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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 23, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 23, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2019

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<i>Viking Helgrim</i>‘s Rivers of Gold
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Viking Helgrim‘s Rivers of Gold

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 20, 2019

The Monthly Mantra The Dazzling Douro … The Dazzling Douro … The Dazzling Douro [caption id="attachment_48927" align="alignleft" width="225"] Viking Helgrim's captain welcomes cruisers to the Douro River.…

Last Call: Heaven on Earth on <i>Celebrity Edge</i>
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Last Call: Heaven on Earth on Celebrity Edge

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 12, 2019

The Place — Eden Bar Grab A Seat — Celebrity Edge Standout Feature — Once the sweeping panoramic ocean views take your breath away, come back to…

Last Call: Flute of Fancy
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Last Call: Flute of Fancy

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 7, 2019

The Place — Pink: Wine and Champagne Bar Grab A Seat — Disney Dream Standout Feature — Amid glass bubble lighting and gold- and pink-hued décor, grabbing…

Last Call: Cool Encounters at SKYY Vodka Ice Bar
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Last Call: Cool Encounters at SKYY Vodka Ice Bar

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 24, 2019

The Place — SKYY Vodka Ice Bar Grab A Seat — Norwegian Epic, Escape, and Getaway. Standout Feature — Inspired by the original Scandinavian ice hotels, everything…

Fort Lauderdale Knows Brunch
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Fort Lauderdale Knows Brunch

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 28, 2019

The sunny beachside city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is known for being a premier vacation destination thanks to its tropical climate and one of the world’s busiest…

Grape Destinations: Why Blend Wine?
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Grape Destinations: Why Blend Wine?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 14, 2019

On a very special edition of Grape Destinations, we learn the ins and outs of wine blending from an industry professional.  It really is an art. Using…

The Best Street Eats in Kolkata
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The Best Street Eats in Kolkata

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 12, 2019

The gritty metropolis of Kolkata, India, displays a raucous, kinetic image framed by the Ganges River, a navigational artery directly connected to the country’s heart and soul. …

Dish It Up: Health-Conscious Cruise Cuisine
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Dish It Up: Health-Conscious Cruise Cuisine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 19, 2019

Forget the Christmas cookies you gobbled with abandon. It’s so last month. Actually, it’s so last year. We begin 2019 in gratitude, for we can now dine…

Last Call: Espresso Yourself
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Last Call: Espresso Yourself

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 18, 2019

The Place for Espresso — Café al Bacio and Gelateria Grab A Seat — All Celebrity Cruise Ships (excluding Celebrity’s expedition ships) Standout Feature ­— The European…

Bonjour <I>Luciole</i>, the Bistro Barge!
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Bonjour Luciole, the Bistro Barge!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 11, 2019

Driving through the rolling fields of the French countryside, I was already getting hungry. We were headed south of Paris in the direction of Auxerre, where, beneath…

Your Guide to the Best Hawker Center Food in Singapore
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Your Guide to the Best Hawker Center Food in Singapore

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 7, 2019

When you’re in Singapore, it’s almost impossible to get by without eating at a hawker. Right now you’re probably asking yourself: what is a hawker? A hawker, sometimes…

Island Shore Excursions For Your Tastebuds
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Island Shore Excursions For Your Tastebuds

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 24, 2019

If you’ve cruised with Holland America Line, you may be familiar with their FOOD & WINE shore excursions. Teaming up with the famed magazine of the same…

The Weight After
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The Weight After

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 10, 2019

The Monthly Mantra A Holiday Miracle! ... A Holiday Miracle! ... A Holiday Miracle! Dover sole: delicate and moist in a sauce of butter, garlic and wine.…

Viking Announces 2020-2021 World Cruise
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Viking Announces 2020-2021 World Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 9, 2019

Are you ready to relive the most fascinating wager in fiction? When Jules Verne wrote Around the World in 80 Days, the fiction trip he imagined was…

Princess Cruises Debuts New Wine List
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Princess Cruises Debuts New Wine List

