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Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 8, 2020
Rollin’ on the River in French (Wine) Style
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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…

A Taste of Nassau
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A Taste of Nassau

Fran Golden - February 19, 2014

When cruisers arrive at a port, it's best to have a plan. Some may prefer organized shore excursions. Some may want to explore on their own. In…

“Chopped” and Delicious on Norwegian Getaway
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“Chopped” and Delicious on Norwegian Getaway

Fran Golden - February 12, 2014

Fans of Food Network's Chopped know New York chef/restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian as the smart judge with white hair who opines on creations by the show's competing professional chefs. Some lucky cruisers…

Top Chef at Sea
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Top Chef at Sea

Fran Golden - February 5, 2014

I am an unabashed fan of Bravo TV's Top Chef – so much so that I once more or less stalked show judge (and noted chef) Tom Colicchio at a casino…

2014 Cruise Trends
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2014 Cruise Trends

Fran Golden - January 2, 2014

As cruise executives let their creative juices flow in terms of finding ways to enhance their product, it brings impressive new cruise ships and a number of…

Cruising 2013: A Year in Review
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Cruising 2013: A Year in Review

Fran Golden - December 30, 2013

Just as in years past, 2013 brought some great innovations and unique enhancements to the cruise experience. Here’s a look at some of the highlights. The 4,000-passenger, New…

Cruise Ship Review: Royal Princess
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Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Ship Review: Royal Princess

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 15, 2013

Cruise Ship Review: Royal Princess Veterans and first-time cruisers will find Royal Princess is truly majestic. By Lynn & Cele Seldon Christened by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge,…

The Waters and Wines of France
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Cruise Magazine
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The Waters and Wines of France

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2013

With Tauck River Cruises, travelers can explore from Paris to Provence while enjoying the spoils of both land and sea. Menus can change for each meal, depending…

New England’s Apple Revival
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New England’s Apple Revival

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2013

New England’s Apple Revival From the author of American Terroir comes a connoisseur’s guide to the fruit and farmers’ markets of the Northeast. “We’re now in the…

Riveted on the Oceania Riviera
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Riveted on the Oceania Riviera

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 15, 2013

Riveted on the Riviera Between the Asian delights at Red Ginger and the show-stoppers of Lord Lloyd Webber, Oceania’s latest ship knows how to captivate the senses.…

Dinner and a Show: Dragon Rolls and Crocodile Rock
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Cruise Magazine
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Dinner and a Show: Dragon Rolls and Crocodile Rock

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 15, 2013

DRAGON ROLLS AND CROCODILE ROCK For its first “Dinner and a Show” review, Porthole visits Crystal Serenity to experience the evening’s finest features … exactly as Nobu…

American Queen: A Royal Ship Returns
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Cruise Magazine
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American Queen: A Royal Ship Returns

Porthole Cruise - December 15, 2012

The American Queen steamboat brings back the golden age of river cruising By Shawn J. Dake It begins with a hiss that builds into a melodic whoosh,…

Food for Thought : Cooking Classes
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Cruise Magazine
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Food for Thought : Cooking Classes

Porthole Cruise - October 15, 2012

FOOD FOR THOUGHT DIG IN Learning is full of flavor aboard today’s cruise ships. By Lynn and Cele Seldon Whether it’s for a hot new restaurant, a…

Sister, Sister
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Cruise Magazine
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Sister, Sister

Porthole Cruise - October 15, 2012

Sister, Sister Jan and Cindy Brady might disagree, but it’s not always the oldest sister who gets all the attention. In cruising, though there’s undeniable hoopla when…

British Isles Drinks
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Cruise Magazine
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British Isles Drinks

Porthole Cruise - August 15, 2012

BRITISH ISLES DRINKS I’ll Drink to That In the British Isles, you can tour age-old breweries, distilleries, and vineyards while toasting to a tradition that dates back…

Rotterdam- to the Third Power
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Cruise Magazine
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Rotterdam- to the Third Power

Porthole Cruise - June 15, 2012

Rotterdam – to the Third Power A Porthole writer takes a trip down Holland America Line’s memory lane. By Ben Lyons Peering outside the windows of my…

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Destination Discovery: Morocco

Porthole Cruise - April 15, 2012

DESTINATION DISCOVERY/MOROCCO For Cruisers Who Have Done It All By Mike MacEacheran Next Stop: Morocco… Ever since Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman traded one-liners in Rick’s Café…

Food for Thought
Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Magazine
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Food for Thought

Porthole Cruise - February 14, 2012

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Table Talk Chow down with the chef? Now that’s cruising! By Chris Cognac   You liked the midnight buffet. You loved the specialty restaurants.…

Battle of the – Chocolate Shops
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Battle of the – Chocolate Shops

Porthole Cruise - December 16, 2011

Please your palate from port to port. By Kay Harwell Fernandez We’re a nation of chocolate lovers. Each year, in fact, the average American puts away 12…