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<i>Costa Smeralda</i>: Made for the Mediterranean
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Costa Smeralda: Made for the Mediterranean

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 17, 2019
Grape Destinations: The Wines of Nova Scotia
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Grape Destinations: The Wines of Nova Scotia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 20, 2018

This year my husband and I had the pleasure of traveling to the Northern Atlantic coast to visit the Canadian maritime province of Nova Scotia.  One thing…

5 Foods You Have to Try in the Bahamas
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5 Foods You Have to Try in the Bahamas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 19, 2018

Going to the Bahamas has more benefits than you can count. Everyone loves the culture, non-stop sunlight, beautiful beaches, excursions, and food. This destination is known for…

Dish It Up: Holland America’s Food Frontiers
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Dish It Up: Holland America’s Food Frontiers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 17, 2018

Holland America Line, once known more for staying the course rather than progressive pursuits, has quietly and impressively transformed its brand image into a far more compelling…

Feel the Mojo: a Guide to Cuban Food
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Feel the Mojo: a Guide to Cuban Food

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 6, 2018

Any cultural anthropologist worth their salt knows that to truly immerse yourself in another society, you have to break bread. For Miami's Cuban community, a meal is…

Grape Destinations: What is Port Wine?
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Grape Destinations: What is Port Wine?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 30, 2018

Port, when used in the context of a cruise ship, usually refers to the left side of the vessel. However, when in the dining room of that…

Grape Destinations: A Wine Glass Tutorial
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Grape Destinations: A Wine Glass Tutorial

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2018

The best (or maybe worst) part about living in our modern age is the sheer number of choices we have. For wine drinkers, not only are there…

Sampling Sydney’s Cocktail Culture in the CBD
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Sampling Sydney’s Cocktail Culture in the CBD

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 20, 2018

Next time your cruise ship docks in Sydney Harbour and you’d like to visit some of the city’s most unique cocktail lounges, here are three in the…

Grape Destinations: Have You Heard of Anderson Valley?
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Grape Destinations: Have You Heard of Anderson Valley?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 16, 2018

Napa Valley is easily the most famous wine-making region in California and probably the United States as a whole. The region’s fame and considerable fortune in the…

Celebrating National S’mores Day on a Cruise
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Celebrating National S’mores Day on a Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 10, 2018

There’s a fine line between perfectly toasted and blazing inferno, which do you prefer? The art of s’more making varies from person to person based on taste…

Grape Destinations: What Does a Wine Decanter Do?
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Grape Destinations: What Does a Wine Decanter Do?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 9, 2018

It’s probably hidden in a box somewhere in the attic or basement collecting dust with all your other wedding gifts, but a wine decanter is one of…

Is This the Best Cheeseburger at Sea?
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Is This the Best Cheeseburger at Sea?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

Landlubbers rejoice, you can know get one of the best burgers at sea without setting foot on a cruise ship! Passengers aboard Princess Cruises are no doubt…

Expedition Cruise Eats
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Expedition Cruise Eats

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 6, 2018

People always ask me, “What is the food like on a seventeen day expeditionary cruise?”.  Well, to be honest no one has actually asked me that, yet,…

Grape Destinations: Wine and Your Health
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Grape Destinations: Wine and Your Health

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 2, 2018

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but so too can a glass of Argentinian Pinot Noir, bold and fruity to the nose and complex on…

Bermuda, Booze, <i>Horizon</i>: Three ingredients to a killer cocktail
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Bermuda, Booze, Horizon: Three ingredients to a killer cocktail

Porthole Cruise - July 30, 2018

The Monthly Mantra Hitting the bottle … Hitting the bottle … Hitting the bottle … People cruise for all sorts of reasons: to visit exotic ports of…

Grape Destinations: A Snootful of Art and Wine
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Grape Destinations: A Snootful of Art and Wine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 26, 2018

Dreaming..... How often do thoughts of childhood wash over us? How often have these thoughts transported us to a time when everything was a lot easier and…

A Food Lover’s Guide to Seattle’s Pike Place Market
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A Food Lover’s Guide to Seattle’s Pike Place Market

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 23, 2018

A visit to Seattle, aka The Emerald City, isn’t complete without wandering through the foodie friendly Pike Place Market. You’ll find some excellent eateries here and highly…

Grape Destinations: Getting Lost in Florence
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Grape Destinations: Getting Lost in Florence

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 19, 2018

Bubbles come in handy when you are fashionably late. That was a great lesson learned on a trip I recently took to Tuscany. You and your travel…

Get in the Spirit With Celebrity Cruises’ Norway-Themed Cocktail
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Get in the Spirit With Celebrity Cruises’ Norway-Themed Cocktail

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 17, 2018

Cruisers sail for a number of different reasons. Some want to get away from the stresses of daily life during what little vacation they get every year.…

Nice Rice: The Many Flavors of Indonesian Cuisine
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Nice Rice: The Many Flavors of Indonesian Cuisine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 14, 2018

Indonesian cuisine has always been one of my favorites since my first exposure to it on the Caribbean island of Curaçao.  Why Curaçao you ask....(You did ask…

Grape Destinations: A View From The Top (Of a Fermentation Tank)
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Grape Destinations: A View From The Top (Of a Fermentation Tank)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 12, 2018

Being in the wine business certainly has its perks. One such perk, “Harvest intern” for a week in beautiful Napa Valley, California. In late September 2016, for…