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Fran Golden

AFAR Contributor

Fran Golden is an award-winning travel writer who has sailed on some 170 ships to destinations around the world. She regularly covers cruises for AFAR and also reports on cruising for other leading news and travel publications. Fran has authored several travel books, including 100 Things to Do in Alaska Before You Die (Reedy Press, 2021). When not at sea, she can often be found on Lake Erie.

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