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Hurtigruten to Restart 14 of 16 Ships by September
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Hurtigruten to Restart 14 of 16 Ships by September

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 7, 2020

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48 Hours: Key West
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48 Hours: Key West

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 9, 2020

This southernmost city in the United States has a way of achieving notoriety. Take the time it “seceded” to become the Conch Republic. Or José Martí’s historic…

Clyde Butcher: Florida’s Photographer
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Clyde Butcher: Florida’s Photographer

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 2, 2020

Inducted into the Florida Hall of Fame in 1998, photographer Clyde Butcher is best known as the “Ansel Adams of Florida.” Born in Kansas City, Missouri, in…

Please Leave Starfish in the Water
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Please Leave Starfish in the Water

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 18, 2020

Going on vacation is about experiencing new things and of course, having a lot of fun. NFL legend Randy Moss appeared to be doing both in a…

48 Hours: Marvelous Montreal
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48 Hours: Marvelous Montreal

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 4, 2020

When visitors step into the streets of Old Montreal, they feel like they’ve been transported to the shores of a European city, but when they venture beyond…

Editor-in-Chief Awards 2020
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Editor-in-Chief Awards 2020

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 1, 2020

Welcome to 2020! Where are you cruising next? Here are the picks for the top travel experiences that left an impression on our editor-in-chief in terms of…

MSC Cruises Introduces New Accessible Shore Excursions Program
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MSC Cruises Introduces New Accessible Shore Excursions Program

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 25, 2019

A new program for guests with varied mobility is helping more people discover the magic of a cruise vacation! MSC Cruises’ goal is to ensure that guests…

48 Hours: Shimmering South Korea
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48 Hours: Shimmering South Korea

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 24, 2019

Dubbed the “Hawaii of Korea,” this volcanic island has been named a World Natural Heritage Site and one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The scenery is beyond…

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…

Shore Excursion: Nude Beaches
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Shore Excursion: Nude Beaches

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 17, 2019

Whether visiting a nude beach is a spontaneous whim or a long-planned rite of passage, that thrill of disrobing can be every bit as addictive as the…

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…

Things to Do When You Skip a Shore Excursion
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Cruise Tips
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Things to Do When You Skip a Shore Excursion

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 2, 2019

Just like all cruises, Carnival cruise ships are like hotels on the ocean when you are sailing to your vacation destination. The excursions may be delightful and…

For Shore: Animal Encounter Shore Excursions
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For Shore: Animal Encounter Shore Excursions

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 22, 2019

There's nothing like a shore excursion to really make your cruise memories magical: Taking in the scenery, enjoying the regional cuisine, and, of course, meeting the locals…

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…

Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019
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Editor-in-Chief Awards 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2018

2019 Editor-in-Chief Awards As editor-in-chief of Porthole Cruise Magazine, Bill Panoff travels a lot. So each year, he reports back on his favorite travel experiences around the…

Alaskan Vacations Are Wet and Wild
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Alaskan Vacations Are Wet and Wild

Porthole Cruise - March 1, 2018

By Marc Cappelletti “Sweet break out there today!” You’d expect to hear such excitement from a sun-tanned surfer toweling off on Hawaii’s north shore. But this time,…

Five Ways to Discover Hidden Hamburg
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Five Ways to Discover Hidden Hamburg

Porthole Cruise - March 1, 2018

48 Hours By James Lida As Germany’s second largest city, the Hanseatic crown jewel of Hamburg never takes itself too seriously, but displays its passion with more…

Freeport, Bahamas: To the Brewery and Beyond!
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Freeport, Bahamas: To the Brewery and Beyond!

Porthole Cruise - February 22, 2018

Any repeat cruiser knows that a stop in the Bahamas means “plan excursions ahead of time” or risk being stuck in the extremely-touristy-downtown shopping frenzy. As much…

News Briefs: Holland America’s new culinary shore excursions, and more …
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News Briefs: Holland America’s new culinary shore excursions, and more …

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 16, 2018

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Feb. 16, 2018   Holland America Line is introducing a collection of new culinary-themed shore excursions developed in partnership with FOOD &…

Royal Caribbean Offers PADI Scuba Centers on Board
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Royal Caribbean Offers PADI Scuba Centers on Board

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 24, 2017

Cruise News - Jan. 24, 2017 Royal Caribbean International now features onboard PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Five Star Dive Centers, which allows guests to become certified scuba divers as part…

Five Faves: Don’t Mind If I Do
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Five Faves: Don’t Mind If I Do

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 13, 2016

Five Cruise Experiences Worth the Splurge If you’re in love with cruising, chances are, a good portion of your savings goes directly into a “Cruise Fund” —…

Extreme Excursions
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Cruise Magazine
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Extreme Excursions

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 6, 2016

Extreme Excursions Adventure awaits with these thrilling Caribbean experiences. By Craig Zabransky During every cruise, passengers have the opportunity to take a step outside their comfort zone,…