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The Ultimate Game of Thrones Cruise
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The Ultimate Game of Thrones Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 25, 2019

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The Ultimate Game of Thrones Cruise
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The Ultimate Game of Thrones Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 25, 2019

Do you think they take vacations in Westeros? Seems like after the last few years in the Seven Kingdoms, everyone could use a little rest and recuperation.…

Martha Stewart Celebrates Discovery with MSC Cruises (VIDEO)
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Martha Stewart Celebrates Discovery with MSC Cruises (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 24, 2019

From magazines to television and everything in between, Martha Stewart is as well known in the home, cooking and gardening industries as anyone. Now the famed decorating…

Making it Safer to Fly with Pets
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Making it Safer to Fly with Pets

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 23, 2019

You can’t bring your pet with you on every vacation, but a new service from VistaJet is making it safer and easier to fly with your furry…

Scenes from the Porthole Party 2019!
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Scenes from the Porthole Party 2019!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 19, 2019

The Porthole Party, Porthole Cruise Magazine's premier event at Seatrade Cruise Global, was a huge success again this year with cruise line executives and industry partners flocking…

Cruise Deal of the Week – April 19, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – April 19, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 19, 2019

Have you ever gone all in? No, not at a card table, but on a much-deserved cruise vacation! MSC Cruises, one of the biggest names in the…

Vatican VIP – Miracles Do Happen
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Vatican VIP – Miracles Do Happen

Judi Cuervo - April 18, 2019

Monday Mantra It's a Miracle ... It's a Miracle ... It's a Miracle Vatican VIP Room to breathe, a papal address — this is a trip with…

Behind the Cruise Line: Arnold Donald At The Wheel
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Behind the Cruise Line: Arnold Donald At The Wheel

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 17, 2019

Five years ago, cruise lines were reeling from several highly publicized cruise ship incidents around the globe. [Ed. Note: — Porthole may or may not have neglected…

Mighty Fine River Rhine Aboard <i>AmaPrima</i>
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Mighty Fine River Rhine Aboard AmaPrima

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 15, 2019

The dominant narrative of river cruising consistently touches on the all-inclusive nature of the experience. The intimate camaraderie, complimentary excursions, fascinating villages, and delicious cuisine all make…

Cruise Deal of the Week – April 12, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – April 12, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 12, 2019

What fun is cruising without the people you care about most? Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has a new deal available on their website offering big savings when…

Aruba Is Your Next Great Vacation
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Aruba Is Your Next Great Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 12, 2019

Surely this place can’t be real. That’s along the lines of what most people think when they first lay eyes on the pristine beaches of Aruba. Water…

Something for Everyone at Tortola Pier Park
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Something for Everyone at Tortola Pier Park

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 12, 2019

When it comes to the islands which dot the Caribbean Sea, few come close to the stunning history, unique culture and vibrant atmosphere found on the British…

Cruise Ship Friendship
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Cruise Ship Friendship

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 11, 2019

  Monthly Mantra Waves of Kindness … Waves of Kindness … Waves of Kindness … “Wait! Wait! I want to give this to you!” That was the…

The 5 Best Port Cities on the Gold Coast
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The 5 Best Port Cities on the Gold Coast

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 8, 2019

To begin, it must be said that there are two different ways to talk about the Gold Coast. Gold Coast is a city on the Eastern coast…

Cruise Deal of the Week – April 5, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – April 5, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 5, 2019

It's never too early to start thinking about your summer vacation. The cruise pros over at Carnival Cruise Line know that summer is about having fun with…

Virgin Voyages Warehouse Party Reveals New Cabin Designs
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Virgin Voyages Warehouse Party Reveals New Cabin Designs

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 3, 2019

Very on brand. That was the vibe of Virgin Voyages warehouse party last night in South Florida for curious cruisers eager to check out the interior of…

Watch Porthole CEO on Lifetime’s <i>The Balancing Act</i> (VIDEO)
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Watch Porthole CEO on Lifetime’s The Balancing Act (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 2, 2019

The cruise industry has EXPLODED in recent years as more and more people are discovering the joys of a cruise vacation. For more than 20 years, Porthole…

Cruise Deal of the Week  – March 29, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 29, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 29, 2019

What's sweeter than getting a great deal on a cruise vacation? Getting a sweet deal on a SUITE for your cruise vacation! Seriously, this new cruise deal…

Fort Lauderdale Knows Brunch
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Fort Lauderdale Knows Brunch

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 28, 2019

The sunny beachside city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is known for being a premier vacation destination thanks to its tropical climate and one of the world’s busiest…

1 Million Votes for Norwegian’s Giving Joy Campaign
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1 Million Votes for Norwegian’s Giving Joy Campaign

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 26, 2019

It was just two weeks ago that Norwegian Cruise Line announced their Giving Joy Campaign aimed at rewarding educators in the United States and Canada with free…

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,…

“Slow Cruise Therapy” on the Indian Pacific Railway
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“Slow Cruise Therapy” on the Indian Pacific Railway

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 25, 2019

Australia’s famous Indian Pacific Railway makes a transcontinental train trip from Sydney to Perth. The IPR takes you through Australia’s lush mountains, gold fields, rocky valleys, arid…

11 Sights To See in Sydney, Australia
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11 Sights To See in Sydney, Australia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 25, 2019

Sydney, Australia, starting and ending point of many cruises and a popular port of call on world cruises and other extended voyages, always makes the lists of…

Cruise Deal of the Week – March 22, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 22, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 22, 2019

Have you ever heard the expression "the early bird gets the worm"? The same logic applies to the latest cruise deal of the week from Holland America…

5 Travel Tips for your Bali Getaway
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5 Travel Tips for your Bali Getaway

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 21, 2019

There’s no denying that Bali is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. It has a little something for everybody — bustling cities, exotic wildlife,…

New River Cruise Bike Tours Starting in Asia
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New River Cruise Bike Tours Starting in Asia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 19, 2019

River cruising through Asian countries like Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand is an adventure most have never experienced. Grasshopper Adventures is launching three unique bike tours and cruise…

Great Cruise Ports for Scuba Diving and Swimming
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Great Cruise Ports for Scuba Diving and Swimming

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 19, 2019

If you are planning a cruise and are looking for fun off-boat adventure in the beautiful waters of your cruise ports and destinations, these are some of…

River Cruising in Kerala: India’s Southern Charm
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River Cruising in Kerala: India’s Southern Charm

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 18, 2019

India.  It wasn’t a place that I had my heart set on visiting and like many Americans, I knew very little about the country.  I was acutely…

Cruise Deal of the Week – March 15, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 15, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 15, 2019

The week we spring forward' is a tough one. Not only do we lose an hour of sleep, but we all have to readjust our internal clocks…

Grape Destinations: Why Blend Wine?
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Grape Destinations: Why Blend Wine?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 14, 2019

On a very special edition of Grape Destinations, we learn the ins and outs of wine blending from an industry professional.  It really is an art. Using…

New Ocean Ship Caters to Solo Cruisers
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New Ocean Ship Caters to Solo Cruisers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 14, 2019

Fans of Vantage Deluxe World Travel and their award-winning river cruise itineraries have something to smile about today. Vantage Cruise Line is advancing past cruising the world’s…

One Day in Berlin
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One Day in Berlin

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 13, 2019

Berlin is a large city, so it is impossible to see everything in one day. In order to get the most information about Berlin's important landmarks, taking…

The Best Street Eats in Kolkata
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The Best Street Eats in Kolkata

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 12, 2019

The gritty metropolis of Kolkata, India, displays a raucous, kinetic image framed by the Ganges River, a navigational artery directly connected to the country’s heart and soul. …

5 Reasons to Vacation in Auckland, New Zealand
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5 Reasons to Vacation in Auckland, New Zealand

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 11, 2019

Also called “the City of Sails,” a sprawling metropolis between two harbors (Waitemata and Manukau Harbors), Auckland is located in New Zealand’s North Island. It is a…

Cruise Deal of the Week – March 8th, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 8th, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 8, 2019

Everyone likes a bonus. Whether it's at work or when you book yourself an awesome cruise, getting more is always a good thing. If you're all about…

Bora Bora: Your Dream Vacation
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Bora Bora: Your Dream Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 6, 2019

This article is the 3rd of a three part series by Porthole Cruise Magazine contributor Georgina Cruz chronicling her voyage aboard a Holland America Line world cruise. The…

5 Fun Things to Do on your Key West Cruise
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5 Fun Things to Do on your Key West Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 4, 2019

Key West is one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in the Florida Keys. Dubbed as “the Southernmost City in the United States,” Key West has…

Cruise Deal of the Week – March 1, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – March 1, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 1, 2019

Sometimes you just have to cruise. But that doesn't mean you have to cruise at full price. Savvy cruisers know that a great deal on a cruise…

Getting Around Europe on a Budget
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Getting Around Europe on a Budget

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 28, 2019

Taking a European river cruise is a great way to see a lot of beautiful foreign cities in a short time, while enjoying the comfort of a…

Your Ultimate Moorea Vacation Guide
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Your Ultimate Moorea Vacation Guide

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 28, 2019

This article is the second part of a three-part series by Porthole Cruise Magazine contributor Georgina Cruz chronicling her voyage aboard a Holland America Line world cruise. The…

Are There Cruises for Hikers?
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Are There Cruises for Hikers?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 27, 2019

Do you love to hike? Are you also looking for a cruise vacation? Well, do we have good news for you! Even though over 20 million people were set…

Tips for Easing Your First-Time Cruise Anxiety
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Tips for Easing Your First-Time Cruise Anxiety

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 26, 2019

Are you about to schedule your first cruise vacation but can’t seem to ease your cruise anxiety? You are not alone. AllianzGlobal conducted a survey and found 53…

TRAVEL TIPS: Explore the Big Blue with Sea Trek in Sint Maarten
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TRAVEL TIPS: Explore the Big Blue with Sea Trek in Sint Maarten

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 26, 2019

Sint Maarten is surely an interesting place to visit. The small island is divided into two with Sint Maarten (Dutch) occupying the southern half, while Saint Martin…

Are Luxury Cruises Worth the Price?
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Are Luxury Cruises Worth the Price?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 25, 2019

If you are planning a cruise vacation getaway on one of the many incredible ships operating today, you have one big decision to make right from the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 22, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 22, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 22, 2019

Some people just don't like the beach. The sand gets everywhere, you come back sunburned and you have to carry a million bags back and forth from…

5 Overlooked Cruise Destinations
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5 Overlooked Cruise Destinations

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 21, 2019

Cruises to places like the Bahamas and the Caribbean are a dime a dozen. To get the most for your money, consider a cruise destination that isn't…

Make the Most of Your Tahiti Cruise Vacation
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Make the Most of Your Tahiti Cruise Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 20, 2019

The beauty of French Polynesia, a South Pacific archipelago made up of 118 islands and atolls, has beckoned artists and writers including Paul Gauguin, Robert Louis Stevenson…

Touring Taiwan: 7 Must-Sees
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Touring Taiwan: 7 Must-Sees

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 20, 2019

There is a reason that Portuguese explorers called Taiwan the ilha formosa, or “beautiful island.” Sitting over a hundred miles off the coast of mainland China, Taiwan is…

Dish It Up: Health-Conscious Cruise Cuisine
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Dish It Up: Health-Conscious Cruise Cuisine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 19, 2019

Forget the Christmas cookies you gobbled with abandon. It’s so last month. Actually, it’s so last year. We begin 2019 in gratitude, for we can now dine…

Last Call: Espresso Yourself
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Last Call: Espresso Yourself

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 18, 2019

The Place for Espresso — Café al Bacio and Gelateria Grab A Seat — All Celebrity Cruise Ships (excluding Celebrity’s expedition ships) Standout Feature ­— The European…

