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Current Issue: January/February 2018


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Viking’s Norway
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Destinations
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Viking’s Norway

Porthole Cruise - January 10, 2018

Come along on a photographic journey through this country's amazing landscape, which is enhanced by cultural tie-ins on board. By J.D. Andrews Sailing on Viking Ocean Cruises’…

48 Hours in Monte-Carlo
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Magazine
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48 Hours in Monte-Carlo

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

Magical Monaco Five ways to spend two days before or after your cruise from Monte-Carlo. By Louise Simpson This miniature principality on the French Riviera coastline is…

Home is Where the Ship is: John Heald
Magazine
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Magazine
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Home is Where the Ship is: John Heald

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

Directing the Fun Come aboard with Carnival brand ambassador, John Heald. By Fran Golden A cruise director is the public face of a ship, and the voice…

For Shore: The Grape Escape
Food & Drink
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Food & Drink
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For Shore: The Grape Escape

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

The Grape Escape Exploring France’s wine country with Uniworld. By Steve Leland The memory of the first time never fades away: first date, car, job, or virtually…

Editor-in-Chief Awards 2018
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Awards
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Editor-in-Chief Awards 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

2018 Editor-in-Chief Awards As editor-in-chief of Porthole Cruise Magazine, Bill Panoff travels a lot. So each year, he reports back on his favorite travel experiences around the…

Millennial Luxury Cruising
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Millennial Luxury Cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

Tomorrow’s Luxury Cruisers — Today Millennials are discovering the most extravagant ways to experience the world. By Max Bornstein Do you desire to awake on cloud nine,…

The Butler Did It
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The Butler Did It

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

The Butler Did It Special services from Scenic river cruises goes above and beyond. By John and Sandra Nowlan It was an unexpected welcome. We knew that…

Island Finds: Spice artist Jessie-Ann Jessamy
Destinations
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Destinations
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Island Finds: Spice artist Jessie-Ann Jessamy

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

Nuts for Nutmeg Grenada artist Jessie-Ann Jessamy creates spice-inspired crafts. By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon If you’ve ever been to Grenada, the eastern Caribbean country also known as the…

Dish It Up: Crystal Esprit
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Crystal Cruises
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Dish It Up: Crystal Esprit

Porthole Cruise - December 29, 2017

Taste Sensations Delicious dining at Crystal Esprit’s Yacht Club Restaurant. By Janice Wald Henderson Have you ever dreamed of a chef cooking exclusively for you on a…

A Standing O: Sailing with Oprah Winfrey
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A Standing O: Sailing with Oprah Winfrey

Porthole Cruise - December 29, 2017

A Standing O Setting sail with Oprah is the ultimate fan experience. By Michel Verdure “Each moment in time we have it all, even when we don’t.”…

Floating Galleries
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Floating Galleries

Porthole Cruise - December 29, 2017

Floating Galleries 10 Great Cruise Ships for Art Lovers By Sherri Eisenberg Sure, you can sail to the best destinations in the world for art lovers, from…

Ship Review: <i>American Duchess</i>
American Queen Steamboat Company
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American Queen Steamboat Company
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Ship Review: American Duchess

Porthole Cruise - December 29, 2017

Southern Charm Cruising the Mississippi River on its first all-suite paddlewheeler. By Suzanne Carmel On August 14, 2017, in New Orleans, American Queen Steamboat Company christened its…

The Barge Bonus
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The Barge Bonus

Porthole Cruise - December 27, 2017

The Barge Bonus Float your own boat aboard a private, small ship cruise. By Steve Leland The explicit benefits of river cruising are well documented: all inclusive,…

Star Clippers in Thailand: Girls just want to have fun
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Magazine
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Star Clippers in Thailand: Girls just want to have fun

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Life’s a Beach Girls just want to have fun — on and off the islands of the Andaman Sea.  By Heidi Sarna My last girls’ cruise was…