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 3, 2019

One of the most important factors people consider when booking their cruise vacation is the food and drink offerings on board the ship. From a main dining…

Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019
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Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2018

2019 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…

The Judi’s Choice Awards 2018
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The Judi’s Choice Awards 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 19, 2018

The Monthly Mantra And the winners are in! ... And the winners are in! … And the winners are in! It’s time for the Judi’s Choice Awards…

For a Healthier Trip, Avoid This Common Mistake
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For a Healthier Trip, Avoid This Common Mistake

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 18, 2018

Drinking enough water throughout the day is something we could all improve at. Water plays a crucial role in how our body functions both mentally and physically,…

Create Your Own Whisky Blend Aboard Carnival
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Create Your Own Whisky Blend Aboard Carnival

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 3, 2018

Hundreds of years ago in a peat bog somewhere in Scotland, Friar John Cor distilled the first batch of scotch whisky. It probably wasn’t the best-tasting spirit,…

Wilderness Found: Discovering Cunard’s Alaska
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Wilderness Found: Discovering Cunard’s Alaska

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 26, 2018

Few places in this world are truly wild thanks to man’s continual reach, yet the wilderness of Alaska remains pristine and ripe for exploration. From towering glaciers…

Dish It Up: Season’s Eatings
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Dish It Up: Season’s Eatings

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 22, 2018

Stroll from deck to deck aboard any cruise ship during the holidays, and the wafting aromas are enough to knock your blinking-lights Santa socks off. Fresh-baked Christmas…

Cozumel’s Best: Fun in the Sun at Playa Mia Grand Beach Park
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Cozumel’s Best: Fun in the Sun at Playa Mia Grand Beach Park

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 13, 2018

Does your vision of the perfect vacation include catching a nice tan, sipping a cold drink from a coconut and not a single email or Monday meeting…

Keepin’ It Cool at Martini Bar & Crush
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Keepin’ It Cool at Martini Bar & Crush

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 12, 2018

How often do you get to feel cool? At Celebrity Cruise Line’s famed Martini Bar & Crush, keeping things cool (literally) is always a top priority. At…

Cruise Etiquette: First Impressions Matter
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Cruise Etiquette: First Impressions Matter

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 17, 2018

Cruising can’t be a more rewarding way to escape the raw winter weather. Everyone has gone on a cruise at some time. Whether cruising from the New…

5 Things to Consider Before Boarding Your Cruise
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5 Things to Consider Before Boarding Your Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 15, 2018

You arrive at the cruise terminal, required documents in hand. You've already sweat the small stuff and are about to embark on a magnificent journey to both…

Rum and Coke Reinvented
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Rum and Coke Reinvented

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 4, 2018

Sidle up to Alchemy Bar on board Carnival Cruise Line ships and feel the power of Bacardi's cocktail therapy. You don’t order drinks, you order cures and…

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…

What’s New at The Bamboo Room? The Royal Zombie Signature Cocktail
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What’s New at The Bamboo Room? The Royal Zombie Signature Cocktail

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 29, 2018

When Royal Caribbean International put $120 million in upgrades into Mariner of the Seas, one of the highly anticipated new features was a laid-back Polynesian style bar…

9 Delicious Ways To Launch A Cruise From Florida This Fall
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9 Delicious Ways To Launch A Cruise From Florida This Fall

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 27, 2018

Fall is for foodies in Florida. The whole state is like a big table set with bountiful feasts to tempt every palate this time of year: everything…

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…

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…

Reliving the Nevis Mango & Food Festival
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Reliving the Nevis Mango & Food Festival

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 1, 2018

When Spanish explorers first brought mangoes to the island of Nevis in the West Indies, the fruit took to the temperate climate and rich soil like a…

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: 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…

Travel Tips: How to Choose a Good Restaurant on Vacation
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Travel Tips: How to Choose a Good Restaurant on Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2018

Traveling the world is a wonderful way to expand your mind, cultivate lasting memories and experience things you never could at home. One of the most important…

Grape Destinations: Rosé Wine by the Pool
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Grape Destinations: Rosé Wine by the Pool

