Welcome to Cruise Talk!

Hi! My name is Suzanne Klasen.  I am the Owner / Travel Advisor and CLIA Master Cruise Counselor (MCC) for my CruiseOne Vacations by Suzanne Travel Agency. This site is a collection of my personal travels, thoughts and recommendations. The map above represents the cruise travel (based on embarkation port) that I have posted so far (more to come). Click on a map point to see the cruise itinerary and details.

2019 Ireland and Iceland Cruise – Belfast, Northern Ireland

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2019 Ireland and Iceland Cruise Our day in Belfast seemed to go from bad to worse upon arrival. First the bad, the ship was subject to tidal flows, which meant that we could not arrive in the Port of Belfast until 10:00am, even though we departed Dublin, which was just a few hours…

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Cruising Is Back – With Testing and Vaccinations

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The day we have been looking for is here! Cruising is back! It has been a long hard road for all of us in the travel industry, and we know that all the bumps aren’t yet smoothed out, but cruising is back. Celebrity Cruises, who is my best selling cruise line, was the first back…

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2019 Southern Caribbean ABC Cruise – Kralendijk, Bonaire

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2019 Southern Caribbean ABC Cruise They have a saying in Bonaire: “We make two things here: babies and salt”. Our tour included leaning about the salt farms and unfortunately the desperate lives that the slaves who harvested the salt were forced to live. But, we also learned about the wonderful people who now…

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2019 Southern Caribbean ABC Cruise – Wilemstad, Curacao

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2019 Southern Caribbean ABC Cruise It had been nearly 40 years since I had last visited Curacao, and quite frankly, it was very run down. I remember our tour just took us to the front street section of town to see the pretty buildings, but much beyond that, it was a town filled…

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