Benefits of Using AirBnB in a Foreign Country
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Benefits of Using AirBnB in a Foreign Country

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 18, 2019

Traveling is fun and exciting. Besides the choice of what country to visit and what to do when you get there, one of the most important things…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 15, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 15, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 15, 2019

Love is in the air, so why not book a cruise with a line whose name literally means love! Ama (or amor) means love in Spanish and…

6 Tips for Booking a Last-Minute Winter Cruise
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6 Tips for Booking a Last-Minute Winter Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 14, 2019

Everyone looks forward to the end of the year. The early winter months represent holidays, celebrations, and quality time with family and friends. However, the winter weather,…

9 Reasons to Cruise to Easter Island
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9 Reasons to Cruise to Easter Island

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 13, 2019

A Holy Grail among seasoned travelers, mysterious and mystical Easter Island is a speck of land of 63 square miles in the middle of the Pacific Ocean…

Cruise Your Way to the Perfect Honeymoon Vacation
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Cruise Your Way to the Perfect Honeymoon Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 12, 2019

Newlyweds are some of the most adorable people you will see. As they head out to start their new lives together, many new couples celebrate their wedding…

Why You Should Try a Windjammer Cruise
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Why You Should Try a Windjammer Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 11, 2019

Do you like to cruise but not with the masses? Do you enjoy good food and great conversation? Are you looking to travel differently this year? If…

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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 8, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 8, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 8, 2019

There's plenty of good cruise deals floating around the web, but not many of them actually make you say wow! Royal Caribbean is running a flash sale…

Emeralds of Cartagena: Colombia’s Prized Gemstone
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Emeralds of Cartagena: Colombia’s Prized Gemstone

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 7, 2019

Here in Cartagena, a bustling port city on Colombia’s Northern coast, tourists flock from cruise ships to experience one of South America’s most distinct regions. Many are…

1 Millionth Passenger Cruises Through Port of New Orleans
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1 Millionth Passenger Cruises Through Port of New Orleans

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 6, 2019

More than a million cruise passengers grabbed their feather masks and loaded up on beignets for a cruise out of New Orleans in 2018, up 2.3% from…

What’s the Best Hotel in the World?
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What’s the Best Hotel in the World?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 5, 2019

We all know a bad hotel when we see one, but what makes a great hotel? The team over at U.S. News & World Report put together…

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…

Recapping Oprah’s Girls’ Getaway Cruise
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Recapping Oprah’s Girls’ Getaway Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 4, 2019

Every cruise is special in its own way, but the Girls’ Getaway cruise hosted by media icon Oprah and news personality Gayle King was one passengers on…

Cruise Deal of the Week – February 1, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – February 1, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 1, 2019

One of the biggest weekends in America is finally here and in honor of Super Bowl Sunday, Celebrity Cruises has a winning deal no matter who you're…

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…

Quark’s New Ship Will Have 2 Helidecks
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Quark’s New Ship Will Have 2 Helidecks

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 29, 2019

If spending a week in a deck chair doesn’t sound like a fun vacation, Quark Expeditions may have something for you! Steel-cutting began on their newest adventure…

Symphony of the Seas Cruise Ship Review
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Symphony of the Seas Cruise Ship Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 28, 2019

Bigger is better, right? For those booking a cruise on the brand new Symphony of the Seas operated by Royal Caribbean, you’re about to sail on the…

5 Ways To Have A Blast In San Blas
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5 Ways To Have A Blast In San Blas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 28, 2019

Panama’s San Blas Islands are exotic, friendly, and relatively nearby; often a port of call on Panama Canal itineraries, including those featuring partial transits of the Canal.…

First Look: Carnival Mardi Gras Roller Coaster
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First Look: Carnival Mardi Gras Roller Coaster

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 25, 2019

One of the most anticipated ships in production today is Carnival Mardi Gras, a top of the line vessel slated to be the first in North America…

Island Shore Excursions For Your Tastebuds
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Island Shore Excursions For Your Tastebuds

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 24, 2019

If you’ve cruised with Holland America Line, you may be familiar with their FOOD & WINE shore excursions. Teaming up with the famed magazine of the same…

Life-Size Monopoly New on Dream Cruises
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Life-Size Monopoly New on Dream Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 21, 2019

One of the original metal Monopoly game pieces was a ship, but the founders of the classic board game probably never expected their invention to make it…

Food and Dom Perignon Pairings on Oceania Cruises (VIDEO)
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Food and Dom Perignon Pairings on Oceania Cruises (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 21, 2019

Oceania Cruises made headlines just last week with the announcement of two new additions to their already stellar fleet. While usually that’s enough of an announcement for…

Cruise Deal of the Week – January 18, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 18, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 18, 2019

Happy Friday Cruisers! It's peak season for warm weather cruising in the Caribbean and elsewhere South of the Equator, but some of you are still stuck at…

MSC Reveals More About Highly Anticipated Ocean Cay
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MSC Reveals More About Highly Anticipated Ocean Cay

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 16, 2019

For what feels like years now, cruise and vacation enthusiasts have been hearing about Ocean Cay, a private island resort in the works from MSC Cruises. Delays…

HAL Adds New America’s Test Kitchen Programs
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HAL Adds New America’s Test Kitchen Programs

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 15, 2019

Where do you fall on the master chef spectrum? Some of us can whip up 3 course meals in our sleep, others end up burning cereal. One…

6 Must-Sees In Cadiz, Spain
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6 Must-Sees In Cadiz, Spain

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 14, 2019

Most cruise passengers whose ships call at Cadiz, a White City in the Costa de la Luz (the Coast of Light) in the Andalusia region of Spain, immediately head…

Cruise Deal of the Week – January 11, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 11, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 11, 2019

There's nothing better than being in the club. In this case, we're talking about Azamara Club Cruises and their latest back to back cruising on board credit…

Viking Announces 2020-2021 World Cruise
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Viking Announces 2020-2021 World Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 9, 2019

Are you ready to relive the most fascinating wager in fiction? When Jules Verne wrote Around the World in 80 Days, the fiction trip he imagined was…

TRAVEL TIPS: Ajaccio, Corsica – a Hidden Gem in the Mediterranean
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TRAVEL TIPS: Ajaccio, Corsica – a Hidden Gem in the Mediterranean

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 8, 2019

Perhaps you remember hearing the name “Corsica” in your high school history class, since the island is the birthplace of one of Europe’s most well-known historical figures:…

Windstar and Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Caribbean Celebration (VIDEO)
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Windstar and Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Caribbean Celebration (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 7, 2019

Have you heard about the Caribbean Celebration Cruise? Windstar Cruises is partnering with Porthole Cruise Magazine, the definitive authority on all things cruise, to reveal the indulgent Caribbean in a…

Cruise Deal of the Week – January 4, 2019
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Cruise Deal of the Week – January 4, 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 4, 2019

Calling all Miami Dolphin fans! MSC Cruises has long partnered with the NFL's southernmost franchise to offer theme cruises with personnel from the team, former players and…

Steve Abroad: Recapping a WILD 2018
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Steve Abroad: Recapping a WILD 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 2, 2019

As a feature writer for Porthole Cruise Magazine, I spent a great deal of 2018 at sea.  While mainstream cruising is covered in great detail by writers…

The Best Hangover Cure? A Cruise Ship!
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The Best Hangover Cure? A Cruise Ship!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 1, 2019

Hello and welcome to 2019! That pounding headache and queasy feeling you’re experiencing, that’s called a New Year’s Day hangover and it’s no fun at all! Like…

5 Reasons to Pre-Cruise at Disney’s Bay Lake Tower
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5 Reasons to Pre-Cruise at Disney’s Bay Lake Tower

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2018

Through the years when our family has sailed from Port Canaveral on such lines as Carnival, Disney, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean, we have always spent some time…

Cruise Deal of the Week – December 28, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Cruise Deal of the Week – December 28, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 28, 2018

What better way to ring in the New Year than a week spent living like royalty? Princess Cruises is ready to make the dream a reality with…

Flying with Pets: What Do YOU Think?
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Flying with Pets: What Do YOU Think?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 27, 2018

Everyone’s family is different, especially for those with family members who bark or meow! Pets are undeniably part of the family and if you did any traveling…

When is the Best Time to Cruise?
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When is the Best Time to Cruise?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 26, 2018

If you’ve never thought about taking a cruise before, one of the first questions that comes to mind is usually: when is the best time to cruise?…

Cruise Deal of the Week – December 21, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – December 21, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 21, 2018

Have you finished all your last-minute shopping? You've still got a few days left to get that special someone on your list the best holiday gift possible,…

For a Healthier Trip, Avoid This Common Mistake
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For a Healthier Trip, Avoid This Common Mistake

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 18, 2018

Drinking enough water throughout the day is something we could all improve at. Water plays a crucial role in how our body functions both mentally and physically,…

Coming up Roses: Carnival Poised for HUGE 2019
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Coming up Roses: Carnival Poised for HUGE 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 17, 2018

You already know Carnival Cruise Line as one of the most popular names in vacationing, but did you know that Carnival is set to make 2019 a…

Cruise Deal of the Week – December 14, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – December 14, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 14, 2018

Have you been naughty or nice this year? Either way, you deserve a vacation. Cruising is easily the best gift you can give a person and Bahamas…

State of the Cruising: What’s to Come in 2019
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State of the Cruising: What’s to Come in 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 13, 2018

It's that time of the year again! Cruise Lines International Association (also called CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade organization, released their annual 2019 State of the…

Cartagena’s Best: Exploring the Caribe Emerald Museum
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Cartagena’s Best: Exploring the Caribe Emerald Museum

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 12, 2018

One of the most interesting trends in cruising is the rise in popularity of South American cruise ports. Cartagena, on Colombia’s northern coast, is one such city…

TRAVEL TIPS: Doha, Beyond Skyscrapers & Shopping Malls
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TRAVEL TIPS: Doha, Beyond Skyscrapers & Shopping Malls

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 11, 2018

In recent years, the Middle Eastern country of Qatar has become a major world power, and its capital Doha is a metropolis, complete with massive geometric skyscrapers…

Heading Ashore: 9 Things to See in Rome
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Heading Ashore: 9 Things to See in Rome

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 10, 2018

For most cruise passengers sailing in the Med, a call at Civitavecchia, Italy, the port of the Eternal City, means that, as the saying goes, “All roads…

Use Your Pre-Cruise Stay to Stock Up on Savings
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Use Your Pre-Cruise Stay to Stock Up on Savings

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 10, 2018

Smart cruisers know the benefits of heading to your South Florida cruise port a day or two early. Not only do you avoid travel delays and other…

Cruise Deal of the Week – December 7th, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – December 7th, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 7, 2018

Princess Cruises is honoring their long history at sea (Love Boat, anyone?) and the fun and adventure they’ve shared with their valued passengers throughout the years. With…

Introducing <i>Carnival Mardi Gras</i>
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Introducing Carnival Mardi Gras

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 6, 2018

If you’re an avid watcher of Wheel of Fortune, the popular evening game show hosted by Pat Sajak and Vanna White, you were lucky enough to see…

Five Fave Adventure Tours in Southeast Asia
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Five Fave Adventure Tours in Southeast Asia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 4, 2018

As if travel to Southeast Asia isn’t exciting enough, there have been enormous strides to develop shore excursions that appeal to the adventurous spirit of both young…

Create Your Own Whisky Blend Aboard Carnival
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Create Your Own Whisky Blend Aboard Carnival

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 3, 2018

Hundreds of years ago in a peat bog somewhere in Scotland, Friar John Cor distilled the first batch of scotch whisky. It probably wasn’t the best-tasting spirit,…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 30, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 30, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 30, 2018

