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Silver Cove Sets the Private Island Standard
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Silver Cove Sets the Private Island Standard

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 19, 2019

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Cruising to Martinique? Don’t Forget Your Passport
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Cruising to Martinique? Don’t Forget Your Passport

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 1, 2019

For most islands in the Caribbean, cruisers don’t need to bring their passports ashore when they leave the ship to go exploring. However, the island of Martinique…

A Cruiser’s Guide to Quebec City
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A Cruiser’s Guide to Quebec City

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 25, 2019

Québec City is increasingly positioning itself on the international cruise scene as a destination and port of embarkation of choice. Located at the point where the St.…

Tips for Decorating Your Stateroom Door
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Tips for Decorating Your Stateroom Door

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2019

Ah, there's nothing like soaking in the grandeur a magnificent cruise ship, only to be greeted by rows and rows of plain-looking, neutral colored hallways where your…

Aruba: Vacation at Your Own Pace
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Aruba: Vacation at Your Own Pace

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2019

The first thing most notice as they peer out the windows of their plane landing at Queen Beatrix International Airport in Aruba is the water. A palate…

MUST HAVE TRAVEL GEAR: Cruise Packing Solutions
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MUST HAVE TRAVEL GEAR: Cruise Packing Solutions

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 2, 2019

Remember the days when you couldn’t print your boarding pass online the night before your flight? Remember when navigating a new country meant unfolding and scouring a…

Traveling with Prescriptions: the Do’s and Don’ts
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Traveling with Prescriptions: the Do’s and Don’ts

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 25, 2019

What’s your process when it comes to packing for a cruise vacation? Do you make a list and pack everything up a week in advance or do…

Do I Have to Take My Passport on a Cruise?
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Do I Have to Take My Passport on a Cruise?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 24, 2019

Swimsuit? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Hawaiian shirt? Check. When it comes to packing for your cruise vacation, everybody knows the essentials. However, not everyone knows the rules when…

A Guide to Cruising to New York City
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A Guide to Cruising to New York City

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 16, 2019

The Monthly Mantra Take a Walk on the West Side … Take a Walk on the West Side … Take a Walk on the West Side… Sometimes…

TRAVEL TIPS: Your Own Adventure in San Juan
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TRAVEL TIPS: Your Own Adventure in San Juan

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 26, 2019

Let’s face it, taking a cruise is a luxury many Americans have to save up for, especially when, on top of the cruise fare, you add the daily gratuities,…

TRAVEL TIPS: South Korea’s Secret Island
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TRAVEL TIPS: South Korea’s Secret Island

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 5, 2019

Located off the southern coast of South Korea is an island paradise that South Korean and Japanese visitors have enjoyed for years and that is only now…

TRAVEL TIPS: New Zealand’s Slice of Scottish Paradise
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TRAVEL TIPS: New Zealand’s Slice of Scottish Paradise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 18, 2018

Did you know that New Zealand has its own little piece of Scotland? That’s right, you can go Down Under and visit Dunedin, the city whose name…

TRAVEL TIPS: Choose a Historical Detour and Meet Jamaica’s ‘White Witch’
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TRAVEL TIPS: Choose a Historical Detour and Meet Jamaica’s ‘White Witch’

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 24, 2018

While on a Caribbean cruise, you’re likely to see an endless number of beaches. But what if you find yourself getting tired of being a beach bum?…

Travel Tips: Is This the Most Stressful Place in the World?
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Travel Tips: Is This the Most Stressful Place in the World?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 14, 2018

Of course there’s a delay in Omaha.  Overhead bin space sparked a brawl in economy so they couldn’t take off, the man waiting next to you at…

Do I Need Travel Insurance?
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Do I Need Travel Insurance?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 8, 2018

Whenever you book a cruise, hotel or make any kind of vacation plans, it’s common to get asked whether or not you want to purchase travel insurance.…

Travel Tips: My Smartphone Ruined My Vacation
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Travel Tips: My Smartphone Ruined My Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

Connectivity is what the world revolves around these days. Everyone is widely accessible at any point thanks to our devices like phones and tablets, but these incredible…

Tips for Making Your Cruising Day a Breeze
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Tips for Making Your Cruising Day a Breeze

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 31, 2018

It’s finally here! The day you leave on a cruise is full of fun and excitement, but if you’ve never cruised before, there are a few things…

Travel Tips: For a Better Vacation, Befriend the Cruise Ship Crew
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Travel Tips: For a Better Vacation, Befriend the Cruise Ship Crew

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 31, 2018

There are tons of tricks and tips for those going on a cruise for the first time to get the most out of their cruise vacation. For…

Travel Tips:  Help! My Passport was Lost or Stolen
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Travel Tips: Help! My Passport was Lost or Stolen

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 19, 2018

The best thing you can bring on vacation out of the country is a healthy sense of adventure, right? Well, yes, but there’s something else that you…

