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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 18, 2019
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 18, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 18, 2019
Weird Wednesday: In Europe, Ask for Ice
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Weird Wednesday: In Europe, Ask for Ice

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 6, 2018

Americans who hopped across the pond to celebrate the Royal Wedding a few weeks ago were in for a few days of revelry, great food and of…

Grape Destinations: Impressing a Date on a Wine Cruise
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Grape Destinations: Impressing a Date on a Wine Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 31, 2018

There is nothing quite as exciting as a European river cruise where passengers get to see beautiful vineyards and  taste a range of gorgeous wines but for men who…

Ship Review: <i>Crystal Bach</i>
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Ship Review: Crystal Bach

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 29, 2018

Gray skies hang over Germany’s Black Forest and there’s a hint of rain in the air, but I’ve stepped off the gangway of Crystal Bach into a world…

Dish It Up: The Sky’s the Limit on Viking Ocean
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Dish It Up: The Sky’s the Limit on Viking Ocean

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 25, 2018

Viking Ocean Cruises hit a culinary homerun in the 930-passenger Viking Sky, which, like her sisters, matches the gastronomic finesse of higher-priced luxury cruise competitors. The dining…

Grape Destinations: A Sherry Love Affair
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Grape Destinations: A Sherry Love Affair

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 24, 2018

It all started after parking the car under one of the orange trees in the historical city center of Jerez de la Frontera, in southwestern Spain. I’ve…

A Taste of Alaska’s Craft Distilleries
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A Taste of Alaska’s Craft Distilleries

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 23, 2018

By Fran Golden Glaciers, wildlife, and adventure experiences of a lifetime aside, there’s a new way to get a taste of Alaska. Alaska's craft distilleries are all…

Made In China Part Three: Real Chinese Takeaway
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Made In China Part Three: Real Chinese Takeaway

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 22, 2018

The popular fall back response to the ‘what’s for dinner’ query is the ubiquitous “How about some Chinese?”.  How can such a non-American food staple become so…

Grape Destinations: a Taste of Oregon’s Vino History
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Grape Destinations: a Taste of Oregon’s Vino History

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 17, 2018

Driving through Dundee, you have to look somewhat carefully to see the history.  Many of the oldest structures have been replaced by newer ones. But if you’re…

Grape Destinations: Park, Stay, and Wine Taste in Sonoma Plaza
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Grape Destinations: Park, Stay, and Wine Taste in Sonoma Plaza

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 10, 2018

Napa may have been the first California wine region to gain international recognition, but the first California grapes came from Sonoma County. In the 1820s, Franciscan monks…

Grape Destinations: From Burgundy to California;  My Adventure with Wine
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Grape Destinations: From Burgundy to California; My Adventure with Wine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

When I was a kid, my father began an interest in wine, particularly French Bordeaux, Burgundy and California cabernets.  I can remember coming home from school and…