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Cruising Returns to New Orleans
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Cruising Returns to New Orleans

Evan Gove - September 20, 2021

When Carnival Glory sets sail on a seven-day cruise from the Port of New Orleans this afternoon, it will mark the very first ship to sail from the port since…

<i>Norwegian Gem</i> Sets Sail from New Terminal at PortMiami
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Norwegian Gem Sets Sail from New Terminal at PortMiami

Evan Gove - August 16, 2021

When Norwegian Gem began making its way down the main channel at PortMiami, it marked not only the first Norwegian Cruise Line ship to sail from PortMiami…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 23, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 23, 2021

Evan Gove - July 23, 2021

We are just two days away from the very first sailing on board a Norwegian Cruise Line ship in 500 days! Norwegian Jade will set sail on a…

Don’t Miss This Taco Food Tour in Cabo San Lucas
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Don’t Miss This Taco Food Tour in Cabo San Lucas

Steve Leland - April 28, 2021

The question of the day; You’re in Mexico and hungry. What’s the one quick bite you think of? It’s a taco of course! As a vicarious foodie…

Hiking Mexico’s Sierra de la Laguna
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Hiking Mexico’s Sierra de la Laguna

Steve Leland - April 19, 2021

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The stories of generously flowing champagne, chic hotels and hedonistic nightlife dominate travel headlines about this jetsetting playground in the sun. Perhaps it’s…

Carib Animals
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Carib Animals

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 8, 2021

Welcome to the Caribbean, where thick, lush rainforests and turquoise waters play host to more than just your envy-inducing selfies. They are home to the locals —…

10 Places You Can Visit Right Now
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10 Places You Can Visit Right Now

Evan Gove - January 26, 2021

IMPORTANT: As of January 26, 2021, the CDC requires all air travelers to have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of boarding all airlines RETURNING TO THE…

Carnival Cruise Line Releases Plans for Additional Ship Deployments
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Carnival Cruise Line Releases Plans for Additional Ship Deployments

Evan Gove - January 25, 2021

Cruise lines have made it clear throughout the pandemic that when they restart operation, it will be a phased approach. Today, Carnival Cruise Line released new details…

Suite Secrets of the Riviera Maya
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Suite Secrets of the Riviera Maya

Steve Leland - January 18, 2021

It’s inconceivable how the vibe of two neighboring regions could be more disparate than the tequila-induced debauchery of Cancún and the upscale chic of the Riviera Maya.…

Mexico Reports a Holiday Travel Boom
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Mexico Reports a Holiday Travel Boom

Evan Gove - January 11, 2021

Most cruisers are familiar with Quintana Roo. Mexico's Eastern-most state is home to some of the most popular cruise and travel destinations in all the Caribbean, including Cozumel…

Deep In The Art Of Mexico
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Deep In The Art Of Mexico

Steve Leland - December 29, 2020

Once a sprawling textile factory before converting into a hybrid museum gallery, shopping, and cafe complex, Fabrica La Aurora is one of the most popular attractions in…

Steve Leland’s 2020 Travel Recap
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Steve Leland’s 2020 Travel Recap

Steve Leland - December 21, 2020

After nine months of travel lockdown, 2020 hindsight takes on new relevance as we grapple with how things could have been done differently, but then again who…

Looking Covid-19 In The Eye…Hey, I’m A Traveling Man
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Looking Covid-19 In The Eye…Hey, I’m A Traveling Man

Steve Leland - November 16, 2020

As friends cried out to me “are you crazy?”, I briefly contemplated that they might be onto something. With a pandemic raging throughout the world, why would…

Binging in Baja: The Luxury Resorts of Cabo San Lucas
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Binging in Baja: The Luxury Resorts of Cabo San Lucas

Steve Leland - November 10, 2020

Depending on your personal perspective or inclinations, the trendy playground of Los Cabos, Mexico can either be party time central or ultra luxury paradise. It’s swank and…

A Taste Of San Miguel: Tacos and Tequila
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A Taste Of San Miguel: Tacos and Tequila

Steve Leland - November 5, 2020

I’m always hungry. Hungry for travel, knowledge, friendship and it goes without saying, food! If presented with an à la carte menu of excursions or adventures, a…

Cure Your Wanderlust in Guanajuato
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Cure Your Wanderlust in Guanajuato

Steve Leland - October 27, 2020

Perched on the central plateau of the Guanajuato Mountain Range, there are very few destinations that can compete with the color, culture and character of San Miguel…

The Art and Soul of San Miguel de Allende
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The Art and Soul of San Miguel de Allende

Steve Leland - October 19, 2020

Although the ‘no sail’ mandate may be loosening its suffocating grip, cruising’s self imposed extension lingers with ships motionless at anchor or tightly tethered to their docks.…

Disney Cruise Line Unveils New 2022 Cruise Itineraries
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Disney Cruise Line Unveils New 2022 Cruise Itineraries

Evan Gove - October 15, 2020

It feels like everyday we're inching closer and closer to a return to cruising. While some are focused on booking for the next couple of months, Disney…

Mexico’s Cenotes: Exploring Chaak Tun
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Mexico’s Cenotes: Exploring Chaak Tun

Steve Leland - October 5, 2020

With the provocative civilization of the Maya on eminent display at the ancient ruins of Coba, Tulum and legendary Chichen Itza, Mexico’s Riviera Maya is awash with…

