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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 13, 2021
Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 13, 2021

Evan Gove - August 13, 2021

It's easy to forget about river cruises amidst all the news about large ocean liners getting back into service. Small ships are a large part of the…

Riviera River Cruises Will Sail Douro River Cruises in July
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Cruise News
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Riviera River Cruises Will Sail Douro River Cruises in July

Evan Gove - May 26, 2021

A popular European river cruise line is getting ready to resume operation on Portugal's Douro River! Riviera River Cruises is planning to restart their ship MS Douro Elegance on…

Check out this Epic 46-Day Cruise from Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
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Cruise News
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Check out this Epic 46-Day Cruise from Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

Evan Gove - May 18, 2021

How would you like to spend 46 days cruising the world? Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is giving cruisers the chance to do just that with their new Rivers…

Fear of Flying Hurting Cruising, Says Mystic Cruises President
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Cruise News
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Fear of Flying Hurting Cruising, Says Mystic Cruises President

Evan Gove - July 30, 2020

What started as a single cruise ship on the Douro Rivers has evolved into Mystic Invest, one of Portugal’s premier tourism brands thanks to company founder and…

CRUISE RECIPE: Viking’s Pastel de Nata
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CRUISE RECIPE: Viking’s Pastel de Nata

Judi Cuervo - April 11, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again Today, I’m whipping up a sweet reminder of my glorious Viking Helgrim cruise down Portugal’s Douro River last summer.  And I have all…

Gwyneth Paltrow Partners with Celebrity for goop Cruise (VIDEO)
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Cruise News
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Gwyneth Paltrow Partners with Celebrity for goop Cruise (VIDEO)

Evan Gove - January 10, 2020

You probably recognize her from the film Shakespeare in Love where she delivered an Oscar-winning performance or perhaps as Pepper Potts in the smash-hit Iron Man and…

What to Do During a Lisbon Layover
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Cruise Tips
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What to Do During a Lisbon Layover

Steve Leland - November 21, 2019

It is a well accepted fact that European cruise ports expose troves of historical architecture, reveal old world charm and cater to the culinary interests of intrepid…

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

Judi Cuervo - 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.…

Grape Destinations: What is Port Wine?
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Grape Destinations: What is Port Wine?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 30, 2018

Port, when used in the context of a cruise ship, usually refers to the left side of the vessel. However, when in the dining room of that…

For Shore: Navigators Through the Millennia
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Cruise Magazine
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For Shore: Navigators Through the Millennia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 28, 2018

From the Vikings and great European explorers to 20th-century sailing vessels and warships, maritime museums tell the stories of colonization, trade, and war that have shaped the…

Portugal Fashion Week Kicks Off at Lisbon’s New Cruise Terminal
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Cruise News
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Portugal Fashion Week Kicks Off at Lisbon’s New Cruise Terminal

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 21, 2018

The 42nd Portugal Fashion Week kicked off on March 17, 2018, at the new Lisbon Cruise Terminal in the building designed by architect Carrilho da Graça. The…

Grape Destinations: Visit Vila Nova de Gaia. Feel Portuguese!
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Food & Drink
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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…

Porto Highlights
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Porto Highlights

Dana Freeman - 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…

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…