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Destination Immersion in the Greek Islands with Azamara
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Destination Immersion in the Greek Islands with Azamara

Evan Gove - November 2, 2021

There’s really only one way to describe the Greek islands: picture-perfect. From the immaculate white-washed homes to the crystal-clear water lapping the many sand beaches, these islands…

France Bars Unvaccinated Americans from Visiting
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France Bars Unvaccinated Americans from Visiting

Evan Gove - September 10, 2021

A major tourist destination for Americans is now closed to those unvaccinated against COVID-19. Yesterday, France became the latest European country, and by far the most significant,…

I Went to the Most Instagrammable Place on Earth – Expectations Vs. Reality?
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I Went to the Most Instagrammable Place on Earth – Expectations Vs. Reality?

Evan Gove - August 18, 2021

Despite being outside and with a blustery North wind dancing across my face, I put on my mask.  For the first time in my week-long trip through…

12 Hours in Mykonos
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12 Hours in Mykonos

Evan Gove - August 8, 2021

When you’re named after the heir of a god, you better meet expectations.  Mykonos, one of Greece’s most famous islands, is named for a descendant of the…

Embarkation Day: <i>World Navigator</i> by Atlas Ocean Voyages
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Embarkation Day: World Navigator by Atlas Ocean Voyages

Evan Gove - August 5, 2021

For the first time in my almost 32 years of flight, I clapped when the plane landed. After a year and a half of cold-turkey travel deprivation,…

Norwegian Cruise Line Ready to Restart from Greece
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Norwegian Cruise Line Ready to Restart from Greece

Evan Gove - July 22, 2021

After well over a year, Norwegian Cruise Line is all set to return to service on board their ship Norwegian Jade! The ship is scheduled to set…

Eating It Up In Athens
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Eating It Up In Athens

Steve Leland - July 6, 2021

You all know my MO by now.  I’m in a foreign city, hungry and have a hankering for some local food. This time it’s in Athens, Greece.…

Med in the U.S.A.
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Med in the U.S.A.

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 29, 2021

Western civilization found its footing in Athens, Greece, and it is in that trailblazing spirit that Philadelphia was originally nicknamed the Athens of America as it set…

Atlas Ocean Voyages Announces Summer Cruises From Egypt and Greece
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Atlas Ocean Voyages Announces Summer Cruises From Egypt and Greece

Evan Gove - June 16, 2021

One of the newest luxury adventure cruise lines has announced a shake up of their inaugural summer season itineraries. Atlas Ocean Voyages will sail their brand new…

A Quest on Variety Cruises’ <i>Galileo</I>
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A Quest on Variety Cruises’ Galileo

Carol Loven - June 9, 2021

Was it a quest calling my name? Was it yearning to do, well, anything in the midst of a pandemic? Was it nostalgia? It’s hard to pinpoint…

European Union Begins Issuing Digital COVID Certificates
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European Union Begins Issuing Digital COVID Certificates

Evan Gove - June 2, 2021

Back in April, the European Union announced plans to issue Digital COVID Certificates for vaccinated travelers. The certificates, which seven EU nations began issuing today, allow for unrestricted…

Seabourn “Very Excited” For July Cruise Restart Says President Josh Leibowitz
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Seabourn “Very Excited” For July Cruise Restart Says President Josh Leibowitz

Evan Gove - May 11, 2021

Following the retirement of longtime Seabourn President Rick Meadows last year, Josh Leibowitz was named the new President of the cruise line and his duties now include oversight…

Seabourn to Set Sail in July
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Seabourn to Set Sail in July

Steve Leland - May 6, 2021

They say that good things come to those who wait and after a year of pandemic patience GREAT things are happening for lovers of ultra-luxury cruising. Starting in July, Seabourn…

Holland America to Resume Cruising in August
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Holland America to Resume Cruising in August

Evan Gove - May 5, 2021

In a press conference yesterday attended by the biggest names in cruise news, Holland America Line announced they finally have a date for their restart of operations!…

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Return Date
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Norwegian Cruise Line Announces Return Date

Evan Gove - April 6, 2021

It's been a long time since Norwegian Cruise Line carried passengers on a cruise vacation, but we finally have a date for the company's restart. Beginning July…

WATCH:<i>MSC Lirica</i> Damaged by Fire
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WATCH:MSC Lirica Damaged by Fire

Evan Gove - March 10, 2021

Anyone in and around the port of Corfu, Greece today saw something very unsettling, a cruise ship on fire. Black smoke and flames could be seen billowing…

Virgin Voyages Names 3rd Ship <i>Resilient Lady</i>
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Virgin Voyages Names 3rd Ship Resilient Lady

Evan Gove - March 8, 2021

Resilient is certainly a great way to describe the cruise industry and according to Virgin Voyages, it's also a great name for a ship! The new cruise…

goop Deck: Gwyneth Paltrow’s Wellness Brand Sets Sail
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goop Deck: Gwyneth Paltrow’s Wellness Brand Sets Sail

Evan Gove - August 4, 2020

No one needs an actual excuse to push the reset button on personal well-being. Lifestyle brand goop, the brainchild program of celebrity Mediterranean , is joining Celebrity…

Celestyal Cruises to Pause Until 2021
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Celestyal Cruises to Pause Until 2021

Evan Gove - June 30, 2020

A popular Mediterranean small ship cruise line is pressing pause until 2021. In their announcement this morning, Celestyal Cruises made the difficult decision to pause operation until…

Cruising Greece’s Cyclades
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Cruising Greece’s Cyclades

Evan Gove - December 29, 2019

Sail southeast on the Aegean from mainland Greece and you won’t go far before discovering one of the world’s most famous and beautiful island chains. The Cyclades…

Australia, Hawaii Top List of Desired Destinations
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Australia, Hawaii Top List of Desired Destinations

Evan Gove - December 24, 2019

Everyone has a bucket list, but according to Travel Leader's Group, a lot of you are dreaming the same. One of North America's largest travel agencies conducted…

A Greek Island Paradise: Discover Corfu
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A Greek Island Paradise: Discover Corfu

Evan Gove - December 16, 2019

To the Northwest of the Greek mainland, there sits an island where history and adventure await. The island of Corfu, part of the Ionian Islands, has long…

Piraeus: Your Gateway to Athens
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Piraeus: Your Gateway to Athens

Evan Gove - October 31, 2019

From high atop the famous Acropolis of Athens, it’s easy to feel like the whole city is at your fingertips. The UNESCO World Heritage site is the…

Small-Ship Cruising: So Civilized, So Celestyal!
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Small-Ship Cruising: So Civilized, So Celestyal!

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - July 23, 2019

Although brought up in San Francisco, I never forget that I was born in Greece. Like many Greek-Americans, I was raised to be "Greek first." I have…

The Ultimate Game of Thrones Cruise
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The Ultimate Game of Thrones Cruise

Evan Gove - April 25, 2019

Do you think they take vacations in Westeros? Seems like after the last few years in the Seven Kingdoms, everyone could use a little rest and recuperation.…

Off Season Cruising, Is It Worth It?
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Off Season Cruising, Is It Worth It?

Evan Gove - July 25, 2018

We often get asked, when is the best time to cruise? Most are shocked when I tell them that cruising off-season is one of the best vacations…

An Epic Farewell for <i>Saga Sapphire</i>
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An Epic Farewell for Saga Sapphire

Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine - June 21, 2018

It’s not easy to say goodbye, but as part of Saga Cruises’ fleet renewal program, it’s all part of the plan. Saga Sapphire, which has been sailing…

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 and Travel 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…