day grind and enable you to indulge with fine food and […]

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Making the Right Decision, Fathom Impact Travel and its Excursions

Making the Right Decision, Fathom Impact Travel and its Excursions

Did you ever debate these thoughts when deciding how to use your (limited) free time? I want to make a difference in the world, make a positive impact. I need a vacation. I want time to relax, recharge and also have fun. Yes? Well, most of us do, we debate these choices. And now you […]

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Cruises: Time to Explore the Baltics

Cruises: Time to Explore the Baltics

In Europe the predilection for heading south in the summer means that the Baltics still represent relatively uncharted territory. After all, who wants to venture further north after another dismal winter? However, the truth is that a veritable treasure trove of destinations awaits if you are willing to forgo your stint in the Med So, […]

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Sunset Sunday-The Sunset Setting Sail to the Last Frontier

Sunset Sunday-The Sunset Setting Sail to the Last Frontier

I boarded the ms Westerdam in Seattle’s harbor on a most beautiful afternoon. The crystal clear blue sky along with the glistening water of the Puget Sound made for a perfect setting to set sail. It was the perfect time to celebrate too.  I was heading north to visit America’s final frontier – Alaska. After […]

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How to Find a Low-Cost Cruise

How to Find a Low-Cost Cruise

A cruise can represent great value for money. Just think about it – on a standard week-long cruise you could stop at four or five different destinations, maybe even more, and have time to explore each of them under your own steam or as part of organised tours. Back on board, you’ll have the use […]

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One Reason to Take A Caribbean Cruise – Half Moon Cay

One Reason to Take A Caribbean Cruise – Half Moon Cay

Do you need a reason to take a cruise? Some travelers love the cruise vacation, others don’t. I wondered where I’d stand after nearly a twenty year absence from the “cruise” holiday. Before I boarded the ms Zuiderdam last year, my last sail of similar magnitude was as a teenager with my parents. I realized […]

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