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South Seas Trifecta
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South Seas Trifecta

Steve Leland - July 21, 2020

In a land far, far away — from Porthole HQ, at least — lies the down under continent of Australia, flanked on the southeast by New Zealand…

CRUISE RECIPE:  Viking Cruises’ Chicken Lettuce Wraps
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CRUISE RECIPE:  Viking Cruises’ Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Judi Cuervo - May 11, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again Before today’s lockdown, I’d open my fridge and find a bottle or two of wine, condiments representing every corner of the globe and…

CRUISE RECIPE: Viking’s Pastel de Nata
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CRUISE RECIPE: Viking’s Pastel de Nata

Judi Cuervo - April 11, 2020

Hungry to Sail Again Today, I’m whipping up a sweet reminder of my glorious Viking Helgrim cruise down Portugal’s Douro River last summer.  And I have all…

Choose Your Cruise – April 10, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – April 10, 2020

Evan Gove - April 10, 2020

It's choose your cruise time! Last week we posted some of our favorite expedition cruises from companies who are really pushing the boundaries between luxury and adventure.…

Cruise Lines Curate Virtual Cruise Experiences
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Cruise Lines Curate Virtual Cruise Experiences

Evan Gove - April 5, 2020

Along with getting bigger and more luxurious, many new cruise ships are experimenting with virtual reality to enhance the passenger experience. Innovations like Royal Caribbean’s Sky Pad…

<i>Viking Mississippi</i> River Cruise Ship Coming in 2022
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Viking Mississippi River Cruise Ship Coming in 2022

Evan Gove - March 31, 2020

Soon you won’t have to go far to experience the wonders of a Viking river cruise. The popular cruise line announced new itineraries for the Mississippi River…

Princess, Viking Cruises Halt Operation for 60 Days
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Princess, Viking Cruises Halt Operation for 60 Days

Evan Gove - March 12, 2020

Two of the world’s most recognizable cruise brands took major steps to help curb the spread of Coronavirus today. Princess Cruises and Viking Cruises have both announced…

The Beauties and Basics of a Baltics Cruise
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Cruise Magazine
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The Beauties and Basics of a Baltics Cruise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 30, 2020

Vikings, Teutonic Knights, and murderous czars ruled its capitals. Its dramatic buildings embody the finest elements of Neoclassical, Jugendstil, and Baroque styles. Few lines know the storied…

River, Ocean, And Now — Viking <i>Expeditions</i>!
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Cruise News
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River, Ocean, And Now — Viking Expeditions!

Judi Cuervo - January 24, 2020

On January 16, less than two weeks after the glittering Golden Globes took place at the historic Beverly Hills Hilton, the hotel’s spotlight was shining on another…

The Judi’s Choice Awards 2019
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The Judi’s Choice Awards 2019

Judi Cuervo - December 31, 2019

The Monthly Mantra Judi’s Choice Awards … Judi’s Choice Awards … Judi’s Choice Awards … It’s time for the 2019 Judi’s Choice Awards! Unlike all those hum-drum…

Ship Review: Celestial Sailing on <i>Viking Orion</i>
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Ship Review: Celestial Sailing on Viking Orion

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 2, 2019

It's a special feeling to rise from a sound sleep, slide open the door and breathe the fresh morning air from your cruise ship balcony. Gazing out…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

Steve Leland - April 28, 2018

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

In Brief: Cruise ship in D.C., Viking boosts Picasso, and more…
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In Brief: Cruise ship in D.C., Viking boosts Picasso, and more…

Judi Cuervo - April 27, 2018

Cruise News – Apr. 27, 2018 For the first time since the 1950s, a cruise ship was docked at The Wharf on D.C.’s Southwest Waterfront last Sunday.…

In Brief: Carnival adds 20 Havana trips, Viking combines ocean and river cruises, and more…
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In Brief: Carnival adds 20 Havana trips, Viking combines ocean and river cruises, and more…

Porthole Cruise Magazine - April 6, 2018

Apr. 6, 2018 Carnival Cruise Line has added another 20 voyages to Cuba on Carnival Paradise from Tampa in 2019. The 5-day trips will include day-long or…

A Trio of Exciting Cruise Soirées
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A Trio of Exciting Cruise Soirées

Judi Cuervo - November 6, 2017

Monthly Mantra I Love New York…I Love New York…I Love New York… A Trio of Exciting Cruise Soirées There’s been a flurry of New York–based cruise events…

Viking Orders Seven New River Ships for 2019
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Viking Orders Seven New River Ships for 2019

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 24, 2017

Viking Orders Seven New River Ships for 2019 Cruise News - Oct. 24, 2017 Viking Cruises has announced that it has placed an order for seven new…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 6, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 6, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - October 6, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Oct. 6, 2017 Viking Ocean Cruises is looking to the stars to welcome their fifth ship, Viking Orion. The vessel will be…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 30, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 30, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 30, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 30, 2017 Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, was christened this week in a…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 23, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jun. 23, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 23, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs - Jun. 23, 2017 Viking Cruises’ third ocean ship, Viking Sky, was officially christened during a public celebration in Tromsø, Norway. The 930-guest,…

Viking River Cruises Unveils Design for New Ship in Egypt
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Viking River Cruises Unveils Design for New Ship in Egypt

