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Alaska Cruises
by  Fodor's Details
With detailed profiles of every major cruise line and ship sailing in Alaska, not to mention concise and practical overviews of more than 20 top ports and major inland destinations, this guide offers Alaska cruise passengers everything they need to know to plan and make the most of their cruise. Combined with an extensive and practical cruise-planning chapter, this book really is a complete and comprehensive guide to Alaska cruises.
Alaskan Cruises and Ports of Call
by  Frommer's Details
Both the Inside Passage of Alaska and the Gulf of Alaska are among the single most popular of all cruise destinations, and multitudes of cruisers will welcome this expert assistance in choosing a cruise and the activities on ship and land that the cruise offers. We're proud that our Easy Guide to Alaska Cruises and Ports of Call is by two foremost experts on the subject: Fran Golden, who writes about cruising for USA Today, and Gene Sloan, who oversees the two important cruise websites of USA Today. Together, they have been on far more than 100 cruises, and the results of that experience are strikingly evident in this well-regarded guidebook.
Berlitz Complete Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships
by Douglas Ward Details
This book is divided into two main parts: the first helps you define what you are looking for in a cruise vacation and advises you on how to find it. It provides a wealth of information, including a look at life aboard ship and how to get the best from it. The second section profiles almost 300 ocean-going cruise vessels. From large to small, from unabashed luxury and exclusivity to ships for the budget-minded, new and old, they are all here. If you are thinking about a taking a cruise, this book clearly sets out all the information you need to make the right choice for you.
Cruises & Ports of Call
by Matt Hannafin Details
A cruise is a complete vacation, so it's important that you choose the one that's right for you. Frommer's Cruises & Ports of Call is the most user-friendly, opinionated, and comprehensive guide you can buy before you set sail. We provide in-depth coverage on cruises departing from U.S. ports to the Caribbean, Alaska, Bermuda, Mexico and Canada.
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Devils on the Deep Blue Sea: The Dreams, Schemes, and Showdowns That Built America's Cruise Ship Empires
by Kristoffer A. Garin Details
In this terrifically entertaining history, Kristoffer A. Garin chronicles the industry's rise from humble and comic beginnings in the early sixties through waterfront corruption and the incalculably huge impact of the hit television series The Love Boat in the seventies and eighties to the recent consolidation wars. Entrepreneurial genius and bareknuckle capitalism mate with cultural kitsch as the cruise lines dodge U.S. tax, labor, and environmental laws to make unimaginable profits while bringing the world a new form of leisure. Few businesses in America today are as colorful, lucrative, and innovative as cruise shipping, and Devils on the Deep Blue Sea is the first book to give readers a compelling behind-the-scenes look into these floating empires and the modern-day robber barons who shaped them.
Disney Cruise Lines, Unofficial Guide
by  Keen Communications Details
The Unofficial Guide to the Disney Cruise Line 2015 is your no-nonsense, consumer-oriented guide to Disney's cruise vacations. We'll point out the best of Disney's ships and itineraries, including a couple of stellar restaurants, top-notch children's activities, and Castaway Cay, one of the best vacation islands in the Caribbean. We'll also tell you which on-board entertainment and restaurants should be skipped, including what to do instead. Along the way we'll show you how to save money, choose the right stateroom, ship, and itinerary, and how to get to and from your cruise with ease.
Ocean Cruising on a Budget
by Anne Hammick Details
Based on a lifetime of practical experience, Anne Hammick gives advice on choosing a suitable boat, locating equipment bargains, deciding individual priorities for safety as well as sanity and enjoyment, shorthanded watch keeping, managing funds, the human problems of living aboard a small yacht, budget provisioning and storage, and even replenishing the kitty en route.
The Conquest of the Ocean: The Illustrated History of Seafaring
by Brian Lavery Details
A captivating tale spanning 5,000 years of the oceans' history, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the stories of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown.From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, these are awe-inspiring tales of epic sea voyages involving great feats of seamanship, navigation, endurance, and ingenuity. Explore the lives and maritime adventures, many with first-person narratives of land seekers and globe charters such as Christopher Columbus, Captain James Cook, and Vitus Bering.
The Danube: A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest
by Nick Thorpe Details
The magnificent Danube both cuts across and connects central Europe, flowing through and alongside ten countries: Romania, Ukraine, Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, and Germany. Travelling its full length from east to west, against the river's flow, Nick Thorpe embarks on an inspiring year-long journey that leads to a new perspective on Europe today. Thorpe's account is personal, conversational, funny, immediate, and uniquely observant--everything a reader expects in the best travel writing.
Updated 01/08/2015

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