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Hi! My name is Suzanne Klasen.  I am the Owner / Travel Advisor and CLIA Certified Cruise  Counselor for my CruiseOne Vacations by Suzanne Travel Agency.

This site is a collection of my personal travels, thoughts and recommendations.

2019 Norwegian Joy Preview Cruise to Nowhere

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Norwegian Joy may be one of the prettiest ships I have sailed on. As an active travel agent, I was invited to attend a one night preview cruise on the ship before its deployment in the US. It has previously been serving the Asian market, but with the huge success of the Norwegian Bliss in…

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2020 South America/Antarctica: Buenos Aires, Argentina (Pre Cruise)

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Destinations/Ports Post Series: 2020 South America/Antarctica Cruise There is a reason that Buenos Aires is called the Paris of South America. From it’s architecture, to its food, Buenos Aires exceeded expectations. I had been to other large cities in South America before, but none with the beauty and cosmopolitan feel of Buenos Aires. For our…

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2020 South America/Antarctica: Ushuaia, Argentina

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Destinations/Ports Post Series: 2020 South America/Antarctica Cruise We weren’t quite sure what to expect from the Southern most city in the world, but the port turned into one of the highlights of this cruise. We started the day by exploring on foot with the idea of finding a little café for authentic Argentine food. We…

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2020 South America/Antarctica: Cape Horn, Chile

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Destinations/Ports Post Series: 2020 South America/Antarctica Cruise Before the completion of the Panama Canal, merchants who wanted to ship goods via sea from the East Coast of the US to California, or the reverse, would have to utilize the clipper ships that would sail around South America and the famed Cape Horn. Sailing on a…

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2020 South America/Antarctica: Schollaert Channel

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Destinations/Ports Post Series: 2020 South America/Antarctica Cruise This was our first glimpse of land as we approached Antarctica. On either side of us was Anvers Island and the Brabant Islands. The channel was discovered by the Belgian Explorer Adrien de Gerlache who named it for Fans Schollaert, who served as prime minster of Belgium from…

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