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Amsterdam: Connoisseurs of Cozy
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Amsterdam: Connoisseurs of Cozy

Kate Wickers - April 29, 2021

I’m sitting in Café Papeneiland in Amsterdam, when the feeling of gezelligheid hits me. It’s what this city’s bruin cafés — the Dutch answer to the pub…

From Russia With Love: Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
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From Russia With Love: Matryoshka Nesting Dolls

Stephen Grasso - April 15, 2021

Matryoshka dolls are an instantly recognizable symbol of Russia. They can take on many forms, but are always a series of wooden dolls of decreasing sizes that…

St. Thomas, Sophisticated
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St. Thomas, Sophisticated

Steve Leland - April 13, 2021

St. Thomas had a deep-rooted seafaring heritage long before I plied its waters.As a cruise director for many years, I visited the small, quaint island every Tuesday.…

CDC Cruise Line Restrictions ‘Borderline Ridiculous’ says NCL CEO
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CDC Cruise Line Restrictions ‘Borderline Ridiculous’ says NCL CEO

Evan Gove - April 8, 2021

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an update to their conditional sail order last week, many thought it meant good news for the cruise…

<i>Mardi Gras</i> Déjà Vu?
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Mardi Gras Déjà Vu?

Evan Gove - March 18, 2021

Who could have possibly known that when the original Mardi Gras embarked on March 11, 1972, it and its sister-ships would revolutionize the onboard experience, propel an…

25 Years of Cruising with <i>Porthole Cruise Magazine</i>
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25 Years of Cruising with Porthole Cruise Magazine

Evan Gove - March 1, 2021

Time flies when you're having fun! And trust us, there's nowhere better to have fun than onboard a cruise ship. Porthole Cruise Magazine is proud to celebrate…

Choose Your Cruise – January 22, 2021
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – January 22, 2021

Evan Gove - January 22, 2021

Happy Friday! We're cruising into the weekend with a few awesome trips you can book for 2021 and beyond. Next week, MSC Cruises is restarting operation in…

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.…

Appreciloving The Harmony at Rastafari Indigenous Village
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Appreciloving The Harmony at Rastafari Indigenous Village

Lola Méndez - December 22, 2020

Rastafari is the second-largest faith in Jamaica and has been practiced since 1930. Across the island, people coexist in Rastafari villages with horizontal societies and equitable exchange.…

The Best Last-Minute Christmas Gifts for Cruisers
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The Best Last-Minute Christmas Gifts for Cruisers

Evan Gove - December 9, 2020

December 25th is rapidly approaching and if you’ve been procrastinating your holiday gift shopping, it’s time to get up and get going. From stocking-stuffers to gifts that…

A Tale of Two Transatlantic Cruises
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A Tale of Two Transatlantic Cruises

Steve Leland - November 27, 2020

Cruising has always fueled the imagination with dreams of far-flung destinations, and 2020’s unimaginable pause in cruising has amplified those dreams tenfold. It is very likely that…

All Cruises Will Have a Contingency Plan, Says Carnival’s Arnold Donald
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All Cruises Will Have a Contingency Plan, Says Carnival’s Arnold Donald

Evan Gove - November 24, 2020

Throughout the entire pandemic, Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald has remained stout in his belief that cruising will be back and better than ever before. Their have…

3 Reasons Why You Need to Start Caring About Face Masks in Your Wardrobe
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3 Reasons Why You Need to Start Caring About Face Masks in Your Wardrobe

Evan Gove - November 11, 2020

Face masks are going to be a part of our lives for the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t mean you have to hide your personality along with…

A Deep Dive into Oceania Eats
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A Deep Dive into Oceania Eats

Janice Wald Henderson - November 10, 2020

Lobster pad Thai. Raw vegetable juice spiked with immune-boosting spices. Lavish dinners paired with France’s most famous bubbly. Few cruise lines hit such high, diverse culinary notes…

Travel Gear & Good Stuff
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Travel Gear & Good Stuff

Evan Gove - November 3, 2020

What better way to embark upon 2021 than by preparing for actually getting out into the world? (Particularly with something that’ll help you toast to 2020’s departure.)…