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 5, 2018

The perfect weekend came just in time for a break. Sounds familiar? Of course it does, specially when you have a place near the sea in mind.…

TRAVEL TIPS: Shanghai – Explore the Unique History of Asia’s Busiest Port
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TRAVEL TIPS: Shanghai – Explore the Unique History of Asia’s Busiest Port

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2018

In 2016 Shanghai’s international port saw nearly 3 million passengers. Not only is it China’s largest city, it is an amazing travel destination, boasting impressive architecture, delicious…

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…

Dish It Up: Premium Palates
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Dish It Up: Premium Palates

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 27, 2018

Imagine nibbling caviar, the roe and accoutrements shaped like a flower. Picture tucking into a lobster tail adorned with truffled leeks, before a Grand Marnier soufflé is…

Enticed by the Flavors of Abruzzo
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Enticed by the Flavors of Abruzzo

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 14, 2018

To my throngs of ardent Porthole Cruise followers (both of you!), you know I love to expound on regional foods.  Well, it’s been two days since I…

Anthony Bourdain: Great Minds Don’t Go Down So Easy
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Anthony Bourdain: Great Minds Don’t Go Down So Easy

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 8, 2018

See you Captain Crunch! I wrote that down as a comment on social media today. I feel sad, but relief for Anthony Bourdain, a man with a…

Exploring <i>Carnival Horizon</i>
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Exploring Carnival Horizon

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 7, 2018

The Monthly Mantra Just a Tease … Just a Tease … Just a Tease … It’s not possible to do everything there is to do aboard Carnival…

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…

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…

TRAVEL TIPS: Don’t Take a Vacation From Exercise
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TRAVEL TIPS: Don’t Take a Vacation From Exercise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2018

Everyone who works out enjoys a cheat day every now and then, but when you’re on a cruise ship vacation, cheat day tends to turn into cheat…

Next Stop Flavortown: Guy Fieri Teams With Carnival Cruise Line
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Next Stop Flavortown: Guy Fieri Teams With Carnival Cruise Line

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 2, 2018

There’s a new port of call aboard Carnival Horizon and it has everyone’s mouth watering. Okay, fine. Flavortown isn’t a real place, but that’s no matter for…

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…

In Brief: Costa’s New Look, Ritz-Carlton itineraries, and more….
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In Brief: Costa’s New Look, Ritz-Carlton itineraries, and more….

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 13, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 13, 2018 To mark the line’s 70th anniversary, Costa Cruises is introducing new livery – in the form of a stylized Italian flag…

Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 13, 2018

Guests sailing the Caribbean aboard MSC Seaside or MSC Divina will be able to enjoy “Drinks on Us,” a promotion that gives free unlimited non-alcoholic beverages as…

Grape Destinations: Healdsburg to Cafayate, with Malbec and Torrontes
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Grape Destinations: Healdsburg to Cafayate, with Malbec and Torrontes

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 11, 2018

It just takes one grape to magically transport you from one place to another, at least in your mind. That happens when you taste a wine that…

Why Cruise? A Guide for the First-Time Cruiser
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Why Cruise? A Guide for the First-Time Cruiser

Porthole Cruise - April 9, 2018

There’s something exciting about a cruise. The  movies of the 1930s, showing Henry Fonda dressing up for dinner in a fancy tuxedo and being formally seated at…

In Brief: <i>Horizon</i> Delivered, Baseball Team-Up, and more…
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In Brief: Horizon Delivered, Baseball Team-Up, and more…

Porthole Cruise - March 30, 2018

Mar. 30, 2018 In a traditional maritime ceremony at Fincantieri shipyard, Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of Carnival Horizon this week. The 3,954-passenger vessel is the…

Grape Destinations: Napa’s Renaissance after the California Fires
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Grape Destinations: Napa’s Renaissance after the California Fires

Porthole Cruise - March 28, 2018

As soon as I boarded the airplane to Newark on my way to San Francisco, I was wondering: How was the Valley after last year’s fires? Some…

Grape Destinations: The Willamette Winemakers
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Grape Destinations: The Willamette Winemakers