December is finally here and that means holiday cheer is all around. Holiday cruise deals are a popular option for cruise lines looking to fill up their…

TRAVEL TIPS: Going to Goa
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TRAVEL TIPS: Going to Goa

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 27, 2018

Goa is probably best known as India’s place to party, but this small state is packed with beauty and history.  Goa has been through many changes, and each phase…

Can I Use Credit Card Points to Book a Cruise Vacation?
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Can I Use Credit Card Points to Book a Cruise Vacation?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 26, 2018

Sailing the high seas can be a fun family adventure, but it can also be an expensive one, too. That’s why savvy travelers know that they should…

Wilderness Found: Discovering Cunard’s Alaska
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Wilderness Found: Discovering Cunard’s Alaska

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 26, 2018

Few places in this world are truly wild thanks to man’s continual reach, yet the wilderness of Alaska remains pristine and ripe for exploration. From towering glaciers…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 23, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 23, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 23, 2018

It's every deal-hunter's favorite time of the year! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the best days to book a cruise thanks to outrageous deals…

A Grand Entrance for Celebrity Edge
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A Grand Entrance for Celebrity Edge

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 20, 2018

For the first time, Port Everglades Terminal 25 has a tenant: Celebrity Edge. The newest ship in Celebrity Cruises fleet sailed into Fort Lauderdale, FL, yesterday, her…

Top 7 Things People Always Forget to Pack
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Top 7 Things People Always Forget to Pack

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 20, 2018

The excited feeling of getting to go on vacation is something to be looked forward to; the day is finally here. All of the suitcases are packed,…

5 Essential Tips for Planning a Holiday Cruise
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5 Essential Tips for Planning a Holiday Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 19, 2018

The holidays are a wonderful time to set sail. Many cruise lines offer special events and activities while onboard. You may feel a bit of the "holiday…

Windstar Announces $250 Million in Fleet Improvements
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Windstar Announces $250 Million in Fleet Improvements

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 16, 2018

Have you ever wanted to be a little longer? If you're a Windstar Cruise ship, you're in luck! The luxury cruise giant announced a new $250 million…

Food To Thai Me Over
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Food To Thai Me Over

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 15, 2018

Thai food has long held a special place in my professed obsession with searching for ultimate culinary bliss.  It is definitely my ‘go to’ ethnic food. Who…

Seeing Seattle On a Budget
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Seeing Seattle On a Budget

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 14, 2018

Looking for a way to see the Emerald City on a budget? We have you covered! Seattle may seem like an expensive town, but they have a…

3 Unusual Ways to Break a Sweat on a Cruise
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3 Unusual Ways to Break a Sweat on a Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 13, 2018

Hitting the gym used to be the only way to break a good sweat on a cruise vacation, but those days are over. As the health and…

Cozumel’s Best: Fun in the Sun at Playa Mia Grand Beach Park
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Cozumel’s Best: Fun in the Sun at Playa Mia Grand Beach Park

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 13, 2018

Does your vision of the perfect vacation include catching a nice tan, sipping a cold drink from a coconut and not a single email or Monday meeting…

Shaq Brings Great Food and Fun to Carnival
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Shaq Brings Great Food and Fun to Carnival

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 13, 2018

He spent well over a decade dominating the hardwood courts of the NBA, but now international star of sport, film and music Shaquille O’Neal is setting his…

Keepin’ It Cool at Martini Bar & Crush
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Keepin’ It Cool at Martini Bar & Crush

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 12, 2018

How often do you get to feel cool? At Celebrity Cruise Line’s famed Martini Bar & Crush, keeping things cool (literally) is always a top priority. At…

Adventure Unbridled: A Galapagos Expedition
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Adventure Unbridled: A Galapagos Expedition

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 12, 2018

As she glides through the brilliant turquoise waters of Gardner Bay, there’s already a crowd forming along the top deck of Celebrity Xpedition. They’ve gathered for the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 9, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 9, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 9, 2018

Those looking for a great cruise vacation can treat themselves to a room with a view for a lot less than usual thanks to the Double Upgrade…

Dining with Virgin Voyages: It’s SeaLicious!
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Dining with Virgin Voyages: It’s SeaLicious!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 8, 2018

Oh yeah. Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady is about to blow your notion of a traditional cruise right out of the water. Last night, at an event at…

Ocean Cay Enters Final Phase of Construction
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Ocean Cay Enters Final Phase of Construction

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 8, 2018

MSC Cruises’ private island is another step closer to completion. The first trees were planted on Ocean Cay this week, what was a sand extraction site, in…

Cruising with Teens; Here’s the Scoop
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Cruising with Teens; Here’s the Scoop

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 7, 2018

Little kids may appear to have the advantage on cruising with dedicated children's programs, but tween and teens also have spectacular programs that are geared for their…

11 Reasons To Set Sail On Crystal Symphony
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11 Reasons To Set Sail On Crystal Symphony

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 6, 2018

An icon of the ultra-luxury category in cruising, the Crystal Symphony is a 51,044-ton vessel with 848 berths, reduced from 922 during a redesign in 2017. The…

A Smooth Delivery for Celebrity Edge
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A Smooth Delivery for Celebrity Edge

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 6, 2018

After more than four years of planning and an additional two years of construction, Celebrity Edge was finally delivered to the team at Celebrity Cruises to begin…

Look Past the Tourist Trap: Miami
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Look Past the Tourist Trap: Miami

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 5, 2018

The city of Miami is home to a picture-perfect beach and raucous South Beach nightlife, but there’s a whole lot more to this place than meets the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – November 2, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – November 2, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 2, 2018

It's time to put away the bubbling cauldrons and spooky skeletons because the Holiday season is officially upon us. One of the best ways to get the…

Richard Branson Reveals First Virgin Voyages Destination
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Richard Branson Reveals First Virgin Voyages Destination

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 1, 2018

Appearing as his usual casual self on the Virgin Voyages social media channels yesterday, Richard Branson made a much anticipated announcement; Virgin Voyages is headed to Cuba.…

Best Cruise Foods for an Energy Boost
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Best Cruise Foods for an Energy Boost

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 1, 2018

Food. It fuels our bodies to perform daily activities. Since cruise vacations are fun-packed with activities, both onboard and in destinations, you may need an energy boost…

5 Spots in the Florida Keys You Can’t Miss
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5 Spots in the Florida Keys You Can’t Miss

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 31, 2018

The Florida Keys are a diverse group of islands. Each town is home to unique experiences and adventures. A drive down on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway…

5 Tips for Cruising out of Baltimore with Children
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5 Tips for Cruising out of Baltimore with Children

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 30, 2018

Cruising with your children can be a fun time of making memories, or it can be a nightmare. The difference is some careful planning and knowing how…

3 Onboard Spa Treatments to Try on Your Next Cruise
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3 Onboard Spa Treatments to Try on Your Next Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 30, 2018

Aboard cruise ships, spa treatments are anything but ordinary. Dim lights, soothing sounds and pleasant smells are all expected in a spa experience. However, laying comfortably on…

Yes, You Can Still Enjoy A Cruise While Dieting
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Yes, You Can Still Enjoy A Cruise While Dieting

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 29, 2018

Embracing healthier diet and exercise lifestyle choices requires long-term commitment to see results. If you eat junk food every time you attend a party or go on…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 26, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 26, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 26, 2018

October may be the scariest month, but there's nothing to fear when you book a cruise at a great deal from our cruise-loving friends over at Royal…

5 Spooky Places to Visit in New Orleans
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5 Spooky Places to Visit in New Orleans

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 25, 2018

Black cats and voodoo magic. New Orleans is the hot spot for the supernatural. The mix of Spanish, French, and Creole influences all adds a mysterious flavor…

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?…

The Ultimate Self-Guided Tour: Boston
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The Ultimate Self-Guided Tour: Boston

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 24, 2018

Fall is here – the weather is just right, pumpkin spice is in the air, and people are planning their holiday travels. While making a list of…

Hurricane Willa Threatens Mexican Cruise Port
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Hurricane Willa Threatens Mexican Cruise Port

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 23, 2018

For most days out of the year, the Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful and lively cruise port full of happy passengers and endless sunshine. However, a major…

4 Reasons Why Grand Turk Will Be Your Favorite Caribbean Cruise Port
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4 Reasons Why Grand Turk Will Be Your Favorite Caribbean Cruise Port

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 23, 2018

Could it be that an island less than seven miles long could be your favorite stop in the Caribbean? This little strip of land known as Grand…

10 Tips to Keep Your Weight in Check While on Vacation
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10 Tips to Keep Your Weight in Check While on Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 22, 2018

Many people come back from a cruise vacation packing a couple of extra pounds. Those mouthwatering, all-you-can-eat buffets are often the culprit. However, cruising provides many opportunities…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 19, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 19, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 19, 2018

You know if it's coming from Emerald Waterways, it's a suite deal! The famous river cruise experts have a deal running through Halloween if you're looking to…

Would You Get a Tattoo at Sea?
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Would You Get a Tattoo at Sea?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 19, 2018

As one of the most anticipated ship launches in recent memory inches closer to fruition, Virgin Voyages is giving future passengers previews of what to expect from…

4 New Ultra-Luxury Ships Ordered by MSC Cruises
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4 New Ultra-Luxury Ships Ordered by MSC Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 19, 2018

The ultra-luxury cruise market has a new player thanks to a renewed partnership between MSC Cruises and famed Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. The duo announced the signing of…

Can Traveling Improve Your Health?
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Can Traveling Improve Your Health?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 18, 2018

AARP, the most trusted name in retirement, released the results of a new survey they conducted which found that those who travel reported better emotional and physical…

Cruise Etiquette: First Impressions Matter
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Cruise Etiquette: First Impressions Matter

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 17, 2018

Cruising can’t be a more rewarding way to escape the raw winter weather. Everyone has gone on a cruise at some time. Whether cruising from the New…

$2 Billion in Fleet Enhancements for Carnival
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$2 Billion in Fleet Enhancements for Carnival

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 17, 2018

You know them by their slogan as the World’s Most Popular Cruise Line, but after a proposed $2 billion in fleet enhancements they’ll be known as one…

5 Things to Consider Before Boarding Your Cruise
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5 Things to Consider Before Boarding Your Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 15, 2018

You arrive at the cruise terminal, required documents in hand. You've already sweat the small stuff and are about to embark on a magnificent journey to both…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 12, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 12, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 12, 2018

October is National Cruise Month and there’s never been a better time to get a great deal on a cruise for you and the whole family. Star…

SCARED of Sharks?! MUST HAVE Travel Gear
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SCARED of Sharks?! MUST HAVE Travel Gear

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 11, 2018

Thanks to the movie Jaws, the summer of 1975 will always be remembered for America's fear of sharks. These nautical nightmares are the terrors of the deep…

Fort Lauderdale: Off the Beaten Path
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Fort Lauderdale: Off the Beaten Path

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 11, 2018

Whether you’re a college student looking to shake off the stresses of the semester, a retiree looking for some peace and quiet or a family looking to…

Avoid the Pitfalls of Sailing Day
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Avoid the Pitfalls of Sailing Day

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 9, 2018

Cruising is the greatest vacation experience anyone can have. Every cruise line provides a unique on board atmosphere, ranging from dining, to entertainment, to shore excursions, and…

Set Sail with this Grammy Award Winner
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Set Sail with this Grammy Award Winner

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 5, 2018

For those living on a prayer until their next cruise, do we have some great news for you. Cruising giant Norwegian Cruise Line announced it will host…

Cruise Deal of the Week – October 5, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – October 5, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 5, 2018

