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Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 21, 2019

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Sailing Indonesia With Star Clippers
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Sailing Indonesia With Star Clippers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 8, 2019

Cruising on a cruise ship holds the inherent promise of a dream come true, but sailing on a sailing vessel is an experience of sheer fantasy. Sailing…

Luxury and Tradition on <i>Sea Cloud II</i>
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Luxury and Tradition on Sea Cloud II

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 30, 2019

It’s nearing 10:00 p.m. and Sea Cloud II is about to depart St. Malo under a ceiling of puffy, silver clouds. Most of the ship’s 94 guests…

Packing is Such Sweet Sorrow
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Packing is Such Sweet Sorrow

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 12, 2018

The Monthly Mantra Packin’ it in … Packin’ it in … Packin’ it in … It’s late afternoon the day before disembarkation and I’m on my balcony…

All Ships Great AND SMALL!
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All Ships Great AND SMALL!

Porthole Cruise - April 28, 2018

If you follow  my cruise escapades, it’s obvious that size doesn’t matter to me. It’s not that I’m not impressed by a ship with a bowling alley,…

Adventure Cruises You Have to Try
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Adventure Cruises You Have to Try

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 19, 2018

As a general rule, Caribbean cruises conjure up images of white sand and crystal-clear turquoise waters, while Europe destinations offer up iconic cathedrals, castles and assorted antiquities…

In Brief: Costa’s New Look, Ritz-Carlton itineraries, and more….
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In Brief: Costa’s New Look, Ritz-Carlton itineraries, and more….

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 13, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 13, 2018 To mark the line’s 70th anniversary, Costa Cruises is introducing new livery – in the form of a stylized Italian flag…

Perfect Pairings: Windstar Cruises serves sophisticated tastes
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Perfect Pairings: Windstar Cruises serves sophisticated tastes

Porthole Cruise - March 1, 2018

By Janice Wald Henderson Ah, Windstar Cruises. Who doesn’t love a line so passionate about its cuisine? As Windstar Cruises zeros in even further on upping its…

Cruise Deals of the Week
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Cruise Deals of the Week

Porthole Cruise - February 9, 2018

Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 9, 2018 DEAL 1: Tall-ship line Star Clippers is offering a sweet deal for couples booking and 2018 or 2019…

Cruise Control: Top 4 Reasons to Honeymoon on a Cruise
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Cruise Control: Top 4 Reasons to Honeymoon on a Cruise

Porthole Cruise - January 24, 2018

Picking the perfect vacation to follow the perfect wedding can become just as stressful as picking where to seat your rambunctious second cousin at the reception, but…

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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 15, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 15, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 15, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – Dec. 15, 2017 Tall-ship operator Star Clippers is luring guests with two sweet offers. Guests on select Mediterranean sailings between May…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 24, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Nov. 24, 2017 Tall-ship operator Star Clippers is offering round-trip sailings to Monaco for the other famous race, the Historic Grand Prix,…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Nov. 3, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Nov. 3, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 3, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week - Nov. 3, 2017 Deal One: Tall-ship operator Star Clippers is offering reduced airfare on flights to Europe. Reserve any 2018 Grand…

Star Clippers in Thailand: Girls just want to have fun
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Star Clippers in Thailand: Girls just want to have fun

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Girls just want to have fun — on and off the islands of the Andaman Sea  By Heidi Sarna My last girls’ cruise was nearly a decade…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 29, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 29, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 29, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – Sept. 29, 2017 Tall-ship operator Star Clippers has a BOGO offer aboard Star Clipper’s 7-night round-trip cruises from Phuket, Thailand, visiting…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Jul. 28, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Jul. 28, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 28, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week – Jul. 28, 2017 Tall-ship operator Star Clippers is currently offering two deals for travelers: One features complimentary airfare and a complimentary…

Royal Caribbean Productions – It’s Showtime!
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Royal Caribbean Productions – It’s Showtime!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2017

From Broadway shows to aerial artistry, it all begins at the Royal Caribbean Productions entertainment studio. By Susan J. Young Mix and match any of 91,400 costume…

Cruise Deals of the Week – June 9, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – June 9, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 9, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week - June 9, 2017 DEAL ONE: American Queen Steamboat Company is discounting holiday-themed cruises this Thanksgiving and Christmas season. Book before September…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Apr. 28, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Apr. 28, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 28, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week – Apr. 28, 2017 DEAL 1: Windstar Cruises is offering a “Have You Ever” promotion focusing on Europe 2017 summer sales, with…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 24, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 24, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week – Mar. 24, 2017 DEAL 1: Princess Cruises is offering up to 40 percent off per guest in their Summer on Sale…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Mar. 17, 2017
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Mar. 17, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 17, 2017

