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Coming up Roses: Carnival Poised for HUGE 2019
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Coming up Roses: Carnival Poised for HUGE 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 17, 2018

You already know Carnival Cruise Line as one of the most popular names in vacationing, but did you know that Carnival is set to make 2019 a…

Hurricane Willa Threatens Mexican Cruise Port
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Hurricane Willa Threatens Mexican Cruise Port

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 23, 2018

For most days out of the year, the Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful and lively cruise port full of happy passengers and endless sunshine. However, a major…

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…

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…

Shore X: Lights, Camera, Excursion!
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Shore X: Lights, Camera, Excursion!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 11, 2018

Hooray for Hollywood! Travelers cruising to California cities can celebrate movie magic — and not just in iconic Los Angeles. Beautiful San Diego and San Francisco offer…

Carnival’s Newest West Coast Cruise Itineraries
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Carnival’s Newest West Coast Cruise Itineraries

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2018

When people think about the West Coast, it’s usually movie stars, great weather and all the fish tacos you can eat. Carnival Cruise Lines is hoping to…

Grape Destinations: Seize the Wine!
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Grape Destinations: Seize the Wine!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 28, 2018

There is a quaint wine bar and restaurant called Carpe Diem in downtown Napa Valley. It serves ostrich burgers and house made burrata that makes me salivate…

Help 4Ocean Make a Difference for World Oceans Day (VIDEO)
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Help 4Ocean Make a Difference for World Oceans Day (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 8, 2018

Forget Space, there’s a place here on Earth that contains miles of unexplored terrain and countless undiscovered life forms. The Earth’s oceans cover 70% of the planet,…

7 Items on Every San Diego Bucket List
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7 Items on Every San Diego Bucket List

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 8, 2018

The defense for San Diego’s official “America’s Finest City” moniker is found in ever Pacific sunset, every climatically ideal afternoon, and every accommodation boasting fine coastal quality.…

Cruise Control | 5 Places the Royal Couple Needs to Honeymoon (VIDEO)
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Cruise Control | 5 Places the Royal Couple Needs to Honeymoon (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 1, 2018

What comes after a Royal wedding? A Royal Honeymoon! Here are the top spots for Meghan and Harry to go on a Royal getaway on the latest…

Jurassic Park Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood Goes Extinct – Now for Jurassic World
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Jurassic Park Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood Goes Extinct – Now for Jurassic World

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 10, 2018

Life always finds a way. Life, in this case, refers Universal Studios’ uncanny ability to thrill guests with daring drops, tight turns and spectacular special effects. It…

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…

Grape Destinations: The Human Touch at Mendocino´s Anderson Valley
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Grape Destinations: The Human Touch at Mendocino´s Anderson Valley

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 2, 2018

My way to Mendocino´s Anderson Valley was full of surprises. It took an almost-3-hour drive from American Canyon to get to the valley through a beautiful country…

Carnival Dramatically Expands Cruises from the West Coast
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Carnival Dramatically Expands Cruises from the West Coast

Porthole Cruise - February 12, 2018

Cruise News - Feb. 12, 2018 Carnival Cruise Line has announced several significant initiatives designed to further bolster its West Coast presence: the deployment of Carnival Panorama…

Cruising California with Kids
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Cruising California with Kids

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 18, 2016

Down by the Seaside of San Diego A guide to cruising the California coast with kids. By Suzanne Carmel The sun beat down steadily in the middle…