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What’s in the Blue Lagoon? … and more – Cruise News, Sept. 19, 2014
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What’s in the Blue Lagoon? … and more – Cruise News, Sept. 19, 2014

Fran Golden - September 19, 2014

What’s in the Blue Lagoon? Cruise News – Sept. 19, 2014 Porthole is in Reykjavik this week, attending the Society of American Travel Writers annual conference. So…

Five Faves: Culinary Keepsakes – dining experiences at sea
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Five Faves: Culinary Keepsakes – dining experiences at sea

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - September 17, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Culinary Keepsakes Five favorite dining experiences at sea Ask any cruiser and chances are they will admit that food is key to their overall shipboard…

Cruise News — August 29, 2014 – Construction begins on new Holland America Line ship
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Cruise News
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Cruise News — August 29, 2014 – Construction begins on new Holland America Line ship

Fran Golden - August 29, 2014

Cruise News — August 29, 2014 Construction begins on new Holland America Line ship No name yet, but construction on the first Holland America Line ship since…

Cruise News – August 22, 2014
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Cruise News – August 22, 2014

Fran Golden - August 22, 2014

  Cruise News – August 22, 2014 Carnival  Cruise Lines beefs up Baltimore options Carnival Cruise Lines will, for the first time, operate a one-of-a-kind series of…

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Cruise News – July 25, 2014

Fran Golden - July 25, 2014

Cruise News - July 25, 2014 Norwegian Updates Cuisine With cruise passengers increasingly moving into the "foodie" category, Norwegian Cruise Line is updating its culinary offerings—part of…

Cruise News – July 11, 2014
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Cruise News – July 11, 2014

Fran Golden - July 11, 2014

Cruise News - July 11, 2014 Windstar Adds Private Events to all 2015 Sailings Beginning in 2015, all Windstar Cruises itineraries will feature a complimentary Private Events…

Europa 2: Generation LuXe
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Europa 2: Generation LuXe

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 27, 2014

Generation LuXe Europa 2 caters to upscale cruisers seeking international flavor. By Lori Rackl The bad news for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is that its luxury vessel, Europa, no…

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Five Faves: Breakfast Buffet Items

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 18, 2014

  Porthole’s Five Faves Start the Day Off Right! 5 Favorite Items at the Breakfast Buffet   Who doesn’t love a good buffet? What about a gourmet breakfast?…

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All Things Grape and Small

Judi Cuervo - June 9, 2014

Monday Mantra All Things Grape and Small On a luxury cruise, nothing (and we mean nothing) is overlooked. I need jaw-droppin’ attention to detail… I need jaw-droppin’…

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Five Faves: Theme Cruises

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 4, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Five Theme Cruises … From gourmands to ghost hunters, there's something for every cruiser to love. Who doesn’t love a good theme cruise? Board…

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Wine Not?

Judi Cuervo - June 2, 2014

Monday Mantra Wine Not? The Virgin Islands offer great deals — and good cheer — in unexpected places…. I want to drink in an alley…I want to…

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Five Faves: Cruise Indulgences

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - May 28, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Five Cruise Indulgences … And the Science Behind Why You Shouldn’t Say No Inhibitions are like lighthouses — those things are best left on…

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Those Freestyle Pretzel Rolls

Judi Cuervo - May 19, 2014

Monday Mantra Those Freestyle Pretzel Rolls Take a taste of Norwegian Cruise Line's bread heaven home with you. I must have a pretzel roll…. I must have…

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Five Faves: The Old Cruiser and the Sea

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - May 14, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves   The Old Cruiser and the Sea Five favorite ways to enjoy reading Hemingway on board There’s something absolutely satisfying about a warm deck…

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Five Faves: Belly Up!

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - May 7, 2014

Cheers to these five favorite onboard spots to grab a drink. There’s no denying that the themed bars, chic lounges, and bustling nightclubs found on today’s cruise…

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Culinary Adventures aboard Oceania Cruises

Fran Golden - April 28, 2014

For cruisers who want to bring more back from their vacation than just great memories, Oceania Cruises has Bon Appétit Culinary Centers aboard the 1,250-passenger Marina and Riviera where you can actually…

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Just Desserts and Cocktail Culture

Fran Golden - April 25, 2014

Brand-new treats on both Disney Cruise Line and Norwegian Cruise Line are geared toward an adults-only audience. On Disney, the indulgence is desserts. Exclusively on Disney Fantasy, a…

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Holland America Line Adds Signature Burgers to New Terrace Grill Menu

Fran Golden - April 23, 2014

I'm one of those people who enjoy being pampered with multiple courses served by armies of waiters in cruise ship dining rooms. But at some point on…

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Rollin’ on the River in French (Wine) Style

Fran Golden - April 9, 2014

Sipping Bordeaux wine, visiting a historic chateau, viewing the green French countryside with plenty of time to pause to appreciate the good life – this is the…

Royal Caribbean goes with “Dynamic Dining” for Quantum-class ships
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Royal Caribbean goes with “Dynamic Dining” for Quantum-class ships

Fran Golden - March 28, 2014

In a bold move, Royal Caribbean International is shaking up the dining scene on its Quantum-class ships, eliminating main dining rooms and shipwide formal nights in favor of…