Celebrity Cruise Lines is moving, so now is the best time to save on a cruise for you and the family! Well, the website is moving anyway,…

3 Ways to Spend the Day in Gangneung, Korea
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3 Ways to Spend the Day in Gangneung, Korea

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 4, 2018

Gangneung, the site of several indoor 2018 Winter Olympics events, is an idyllic city on the Eastern coast of South Korea filled with picturesque beaches, vibrant parks,…

Fall Foliage Off to a Slow Start
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Fall Foliage Off to a Slow Start

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 3, 2018

One of the best parts of fall is touring northern states like Maine, Vermont, and New York while the leaves make their autumnal change from rich green…

2 Days in Bogota
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2 Days in Bogota

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 3, 2018

Two days is not enough to truly experience the incredible capital city of Colombia but for most people traveling to the country, Bogota is just the starting…

October Means It’s Time to #ChooseCruise
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October Means It’s Time to #ChooseCruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 2, 2018

The air is crisp, the leaves pop with color and the aroma of pumpkin spice wafts just about everywhere you go. There’s plenty of reasons to love…

5 Ways to Stay Safe When You’re Traveling Solo
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5 Ways to Stay Safe When You’re Traveling Solo

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 2, 2018

Traveling solo, whether for work or a vacation getaway, can be stressful. There’s much to remember and to do. From planning, packing, traveling, and enjoying the trip.…

Disney To Call New Orleans Home
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Disney To Call New Orleans Home

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 28, 2018

New Orleans has always been a popular vacation destination, but The Big Easy has even more to offer thanks to Disney Cruise Lines. The cruising giant announced…

Week-Long Vacation? More Americans Saying No Thanks
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Week-Long Vacation? More Americans Saying No Thanks

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 26, 2018

When is the last time you packed your bags and hit the road for a week long vacation? If you’re an American, there’s a 51% chance you…

Is This the Best Travel Content on TV?
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Is This the Best Travel Content on TV?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 25, 2018

Where will the world's largest leisure travel company take you next? How about Tanzania? Cambodia? Mumbai? There's no shortage of incredible places to explore thanks to new…

4 People You Meet When Traveling Alone
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4 People You Meet When Traveling Alone

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 25, 2018

Solo travel is always a grand adventure due in large part to the people you will meet along the way. I have found there are a few…

The Best Shore Excursions For Your Next Caribbean Cruise
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The Best Shore Excursions For Your Next Caribbean Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 24, 2018

A Caribbean cruise is the perfect destination to try new excursions and get a taste of how islanders live. Cruise lines offer excursions that you may not be able…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 21, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 21, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 21, 2018

When Royal Caribbean has extra cabins to fill, they offer some of the best deals on cruises all over the world. Their latest deal, the Thrill-A-Thon Sale,…

Cruise & Stay: The Bahamas
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Cruise & Stay: The Bahamas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 21, 2018

Do you know the difference between an ocean liner and a cruise ship? Before air travel became the preferred method of spanning the globe, getting from say…

5 Foods You Have to Try in the Bahamas
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5 Foods You Have to Try in the Bahamas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 19, 2018

Going to the Bahamas has more benefits than you can count. Everyone loves the culture, non-stop sunlight, beautiful beaches, excursions, and food. This destination is known for…

This Mobile App is Made for Travel Content
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This Mobile App is Made for Travel Content

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 18, 2018

Carnival Corporation is one of the top names in cruising. Their ships sail all over their world and  a loyal following of cruise enthusiasts are soaking up…

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,…

Super Typhoon Mangkhut Rattles South China
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Super Typhoon Mangkhut Rattles South China

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 17, 2018

While the Eastern United States spent the weekend bracing for Hurricane Florence to bring heavy rains and high winds to the Mid-Atlantic region, it was another storm…

Dish It Up: Holland America’s Food Frontiers
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Dish It Up: Holland America’s Food Frontiers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 17, 2018

Holland America Line, once known more for staying the course rather than progressive pursuits, has quietly and impressively transformed its brand image into a far more compelling…

Cruise Deal of the Week – September 14, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – September 14, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 14, 2018

Sometimes in life you need to put aside all your distractions and obligations and just set sail. That’s what Seabourn Cruise Lines hopes you do with their…

The Best Part of an All-Inclusive Cruise? Free Drinks
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The Best Part of an All-Inclusive Cruise? Free Drinks

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 14, 2018

The modern cruiser expects a lot from their cruise line. The accommodations have to be superb, the food excellent and the entertainment...well, entertaining. Another thing cruisers expect…

Entertainment Giant Expands Adventure Travel Offerings
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Entertainment Giant Expands Adventure Travel Offerings

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 13, 2018

The hottest trend in cruising these days is adventure ships sailing to some of the world’s most unique locales. Adventures by Disney, a leader in guided group…

First Look: <i>Norwegian Encore</i> Hull Art Reveal
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First Look: Norwegian Encore Hull Art Reveal

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 12, 2018

While ships are getting bigger and more technologically advanced, there’s another trend in the cruise industry that’s making ships stand out even more. Hull art is popular…

Understanding Alaska With Cunard
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Understanding Alaska With Cunard

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 12, 2018

For luxury cruise line Cunard, the guest experience matters most. That’s why they place such an emphasis on fun and comfort, but also education as passengers want…

5 Musts in Bar Harbor, Maine
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5 Musts in Bar Harbor, Maine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 11, 2018

Bar Harbor, Maine, on lovely Mount Desert Island, a pretty-as-a-picture quintessential New England harbor town, is one of the most popular ports on New England/Canada itineraries –…

48 Hours: Shipping Up To Boston
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48 Hours: Shipping Up To Boston

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 11, 2018

A vibrant port for over 400 years, Boston is a marriage of the past and future, a place where you can trace America’s history through its cobblestone…

This Cruise Ship Needs a Name
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This Cruise Ship Needs a Name

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 10, 2018

Although it won’t be until 2020 until she actually floats out, Dream Cruises latest ship is the talk of the town thanks to a new contest to…

Luxury Cruise Line Heads to Asia in 2019
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Luxury Cruise Line Heads to Asia in 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 7, 2018

Seabourn, a top name in luxury cruising, has grand plans in store for its newest ship, Seabourn Ovation. The cruise line is sending Seabourn Ovation to Asia…

In Old San Juan, Time is on Your Side
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In Old San Juan, Time is on Your Side

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 6, 2018

Make the most of your San Juan port of call and engage in enchanting experiences, each less than an hour from your cruise ship terminal. Every year,…

Feel the Mojo: a Guide to Cuban Food
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Feel the Mojo: a Guide to Cuban Food

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 6, 2018

Any cultural anthropologist worth their salt knows that to truly immerse yourself in another society, you have to break bread. For Miami's Cuban community, a meal is…

Never Lose a Bag Again
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Never Lose a Bag Again

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 5, 2018

It's too easy to have your luggage lost while on the way to your beautiful cruise port! The more flight connections, taxi rides, and buses you take,…

6 Highlights of Halifax
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6 Highlights of Halifax

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 5, 2018

Halifax, a top destination on New England/Canada cruises, offers a mix of historic and modern attractions and strong maritime traditions – it was here that Samuel Cunard…

All-Electric Vessel Named Ship of the Year
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All-Electric Vessel Named Ship of the Year

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 4, 2018

While some cruise lines are taking steps to curb the use of single-use plastic straws and upgrading their fleet to state of the art liquid natural gas…

Is Antarctica the Hottest New Cruise Destination?
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Is Antarctica the Hottest New Cruise Destination?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 31, 2018

The places on Earth where humans haven’t explored grows smaller and smaller with each passing year. However, there’s one place which still remains widely unexplored that’s more…

Deal of the Week – August 31, 2018
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Deal of the Week – August 31, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 31, 2018

Celebrity Cruises is kicking off Labor Day weekend with a sale you aren’t going to want to miss. Through Wednesday, book your next quality luxury vacation—more than…

Conquering the Markets of Hong Kong
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Conquering the Markets of Hong Kong

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 30, 2018

This summer I had the unbelievable opportunity to visit the city of Hong Kong, China. What made the experience even more memorable was being able to take…

What’s New at The Bamboo Room? The Royal Zombie Signature Cocktail
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What’s New at The Bamboo Room? The Royal Zombie Signature Cocktail

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 29, 2018

When Royal Caribbean International put $120 million in upgrades into Mariner of the Seas, one of the highly anticipated new features was a laid-back Polynesian style bar…

Ride in Style with Brightline Select Service
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Ride in Style with Brightline Select Service

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 29, 2018

The Brightline high speed rail service already made it easy to travel between South Florida’s major cities, but a new focus on high end service means riders…

7 Musts In Quebec City
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7 Musts In Quebec City

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 28, 2018

Shopkeepers who greet you with a “bonjour!” A hotel that reminds you of chateaux from the Loire Valley in France. Old-World style cafes and narrow cobblestone streets…

9 Delicious Ways To Launch A Cruise From Florida This Fall
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9 Delicious Ways To Launch A Cruise From Florida This Fall

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 27, 2018

Fall is for foodies in Florida. The whole state is like a big table set with bountiful feasts to tempt every palate this time of year: everything…

Grape Destinations: A Wine Glass Tutorial
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Grape Destinations: A Wine Glass Tutorial

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2018

The best (or maybe worst) part about living in our modern age is the sheer number of choices we have. For wine drinkers, not only are there…

Travel Icon Samantha Brown Named AmaMagna Godmother
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Travel Icon Samantha Brown Named AmaMagna Godmother

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2018

It may be easier to list the places famed travel icon Samantha Brown HASN’T been. The former Travel Channel personality and current host of the PBS show…

Cruising with an Infant: Baby Travel Gear for Super Mom
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Cruising with an Infant: Baby Travel Gear for Super Mom

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2018

The time has come – after months of learning the ins-and-outs of parenthood, you are finally ready to take your first vacation, a cruise vacation. BUT there…

Do YOU download CRUISE APPS? Disney Navigator App Review
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Do YOU download CRUISE APPS? Disney Navigator App Review

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 22, 2018

Where do you get the best WIFI? Not at sea… or is that now becoming a myth? As cruise lines get more digital savvy, they are making…

Cruise Giant Plans New Terminal at Port Canaveral
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Cruise Giant Plans New Terminal at Port Canaveral

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 22, 2018

As the world’s largest cruise line, Carnival is always looking for a way to make a splash in the industry. As one of the world’s busiest cruise…

German Chancellor Speaks at Crystal Endeavor Keel-Laying Ceremony
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German Chancellor Speaks at Crystal Endeavor Keel-Laying Ceremony

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2018

At MV Werften, maritime tradition is taken very seriously. Those at the shipyard celebrating the keel-laying ceremony for Crystal Endeavor were lucky enough to hear German Chancellor…

Travel Tips: Currency Exchange Tips To Save You Money
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Travel Tips: Currency Exchange Tips To Save You Money

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2018

There are plenty of travel tips when it comes to money: how to budget it, how to keep it safe, what to do if you don’t have…

11 Reasons To Sail On Holland America’s <i>Veendam</i>
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11 Reasons To Sail On Holland America’s Veendam

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2018

A classic mid-size ship – 57,092-tons with capacity for 1,350 guests – Holland America’s Veendam reminds me of playwright Channing Pollock’s definition of happiness: “a way station…

Exceptional Adventures Await With Crystal Cruises
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Exceptional Adventures Await With Crystal Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2018

It seems like all cruise lines tout their luxury these days, but the extravagance and splendor afforded by one particular source of adventure stands out among the…

Meet the Newest Princess at Sea (VIDEO)
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Meet the Newest Princess at Sea (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 20, 2018

Fleet expansion is all part of the plan for Princess Cruises, who announced the name of their latest build scheduled to launch in 2020. Enchanted Princess, as…

