Cruises & Destinations


Japan's Free. Friendly and Knowledgeable Guides

Nearly every tourist destination in Japan has chapters of volunteer guides whose passion is providing tourists with an in-depth introduction to the "True Japan." Their services are absolutely free -- all you are permitted is to prick up their meal and travel expenses when they are with you -- and tipping is not permitted. Groups can be from 1-6 persons, and the guides must be schedules must be arranged by the travelers themselves, not by a travel agent, cruise ship travel desk, or by a hotel concierge.

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Save 40% by Taking a Repositioning Cruise

Imagine booking a cruise on one of the top-rated ships that takes you to TWO exciting cruising grounds such as Alaska and Japan, New Zealand and Tahiti, New England and Great Britain, or the Med and Brazil. Instead of charging you top-dollar for these cruises -- usually somewhere around $500 per night for each one of you --you'll end up paying about $300-$350 per night with everything you can think of being included.

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The "Insiders Guide" to Getting the Lowest Cabin Fares

Last month I described to you how selecting repositioning cruises can cut your cruising costs by about 38%. This month I’ll show you how to cut your travel fares in half, whether or not you’re on a repositioning cruise.

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Shooting Photos in Queensland, Australia

Queensland may be the place to take your best Aussie photos and enjoy the many faces of Australia.. The combination of the Great Barrier Reef, the Outback, Beach Resorts, and welcoming cities is hard to beat for beat for shooting up a storm and enjoying life

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Shoot the Norwegian Coast On the Crystal Symphony North of the Arctic Circle

The coast of Norway is a bucket-list choice for photo buffs in summer when you're able to sail into the Arctic Circle and enjoy 24 hours of daylight in which to shoot. The scenery is spectacular and interesting English-speaking people abound. The 14-night tour is on the Crystal Symphony, which the 2019 Edition of the Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Ships Guide has just rated as among the finest 13 ships in the world.

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