Cruise Deal of the Week - Mar. 17, 2017 Sail Star Clippers’ authentic tall ships to the Mediterranean and Indonesia and receive complimentary two-category cabin upgrade, complimentary…

Ship Review: Harmony of the Seas
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Ship Review: Harmony of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 28, 2016

Perfect Harmony Meet Royal Caribbean’s biggest and boldest adventure By Danielle Fear Royal Caribbean International’s newest, biggest, and fastest fleet member arrived in Southampton in May to…

Design Time: Cruise Ship Bows
Cruise Magazine
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Design Time: Cruise Ship Bows

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 28, 2016

How the faces of cruise ships have evolved By Peter Knego With the passage of time, passenger ships’ bows have come in an assortment of shapes and…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Dec. 9, 2016
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Dec. 9, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 9, 2016

Cruise Deals of the Week - Dec. 9, 2016 DEAL 1: Tall-ship operator Star Clippers is offering free pre- and post-cruise hotel stays for Mediterranean sailings aboard…

Star Clippers to Offer Host of Expert Lecturers and Guest Speakers in 2017
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Star Clippers to Offer Host of Expert Lecturers and Guest Speakers in 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 16, 2016

Star Clippers to Offer Host of Expert Lecturers and Guest Speakers in 2017 Cruise News - Nov. 16, 2016 Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has introduced…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 16, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 16, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 16, 2016

Cruise Deal of the Week - September 16, 2016 Tall-ship operator Star Clippers is offering 65 percent savings, a complimentary cabin upgrade, and pre-paid gratuities for travelers…

Five Faves: “Calculated Risks” for Ovation of the Seas Cruising in China
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Five Faves: “Calculated Risks” for Ovation of the Seas Cruising in China

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2016

Porthole’s Five Faves Cruiser Abroad Five “Calculated Risks” for Ovation of the Seas Cruising in China Pushing the envelope appears to be a core business strategy for…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 3, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 3, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 3, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 3, 2016 Disney Cruise Line has announced some of the enhancements awaiting Disney Wonder during the ship’s refurbishment this fall, including…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 29, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 29, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 29, 2016

Cruise Deal of the Week – Apr. 29, 2016 Star Clippers has a special deal for solo travelers on select Mediterranean, Caribbean and Asia sailings in 2016…

So Many Ways to Cruise. – To find the perfect trip, you have to explore.
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So Many Ways to Cruise. – To find the perfect trip, you have to explore.

Judi Cuervo - April 11, 2016

Monday Mantra Decisions…Decisions…Decisions… So Many Ways to Cruise To find the perfect trip, you have to explore. When I was about 12 years old and just learning…

Star Clippers Announces Culinary Theme Cruises | Cruise News – Apr. 5, 2016
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Star Clippers Announces Culinary Theme Cruises | Cruise News – Apr. 5, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 5, 2016

Star Clippers Announces Culinary Theme Cruises Cruise News - Apr. 5, 2016 Tall-ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has announced a series of culinary-themed voyages for 2016 that feature…

Cruise Deal of the Week – Mar. 11, 2016
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Mar. 11, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 11, 2016

Cruise Deal of the Week - Mar. 11, 2016 Star Clippers is offering a 50 percent discount on airfare with its new “Fly and Sail” packages, starting…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 11, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 11, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 11, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Mar. 11, 2016 * Art lovers will be flocking to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ luxury ship Europa2 this September and in 2017 for “art2sea”…

Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas Heads to Miami | Cruise News – Dec. 21, 2015
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Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas Heads to Miami | Cruise News – Dec. 21, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 21, 2015

Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas Heads to Miami for Short Caribbean Cruises Cruise News - Dec. 21, 2015 The newly enhanced Empress of the Seas is returning to the…

Carnival’s “Merry Grinchmas” Celebrations Bring Holiday Cheer to Hospitalized Kids | Cruise News – Dec. 14, 2015
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Carnival’s “Merry Grinchmas” Celebrations Bring Holiday Cheer to Hospitalized Kids | Cruise News – Dec. 14, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 14, 2015

Carnival’s “Merry Grinchmas” Celebrations Bring Holiday Cheer to Hospitalized Kids Cruise News - Dec. 14, 2015 Carnival Cruise Line, in partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, brought some…

Can’t Help Falling in Love with an Elvis Theme Cruise | Cruise News – Dec. 9, 2015
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Can’t Help Falling in Love with an Elvis Theme Cruise | Cruise News – Dec. 9, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 10, 2015