Porthole Cruise - March 21, 2018

The thick, weathered vines at  Sokol Blosser attest to the decades that have passed since the rootstocks were first planted. It’s almost as if the vines are…

Before Your River Cruise, Explore Budapest
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Before Your River Cruise, Explore Budapest

Porthole Cruise - March 7, 2018

Ranked by Forbes as Europe’s seventh-most idyllic place to live, Budapest is easily one of Eastern Europe’s most interesting cities. As Hungary’s capital and most populous city,…

In Brief: Ultra-modern riverboats, Disney destinations, and more….
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In Brief: Ultra-modern riverboats, Disney destinations, and more….

Porthole Cruise - March 2, 2018

News Briefs - Mar. 2, 2018 American Cruise Lines has begun construction on the sister ship to their “modern riverboat” American Song, which will make its inaugural…

Cruise Control  | Top 10 Cruise Tips For First-Time Cruisers (Video)
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Cruise Control | Top 10 Cruise Tips For First-Time Cruisers (Video)

Porthole Cruise - March 2, 2018

We asked our network of half-a-million cruise enthusiasts what they wish they knew before taking their first cruise, and the polls are in! Here are the top…

Theme Cruise: Grape Expectations
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Theme Cruise: Grape Expectations

Porthole Cruise - March 1, 2018

By Judi Cuervo It’s 10:30 a.m. and I’m at the 20-acre Mt. Hood Winery, Oregon’s 2016 Winery of the Year. In the glass before me is a…

Perfect Pairings: Windstar Cruises serves sophisticated tastes
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Perfect Pairings: Windstar Cruises serves sophisticated tastes

Porthole Cruise - March 1, 2018

By Janice Wald Henderson Ah, Windstar Cruises. Who doesn’t love a line so passionate about its cuisine? As Windstar Cruises zeros in even further on upping its…

Teen Scene | How 14-year-old twin boys fared on a river cruise with the ’rents
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Teen Scene | How 14-year-old twin boys fared on a river cruise with the ’rents

Porthole Cruise - February 27, 2018

By Heidi Sarna Let’s face it. Most teenagers aren’t dying to go on a river cruise. But this mom of teen sons likes small-ship cruising and I’m…

Grape Destinations: Visit Vila Nova de Gaia. Feel Portuguese!
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Grape Destinations: Visit Vila Nova de Gaia. Feel Portuguese!

Porthole Cruise - February 26, 2018

At last, I was on my way to Porto, the city by the Douro River. On the train, or comboio, that I took from Oriente station in…

We love Isaac’s <i>Love Boat</i>–Inspired Cocktail
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We love Isaac’s Love Boat–Inspired Cocktail

Porthole Cruise - February 14, 2018

Even though it’s not Throwback Thursday today, Porthole is remembering Valentine’s Day 2015, when Princess Cruises debuted a crafty cocktail created by Ted Lange, who played the…

Cruise Deals of the Week
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Cruise Deals of the Week

Porthole Cruise - February 9, 2018

Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 9, 2018 DEAL 1: Tall-ship line Star Clippers is offering a sweet deal for couples booking and 2018 or 2019…

News Briefs – P&O Cruises builds largest British ship, SuperStar Gemini becomes floating hotel….
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News Briefs – P&O Cruises builds largest British ship, SuperStar Gemini becomes floating hotel….

Porthole Cruise - January 26, 2018

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jan. 26, 2018 P&O Cruises has contracted for a new “green-cruising” ship which, on completion, will be the largest cruise ship built…

Porto Highlights
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Porto Highlights

Porthole Cruise - January 24, 2018

Porthole's 5 Faves It’s hard to believe I almost missed visiting Porto the first time. During a recent Windstar cruise, I sailed from Dublin to Lisbon on…

Cruise Control: Top 4 Reasons to Honeymoon on a Cruise
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Cruise Control: Top 4 Reasons to Honeymoon on a Cruise

Porthole Cruise - January 24, 2018

Picking the perfect vacation to follow the perfect wedding can become just as stressful as picking where to seat your rambunctious second cousin at the reception, but…