Sampling Sydney’s Cocktail Culture in the CBD
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Sampling Sydney’s Cocktail Culture in the CBD

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 20, 2018

Next time your cruise ship docks in Sydney Harbour and you’d like to visit some of the city’s most unique cocktail lounges, here are three in the…

Find Wellness at Sea; Adventure of Your Life Cruise
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Find Wellness at Sea; Adventure of Your Life Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 15, 2018

Guests aboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam for the Adventure of Your Life Cruise are in for, you guessed it, the adventure of their life! Leaving Fort…

<i>Celebrity Edge</i> Adds Technology to the Stage
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Celebrity Edge Adds Technology to the Stage

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 15, 2018

What’s the number one thing cruisers want to see on board future ships? While the answer does vary, improved technology is certainly a common response. Ships built…

At the Helm: Cruising into St. Thomas (VIDEO)
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At the Helm: Cruising into St. Thomas (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 14, 2018

Per Kristoffersen may not remember the first time he parallel parked a car, but he’ll never forget having to park one of the world’s largest cruise ships…

NOAA Predicts a Quiet End to Hurricane Season
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NOAA Predicts a Quiet End to Hurricane Season

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 14, 2018

Residents of Florida can breathe a sigh of relief after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted minimal storm activity for the rest of Atlantic hurricane season.…

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…

$100 Million in Fleet Upgrades for Oceania Cruises
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$100 Million in Fleet Upgrades for Oceania Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 13, 2018

When the slogan is “Your World. Your Way.”, it’s easy to see why Oceania Cruises places such an emphasis on a personalized luxury cruise experience. A recently…

Tall Ship Sailing in the San Juan Islands
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Tall Ship Sailing in the San Juan Islands

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 13, 2018

An inspiration for the senses, Washington State’s pristine Salish Sea and its intriguing San Juan Islands are spectacular from the deck of the historic Schooner Zodiac. A…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 10, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 10, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 10, 2018

Are you singing the back to school blues? Royal Caribbean International has a new Back to Cruise Sale that will save you big bucks on a cruise…

Ultra-Luxury Cruise Line Sets Sights on Cuba
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Ultra-Luxury Cruise Line Sets Sights on Cuba

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 10, 2018

Seabourn Cruise Line isn’t the first cruise brand operated by Carnival Cruise Line to sail to Cuba, but it very well be the most luxurious. The ultra-luxury…

America’s Least Hardworking States
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America’s Least Hardworking States

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 9, 2018

When it comes to taking days off, nobody does it better than Colorado, Virginia and Arizona. A new study conducted by Project: Time Off found that residents…

Tips for Choosing the Best Cruise Vacation
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Tips for Choosing the Best Cruise Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 8, 2018

Choosing your dream cruise involves some planning, knowledge and soul searching. What exactly do you expect from your experience? Are you looking to set a course for…

SoundSeeker Turns your Vacation Photos into Videos
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SoundSeeker Turns your Vacation Photos into Videos

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 8, 2018

Is there anything better than a great vacation? Royal Caribbean is one cruise line that knows how to keep guests happy while on board, but they also…

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.…

Special Needs Group: Making Vacation Possible
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Special Needs Group: Making Vacation Possible

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

Everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy a great vacation no matter what. Accessibility has never been easier thanks to the Special Needs Group and their commitment to…

This Cruise Line is Offering Deals for Solo Cruisers
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This Cruise Line is Offering Deals for Solo Cruisers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

You may need two to tango, but you only need one to cruise when you take advantage of Riviera River Cruises new focus on solo cruisers. The…

Is This the Best Cheeseburger at Sea?
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Is This the Best Cheeseburger at Sea?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

Landlubbers rejoice, you can know get one of the best burgers at sea without setting foot on a cruise ship! Passengers aboard Princess Cruises are no doubt…

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…

Advantages of Flying Into Port Miami a Day Early
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Advantages of Flying Into Port Miami a Day Early

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 7, 2018

Miami is one of the world’s most popular cruise ports, but did you know the city has a lot more to offer those who fly in for…

Expedition Cruise Eats
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Expedition Cruise Eats

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 6, 2018

People always ask me, “What is the food like on a seventeen day expeditionary cruise?”.  Well, to be honest no one has actually asked me that, yet,…

Which Iconic British Oceanliner has a New Home in Dubai?
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Which Iconic British Oceanliner has a New Home in Dubai?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 6, 2018

There are countless luxury hotels in Dubai for a weary traveler to rest and recuperate, but it’s one of the city’s newest hotels which has the richest…

6 Things to Try at Amber Cove’s Ocean World Adventure Park
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6 Things to Try at Amber Cove’s Ocean World Adventure Park

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 4, 2018

I’ve always been a fan of aquaria and parks dedicated to the ocean –I mean, what could be more natural to do than seeing more of the…

Cruise Deal of the Week – August 3, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – August 3, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2018

Are you ready to get out and explore? Holland America Line is encouraging everyone to set their sights on a great cruise vacation thanks to their latest…

<i>Harmony of the Seas</i> Makes Hollywood Debut
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Harmony of the Seas Makes Hollywood Debut

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2018

Cruise ships are supposed to make average Joe’s feel like celebrities, but for the cruise ship Harmony of the Seas, Hollywood called for real! The cruise ship,…

New Expedition Vessel Turns Heads in the Galapagos
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New Expedition Vessel Turns Heads in the Galapagos

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 3, 2018

As far a maiden voyages go, spending your first month at sea cruising the Galapagos Islands isn’t bad at all. The latests vessel from Peregrine Adventures, Grand…

New Survey Says Adventure Travel Popular with All Ages
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New Survey Says Adventure Travel Popular with All Ages

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 2, 2018

The latest study in the cruise and travel realm points to an interesting shift in who is looking to experience adventure-themed vacations. The Travel Leaders Group, a…

5 Best Things About Surprising Mom with a Cruise
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5 Best Things About Surprising Mom with a Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 2, 2018

In October of last year, my mother turned 60 years young. I, with the help of family and friends, surprised her with a birthday dinner at one…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

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…

The Last Straw
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The Last Straw

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 31, 2018

Pollution is killing our oceans. Each year, millions of pounds of plastic and other debris are dumped in oceans across the world and the consequences are already…

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…

Disney Charter Cruise: Not Your Average Vacation
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Disney Charter Cruise: Not Your Average Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 28, 2018

What does a typical day on a charter cruise look like? A meet-and-greet opportunity in the morning, a Q&A session with an artist in the afternoon, a…

Celebrity Apex Underway with Steel-Cutting Ceremony
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Celebrity Apex Underway with Steel-Cutting Ceremony

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 27, 2018

Newer, more lavish, better amenities. It’s clear where the future of cruising is headed and one cruise line is keeping up with the trend in fine fashion.…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 27, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 27, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 27, 2018

Have you ever wanted to uncover the mysteries of the Orient? Thanks to a new Summer Special from Victoria Cruises, cruising the Yangtze River in China has…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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!…

Off Season Cruising, Is It Worth It?
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Off Season Cruising, Is It Worth It?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 25, 2018

We often get asked, when is the best time to cruise? Most are shocked when I tell them that cruising off-season is one of the best vacations…

A Food Lover’s Guide to Seattle’s Pike Place Market
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A Food Lover’s Guide to Seattle’s Pike Place Market

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 23, 2018

A visit to Seattle, aka The Emerald City, isn’t complete without wandering through the foodie friendly Pike Place Market. You’ll find some excellent eateries here and highly…

Virgin Voyages’ Ship Finally Has a Name
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Virgin Voyages’ Ship Finally Has a Name

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 20, 2018

Many speculated the first ship in the fleet for Virgin Voyages would harken back to some aspect of Sir Richard Branson’s empire, and they would be be…

Lindblad Expeditions Announces New Polar Vessel
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Lindblad Expeditions Announces New Polar Vessel

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 20, 2018

The push to explore the unexplored is all the rage in cruising these days and one of the biggest names in expedition cruising has a new polar…

Grape Destinations: Getting Lost in Florence
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Grape Destinations: Getting Lost in Florence

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 19, 2018

Bubbles come in handy when you are fashionably late. That was a great lesson learned on a trip I recently took to Tuscany. You and your travel…

Weird Wednesday: Is That Beach Glowing?
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Weird Wednesday: Is That Beach Glowing?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 18, 2018

Does anything beat a day at the beach? The sun, the waves, the particles of sand you find wedged in strange places months later, what’s not to…

Travel Tips: How to Get Adjoining Rooms without Paying Extra
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Travel Tips: How to Get Adjoining Rooms without Paying Extra

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 17, 2018

Cruise ships are wonderful vacations for the whole family. However, just like a hotel, it’s often impossible to fit everyone in a single room. Many hotels offer…

Get in the Spirit With Celebrity Cruises’ Norway-Themed Cocktail
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Get in the Spirit With Celebrity Cruises’ Norway-Themed Cocktail

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 17, 2018

Cruisers sail for a number of different reasons. Some want to get away from the stresses of daily life during what little vacation they get every year.…

St. Kitts Reaches Marquee Port Status with Millionth Visitor
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St. Kitts Reaches Marquee Port Status with Millionth Visitor

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 16, 2018

Along with phenomenal weather, the West Indies enjoy a rich history in the Caribbean and as a result, it’s a popular vacation destination for cruise ships and…

Making The Most Of Your Cruise Vacation
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Making The Most Of Your Cruise Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 16, 2018

Around 27.2 million people are expected to take a cruise vacation in 2018, with the industry showing a consistent rise in passenger numbers since 2009 (a year…

Nice Rice: The Many Flavors of Indonesian Cuisine
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Nice Rice: The Many Flavors of Indonesian Cuisine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 14, 2018

Indonesian cuisine has always been one of my favorites since my first exposure to it on the Caribbean island of Curaçao.  Why Curaçao you ask....(You did ask…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 12, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 12, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 13, 2018

Enjoy sunrise over a vista of a thousand pagodas, explore remote temples with expert guides, glide along the majestic waterways of Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River, and take advantage…

What is a Repositioning Cruise?
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What is a Repositioning Cruise?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 13, 2018

You could spend all day on a cruise ship and have a ton of fun without even leaving a port. Ships are designed to keep guests happy…

Port Valet Takes the Hassle out of Cruising From Seattle
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Port Valet Takes the Hassle out of Cruising From Seattle

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 12, 2018

What’s the worst part about going on a cruise vacation to the Pacific Northwest? When it ends! However, thanks to Port Valet, a new service from Port…

MSC Cruises Announces New Terminal at PortMiami
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MSC Cruises Announces New Terminal at PortMiami

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 12, 2018

South Florida has long been a hotbed for cruise ships and a new terminal announcement from MSC Cruises looks to continue that legacy in the future. An…

Travel Tips: How to Choose a Good Restaurant on Vacation
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Travel Tips: How to Choose a Good Restaurant on Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2018

Traveling the world is a wonderful way to expand your mind, cultivate lasting memories and experience things you never could at home. One of the most important…

The Enchantment of Puerto Rico
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The Enchantment of Puerto Rico

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 10, 2018

Puerto Rico is a one of a kind destination, the ideal place to enjoy your vacation to the fullest. Characterized by its epic mountains, serene beaches, majestic…

7 Can-Do’s In The Canary Islands
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7 Can-Do’s In The Canary Islands

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 9, 2018

The Canary Islands – gorgeous Spanish isles that sit in the Atlantic off the northwest coast of Africa – are sometimes associated with the myths of the…

Breakdancers and Flying Acrobats Take to the Seas
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Breakdancers and Flying Acrobats Take to the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 6, 2018