Top 5 Best Ocean Ships
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Top 5 Best Ocean Ships

Evan Gove - November 2, 2020

What's the difference between a cruise ship and an amusement park these days?  One floats.  Modern cruise ships are nothing short of engineering marvels complete with water…

African Dreams
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African Dreams

Diane Bair Pamela Wright - October 20, 2020

Lake Kariba, a watery wilderness sandwiched between Zambia and Zimbabwe, stretches nearly 140 miles long, and expands 25 miles at its widest point. Dubbed Africa’s Inland Sea,…

Enjoy the Squeeze at These Healthy Juice Hotspots
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Enjoy the Squeeze at These Healthy Juice Hotspots

Elizabeth Martinez - October 16, 2020

Perhaps the most well-known feature of cruising is the extravagant and abundant food options available all day, every day. Recently, cruise lines have been adding even more…

Cruise Ships to the Rescue!
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Cruise Ships to the Rescue!

Peter Knego - October 9, 2020

History has shown that when the going gets tough, passenger ships often get going in innovative and essential ways. Whether it be due to war, political crises,…

Six Ways to Spend Two Days in Dubrovnik
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Six Ways to Spend Two Days in Dubrovnik

John and Sandra Nowlan - October 5, 2020

When George Bernard Shaw first saw the ancient walled city on the Adriatic, he was smitten. “Those who seek paradise on earth should come to Dubrovnik,” declared…

Royal Caribbean Margaritas: Sabor the Taste
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Royal Caribbean Margaritas: Sabor the Taste

Evan Gove - September 30, 2020

Summer may be coming to an end, but that’s all the more reason to dust off your bartending skills and make your favorite tropical cocktail at home!…

Earth and Inspiration at Cocoa Vintage
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Earth and Inspiration at Cocoa Vintage

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon - September 25, 2020

What do avocados, Monstera leaves, toucans, and cocoa pods have in common? All these organic forms have been immortalized in ceramic clay and transformed into one-of-a-kind jewelry…

Crystal Clean
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Crystal Clean

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 23, 2020

Already renowned for luxurious accommodations and signature butler service (voted best onboard enrichment and service in our 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards), Crystal River Cruises can trumpet that…

The Idyllic Hawaiian Islands
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The Idyllic Hawaiian Islands

John Roberts - September 17, 2020

Hawaii is the most exotic, raw, and naturally beautiful destination in the United States.Certainly, many hot spots on the islands are routinely bustling with tourists — think…

Expedition Cruise Cuisine: Rations Most Exquisite
Cruise Magazine
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Expedition Cruise Cuisine: Rations Most Exquisite

Janice Wald Henderson - September 11, 2020

Nibble the finest caviar, then tuck into 24K gold-flecked consommé, fresh lobster in pea puree, and a towering Grand Marnier soufflé. What makes this repast so extraordinary…

Will CDC Extend Pause On Cruising & Is A Vaccine Actually the Answer?
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Cruise News
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Will CDC Extend Pause On Cruising & Is A Vaccine Actually the Answer?

Evan Gove - September 10, 2020

When it comes to travel, few come close to the knowledge and experience of Emmy award winning investigative reporter and travel editor for CBS News, Peter Greenberg. …

Cruising with a Conscience
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Cruising with a Conscience

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 18, 2020

Silversea Cruises’ first-ever destination specific ship, Silver Origin, is one of the most environmentally friendly cruise ships ever built. But while its voyages prioritize the protection of…

Distress Without Cruise Ships, Says Jamaica’s Tourism Minister
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Cruise News
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Distress Without Cruise Ships, Says Jamaica’s Tourism Minister

Evan Gove - August 17, 2020

Cruising has been through a lot in the past six months, but so too have the many nations who rely on tourism to keep their economies moving.…

UnCruise CEO Discusses Recent COVID-19 Case and Where the Cruise Line Is Headed
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UnCruise CEO Discusses Recent COVID-19 Case and Where the Cruise Line Is Headed