5 Fave Theme Cruises for 2018
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5 Fave Theme Cruises for 2018

Porthole Cruise - January 23, 2018

Porthole’s Five Faves Cruise fans are fans, first and foremost — and every fan’s got a theme cruise to make ‘em go “Oh, man!” It doesn’t matter…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 19, 2018
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 19, 2018

Porthole Cruise - January 19, 2018

Holland America Line has added Seattle-based master chef Ethan Stowell to its award-winning Culinary Council, working with five other world-renowned chefs to enhance menus and bring a…

Top 3 Cocktail Bars for your Miami Cruise Layover
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Top 3 Cocktail Bars for your Miami Cruise Layover

Porthole Cruise - January 12, 2018

Have a day to kill prior to your Miami cruise? Do you want to get a taste of the true Miami local bar scene? Check out these…

Four New Craft Beers to Debut on <i>Carnival Horizon</i>
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Four New Craft Beers to Debut on Carnival Horizon

Porthole Cruise - January 12, 2018

Cruise News - Jan. 11, 2018 Carnival Cruise Line has announced the names of the four craft beers that will be brewed aboard the new Carnival Horizon, which is…

For Shore: The Grape Escape
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For Shore: The Grape Escape

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 29, 2017

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 first anything. My…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 24, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 24, 2017 Tall-ship operator Star Clippers is offering round-trip sailings to Monaco for the other famous race, the Historic Grand Prix,…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 17, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 17, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 17, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 17, 2017 American Cruise Lines has announced the name for the first ship in its Modern Riverboat Series: American Song. The…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Jul. 21, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Jul. 21, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 21, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week - Jul. 21, 2017 Cunard is now offering the Drinks on Us sale, which offers guests free drinks in Balcony staterooms and…

Norwegian Cruise Line Bartender Wins DIAGEO Global Travel Top Honors
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Norwegian Cruise Line Bartender Wins DIAGEO Global Travel Top Honors

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 21, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line Bartender Wins DIAGEO Global Travel Top Honors Cruise News - Jun. 21, 2017 Last night at the DIAGEO 396 Bar in Miami, Marc McArthur,…

Carnival Taps Seasonal Miami Guava Wheat Beer on Carnival Vista
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Carnival Taps Seasonal Miami Guava Wheat Beer on Carnival Vista

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 22, 2017

Carnival Taps Seasonal Miami Guava Wheat Beer on Carnival Vista Cruise News - May 22, 2017 To celebrate American Craft Beer Week, Carnival Cruise Line has created a…

Holland America Line Introduces New Elite Beverage Package
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Holland America Line Introduces New Elite Beverage Package

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 24, 2017

Holland America Line Introduces New Elite Beverage Package Cruise News - Apr. 24, 2017 Holland America Line has introduced a new Elite Beverage Package that features premium…

2017 BACARDÍ Legacy Cruise Competition Bartender of the Year Is Announced
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2017 BACARDÍ Legacy Cruise Competition Bartender of the Year Is Announced

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 17, 2017

2017 BACARDÍ Legacy Cruise Competition Bartender of the Year Is Announced Cruise News – Feb. 17, 2017 Beating competition from more than 2,500 entries across 13 cruise…

A Master Mixer’s Memoir
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A Master Mixer’s Memoir

Judi Cuervo - January 16, 2017

Monday Mantra Cosmo Guy … Cosmo Guy … Cosmo Guy … A Master Mixer's Memoir A bartender who can get the cosmopolitan right has clearly been around…

Resolve This! – A dozen ways to be a better cruiser in 2017.
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Resolve This! – A dozen ways to be a better cruiser in 2017.

