Chris Owen is a travel blogger from Orlando Florida charged with sharing frank, inside information about cruise vacations with travelers. A graduate of Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, Chris moved to Florida after successful careers in both the restaurant and newspaper business to focus singly on travel with a concentration on cruise vacations. Certified a Master Cruise Counselor by the Cruise Lines International Association, Chris can be found via his popular cruise vacations column on Examiner.com, Gadling.com, and on his long-running cruise information website, LifeIsCruising.com. Recently ranked in Cruise Weekly’s Top 10 Cruising Tweeps on Twitter, Chris has an online social presence that has been noted for his “straightforward approach” to social media. Chris enjoys writing about travel and is open to sponsored trips where he will write, blog and tweet his way through your product with a keen eye for detail, consistency and whatever makes your product unique. As an active cruise travel agent with behind-the-scenes working knowledge of cruise vacations as well as a member of the press, reporting daily on current cruise industry topics, Chris brings a unique perspective not often found elsewhere.