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Bora Bora: Your Dream Vacation
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Bora Bora: Your Dream Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 6, 2019

This article is the 3rd of a three part series by Porthole Cruise Magazine contributor Georgina Cruz chronicling her voyage aboard a Holland America Line world cruise. The…

TRAVEL TIPS: Explore the Big Blue with Sea Trek in Sint Maarten
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TRAVEL TIPS: Explore the Big Blue with Sea Trek in Sint Maarten

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 26, 2019

Sint Maarten is surely an interesting place to visit. The small island is divided into two with Sint Maarten (Dutch) occupying the southern half, while Saint Martin…

9 Reasons to Cruise to Easter Island
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9 Reasons to Cruise to Easter Island

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 13, 2019

A Holy Grail among seasoned travelers, mysterious and mystical Easter Island is a speck of land of 63 square miles in the middle of the Pacific Ocean…

Shore Ex: Adventure Time!
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Shore Ex: Adventure Time!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 29, 2019

I had spent four days surrounded by water. On it. In it. Gazing out at it as I lay sprawled on a beach. Why should I be…

MSC Reveals More About Highly Anticipated Ocean Cay
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MSC Reveals More About Highly Anticipated Ocean Cay

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 16, 2019

For what feels like years now, cruise and vacation enthusiasts have been hearing about Ocean Cay, a private island resort in the works from MSC Cruises. Delays…

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…

Ocean Cay Enters Final Phase of Construction
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Ocean Cay Enters Final Phase of Construction

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 8, 2018

MSC Cruises’ private island is another step closer to completion. The first trees were planted on Ocean Cay this week, what was a sand extraction site, in…

TRAVEL TIPS: Choose a Historical Detour and Meet Jamaica’s ‘White Witch’
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TRAVEL TIPS: Choose a Historical Detour and Meet Jamaica’s ‘White Witch’

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 24, 2018

While on a Caribbean cruise, you’re likely to see an endless number of beaches. But what if you find yourself getting tired of being a beach bum?…

4 Reasons Why Grand Turk Will Be Your Favorite Caribbean Cruise Port
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4 Reasons Why Grand Turk Will Be Your Favorite Caribbean Cruise Port

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 23, 2018

Could it be that an island less than seven miles long could be your favorite stop in the Caribbean? This little strip of land known as Grand…

Cruise & Stay: The Bahamas
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Cruise & Stay: The Bahamas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 21, 2018

Do you know the difference between an ocean liner and a cruise ship? Before air travel became the preferred method of spanning the globe, getting from say…

8 Things You Can’t Miss In Aruba
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8 Things You Can’t Miss In Aruba

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 20, 2018

Aruba, fanned by cool trade winds, is an idyll that lies safely below the hurricane belt. Its climate is tropical, but not extreme. Temperatures in the 80s…

5 Foods You Have to Try in the Bahamas
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5 Foods You Have to Try in the Bahamas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 19, 2018

Going to the Bahamas has more benefits than you can count. Everyone loves the culture, non-stop sunlight, beautiful beaches, excursions, and food. This destination is known for…

This Popular Jamaican Resort is Making Big Changes
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This Popular Jamaican Resort is Making Big Changes

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 19, 2018

You’ve probably seen commercials on TV for Sandals Resorts in Jamaica and across other Caribbean islands. The white sand, the beautiful blue water and the smiling, happy…

In Old San Juan, Time is on Your Side
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In Old San Juan, Time is on Your Side

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 6, 2018

Make the most of your San Juan port of call and engage in enchanting experiences, each less than an hour from your cruise ship terminal. Every year,…

<I>Disney Fantasy</I> Makes Welcome Return to Tortola
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Disney Fantasy Makes Welcome Return to Tortola

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 28, 2018

September 6th, 2017 isn’t a day the people of Tortola will forget anytime soon. Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, laid waste to the island with winds…

At the Helm: Cruising into St. Thomas (VIDEO)
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At the Helm: Cruising into St. Thomas (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 14, 2018

Per Kristoffersen may not remember the first time he parallel parked a car, but he’ll never forget having to park one of the world’s largest cruise ships…

NOAA Predicts a Quiet End to Hurricane Season
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NOAA Predicts a Quiet End to Hurricane Season

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 14, 2018

Residents of Florida can breathe a sigh of relief after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted minimal storm activity for the rest of Atlantic hurricane season.…

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…

TRAVEL TIPS: Gettin’ Salty in Bonaire
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TRAVEL TIPS: Gettin’ Salty in Bonaire

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 24, 2018

The Caribbean is home to over 700 islands. Despite the region being such a popular tourist and vacation destination, there are still some spots that fly under…

St. Kitts Reaches Marquee Port Status with Millionth Visitor
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St. Kitts Reaches Marquee Port Status with Millionth Visitor

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 16, 2018

Along with phenomenal weather, the West Indies enjoy a rich history in the Caribbean and as a result, it’s a popular vacation destination for cruise ships and…

7 Can-Do’s In The Canary Islands
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7 Can-Do’s In The Canary Islands

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 9, 2018

The Canary Islands – gorgeous Spanish isles that sit in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa – are sometimes associated with the myths of the…

Find True Paradise with a Bonaire Vacation
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Find True Paradise with a Bonaire Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2018

The best kept secret of the ABC Islands may very well be Bonaire. Many have heard of its sister islands, Aruba and Curaçao, but there’s so much…

P&O Cruises Contest Reveals Newest Ship Name (VIDEO)
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P&O Cruises Contest Reveals Newest Ship Name (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 25, 2018

When P&O Cruises asked their fans to help name their new ship, they had no idea how popular the contest would be. 30,000 submissions later, the latest…

Cruise Adventures in Curacao: 6 Spots You Have to See!
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Cruise Adventures in Curacao: 6 Spots You Have to See!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 21, 2018

When I see Willemstad, Curacao on a Caribbean cruise itinerary, I’m immediately excited –the name alone acts like a hook and I invariably read on. Cruise-passenger-friendly Willemstad,…

Spice Up Your Hawaiian Vacation With an Erupting Volcano (VIDEO)
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Spice Up Your Hawaiian Vacation With an Erupting Volcano (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

Kilauea Volcano, the most active on Hawaii’s big island, erupted Thursday, prompting a mandatory evacuation for more than 1,700 local residents. As the eruption took place, those…

Royal Caribbean Plans Major CocoCay Upgrade Plus Ship Enhancements for Weekend Cruises
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Royal Caribbean Plans Major CocoCay Upgrade Plus Ship Enhancements for Weekend Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 15, 2018

Royal Caribbean International has announced a multi-BILLION-dollar investment in its destinations, ships, and experiences. From amazing new features at its private island of CocoCay to a major investment…

What to Expect at the Brand-New Amber Cove Cruise Port |Cruise News – Sept. 4, 2015
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What to Expect at the Brand-New Amber Cove Cruise Port |Cruise News – Sept. 4, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 4, 2015

What to Expect at the Brand-New Amber Cove Cruise Port Cruise News - Sept. 4, 2015 It’s been five years and $85 million in the making, but…