Judi Cuervo - January 3, 2017

Monday Tuesday Mantra Happy New Year! … Happy New Year! ... Happy New Year! Resolve This! A dozen ways to be a better cruiser in 2017. It’s…

Cunard Launches Wine & Spirit Education Trust Courses
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Cunard Launches Wine & Spirit Education Trust Courses

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 13, 2016

Cunard Launches First Wine & Spirit Education Trust Courses at Sea Cruise News - Dec. 13, 2016 Cunard Line has partnered with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the…

Five Faves: Bountiful Barbados
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Five Faves: Bountiful Barbados

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 5, 2016

Bountiful Barbados Five things you MUST eat and drink when your cruise calls on Bridgetown. We believe that the best way to appreciate the true local flavor…

Five Faves: National Drink Beer Day
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Five Faves: National Drink Beer Day

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 28, 2016

The two greatest things you can do today — it being National Drink Beer Day — are 1) drink beer and 2) plan ahead for future beer-drinking.…

Celebrity Cruises’ Bartender Wins Global Travel Final | Cruise News – August 18, 2016
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Celebrity Cruises’ Bartender Wins Global Travel Final | Cruise News – August 18, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 18, 2016

Celebrity Cruises’ Bartender Wins Global Travel Final Cruise News - August 18, 2016 Andrej Malic, a bartender aboard Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Millennium, has been crowned Diageo Global Travel’s best bartender…

Costa Cruises and Aperol Break World Record aboard Costa Favolosa | Cruise News – May 19, 2016
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Costa Cruises and Aperol Break World Record aboard Costa Favolosa | Cruise News – May 19, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 19, 2016

Costa Cruises and Aperol Break World Record aboard Costa Favolosa Cruise News - May 19, 2016 Costa Cruises, in partnership with Aperol, achieved a Guinness World Record aboard…

Five Faves: Every day is Cinco de Mayo!
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Five Faves: Every day is Cinco de Mayo!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 5, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Every day is Cinco de Mayo! When in Mexico, you can drink as the locals drink all year long. Today is Cinco de Mayo!…

Royal Caribbean Unveils Private Journeys on Shore| Cruise News – Mar. 9, 2016
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Royal Caribbean Unveils Private Journeys on Shore| Cruise News – Mar. 9, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 9, 2016

Royal Caribbean Unveils Private Journeys on Shore Cruise News - Mar. 9, 2016 Adding to Royal Caribbean International’s close to 3,000 shore excursions worldwide, guests can now…

Carnival Cruise Line Bartender Wins Bacardí Legacy Cruise Competition | Cruise News – March 4, 2016
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Carnival Cruise Line Bartender Wins Bacardí Legacy Cruise Competition | Cruise News – March 4, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 4, 2016

Carnival Cruise Line Bartender Wins Bacardí Legacy Cruise Competition Cruise News - March 4, 2016 Carnival Cruise Line bartender Miroslav Kljajic, who’ll you’ll normally find serving cocktails…

Carnival Magic Gets New Restaurants and Bars | Cruise News – Feb. 23, 2016
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Carnival Magic Gets New Restaurants and Bars | Cruise News – Feb. 23, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 23, 2016

Carnival Magic Gets New Restaurants and Bars Cruise News – Feb. 23, 2016 As part of a multimillion-dollar renovation, the 130,000-ton Carnival Magic will be adding new…

The Swizzle’s Secret: Bermuda Falernum
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The Swizzle’s Secret: Bermuda Falernum

Judi Cuervo - July 13, 2015

Monday Mantra Sun, Sand, and Swizzles…Sun, Sand, and Swizzles…Sun, Sand, and Swizzles The Swizzle’s Secret If it doesn’t have Bermuda falernum — and a Bermuda bar —…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 10, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 10, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs July 10, 2015 There’s a sweet new flavor at Carnival Vista’s Cherry On Top ice cream shop. Brownie Buoy was selected by patients…

Cruise Connection: Seabourn Food & Wine Cruise
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Cruise Connection: Seabourn Food & Wine Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2015

A Sailing to Savor Mouthwatering moments aboard Seabourn’s first-ever Food & Wine cruise By Chris Owen Those who take on cruise lines’ culinary efforts know there is…

Five Faves: Private Label – Five reasons to toast MSC Cruises’ wine-blending program.
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Five Faves: Private Label – Five reasons to toast MSC Cruises’ wine-blending program.

