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Sail to Alaska and the Great Bear Rainforest with Maple Leaf Adventures

Maple Leaf Adventures is a cruise company offering awesome cruises to Alaska and the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada. The cruise line features small-ship journeys to see wildlife and gorgeous terrain, all while eating amazing food and making memories with like-minded people. Read more [...]
Norwegian Jewel

Norwegian Jewel

Want to take a cruise on a ship so amazing you might not want to get off it? Cruise on Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Jewel to Alaska, the Pacific Coast, or the Mexican Riviera. Norwegian Jewel is the flagship vessel in Norwegian’s Jewel Class of cruise liners. It’s a ship that has everything you could ever want: large suites, plenty of glass and open spaces to view the sea, and much more. Read more [...]
Regal Princess

Regal Princess

Have you heard about the cruise ship with the glass-bottom, over-the-ocean-hanging SeaWalk attraction? The attraction that USA Today called one of the “Top Gee-Whiz Features at Sea?” Its on the Regal Princess, a Princess Cruises ship that offers many exciting and innovative features in addition to SeaWalk. Want to hear more? Here’s the scoop on Regal Princess. Read more [...]
Silversea Discoverer

Silversea Discoverer

Exploring cruises to the remote Alaskan and Canadian archipelagos? Consider cruising to these amazing locales on Silversea Discoverer. Silversea Discoverer is an intimate 120-guest cruise ship that transports travelers over the wondrous and vast Pacific to some of the planet’s most gorgeous islands. She’s an ideal ship for viewing beautiful, untamed landscapes and for wildlife sightings like breaching whales and pods of dolphins. Think you’d like to journey on gorgeous waters, and to isolated shores, with Silversea Discoverer? Read more about Discoverer to see if her expeditions are calling to you. Read more [...]
whale watching cruises

Whale Watching Cruises in Alaska: A Guide

Given its enormous shoreline and the pristine waters off its coast, Alaska is a natural place for whale watching. If you are near the coast and some sign of civilization, there is a decent chance that a company nearby is operating whale watching cruises. However, Alaska is a massive state whose shoreline is exposed to a vast swath of the Pacific Ocean, so it is hard to keep track of all the whale watching opportunities in the state. A search for "whale watching cruises in Alaska" will bring up a crippling flood of information. For this reason, we thought it would be helpful to organize some of the basics about whale watching in Alaska in one brief article, covering what whales you can see and some of the general places you can whale watch. Read more [...]

How to Book Repositioning Cruises

Repositioning cruises are, as implied, cruises that reposition ships from one region of the globe to another. Cruise ships need to be relocated to fit the demands of the cruising seasons, and it is an added bonus that a cruise line can charge passengers to come along for the relocation. This much was covered in our article on the basics of repositioning cruises, which are also called "repo cruises" and "transitional cruises." We also covered the discounts available for repositioning cruises, as well as explained the type of people who can take one of these unique vacations. But this still leaves a gap in our coverage: how can you actually book a repositioning cruise? You might know that you want to and can take a repositioning cruise, and you might even know which type you want to take, but still not know exactly how to book one. As a consequence, we have explained below how to book a repositioning cruise. Read more [...]