Welcome to Cruise Talk!

Hi! My name is Suzanne Klasen.  I am the Owner / Travel Advisor and CLIA Master Cruise Counselor and Elite Cruise Counselor (MCC, ECC) 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.

The New Revitalized Cruise Talk

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Just like when a ship goes into dry dock for a makeover or the Property Brothers start taking down walls and replacing uneven flooring, I have given my Cruise Talk blog a complete make-over.  I first started this blog when I was a full time Mom. It kept my writing and business skills sharp and…

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2019 Pacific Coastal: Ensenada

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2019 Pacific Coastal Cruise Most people don’t realize that Mexico has a fine wine producing region just outside of Ensenada. Less than an hour drive is the Califia or Valle de Guadalupe wine region. The location is in a valley cooled by Pacific air, making it an ideal location for growing wine grapes….

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2019 Pacific Coastal: San Diego

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2019 Pacific Coastal Cruise San Diego is probably my favorite city in California. It’s just big enough to be interesting and small enough not to feel overwhelming like Los Angeles and San Francisco. Visitors often enjoy the Spanish Old Town, SeaWorld, or the San Diego Zoo. Food lovers have many choices from the…

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2019 Pacific Coastal: Monterey Bay

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2019 Pacific Coastal Cruise Once the fish canning capitol of California, Monterey Bay is now a protected marine conservation area. Visitors can visit the old cannery row and the world famous aquarium. During our visit, we chose to take a nice walk through town and visited a wine tasting room where we were…

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2019 Pacific Coastal: San Francisco

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Destinations/Ports Series: 2019 Pacific Coastal Cruise There is a reason that so many songs are written about San Francisco! Quite simply, it is a stunning city with world famous architecture and possibly the most beautiful bay in the world. We arrived just in time to see the sunrise over the Bay Bridge This was my…

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