Escaping The Bummer Of A Summer
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Escaping The Bummer Of A Summer

Steve Leland - September 29, 2020

One of the keys to happiness has always been having something to look forward to, but the unfortunate pause in river and ocean cruising has inflicted a…

Choose Your Cruise – May 29, 2020
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Choose Your Cruise – May 29, 2020

Evan Gove - May 29, 2020

We know, cruise gang, the waiting isn't fun. But! We've had plenty of good news this week with several popular cruise destinations announcing timelines to open up…

Puerto Vallarta Takes First Step Towards Economic Recovery 
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Puerto Vallarta Takes First Step Towards Economic Recovery 

Evan Gove - May 18, 2020

The beautiful and popular cruise destination of Puerto Vallarta is taking the first steps towards reopening today after months of shutdowns and social distancing. May 18th marks…

What is a ‘Soft Adventure’ Cruise?
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What is a ‘Soft Adventure’ Cruise?

Evan Gove - October 31, 2019

Adventuring cruising is a popular vacation genre these days, but many think that an expedition cruise means giving up the comforts and amenities found on modern cruise…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 18, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 18, 2019

Evan Gove - October 18, 2019

Last week we sent out what was easily the best deal in cruising. A week on board the spectacular MSC Meraviglia in a balcony stateroom for just…

Why You Need to Be Cruising from Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point)
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Why You Need to Be Cruising from Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point)

Evan Gove - September 16, 2019

The Caribbean may be one of the most popular cruise destinations in the world, but that doesn’t mean you have to cruise like everyone else. In fact,…

Cruise Destinations: Cenotes of Mexico
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Cruise Destinations: Cenotes of Mexico

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 6, 2019

Throughout the Yucatán stand the ruins of a once-great civilization, the Maya. From the seaside Tulum further inland to archaeological wonders Chichén Itzá and Uxmal, we can…

MSC Hosts the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Annual Photoshoot Cruise
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MSC Hosts the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Annual Photoshoot Cruise

Evan Gove - August 2, 2019

The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders have officially wrapped up their 2019 annual photo shoot sailing aboard MSC Cruises’ innovative smart ships, MSC Seaside in the Caribbean and MSC…

Best Cruise Ports for Surfing
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Best Cruise Ports for Surfing

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 4, 2019

As the immortal Beach Boys taught us way back in 1961, “Surfing is the only life, the only way for me.” It’s nearly impossible to explain why…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 10, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 10, 2019

Evan Gove - May 10, 2019

What does Mom really want for Mother's Day? You could go with the traditional route of flowers and the like, or you could step it up with…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 3, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 3, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 3, 2019

Who doesn't love going all in? Whether you're at the poker table or about to book yourself the cruise vacation of a lifetime, Windstar Cruises has a…

Martha Stewart Celebrates Discovery with MSC Cruises (VIDEO)
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Martha Stewart Celebrates Discovery with MSC Cruises (VIDEO)

Evan Gove - April 24, 2019

From magazines to television and everything in between, Martha Stewart is as well known in the home, cooking and gardening industries as anyone. Now the famed decorating…

Cruise Your Way to the Perfect Honeymoon Vacation
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Cruise Your Way to the Perfect Honeymoon Vacation

Steve Leland - February 12, 2019

Newlyweds are some of the most adorable people you will see. As they head out to start their new lives together, many new couples celebrate their wedding…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

New Survey Says Adventure Travel Popular with All Ages
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New Survey Says Adventure Travel Popular with All Ages

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 2, 2018

The latest study in the cruise and travel realm points to an interesting shift in who is looking to experience adventure-themed vacations. The Travel Leaders Group, a…

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

Evan Gove - 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…

Gettin’ Wet And Wild at Playa Mia Grand Beach Park, Cozumel
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Gettin’ Wet And Wild at Playa Mia Grand Beach Park, Cozumel

Evan Gove - June 12, 2018

Soft white sand between your toes. Brilliant turquoise water lapping at the the shoreline. A cold drink in your hand. Your dream vacation has finally begun. Visitors to…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 25, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 25, 2018

Evan Gove - May 25, 2018

Memorial Day savings are all around us and that means it’s a great time to find the best deals on a cruise. The Memorial Day sale from…

If You Build It, They Will Cruise
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If You Build It, They Will Cruise

Evan Gove - May 13, 2018

One of the things people love most about cruising is the variety of ports that can be visited on a single voyage. In fact, many travelers plan…

News Briefs – Cousteau in the Amazon and more….
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News Briefs – Cousteau in the Amazon and more….

Porthole Cruise - February 2, 2018

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 2, 2018 Luxury river operator Aqua Expeditions has announced a series of theme cruises on the Amazon and Mekong rivers for…

Like a Local: Los Cabos
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Like a Local: Los Cabos

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Close the guidebooks and let a local lead the way By Chris Sands Los Cabos has a way of casting a spell that is not easily broken.…

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Princess Cruises Plans Anniversary Cruise

Fran Golden - April 30, 2014

Princess Cruises Plans Anniversary Cruise Back in the late 1970s, the TV show The Love Boat introduced many of us to the very idea of cruising. With a fictional…

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Gemstones of the Mexican Riviera

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 15, 2013

Gemstones of the Mexican Riviera Discover the unique and native gemological finds (from Chiapas amber to fire opal and agate) found south of the border By Clare…