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 13, 2015

Porthole’s Five Faves Private Label Five reasons to toast MSC Cruises’ wine-blending program There’s never a shortage of wine on a cruise ship, but imagine getting a…

Here’s to you, and to me, and to all the ships at sea! (Why does cruising wake up the inner imbiber?)
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Here’s to you, and to me, and to all the ships at sea! (Why does cruising wake up the inner imbiber?)

Judi Cuervo - May 11, 2015

Monday Mantra Cruisin’ for a boozin’…Cruisin’ for a boozin’...Cruisin’ for a boozin’… Here’s to you, and to me, and to all the ships at sea! Is it…

Spirited Victory for Holland America Line | Cruise News – Mar. 27, 2015
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Spirited Victory for Holland America Line | Cruise News – Mar. 27, 2015

Fran Golden - March 27, 2015

Spirited Victory for Holland America Line Cruise News – Mar. 27, 2015 The clash of the cruise cocktails has been decided. The winner of the Bacardi Cruise…

Top cruise cocktail competition heats up – Cruise News – Feb. 6, 2015
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Top cruise cocktail competition heats up – Cruise News – Feb. 6, 2015

Fran Golden - February 6, 2015

Top cruise cocktail competition heats up Cruise News – Feb. 6, 2015 With more than 2,500 entries received, it’s a great achievement in itself to be selected…

Escape into the Holiday Spirit. Cruising the Danube can re-awaken your childlike joy of the season.
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Escape into the Holiday Spirit. Cruising the Danube can re-awaken your childlike joy of the season.

Judi Cuervo - December 22, 2014

Monday Mantra DECK the halls…DECK the halls…DECK the halls…   Escape into the Holiday Spirit Cruising the Danube can reawaken your childlike joy of the season.  …

Five Faves: Caribbean Bars
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Five Faves: Caribbean Bars

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 17, 2014

Five Faves Caribbean Cravings Cruise up to these tropical hotspots to really get into the spirit of the islands. You don’t have to do an excursion in…

Five Faves: Rums of the Caribbean
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Five Faves: Rums of the Caribbean

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 5, 2014

Five Faves Rums of the Caribbean A guided tour through the finest spirits of the islands. If I say the words “cruise vacation” to you, chances are…

Cruise News – June 13, 2014
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Cruise News – June 13, 2014

Fran Golden - June 13, 2014

Cruise News - June 13, 2014 Royal Caribbean's Quantum Entertainment Royal Caribbean International is going for the gold in terms of Quantum of the Seas' entertainment –…

Five Faves: Theme Cruises
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Five Faves: Theme Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 4, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Five Theme Cruises … From gourmands to ghost hunters, there's something for every cruiser to love. Who doesn’t love a good theme cruise? Board…

Wine Not?
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Wine Not?

Judi Cuervo - June 2, 2014

Monday Mantra Wine Not? The Virgin Islands offer great deals — and good cheer — in unexpected places…. I want to drink in an alley…I want to…

Five Faves: Cruise Indulgences
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Five Faves: Cruise Indulgences

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 28, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves Five Cruise Indulgences … And the Science Behind Why You Shouldn’t Say No Inhibitions are like lighthouses — those things are best left on…

Five Faves: The Old Cruiser and the Sea
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Five Faves: The Old Cruiser and the Sea

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 14, 2014

Porthole’s Five Faves   The Old Cruiser and the Sea Five favorite ways to enjoy reading Hemingway on board There’s something absolutely satisfying about a warm deck…

Five Faves: Belly Up!
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Five Faves: Belly Up!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 7, 2014

Cheers to these five favorite onboard spots to grab a drink. There’s no denying that the themed bars, chic lounges, and bustling nightclubs found on today’s cruise…

Just Desserts and Cocktail Culture
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Just Desserts and Cocktail Culture

Fran Golden - April 25, 2014

Brand-new treats on both Disney Cruise Line and Norwegian Cruise Line are geared toward an adults-only audience. On Disney, the indulgence is desserts. Exclusively on Disney Fantasy, a…

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…