Cruise ships are constantly pushing the boundaries when it comes to entertainment at sea. For Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, innovative entertainment starts with offering shows to cruise guests which…

Cruise Deal of the Week – July 6, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – July 6, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 6, 2018

The best part about cruising is the all-inclusive nature offered by many cruise lines. When food and drink is included in the price of the cabin, everyone's…

Grape Destinations: Rosé Wine by the Pool
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Grape Destinations: Rosé Wine by the Pool

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 5, 2018

The perfect weekend came just in time for a break. Sounds familiar? Of course it does, specially when you have a place near the sea in mind.…

Cruising, Is it Right for Me?
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Cruising, Is it Right for Me?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 4, 2018

Cruising, what is all the hype about? My parents are in their 60’s and have cruised for many years, I’m talking donkeys’ years, whatever that is, but…

Cruise and Stay for the Best South Florida Music and Art Festivals
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Cruise and Stay for the Best South Florida Music and Art Festivals

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2018

South Florida has long been a hotspot for the world’s most talented artists of the stage and canvas. If you’re thinking about taking a cruise from one…

The Best Cruises and Travel Tips For Pet Lovers
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The Best Cruises and Travel Tips For Pet Lovers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2018

We all wish we could take our dogs and cats to school or work with us, but did you know you can actually bring your pets on…

TRAVEL TIPS: Shanghai – Explore the Unique History of Asia’s Busiest Port
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TRAVEL TIPS: Shanghai – Explore the Unique History of Asia’s Busiest Port

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2018

In 2016 Shanghai’s international port saw nearly 3 million passengers. Not only is it China’s largest city, it is an amazing travel destination, boasting impressive architecture, delicious…

Find True Paradise with a Bonaire Vacation
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Find True Paradise with a Bonaire Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 3, 2018

The best kept secret of the ABC Islands may very well be Bonaire. Many have heard of its sister islands, Aruba and Curaçao, but there’s so much…

A New Focus on Adventure Expeditions for Seabourn Cruise Line
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A New Focus on Adventure Expeditions for Seabourn Cruise Line

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 2, 2018

Cruising isn’t just for those looking to relax. There is a new push in the industry for guided expeditions to some of the most unique and untouched…

Millennial Vacations Shifting Towards Cruising
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Millennial Vacations Shifting Towards Cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 30, 2018

When millennials put down their avocados long enough to plan a vacation, a growing number of them are skipping the music festivals and backpacking tours for something…

Carnival’s Newest West Coast Cruise Itineraries
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Carnival’s Newest West Coast Cruise Itineraries

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2018

When people think about the West Coast, it’s usually movie stars, great weather and all the fish tacos you can eat. Carnival Cruise Lines is hoping to…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 29, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 29, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2018

The 4th of July is now a day for fans of British cruise line Cunard Line to celebrate thanks to their latest luxury cruise deal. The 4th…

Beaches, History and Adventure: Experience a Puerto Rico Vacation
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Beaches, History and Adventure: Experience a Puerto Rico Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2018

The city of San Juan, Puerto Rico is the largest and one of the most popular cruise ports in the Caribbean for good reason. Its variety and…

Grape Destinations: Seize the Wine!
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Grape Destinations: Seize the Wine!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 28, 2018

There is a quaint wine bar and restaurant called Carpe Diem in downtown Napa Valley. It serves ostrich burgers and house made burrata that makes me salivate…

You No Longer Have to Limit Your Cruise By Port (In South Florida)
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You No Longer Have to Limit Your Cruise By Port (In South Florida)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 27, 2018

South Florida does it big, there’s no doubt about that. But did you know the distance between West Palm Beach and Miami just got a lot smaller?…

Hidden Gems of Fort Lauderdale: BREW Urban Cafe
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Hidden Gems of Fort Lauderdale: BREW Urban Cafe

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 26, 2018

A great cup of coffee should be an experience, that’s the philosophy at this hidden gem in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s FATVillage Arts District. Visitors to…

Travel Tips: Which SPF Sunscreen Do I Need?
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Travel Tips: Which SPF Sunscreen Do I Need?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 26, 2018

Cruisers to the Caribbean in the throws of a northern winter are probably ready for some fun in the the sun, but be warned, it’s hotter than…

P&O Britannia Premieres Newest Show: Astonishing
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P&O Britannia Premieres Newest Show: Astonishing

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 25, 2018

I was kindly invited to the Celebrity Premiere of Stephen Mulhern and Jonathan Wilkes’  Astonishing by the gracious and thoughtful PR team at P&O Cruises. Staring down at the invitation that…

Is a Cruise Ship Onboard Spa Pass Worth It?
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Is a Cruise Ship Onboard Spa Pass Worth It?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 25, 2018

To buy the spa pass or not to buy the spa pass? For smart cruisers, that's an easy question to answer! When my wife and I took…

Ooo La La, On The Move To France
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Ooo La La, On The Move To France

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 23, 2018

I’m onto the France vacation segment of this summer’s epic cruise and travel adventure, so it’s Arrivederci, Roma and after a two hour flight, it’s Bienvenue, France.…

Cruise Terminal Upgraded in Anticipation of <i>Celebrity Edge</I>
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Cruise Terminal Upgraded in Anticipation of Celebrity Edge

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 22, 2018

Celebrity Cruises is always trying to amaze their guests on board their cruise ships, but thanks to a newly designed Port Everglades Terminal 25, they’re doing it…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 22, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 22, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 22, 2018

With the official start of summer comes the official start of the best cruise deals. For those looking to explore a tropical paradise, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Lines…

Handheld Travel Steamer Fights Wrinkles Fast (VIDEO)
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Handheld Travel Steamer Fights Wrinkles Fast (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 22, 2018

Whether they’re in your plans, on your face or in your clothes, nobody likes wrinkles. One of the most difficult things for travelers is packing for a…

An Epic Farewell for <i>Saga Sapphire</i>
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An Epic Farewell for Saga Sapphire

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 21, 2018

It’s not easy to say goodbye, but as part of Saga Cruises’ fleet renewal program, it’s all part of the plan. Saga Sapphire, which has been sailing…

A Star of Stage and Screen Crossing with Cunard Line
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A Star of Stage and Screen Crossing with Cunard Line

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 20, 2018

Set sail on Cunard Line’s famous Queen Mary 2 next January and you may see more than just stars in the sky. Famed actor of the stage…

What Do Travel Agents Do?
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What Do Travel Agents Do?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 20, 2018

In the time before high speed internet and the Travel Channel, planning a vacation required a master of all things travel, aka travel agents. Today, it’s easy…

WiFi Hotspot Vending Machine Helps Keep Miami Connected
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WiFi Hotspot Vending Machine Helps Keep Miami Connected

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 19, 2018

Staying connected is hugely important these days. A strong wifi connection is right up there with food, water and shelter in terms of things that are necessary…

5 Must-Have Travel Apps
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5 Must-Have Travel Apps

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 19, 2018

How did we ever do anything before cell phones?! There are so many great apps for travelers. Life abroad is easier than ever before. Here are the…

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…

9 Reasons to Set Sail on Silver Whisper
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9 Reasons to Set Sail on Silver Whisper

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 18, 2018

This past fall my husband Humberto and I took the Silver Whisper from Silversea Cruises on what we called a “leaves, lobsters and lighthouses” cruise in New…

How To Eat Healthy on a Cruise Vacation
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How To Eat Healthy on a Cruise Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 18, 2018

Cruise aficionados say that one of the best parts of a cruise vacation is the 24/7 buffets. The endless, bountiful, and decadent array of dining options is enough to…

From Sky to Sea, Viking Orion Named by NASA Astronaut
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From Sky to Sea, Viking Orion Named by NASA Astronaut

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2018

For NASA astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher, exploration is just part of the job. As a veteran of NASA’s Discovery space programs and the first mother to ever…

Travel and Comfort Go Together with Brave Era
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Travel and Comfort Go Together with Brave Era

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2018

Comfort is everything, especially when you travel. People have long been looking for a way to take the comforts of home with them when they travel and…

Megastar Oprah to Christen Holland America’s Newest Ship
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Megastar Oprah to Christen Holland America’s Newest Ship

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2018

It’s pretty common for cruise ship lines to ask big name stars to christen their ships, but for Holland America Line, anything less than the best was…

Royal Caribbean Improves Luxury With Silversea Cruises Purchase
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Royal Caribbean Improves Luxury With Silversea Cruises Purchase

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 14, 2018

What does $1 billion buy you these days? How about an entire cruise line with nine luxury ships operating all around the world. That’s exactly what Royal…

Enticed by the Flavors of Abruzzo
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Enticed by the Flavors of Abruzzo

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 14, 2018

To my throngs of ardent Porthole Cruise followers (both of you!), you know I love to expound on regional foods.  Well, it’s been two days since I…

5 Reasons You Need to Cruise Off-Season
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5 Reasons You Need to Cruise Off-Season

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 13, 2018

Off-season cruising. Some consider it an oxymoron, like jumbo shrimp. Who wants to see the Caribbean in August or the Baltic Sea in October? Savvy travelers, that’s…

Cruise Line Offers Free High Speed Internet to Crew
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Cruise Line Offers Free High Speed Internet to Crew

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 12, 2018

Crew members on board Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line can now stay connected to their friends and family at home thanks to complimentary high speed internet and cruise…

Sophia Loren Highlights Glitzy Christening for <i>MSC Seaview</i>
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Sophia Loren Highlights Glitzy Christening for MSC Seaview

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 12, 2018

When MSC Cruises needs to bring the style, they only have one call to make. Over the weekend, they celebrated the christening of their newest ship, MSC…

Gettin’ Wet And Wild at Playa Mia Grand Beach Park, Cozumel
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Gettin’ Wet And Wild at Playa Mia Grand Beach Park, Cozumel

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 12, 2018

Soft white sand between your toes. Brilliant turquoise water lapping at the the shoreline. A cold drink in your hand. Your dream vacation has finally begun. Visitors to…

Remembering an Iconic Cruise Ship Image
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Remembering an Iconic Cruise Ship Image

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 11, 2018

For Captain Kevin Oprey, sailing is life. From his boyhood in Southampton to his first job at 17 with the Pacific Steam Navigation Company, Captain Oprey has…

Anthony Bourdain: Great Minds Don’t Go Down So Easy
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Anthony Bourdain: Great Minds Don’t Go Down So Easy

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 8, 2018

See you Captain Crunch! I wrote that down as a comment on social media today. I feel sad, but relief for Anthony Bourdain, a man with a…

Cruise Deal of the Week – June 8, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – June 8, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 8, 2018

Where else in the world can you jet ski past volcanic islands, snorkel through coral reefs then watch authentic fire dancers while enjoying a meal of fire…

7 Items on Every San Diego Bucket List
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7 Items on Every San Diego Bucket List

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 8, 2018

The defense for San Diego’s official “America’s Finest City” moniker is found in ever Pacific sunset, every climatically ideal afternoon, and every accommodation boasting fine coastal quality.…

Jools Holland Brings the Music, Good Eats to Saga Cruises
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Jools Holland Brings the Music, Good Eats to Saga Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 6, 2018

When it comes to tickling the ivory, few come close to legendary pianist Jools Holland. Saga Cruises, a luxury British cruise line, is bringing Mr. Holland and…

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…

5 Bucket List Cruises to Experience
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5 Bucket List Cruises to Experience

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 5, 2018

“I’m going to do that,” you’ve probably said at some point in your life after coming across a great vacation. When it comes to the best bucket…

Travel Tips: Skip the Lines with Cruise Ship Priority Check In
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Travel Tips: Skip the Lines with Cruise Ship Priority Check In