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 10, 2017

Viking River Cruises Unveils Design for New Ship in Egypt Cruise News - May 10, 2017 Viking River Cruises has announced details of the newest addition to…

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

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 24, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 24, 2017 Cunard Line has announced a uniquely beautiful partnership with feature film florist Jenny Tobin, a special guest on Queen…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 10, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 10, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 10, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 10, 2017 Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has named its two upcoming expedition ships HANSEATIC inspiration (serving the international market) and HANSEATIC nature (serving…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 27, 2017
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 27, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 27, 2017

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Jan. 27, 2017 Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship, Carnival Horizon, will debut in April 2018 with a series of European voyages, followed…

Cough Drops and Cruise Dreams
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Cough Drops and Cruise Dreams

Judi Cuervo - January 23, 2017

Monday Mantra Aaaaachooo! ... Aaaaaachooo! ... Aaaaachooo! ... Cough Drops and Cruise Dreams Here’s to good health and a good ship … and they can’t come soon…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 23, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 23, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 23, 2016

 Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Dec. 23, 2016 Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has given a sneak peek at the construction of their first newbuild, National Geographic Quest,…

The Third Annual Judi’s Choice Awards – And the Winners Are!
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The Third Annual Judi’s Choice Awards – And the Winners Are!

Judi Cuervo - December 19, 2016

Monday Mantra The Judi’s Choice Awards…The Judi’s Choice Awards!...The Judi’s Choice Awards… And the Winners Are! Cruising has plenty of biggest, first, and most wonderful accomplishments. The…

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…

Caribbean Cruising Gets Cool – and Hot!
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Caribbean Cruising Gets Cool – and Hot!

Judi Cuervo - December 5, 2016

Monday Mantra SPActacular! ... SPActacular! ... SPActacular! I don’t want to be scrubbed with grated coconut or have my body wrapped in banana leaves. The tinkle of…

Going Down? – Viking Star soothes away everything — including the arrival of the elevator, every time.
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Going Down? – Viking Star soothes away everything — including the arrival of the elevator, every time.

Judi Cuervo - November 28, 2016

Monday Mantra Viking SUPER Star...Viking SUPER Star...Viking SUPER Star... Going Down? Viking Star soothes away everything — including the arrival of the elevator, every time. Life is…

Nun Better
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Nun Better

Judi Cuervo - November 21, 2016

Monday Mantra Heavenly...Heavenly...Heavenly... One of San Juan’s most divine hotels started as a Carmelite convent Now, here's an eye-opener:  Before sailing from San Juan last week, I…

Five Faves: Caribbean Cruise Debuts
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Five Faves: Caribbean Cruise Debuts

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 25, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Caribbean Cruise Debuts Five new ships repositioning to the U.S. this fall In case you missed it, there have been some amazing new cruise…

On the Horizon – The end of summer means the fun is beginning!
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On the Horizon – The end of summer means the fun is beginning!

Judi Cuervo - August 1, 2016

Monday Mantra A Date with a Viking … A Date with a Viking … A Date with a Viking … The end of summer means the fun…

Viking Cruises Founder Commemorates Five Norwegian Ports for New Ship
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Viking Cruises Founder Commemorates Five Norwegian Ports for New Ship

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 21, 2016

Viking Cruises Founder and Chairman Celebrates Five Norwegian Ports with New Ship Cruise News - Jun. 21, 2016 Viking Ocean Cruises founder and chairman Torstein Hagen recently commemorated…

Viking Ocean Cruises Announces 10 New Itineraries, More Than 30 New Ports | Cruise News – Jun. 10, 2016
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Viking Ocean Cruises Announces 10 New Itineraries, More Than 30 New Ports | Cruise News – Jun. 10, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 10, 2016

Viking Ocean Cruises Announces 10 New Itineraries, More Than 30 New Ports Cruise News - Jun. 10, 2016 Viking Ocean Cruises has announced the addition of 10…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 25, 2016
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Mar. 25, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - March 25, 2016

Viking Orders New Ships, Celebrates Legacy Cruise News - Mar. 25, 2016 It’s been a busy week for Viking Cruises. Its third ocean-going ship, Viking Sky, celebrated…

Viking Hits the Ocean Blue | Cruise News – Apr. 3, 2015
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Viking Hits the Ocean Blue | Cruise News – Apr. 3, 2015

Fran Golden - April 3, 2015

Viking Hits the Ocean Blue Cruise News – Apr. 3, 2015 River cruise giant Viking Cruises is officially in the ocean. The line took delivery of Viking…

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Cruise News – July 25, 2014

Fran Golden - July 25, 2014

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

Cruise News – June 27, 2014
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Cruise News – June 27, 2014

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 27, 2014

Cruise News - June 27, 2014   Viking Star Floats Out in Italy Viking, known for its river cruises, celebrated the float-out this week of its first…

Cruise News – May 16, 2014
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Cruise News
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Cruise News – May 16, 2014

Fran Golden - May 16, 2014

Cruise News - May 16, 2014 New Viking Ocean Ships Viking Ocean Cruises hasn't even launched its first ship yet, but is already tripling its fleet. The…

Cruising 2013: A Year in Review
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Cruising 2013: A Year in Review

Fran Golden - December 30, 2013

Just as in years past, 2013 brought some great innovations and unique enhancements to the cruise experience. Here’s a look at some of the highlights. The 4,000-passenger, New…