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About Aaron

Aaron is Cruise Experts Travel’s Social Media Coordinator. A passionate world traveler and cruiser, he writes weekly for the Vancouver Province about cruises, maintains several websites, and has authored two books on ships and the sea.

Announcing our #MyAwesomeCruise Photo Contest

It’s contest time! Cruise Experts Travel wants to know all about your awesome summer cruise adventures! To celebrate all the cruises we helped book this year, we’re announcing our #MyAwesomeCruise Photo Contest! Here’s how it works: simply post a photo … Continue reading

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Should You Sail From Seattle or Vancouver?

One of the most frequently-asked questions we get deals with where you should embark your Alaska cruise: Seattle, Washington, or Vancouver, British Columbia? The short answer is that there’s no right or wrong decision; a voyage to Alaska is beautiful … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Alaska Cruises

Maybe it’s because I took my first-ever cruise to this region back in 1998 aboard Norwegian Cruise Line‘s long-departed Norwegian Wind, but I find myself thinking of Alaska a lot lately. The 2016 Alaska Cruise Season begins in April from … Continue reading

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The Good Life: Luxury Cruising Through Alaska

While there are numerous mainstream cruise lines that send their most tried and tested vessels to Alaska, those seeking an ultra-luxury cruise to the 49th State aren’t left out of the action, with Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas, and Silversea Cruises … Continue reading

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Our Agent’s First Cruise to Alaska

We’re going to be featuring our own agent’s experiences in Alaska here on the Alaska Cruise Experts Blog. In the coming weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to hear firsthand impressions from Alaska, and what better way to start than with … Continue reading

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Tips For a Successful Alaska Cruise Tour

When I was escorting Cruise Experts Travel ‘s Ultimate Alaska CruiseTour a few summers ago, I received an excellent question from a reader that I thought was deserving of an entire article. Here’s the question: Hi Aaron, we have a … Continue reading

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Five Great Reasons to Cruise to Alaska

As a Vancouverite, every year, I swear I’m not going to do it again. And every year, despite what I said the last year, I set sail for Alaska. Coming from the Pacific Nothwest, Alaskan cruises are both convenient and … Continue reading

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Which Alaska Cruise Is Right For You?

Vancouver, Seattle, Or Northbound-Southbound? Years ago, if you wanted to sail to Alaska there was but a single departure port: Vancouver. A few voyages might sail north and south between Alaska and British Columbia but by and large, the vast … Continue reading

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