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 5, 2018

Waiting in line is the worst, especially when you’re so close to starting your vacation. Embarkment day aboard a cruise ship is a fun and exciting experience,…

Windstar Cruises Expands Late-Night Fun for Passengers
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Windstar Cruises Expands Late-Night Fun for Passengers

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 4, 2018

Staying out late was fun when you were a teenager, but thanks to the team at Windstar Cruises, you can stay out later on your shore excursions,…

5 Faves: Montreal Highlights
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5 Faves: Montreal Highlights

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 4, 2018

Set on an Island in the Saint Lawrence River, Montreal is an ideal destination to start or end a cruise. The cruise terminal located in the heart…

Cruise Control | 5 Places the Royal Couple Needs to Honeymoon (VIDEO)
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Cruise Control | 5 Places the Royal Couple Needs to Honeymoon (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 1, 2018

What comes after a Royal wedding? A Royal Honeymoon! Here are the top spots for Meghan and Harry to go on a Royal getaway on the latest…

La Dolce Vita Cruising: An Italian Vacation
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La Dolce Vita Cruising: An Italian Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 31, 2018

Italy. The land of pizza, Pisa and pasta.  I’m about to start my annual pilgrimage to my adopted, de facto homeland and can’t help but wonder why…

Spooky Sailing; Cruise with the Monsters from Hotel Transylvania
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Spooky Sailing; Cruise with the Monsters from Hotel Transylvania

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 31, 2018

Dream Cruises is collaborating with Sony Picture Entertainment this summer to offer a theme cruise with a spooky side. Guests aboard two of Dream Cruises ships, Genting Dream…

What Are They Sniffing in Thailand?
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What Are They Sniffing in Thailand?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 30, 2018

The first thing you notice when you get off the plane after traveling to Bangkok, Thailand is the temperature and humidity. It’s stifling, compressing around you like…

TRAVEL TIPS: Under the Sea in Grand Cayman
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TRAVEL TIPS: Under the Sea in Grand Cayman

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 30, 2018

Grand Cayman is famous for its beautiful beaches and its friendly stingrays. Seven Mile Beach is one you’ve likely heard of. A public beach just north of…

5 Pre-Cruise Stay Options From Port Canaveral
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5 Pre-Cruise Stay Options From Port Canaveral

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 30, 2018

Our family doesn’t need a fairy godmother to make a cruise out of Port Canaveral or Tampa even more magical – we just opt for a pre-cruise…

Making Tracks To Machu Picchu
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Making Tracks To Machu Picchu

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 29, 2018

Any travel to Peru is certain to include a visit to the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu. Shrouded in the clouds and enveloped by dense mountaintop…

New Ships On the Horizon for Costa Cruises
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New Ships On the Horizon for Costa Cruises

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 29, 2018

Italy’s legacy of oceanic exploration is famous the world over. From Christopher Columbus to Marco Polo, Italian navigators have a long and storied history at sea. Costa…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 25, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 25, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 25, 2018

Memorial Day savings are all around us and that means it’s a great time to find the best deals on a cruise. The Memorial Day sale from…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - 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…

Grape Destinations: A Sherry Love Affair
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Grape Destinations: A Sherry Love Affair

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 24, 2018

It all started after parking the car under one of the orange trees in the historical city center of Jerez de la Frontera, in southwestern Spain. I’ve…

Guy Fieri, Queen Latifah Start the Party at Carnival Horizon Christening
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Guy Fieri, Queen Latifah Start the Party at Carnival Horizon Christening

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 24, 2018

It was a star-studded day aboard Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Horizon, as famed rapper, singer and actress Queen Latifah joined celebrity chef Guy Fieri for…

Windstar Heads North for a New Alaskan Cruise
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Windstar Heads North for a New Alaskan Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 23, 2018

For adventure-seekers and cruise enthusiasts alike, nothing beats an Alaskan cruise. A place truly wild in every sense of the word, Alaska offers a glimpse at what…

Cruise Ship Vacations: Small Ships Vs. Big Ships
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Cruise Ship Vacations: Small Ships Vs. Big Ships

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 22, 2018

It’s perfectly reasonable for a cruise novice to think that the biggest, newest and most extravagant cruise ship is going to offer the best cruising experience, but…

MSC Cruises Hosts Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Annual Photoshoot
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MSC Cruises Hosts Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Annual Photoshoot

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 22, 2018

Down, set….CRUISE! The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders took to the high seas with MSC Cruises for their annual photo shoot featuring some of the most beautiful locations in…

Travel Tips: Is Visiting Hawaii During a Volcano Eruption Safe? (VIDEO)
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Travel Tips: Is Visiting Hawaii During a Volcano Eruption Safe? (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 22, 2018

It started off as a tremor or two, but over the past few weeks, Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s largest island has grown increasingly more dangerous and it’s…

Cruise Adventures in Curacao: 6 Spots You Have to See!
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Cruise Adventures in Curacao: 6 Spots You Have to See!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 21, 2018

When I see Willemstad, Curacao on a Caribbean cruise itinerary, I’m immediately excited –the name alone acts like a hook and I invariably read on. Cruise-passenger-friendly Willemstad,…

The Great Wall and Pandas of Chengdu
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The Great Wall and Pandas of Chengdu

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 21, 2018

Few marvels of the ancient world compare in size and scale to the Great Wall of China. Spanning thousands of miles, it’s the longest man-made structure on…

When Kings Were Gods; Cruising the Ancient Nile
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When Kings Were Gods; Cruising the Ancient Nile

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 19, 2018

Few rivers on Earth mean as much to a nation as the Nile does to the people of Egypt. Historically important, culturally essential, and necessary for survival,…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 18, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 18, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 18, 2018

As a thank you for making Smartcruiser.com a top name in cruise deals for the past 30 years, the site is giving travelers booking any cruise of…

Gettin’ On The Ritz
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Gettin’ On The Ritz

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 18, 2018

It’s been said that there is a cruise for everyone. But what is an upper-echelon pleasure seeker to do when you don’t want a cruise that’s for…

Virgin Voyages Unveils Spectacular Ship Design on Facebook Live
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Virgin Voyages Unveils Spectacular Ship Design on Facebook Live

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 17, 2018

When Virgin Voyages first came into being back in December of 2014, their goal was to bring a new attitude, style and vision to cruising. New interior…

No Time for a Trip? Take a Daycation!
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No Time for a Trip? Take a Daycation!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 17, 2018

There’s nothing better than going on vacation, except when you think about the costs and all the time spent traveling to your destination. Thanks to Daycation, it’s…

Find the Best Deal on a Last Minute Cruise
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Find the Best Deal on a Last Minute Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 16, 2018

What’s your relationship with procrastination? For some, putting things off until the last minute borders on an art form. Others, not so much. We’ve all heard that…

Shanghai, On The Side
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Shanghai, On The Side

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 16, 2018

I’m not particularly fond of the motor coach, follow the guide’s umbrella brand of sightseeing and I have an affinity to off the grid type of travel…

Forget the iPad, We’re All About the Sky Pad
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Forget the iPad, We’re All About the Sky Pad

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 16, 2018

A million-dollar makeover for Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas has guests jumping for joy, literally. The new Sky Pad, a virtual reality bungee trampoline experience, is…

What are the Best Cruise Ships for Kids?
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What are the Best Cruise Ships for Kids?

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2018

Step aboard most new cruise ships these days and it’s clear they’ve placed an emphasis on entertainment for kids and young adults. When many think of taking…

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…

A Well Deserved Ovation
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A Well Deserved Ovation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 15, 2018

There’s a new girl in town and after a five day cruise debut, the brand new Seabourn Ovation has become the talk of the high seas.  From…

Into the Heart of Cascadia: Cruising the Pacific Northwest
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Into the Heart of Cascadia: Cruising the Pacific Northwest

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 14, 2018

Home to slumbering volcanoes, lush forests, and rolling rivers, the Pacific Northwest is an intrepid soul’s paradise. Those looking to explore one of America’s most unique regions…

Your Golden Years: Finding the Right Senior Cruise
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Your Golden Years: Finding the Right Senior Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 14, 2018

Travel. That’s often the one thing on the minds of those who trade in their ties, conference calls and commutes for the life of leisure at 65…

The Holy Ganges: An India River Cruise Adventure
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The Holy Ganges: An India River Cruise Adventure

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 14, 2018

The Ganges river system in India is more than just a waterway, it’s a purveyor of life. For the millions of people who live near its shores,…

Carnival Makes Splash with New Cuba Itineraries
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Carnival Makes Splash with New Cuba Itineraries

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 11, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line made a splash recently with their announcement of new Cuba itineraries for the 2019-20 cruising season. The popular cruise line plans to offer 23…

Viking Jupiter Float Out Honors Maritime Tradition
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Viking Jupiter Float Out Honors Maritime Tradition

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 11, 2018

Viking Cruises strives to establish an intimate cruise experience for each and every guest. Their newest ship, Viking Jupiter, personifies that commitment in every way possible. [caption…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 11, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 11, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 11, 2018

Sailing in style and luxury has never been more affordable thanks to the great new Princess Cruise deal Landmark Sale on summer 2019 cruises. This deal isn’t limited…

Ageless Dreamers Enjoying Fun, Relaxation at Sea
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Ageless Dreamers Enjoying Fun, Relaxation at Sea

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 11, 2018

Are you an ageless dreamer? A new program launched by Dream Cruises takes aim at helping aging travelers get the most out of their vacation experiences. It’s…

Jurassic Park Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood Goes Extinct – Now for Jurassic World
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Jurassic Park Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood Goes Extinct – Now for Jurassic World

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 10, 2018

Life always finds a way. Life, in this case, refers Universal Studios’ uncanny ability to thrill guests with daring drops, tight turns and spectacular special effects. It…

Ovation Boasts Superior Luxury, Unmatched Style
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Ovation Boasts Superior Luxury, Unmatched Style

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 10, 2018

Spectacular luxury. Impeccable style. Best in class amenities. For those sailing on Seabourn’s newest vessel, Ovation, life cannot be better. The ship, launched in 2018, is the…

Grape Destinations: Park, Stay, and Wine Taste in Sonoma Plaza
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Grape Destinations: Park, Stay, and Wine Taste in Sonoma Plaza

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 10, 2018

Napa may have been the first California wine region to gain international recognition, but the first California grapes came from Sonoma County. In the 1820s, Franciscan monks…

FabFitTravel Launches Women’s Mini-Retreat for Mother’s Day
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FabFitTravel Launches Women’s Mini-Retreat for Mother’s Day

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 10, 2018

Looking for a great gift for Mom this Mother’s Day? How about the gift of wellness thanks to FabFitTravel’s women-only mini-retreat in Dallas. It's the ultimate day-long…

Americans Vacationing More, But Traveling Less
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Americans Vacationing More, But Traveling Less

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 10, 2018

Take five, America. You’ve earned it. A new study by Project: Time Off, State of American Vacation 2018, found that Americans on average used 17.2 vacation days…

Hurtigruten’s Norway: Sled Dogs, King Crabs and the Northern Lights
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Hurtigruten’s Norway: Sled Dogs, King Crabs and the Northern Lights

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2018

When most people think of a cruise ship vacation, they probably envision white sand beaches, frozen rum drinks and of course, catching a great tan. For the…

Travel Guru Victoria Redstall Joins Porthole on Facebook Live
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Travel Guru Victoria Redstall Joins Porthole on Facebook Live

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2018

Porthole Cruise is lucky to have a group of incredible travel influencers who span the globe and update our readers on their experiences. One of the most…

Taking a Trip? SAFEGO is Always on Guard
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Taking a Trip? SAFEGO is Always on Guard

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2018

Feeling safe and secure at home is at a premium these days, but for those looking to protect their valuables in any situation, SAFEGO is the only…