Can’t Help Falling in Love with an Elvis Theme Cruise Cruise News - Dec. 9, 2015 Elvis will be “Rockin’ the Mekong” in September 2016 with one…

Star Clippers to Offer Free Yoga and Meditation Classes| Cruise News – Dec. 8, 2015
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Star Clippers to Offer Free Yoga and Meditation Classes| Cruise News – Dec. 8, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 8, 2015

Star Clippers to Offer Free Yoga and Meditation Classes Cruise News - Dec. 8, 2015 Star Clippers has announced it will offer complimentary yoga and meditation classes…

Cruise Deal of the Week #1 – Dec. 4, 2015
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Cruise Deal of the Week #1 – Dec. 4, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 4, 2015

[sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] DEAL 1: Tall-ship line Star Clippers is offering a $75 Amazon gift card to…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 10, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – July 10, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs July 10, 2015 There’s a sweet new flavor at Carnival Vista’s Cherry On Top ice cream shop. Brownie Buoy was selected by patients…

Star Clippers to Build World’s Biggest Square-Rigger | Cruise News – May 27, 2015
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Star Clippers to Build World’s Biggest Square-Rigger | Cruise News – May 27, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 27, 2015

Star Clippers to build world's biggest square-rigger Cruise News - May 27, 2015 Tall-ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has officially announced that it has already started building…

Awards
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Readers’ Choice Awards 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 3, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine announces the winners of our 17th Annual Readers' Choice Awards! Whether your votes came to us online, by mail, or by fax, one thing…

Five Faves: Unforgettable Lines – Take a fond look back at some of the best bygone cruise lines.
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Five Faves: Unforgettable Lines – Take a fond look back at some of the best bygone cruise lines.

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 5, 2015

Porthole's Five Faves Unforgettable Lines Take a fond look back at some of the best bygone cruise lines. This has been a year of unbelievable advances in…

Cruise Ship Review: Quantum of the Seas
Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Ship Review: Quantum of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 27, 2015

Smart Ship, Awesome Trip: Quantum of the Seas lives up to the hype. By Doug Parker The moment I made my way into Cape Liberty’s newly constructed cruise…

Five Faves: Cruise Ship Superlatives
Blogs
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Five Faves: Cruise Ship Superlatives

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 3, 2014

Five Faves Cruise Ship Superlatives We’ve lined up five of cruising’s top … most … best … to the extreme!!! Cruising is an experience that always asks…

Cruise Deal of the Week  – Cruise News – Nov. 21, 2014
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Cruise Deal of the Week – Cruise News – Nov. 21, 2014

Fran Golden - November 21, 2014

Cruise Deal of the Week Cruise News – November 21, 2014 [sf_iconbox image="ss-star" character="" type="left-icon-alt" title="Porthole’s Featured Cruise Deal of the Week!" animation="fade-in" animation_delay="100"] Book a last-minute…

Sail Cruising: Go Tall or Go Home
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Sail Cruising: Go Tall or Go Home

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 4, 2014

Go Tall or Go Home Board one of these sailing ships for a true nautical adventure. By Matt Hannafin Somewhere between 6000 and 4000 B.C., humans figured…

Cruise News — August 29, 2014 – Celebrity Cruises debuts new package tours… and more
Cruise News
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Cruise News — August 29, 2014 – Celebrity Cruises debuts new package tours… and more

Fran Golden - August 29, 2014

Cruise News — August 29, 2014 Celebrity Cruises debuts new package tours Celebrity Cruises is debuting more than 20 new cruisetours with a twist — the Celebrity…

Cruise News – July 25, 2014
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Cruise News – July 25, 2014

Fran Golden - July 25, 2014

Cruise News - July 25, 2014 Norwegian Updates Cuisine With cruise passengers increasingly moving into the "foodie" category, Norwegian Cruise Line is updating its culinary offerings—part of…

Join the Club: Born to Rum
Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Magazine
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Join the Club: Born to Rum

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 27, 2014

Join the Club: Born to Rum Get a taste of island life aboard a rum cruise in the Caribbean. By Clark Norton As a young man, Dave…

Yo Ho, Yo Ho – A Pirate’s Cruise for Thee
Cruise Magazine
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Cruise Magazine
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Yo Ho, Yo Ho – A Pirate’s Cruise for Thee

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 15, 2013

Yo Ho, Yo Ho - A PIRATE'S CRUISE FOR THEE Prospective plunderers of all ages get to maraud the New England coast on Pirate Adventure Cruises By Clark…