Evan Gove - August 11, 2020

It’s safe to say that Captain Dan Blanchard, CEO of UnCruise Adventures, loves the sea. In fact, he was just 18 years old when he received his…

South Seas Trifecta
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South Seas Trifecta

Steve Leland - July 21, 2020

In a land far, far away — from Porthole HQ, at least — lies the down under continent of Australia, flanked on the southeast by New Zealand…

Meet the Man Who Calls a Cruise Ship Home
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Meet the Man Who Calls a Cruise Ship Home

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 15, 2020

Imagine waking each morning to the incandescent glow of the vibrant sun, the tranquil sound of the sea, and the fresh scent of the ocean air wafting…

Interview with Seabourn President Josh Leibowitz
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Interview with Seabourn President Josh Leibowitz

Evan Gove - July 14, 2020

He's been Carnival Corporation's chief strategy officer and senior vice president of Cunard North America. He's been a partner at a global business management company and has degrees…

Interview: Travel Pro Scott Eddy and His New Show <i>Video Globetrotter</i>
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Cruise News
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Interview: Travel Pro Scott Eddy and His New Show Video Globetrotter

Evan Gove - May 21, 2020

When it comes to traveling the world, few people log more miles than Scott Eddy. A veteran travel buff with more than 75 countries under his belt,…

CRUISE RECIPE: Cunard Line Scones
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CRUISE RECIPE: Cunard Line Scones

Judi Cuervo - May 20, 2020

I’m Hungry to Sail Again! Let’s give midday lockdown a decidedly British accent with Afternoon Tea, that serene and elegant shipboard ritual that so many of us…

<i>MSC Grandiosa</i>: The Name Says It All
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MSC Grandiosa: The Name Says It All

Steve Leland - May 13, 2020

In today’s cruise world, being good simply isn’t good enough. So when you are given a name like “Grandiosa,” expectations run high. MSC Cruises has pulled the…

Carnival Corp CEO Talks COVID-19 Response with Porthole Cruise
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Carnival Corp CEO Talks COVID-19 Response with Porthole Cruise

Evan Gove - May 1, 2020

How important is Carnival Corporation to the cruise industry? The conglomerate holds nine of cruising’s most recognizable brands and employs hundreds of thousands of people both here…

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More People Searching for Travel Says CEO of Revelex

Evan Gove - April 22, 2020

For more than 20 years, Revelex has provided a powerful booking engine for dozens of major cruise lines. Company CEO David Goodis has his pulse on not…

Tourism Outlook: US Virgin Islands Check In
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Tourism Outlook: US Virgin Islands Check In

Evan Gove - April 6, 2020

Continuing our series of interviews around the Caribbean, today we interviewed Joseph Boschulte Commissioner of Tourism for the U.S. Virgin Islands about COVID 19 and what life…

45 Years at Sea! An Interview with Cruise Director Gary Hunter
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Cruise News
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45 Years at Sea! An Interview with Cruise Director Gary Hunter

Evan Gove - March 31, 2020

For the past month, we’ve been sharing some of our favorite cruise memories from our readers and from the Porthole team. When Porthole Cruise Magazine Editor-in-Chief Bill…

Cruise Memories with Porthole Cruise Founder Bill Panoff
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Cruise Memories with Porthole Cruise Founder Bill Panoff

Evan Gove - March 19, 2020

Since we're all taking a break from cruising for the time being, we decided the best thing to do was to share some of our favorite cruise…

Cruising in 2019, It’s A Wrap!
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Cruising in 2019, It’s A Wrap!

Steve Leland - December 30, 2019

Just when you think the world of cruising can’t get any better, along comes a new ship with novel ideas, incredible amenities and destinations that are virtually…

Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2019 Reader’s Choice Award Winners
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Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2019 Reader’s Choice Award Winners

Evan Gove - November 1, 2019

"Our readers are the real experts when it comes to judging the best of the best in the cruise industry! Here's what they had to say for…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 25, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 25, 2019

Evan Gove - October 25, 2019

The best part about Fall isn't the changing leaves or apple pies, it's repositioning cruises! If you want to read more about what a repositioning cruise is,…

Your Jamaican Vacation Awaits | RCA 2019
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Your Jamaican Vacation Awaits | RCA 2019

Evan Gove - August 26, 2019

Each year at Porthole Cruise Magazine, we ask you, the reader, to vote on your favorite cruise lines, ships, destinations and more in our annual Reader’s Choice…

Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 Voting is Now Open!
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Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 Voting is Now Open!