Norwegian Sun Embarks on Inaugural Voyage To Cuba
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Norwegian Sun Embarks on Inaugural Voyage To Cuba

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2018

Norwegian Sun left its new homeport of Port Canaveral, FL on Monday, loaded with excited guests for its inaugural trip to Havana, Cuba and the start of…

TRAVEL TIPS: Don’t Take a Vacation From Exercise
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TRAVEL TIPS: Don’t Take a Vacation From Exercise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2018

Everyone who works out enjoys a cheat day every now and then, but when you’re on a cruise ship vacation, cheat day tends to turn into cheat…

Chills and Thrills with Hurtigruten
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Chills and Thrills with Hurtigruten

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 8, 2018

Living outside the borders of any discernible cruise demographic, I am well aware that I have an insatiable appetite for anything divergent or off the beaten path.…

Isn’t it good? <i>Norwegian Bliss</i>!
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Isn’t it good? Norwegian Bliss!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 7, 2018

The Monthly Mantra Yeah Yeah Yeah … Yeah Yeah Yeah … Yeah Yeah Yeah …. If you ask people which period of history they would have loved…

Cruising North: Welcome to Montreal’s Busy Season
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Cruising North: Welcome to Montreal’s Busy Season

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 7, 2018

The Mohawk people call it Kaniatarowanenneh, meaning “big waterway”. Those who experience the St. Lawrence River during Montreal’s busy cruising season are hard-pressed to find fault with…

10 Travel Influencers Changing How We Vacation
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10 Travel Influencers Changing How We Vacation

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 7, 2018

Some people follow trends, others set them. When it comes to travel, we all have the potential to be great travel influencers, but only a select few…

Set Sail with the Latest Cruise Fashions from Chanel
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Set Sail with the Latest Cruise Fashions from Chanel

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

Fashion giant Chanel unveiled their Cruise fashions 2018/2019 in the most literal way possible; with an actual cruise ship.  [caption id="attachment_40332" align="alignleft" width="190"] Chanel Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld[/caption]…

Spice Up Your Hawaiian Vacation With an Erupting Volcano (VIDEO)
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Spice Up Your Hawaiian Vacation With an Erupting Volcano (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

Kilauea Volcano, the most active on Hawaii’s big island, erupted Thursday, prompting a mandatory evacuation for more than 1,700 local residents. As the eruption took place, those…

Grape Destinations: From Burgundy to California;  My Adventure with Wine
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Grape Destinations: From Burgundy to California; My Adventure with Wine

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

When I was a kid, my father began an interest in wine, particularly French Bordeaux, Burgundy and California cabernets.  I can remember coming home from school and…

Cruise Deal of the Week – May 4, 2018
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Cruise Deal of the Week – May 4, 2018

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

Travelers can save big this week thanks to Royal Caribbean International’s latest cruise deal; the WOW Sale. Book a trip with Royal Caribbean today and get 50%…

A New Menu Headlines Costa’s 70th Anniversary Celebration
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A New Menu Headlines Costa’s 70th Anniversary Celebration

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 4, 2018

Eat well. That’s the goal for future passengers aboard Costa Cruises. In honor of their 70th year cruising the world, Costa Cruises announced a new, fleetwide menu…

Unfriendly Skies; Here’s What Annoys Air Travelers the Most
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Unfriendly Skies; Here’s What Annoys Air Travelers the Most

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 3, 2018

Forget delays, there’s a whole lot more to complain about these days for those traveling by air. Booking giant Expedia released the results of their 2018 Airplane…

3 Reasons to Take a Cruise This Mother’s Day
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3 Reasons to Take a Cruise This Mother’s Day

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 3, 2018

She helped you with your homework and tucked you in at night. Her kindness brought you soup when you were sick and cheered you on from the sidelines…

Around the World in 245 Days With Viking Cruises (VIDEO)
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Around the World in 245 Days With Viking Cruises (VIDEO)

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 2, 2018

All due respect to Jules Verne, but 80 days isn’t nearly enough time for a world cruise. Thanks to Viking Cruises, intrepid vacationers can now spend the…

Easy, Breezy: Extend your South Florida cruise vacation at Margaritaville Beach Resort.
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Easy, Breezy: Extend your South Florida cruise vacation at Margaritaville Beach Resort.

Porthole Cruise - January 20, 2018

You definitely won’t be wasting away if you choose to spend some pre- or post-cruise time at the Margaritaville Beach Resort in Hollywood Beach, Florida. Less than…

Five Faves: Unwritten Laws of the Sea – The muster drill won’t cover these cruise rules….
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Five Faves: Unwritten Laws of the Sea – The muster drill won’t cover these cruise rules….

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 15, 2018

Porthole’s Five Faves   Unwritten Laws of the Sea The muster drill won’t cover these cruise rules, but for the sake of your fun — and the…

Popular On-Air Personality Elvis Duran Named Godfather for Norwegian Bliss
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Popular On-Air Personality Elvis Duran Named Godfather for Norwegian Bliss

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 29, 2017

Popular On-Air Personality Elvis Duran Named Godfather for Norwegian Bliss Cruise News - Nov. 29, 2017 Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that Elvis Duran, nationally syndicated radio…

Design Time:  S.S. Joie de Vivre
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Design Time: S.S. Joie de Vivre

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2017

Bonjour S.S. Joie de Vivre Uniworld’s newest river ship design reflects the French joy of living. By Fran Golden When Toni Tollman set out to design the…

Savvy Shopper: Grand Cayman
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Savvy Shopper: Grand Cayman

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 16, 2017

How to be a savvy shopper when your ship calls on Grand Cayman. By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon You’ll be tempted to spend all your time basking on Grand…

Ship Review: <i>Silver Muse</i>
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Ship Review: Silver Muse

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 15, 2017

Beautiful Backdrops The elegant Silver Muse whispers luxury. By Fran Golden Aboard the brand-new Silver Muse, my tuxedo-clad butler was concerned about a rubbed-out spot on my…

Design Time: Suites at Sea
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Design Time: Suites at Sea

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 29, 2017

Dig These Digs Feast your eyes on these amazing suites at sea. By Sherri Eisenberg For more details on the finest suites at sea, check out our…

Micky Arison Celebrates Cunard and QM2
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Micky Arison Celebrates Cunard and QM2

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 9, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgnaWuXO484 Micky Arison Celebrates Cunard and QM2 Cruise News - May 9, 2017 In tandem with the start of its 2017 Transatlantic season, Cunard Line shared an inspiring video interview with…

Ship Review: Seabourn Encore
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Ship Review: Seabourn Encore

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 19, 2017

Encore! Encore! Seabourn’s newest deserves a big round of applause. By Heidi Sarna Singapore is no Miami or Barcelona when it comes to cruise ship traffic, so…

Cruise Ship Review: Victory I
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Cruise Ship Review: Victory I

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 16, 2017

V is for Victory Meet the small ship with big character: Victory I By Barry Vaudrin When it comes to small ship luxury cruising, there’s a new…

Just Add Land: Ultimate Italy
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Just Add Land: Ultimate Italy

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 28, 2016

Explore more on Italian shores during a luxury land tour By Judi Cuervo It is morning and I am in the Tuscan countryside, gazing through the French…

Post-Cruise Blues – The hardest thing about a cruise is coming home – and the first time can be the worst.
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Post-Cruise Blues – The hardest thing about a cruise is coming home – and the first time can be the worst.

Judi Cuervo - December 12, 2016

Monday Mantra Too bad. So sad…Too bad. So sad…Too bad. So sad… Post-Cruise Blues The hardest thing about a cruise is coming home - and the first…

Three More New Ships for American Cruise Lines
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Three More New Ships for American Cruise Lines

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 10, 2016

Three More New Ships for American Cruise Lines Cruise News - Nov. 10, 2016 American Cruise Lines has announced that three new cruise ships for its fleet…

Cruise Ship Review: Carnival Vista
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Cruise Ship Review: Carnival Vista

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 23, 2016

Carnival Vista takes cruisers to new horizons. By Lynn and Cele Seldon Carnival Vista might be described as a blushing bride, in that she brings something old,…

Ship Review: ms Koningsdam
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Ship Review: ms Koningsdam

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 28, 2016

Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam hits all the right notes. By Anita Dunham-Potter [caption id="attachment_37316" align="alignright" width="200"] Koningsdam[/caption] Stepping aboard ms Koningsdam it quickly becomes apparent that…

Cruise Control: Captain Kate McCue
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Cruise Control: Captain Kate McCue

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 21, 2016

A Day in the Life of Captain Kate McCue By Bob Cooper When Kate McCue, 37, took command of Celebrity Summit last September, she became the first…

Living the SeaDream
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Living the SeaDream

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 21, 2016

Living the SeaDream Get to know “the little cruise line that could.” By Judi Cuervo I was destined to fall in love with SeaDream Yacht Club. In…

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Escape
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Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Escape

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 18, 2016

Meet Norwegian Escape, the cruise line’s newest and largest ship. By Theresa Russell A godfather you say? How many ships have a godfather? But there we were…

Cruise Ship Review: AmaWaterways AmaDara
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Cruise Ship Review: AmaWaterways AmaDara

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 6, 2016

AmaDara sets sail for history, culture, and wonder. Story and photography by Michel Verdure There is always a heightened level of anticipation and excitement on an inaugural…

Cruise Ship Review: Anthem of the Seas
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Cruise Ship Review: Anthem of the Seas

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 11, 2015

A Cruise Ship Review of Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas Royal Caribbean’s newest addition to the fleet is a sight to behold. Anthem of the Seas can…

What to Expect at the Brand-New Amber Cove Cruise Port |Cruise News – Sept. 4, 2015
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What to Expect at the Brand-New Amber Cove Cruise Port |Cruise News – Sept. 4, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - September 4, 2015

What to Expect at the Brand-New Amber Cove Cruise Port Cruise News - Sept. 4, 2015 It’s been five years and $85 million in the making, but…

Cruise Ship Review: P&O Britannia
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Cruise Ship Review: P&O Britannia

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 20, 2015

Cool Britannia! P&O Cruises Britannia is the best of modern Britain. By Sharon Kenny As my taxi approached the Southampton dock I saw the billboard, “Britannia Waives…

Regal Princess: A Regal Respite
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Regal Princess: A Regal Respite

Porthole Cruise Magazine - November 3, 2014

Regal Princess Cruise Ship Review: A Regal Respite Princess Cruises’ newest ship Regal Princess delights both day and night. By Fran Golden I stepped aboard the new Regal…

MSC Preziosa: Cosmopolitan Cruising
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MSC Preziosa: Cosmopolitan Cruising

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 15, 2014

Cruise Ship Review: MSC Preziosa Gear up and then unwind through memorable moments aboard MSC Preziosa. By Jonathan Beaumont See some of the exciting moments from the…

Cruise Ship Review: Royal Princess
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Cruise Ship Review: Royal Princess

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 15, 2013

Cruise Ship Review: Royal Princess Veterans and first-time cruisers will find Royal Princess is truly majestic. By Lynn & Cele Seldon Watch the still-pregnant Duchess of Cambridge get the royal…

Cruise Ship Review: Oceania Cruises Marina
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Cruise Ship Review: Oceania Cruises Marina

Porthole Cruise - October 16, 2011

Oceania Cruises - MARINA A Calmer Kind of Cruise Oceania Cruises Marina offers a classic take on serenity at sea. By Matt Hannafin From its inception earlier…

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Epic
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Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Epic

Porthole Cruise - February 25, 2011

Cruise Ship Review: Norwegian Epic Big Ship. Epic Achievement Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest and greatest is in a class all by itself. By Jodi Ornstein Epic, as…