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Cruising Authority is a multi-media experience including written cruise & travel reviews, audio talk show segments, videos, blogging, photos and so much more. Home of The Cruise Journalist, Barry Vaudrin, Cruising Authority is your resource for cruise & travel adventures. 

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The Cruising Authority Guest List is a Who's Who of the cruise industry. It was our audio talk show segments that made Cruising Authority one of the most popular cruise-related programs on the internet. Explore over 100 shows, interviews and Virtual Cruise Experiences.   


With over one hundred Cruise Videos filmed on ships all around the world, you'll enjoy entertaining reviews, ship inspections and commentary at sea with your Host and The Cruise Journalist, Barry Vaudrin.  Experience a "video version" of Cruising Authority on our video channels.   


Browse through our many written articles about cruises, cruise ships, and fascinating itineraries around the world. Live vicariously through the  adventures of The Cruise Journalist.  Complied onto one page, select from the many written articles from various websites, blogs and content written by Barry Vaudrin.


Explore the ships and cruises through our pictures The Cruise Journalist, Barry Vaudrin, is also a photographer and captures his cruise & travel adventures through the lens of his camera. Select from the many photo albums and sift through thousands of pictures from around the world.   

Our Latest Project We interview Scott Olson who is the inventor of the SkyRide device that will be placed onboard the new Carival Vista in 2016

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Listen to the Voice of the Cruise Industry, Barry Vaudrin, and hear from high-level cruise executives, cruise ship entertainers, as well as ocean liner and cruise ship authors, historians, lecturers and those who are passionate about this exciting industry.  We'll of course keep a listening library of all our past shows.  Check out our blogs, subscribe to our YouTube Channel, become a "Friend of Cruising Authority" on Facebook so you can always know what's going on.  Get involved and stay in-touch!