Evan Gove - May 17, 2019

It's your favorite time of year cruisers! The annual Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers' Choice Awards 2019 edition is ready for you to cast your vote. Choose the…

Scenes from the Porthole Cruise Party 2019!
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Scenes from the Porthole Cruise Party 2019!

Evan Gove - April 19, 2019

The Porthole Cruise Party, Porthole Cruise Magazine's afterparty event at Seatrade Cruise Global, was a huge success again this year with cruise line executives and industry partners…

Behind the Cruise Line: Arnold Donald At The Wheel
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Behind the Cruise Line: Arnold Donald At The Wheel

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 17, 2019

Five years ago, cruise lines were reeling from several highly publicized cruise ship incidents around the globe. [Ed. Note: — Porthole may or may not have neglected…

Watch Porthole CEO on Lifetime’s <i>The Balancing Act</i> (VIDEO)
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Watch Porthole CEO on Lifetime’s The Balancing Act (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 2, 2019

The cruise industry has EXPLODED in recent years as more and more people are discovering the joys of a cruise vacation. For more than 20 years, Porthole…

Cruise Deal of the Week – March 8th, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 8th, 2019

Evan Gove - March 8, 2019

Everyone likes a bonus. Whether it's at work or when you book yourself an awesome cruise, getting more is always a good thing. If you're all about…

Windstar and Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Caribbean Celebration (VIDEO)
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Windstar and Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Caribbean Celebration (VIDEO)

Evan Gove - January 7, 2019

Have you heard about the Caribbean Celebration Cruise? Windstar Cruises is partnering with Porthole Cruise Magazine, the definitive authority on all things cruise, to reveal the indulgent Caribbean in a…

Steve Abroad: Recapping a WILD 2018
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Steve Abroad: Recapping a WILD 2018

Steve Leland - January 2, 2019

As a feature writer for Porthole Cruise Magazine, I spent a great deal of 2018 at sea.  While mainstream cruising is covered in great detail by writers…

Nice Rice: The Many Flavors of Indonesian Cuisine
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Nice Rice: The Many Flavors of Indonesian Cuisine

Steve Leland - 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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 12, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 12, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 13, 2018

Enjoy sunrise over a vista of a thousand pagodas, explore remote temples with expert guides, glide along the majestic waterways of Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River, and take advantage…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 29, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 29, 2018

Evan Gove - June 29, 2018

The 4th of July is now a day for fans of British cruise line Cunard Line to celebrate thanks to their latest luxury cruise deal. The 4th…

48 Hours: French Fix
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48 Hours: French Fix

Elizabeth Martinez - May 11, 2018

Ah, the French. They know how to live. So, when I had the opportunity to experience the Parisian life for two days after my recent river cruise,…

Just Add Land: Ultimate Italy
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Just Add Land: Ultimate Italy

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 28, 2016

Explore more on Italian shores during a luxury land tour By Judi Cuervo It is morning and I am in the Tuscan countryside, gazing through the French…

Five Faves: Get On Board with Porthole
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Five Faves: Get On Board with Porthole

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 21, 2016

Five ways to connect online with Porthole Cruise Magazine We know you already read every issue of Porthole Cruise Magazine cover to cover (well, don’t you??). But…

Fathom Announces Cuba Itinerary | Cruise News – Oct. 1, 2015
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Fathom Announces Cuba Itinerary | Cruise News – Oct. 1, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 1, 2015

Fathom Announces Cuba Itinerary Cruise News – Oct. 1, 2015 Fathom, Carnival Corporation’s groundbreaking social impact travel brand, has unveiled its intended Cuba itinerary. Fathom travelers will…