Frommer's Alaska Cruises & Ports of Call 2004

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Wiley, Jan 30, 2004 - Science - 250 pages
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Cruising is the perfect way to see America’s last frontier—wildlife and wilderness abound along the state’s breathtaking coastline, and are easily seen from the comfort of a deck chair or observation lounge.

Thoroughly updated every year (unlike the rest of the competition), Frommer’s Alaska Cruises & Ports of Call is a compact guide that’s on top of all the latest developments and offerings in the rapidly changing cruise industry. Our author, a leading cruise journalists with years of experience, has compiled candid, first-hand reviews of each cruise line and each ship. The easy-to-use ratings, detailed drawings of each ship, and honest evaluations make it easy for you to find the cruise that suits your budget and your personal style, whether you want a luxury liner with fine dining or a small-ship cruise led by serious naturalists.

You’ll also find a nature guide that helps you understand what you’re seeing, complete with illustrations of glaciers and the various types of whales. We’ll show you how to get the best deals and how to maximize your time in the ports of call—all in one concise, pocket-sized volume.

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User Review  - nwbear - Overstock.com

I usually love the Frommers books and usually buy them for trips I am planning. I think this one is decent but not great. I think it tries to give a lot of information in a little space and because of ... Read full review

Great resource

User Review  - rpmbi - Overstock.com

Concise and exceptionally well organized Alaska Cruises has pretty much all the information youd need to plan a cruise to Alaska. Ship descriptions and ratings are especially helpful. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Jerry Brown was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and worked as a reporter for Scottish newspapers before joining the news department of the London Daily Mail. Later, for 31 years, he was the West Coast Bureau Chief of a leading travel trade newspaper. He and Margaret, his wife and best editor, have two grown sons and a granddaughter, Victoria Rose.

Fran Wenograd Golden is the travel editor of the Boston Herald. She is also the author of Cruise Vacations For Dummies, and TV Vacations: A Fun Guide to the Sites, the Stars and the Inside Stories Behind Your Favorite TV Shows, and co-author (with Jerry Brown) of Frommer's European Cruises & Ports of Call. Fran lives north of Boston with her husband, Ed, and their two teenagers.

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