Weird Wednesday: In Europe, Ask for Ice
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Weird Wednesday: In Europe, Ask for Ice

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 6, 2018

Americans who hopped across the pond to celebrate the Royal Wedding a few weeks ago were in for a few days of revelry, great food and of…

TRAVEL TIPS: Zadar, a Hidden Gem in Croatia
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TRAVEL TIPS: Zadar, a Hidden Gem in Croatia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2018

Over the last 20 years, tourism in Croatia has almost quadrupled. The War of Croatian Independence and bombing of nearby Yugoslavia in the late 90’s deterred outsiders…

TRAVEL TIPS: Try Something New in Barbados
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TRAVEL TIPS: Try Something New in Barbados

Christina Hunting - April 24, 2018

Surfing is an all encompassing workout, which exercises both mind and body. Even an initial surf lesson will cover the basics of paddling (cardio) and how to…

TRAVEL TIPS: Port Mooloolaba – A New Kid on the Block
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TRAVEL TIPS: Port Mooloolaba – A New Kid on the Block

Christina Hunting - April 3, 2018

Port Mooloolaba, a jewel of Australia’s Sunshine Coast, has long been a getaway for local Aussies. For the last few years (since 2014), cruise travelers have also…

TRAVEL TIPS: Rappel, Climb, Swim and Zip-line in San Juan
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TRAVEL TIPS: Rappel, Climb, Swim and Zip-line in San Juan

Christina Hunting - March 28, 2018

You COULD spend a few hours walking around historic Old San Juan...or you could step outside of your comfort zone and climb, rappel, swim, jump and zip-line…

TRAVEL TIPS: Ketchikan, Alaska, a Picture-Perfect Port
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TRAVEL TIPS: Ketchikan, Alaska, a Picture-Perfect Port

Christina Hunting - March 20, 2018

Ketchikan is a popular cruise port in Alaska's Inside Passage, which runs along the southeastern coast and is characterized by fjords, wooded islands, and snow-topped mountains. Despite being home to…

Cruise Control | 12 Secret Tips for MSC Seaside (Video)
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Cruise Control | 12 Secret Tips for MSC Seaside (Video)

Porthole Cruise - March 14, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine’s review team set sail on MSC’s newest ship, MSC Seaside. What they found might surprise you! Here are a few tips to making the…

TRAVEL TIPS: Skip the Gym and Take a Volcano Crater Hike up one of the Caribbean’s Tallest Peaks
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TRAVEL TIPS: Skip the Gym and Take a Volcano Crater Hike up one of the Caribbean’s Tallest Peaks

Christina Hunting - March 10, 2018

Any modern cruise ship or hotel today undoubtedly has a pristine gym, and many have fun classes to make sweating fun, but finding an adventurous way to…

Cruise Control  | Top 10 Cruise Tips For First-Time Cruisers (Video)
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Cruise Control | Top 10 Cruise Tips For First-Time Cruisers (Video)

Porthole Cruise - March 2, 2018

We asked our network of half-a-million cruise enthusiasts what they wish they knew before taking their first cruise, and the polls are in! Here are the top…

TRAVEL TIPS: Cartagena Off the Beaten Path, Explore the Rosario Islands
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TRAVEL TIPS: Cartagena Off the Beaten Path, Explore the Rosario Islands

Christina Hunting - February 28, 2018

Cartagena is one of the most popular destinations in Colombia. The city itself has much to explore and discover, but just off the coast (roughly 21 miles)…

How I travel across the globe for less than the price of a domestic flight
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How I travel across the globe for less than the price of a domestic flight

Christina Hunting - January 18, 2018

Traveling the world is an expensive hobby, or at least it used to be. Whenever I tell people all the countries I have visited, their jaws drop.…

“They Lost My Luggage!” – Never Again
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“They Lost My Luggage!” – Never Again

Christina Hunting - January 17, 2018

While excitement builds in the days leading up to the big vacation, the majority of us can’t shake the gnawing anxiety of “Did I forget something?” ……

Cruise Control: How to Get the Best Cruise Deals! (Video)
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Cruise Control: How to Get the Best Cruise Deals! (Video)

Porthole Cruise - January 17, 2018

Every cruiser has their way of getting the best cruise deals for the least amount of money, but with more than 30 years in the industry, cruise…

Fashion Forward: Is your vacation wardrobe cruise-worthy?
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Fashion Forward: Is your vacation wardrobe cruise-worthy?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 16, 2018

Is your vacation wardrobe cruise-worthy? By Natalie DiScala You’ve scoured the brochures, chosen your itinerary, booked your tickets, and you’re ready for the vacation of a lifetime.…

Tried & True: Johnny Jet Travel Tips
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Tried & True: Johnny Jet Travel Tips

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 18, 2016

Tried and True Travel expert Johnny Jet answers your most common questions. Traveling 150,000 miles a year, it’s no wonder Johnny Jet knows a thing or two…