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US State Department Relaxes Travel Advisory for Israel and the UK
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US State Department Relaxes Travel Advisory for Israel and the UK

Evan Gove - May 11, 2021

Those looking to enjoy a vacation overseas this summer are waking up to some good news this morning. The US State Department has lowered their travel advisory…

Cunard’s Captain Christopher Wells Retires After 20 Years
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Cunard’s Captain Christopher Wells Retires After 20 Years

Evan Gove - April 13, 2021

After 20 years with Cunard and 30 in total with Carnival Corporation, Captain Christopher Wells is retiring and being awarded the rank of Commodore for his outstanding service.…

Virgin Voyages Announces Summer Sailings in the UK
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Virgin Voyages Announces Summer Sailings in the UK

Evan Gove - April 8, 2021

Just one day after cancelling their summer cruise season from Miami, Virgin Voyages is joining other cruise lines in offering select sailings from the United Kingdom for…

<i>MSC Virtuosa</i> Will Debut in the United Kingdom
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MSC Virtuosa Will Debut in the United Kingdom

Evan Gove - March 29, 2021

Following along with most other cruise lines, MSC Cruises is deploying their new flagship for summer cruises along the British Isles. The ship's maiden voyage will be May…

Cunard Will Sail <i>Queen Elizabeth</i> in the UK This Summer
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Cunard Will Sail Queen Elizabeth in the UK This Summer

Evan Gove - March 29, 2021

Perhaps the most famous of all the United Kingdom's cruise lines, Cunard recently announced they would position their ship Queen Elizabeth in the United Kingdom between July and October…

Disney Cruise Line Offering “Staycations” for UK Residents
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Disney Cruise Line Offering “Staycations” for UK Residents

Evan Gove - March 26, 2021

Cruise lines received some much-needed good news earlier this month when the United Kingdom announced cruise lines would be able to resume operation starting in May. UK-based…

Can I Travel to Ireland?
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Can I Travel to Ireland?

Evan Gove - March 17, 2021

Unfortunately, St. James Gate at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin will remain closed this St. Patrick's Day, but what about the rest of the country? The Emerald…

Viking Ocean Cruises To Resume Operation in May 2021
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Viking Ocean Cruises To Resume Operation in May 2021

Evan Gove - March 16, 2021

The news that England would allow cruise ships to sail once again from UK ports starting in May came as a welcome surprise to cruisers and now…

Cruises to Resume in the UK on May 17th
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Cruises to Resume in the UK on May 17th

Evan Gove - March 9, 2021

Cruising may be sailing out of England sooner than we thought! United Kingdom Maritime Minister Robert Courts appeared in a virtual meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Maritime…

Dominican Republic Travel Restrictions You Need to Know
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Dominican Republic Travel Restrictions You Need to Know

Evan Gove - February 24, 2021

As we count down the days until cruise ships can sail from the United States once more, cruisers are turning to other getaways to satisfy their wanderlust…

P&O Cruises Welcomes <i>Iona</i> to Their Fleet
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P&O Cruises Welcomes Iona to Their Fleet

Evan Gove - October 12, 2020

Meyer Werft shipyard played host to a special moment on Friday when P&O Cruises officially took ownership of Iona, their newest ship. P&O Cruises president Paul Ludlow was on hand for…

England, by Barge Lady Cruises
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England, by Barge Lady Cruises

Steve Leland - January 29, 2020

Spring and summer in the United Kingdom usher in the emergence of colorful landscapes — flush with bluebells, daffodils, tulips, and wisteria — depicting an artist’s canvas…

5 Tips for Backpacking the British Isles
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5 Tips for Backpacking the British Isles

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 18, 2018

Despite the name, the cultures, politics, and histories of Ireland, Scotland, and England are distinctly different from one another. Each having its own beauty, foods, drinks, people, arts,…

Castle from Downton Abbey Extends Partnership with Viking
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Castle from Downton Abbey Extends Partnership with Viking

Evan Gove - August 11, 2018

Fans of the show Downton Abbey are no strangers to Highclere Castle. Just 60 miles west of London, Highclere has served as the show’s setting since it…

Why Your Next Cruise Should Include the United Kingdom
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Why Your Next Cruise Should Include the United Kingdom

Judi Cuervo - August 1, 2018

A regular in the top 10 of international tourism destinations and with a tourist industry predicted to be worth over £275 billion by 2025 – there’s obviously something…

MSC Meraviglia Doubles Population of Scottish Port Town
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MSC Meraviglia Doubles Population of Scottish Port Town

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 31, 2018

When MSC Cruises first launched MSC Meraviglia in September of 2016, even those at the world’s largest cruise ports marveled at her size. With a capacity of…

A Week On Board Harmony of the Seas
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A Week On Board Harmony of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 26, 2018

Everyone wants to live in perfect harmony right? For one whole week that was pretty much what we did. To date we have remained "loyal to Royal" for…

Mystery Aboard <i>Saga Sapphire</i>
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Mystery Aboard Saga Sapphire

Evan Gove - July 25, 2018

It’s no mystery that a cruise is a great vacation, but for those aboard Saga Sapphire operated by Saga Cruises, the destination is something to be discovered!…

Weird Wednesday: Thames Town
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Weird Wednesday: Thames Town

Evan Gove - July 25, 2018

Visitors to Shanghai are often in awe of the size and scale of the city. With a population of more than 24 million, it’s the largest in…

P&O Cruises Contest Reveals Newest Ship Name (VIDEO)
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P&O Cruises Contest Reveals Newest Ship Name (VIDEO)

Evan Gove - May 25, 2018

When P&O Cruises asked their fans to help name their new ship, they had no idea how popular the contest would be. 30,000 submissions later, the latest…

Cruising the British Isles
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Cruising the British Isles

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 27, 2017

Cruising the British Isles reveals a host of storied sites to explore By Terri Colby About 90 miles outside of London, slowing traffic on the A303 is…

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Like a Local – London

Porthole Cruise - August 15, 2012

Sure, there are guidebooks that list every restaurant and attraction in destinations around the world. But Porthole’s “Like a Local” department goes straight to the natives, who…