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Top 10 Best Cruise Specialty Restaurants
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Top 10 Best Cruise Specialty Restaurants

Evan Gove - November 6, 2020

One of the most important factors cruisers take into consideration before they book is the cuisine served on board. Cruise lines have long been known for their…

Top 5 Best Ocean Ships
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Top 5 Best Ocean Ships

Evan Gove - November 2, 2020

What's the difference between a cruise ship and an amusement park these days?  One floats.  Modern cruise ships are nothing short of engineering marvels complete with water…

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…

Cruising in 2019, It’s A Wrap!
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Cruising in 2019, It’s A Wrap!

Steve Leland - December 30, 2019

Just when you think the world of cruising can’t get any better, along comes a new ship with novel ideas, incredible amenities and destinations that are virtually…

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

The Judi’s Choice Awards 2018
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The Judi’s Choice Awards 2018

Judi Cuervo - December 19, 2018

The Monthly Mantra And the winners are in! ... And the winners are in! … And the winners are in! It’s time for the Judi’s Choice Awards…

Dish It Up: The Sky’s the Limit on Viking Ocean
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Cruise Magazine
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Dish It Up: The Sky’s the Limit on Viking Ocean

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 25, 2018

Viking Ocean Cruises hit a culinary home run in the 930-passenger Viking Sky, which, like her sisters, matches the gastronomic finesse of higher-priced luxury cruise competitors. The…

LUXURY Cruise Ships Setting Sail in 2019 (VIDEO)
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Cruise News
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LUXURY Cruise Ships Setting Sail in 2019 (VIDEO)

Christina Hunting - April 25, 2018

The luxury cruise sector is on the rise, so let’s check out what’s on the horizon for 2019… Viking Jupiter | 930 Passengers | 47,000 Tons Viking…

In Brief: Viking Sun in Shanghai, new river ships, and more….
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In Brief: Viking Sun in Shanghai, new river ships, and more….

Porthole Cruise - March 9, 2018

News Briefs - Mar. 9, 2018 Viking Ocean Cruises christened its fourth ship, Viking Sun, at a ceremony on The Bund in the heart of Shanghai. The…

Cruising with – and without – kids.
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Lifestyle
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Cruising with – and without – kids.

Steve Leland - February 12, 2018

I JUST WANT TO BE ALONE! For parents everywhere, Greta Garbo said it best. A cruise would seem to be just the ticket (and well deserved) to…

Cruise Control: Which Beach in Aruba? Baby Beach! (Video)
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Cruise Control: Which Beach in Aruba? Baby Beach! (Video)

Porthole Cruise - January 30, 2018

[embed]https://youtu.be/GrXT6pVuvXE[/embed] You finally made it to nearly all the islands the Beach Boys sing about… but there’s just one left. You’re crossing Aruba off your list! Imagine…

Viking’s Norway: a Photographic Journey
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Cruise Magazine
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Viking’s Norway: a Photographic Journey

Porthole Cruise - January 10, 2018

Come along on a photographic journey with Viking Cruises through this country's amazing landscape, which is enhanced by cultural tie-ins on board. By J.D. Andrews Sailing on…

The 2017 Judi’s Choice Awards
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Awards
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The 2017 Judi’s Choice Awards

Judi Cuervo - January 4, 2018

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

Floating Galleries
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Cruise Magazine
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Floating Galleries

Porthole Cruise - December 29, 2017

Floating Galleries 10 Great Cruise Ships for Art Lovers By Sherri Eisenberg Sure, you can sail to the best destinations in the world for art lovers, from…

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…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – Oct. 6, 2017
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Cruise News
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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 – 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 – Jan. 27, 2017
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Cruise News
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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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China
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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,…

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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Blogs
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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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Cruise News
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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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Cruise News
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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 – May 6, 2016
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Cruise News
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 6, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 6, 2016

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – May 6, 2016   * Viking Ocean Cruises has welcomed its second ship, Viking Sea, at a christening on the Thames River…

Viking Announces World Cruise for Its Fourth Ocean Ship | Cruise News – May 3, 2016
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Cruise News
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Viking Announces World Cruise for Its Fourth Ocean Ship | Cruise News – May 3, 2016

Porthole Cruise Magazine - May 3, 2016

Viking Announces World Cruise for Its Fourth Ocean Ship Cruise News - May 3, 2016 Just days before its second ship, Viking Sea, is christened in Greenwich on…

Five Faves: News You Can Use
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Five Faves: News You Can Use

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 30, 2015

Porthole's Five Faves News You Can Use Top Five Cruise Stories of 2015 There’s no doubt that 2015 saw some incredible happenings in the cruise industry. Like…

Viking Star to Sail North America and the Caribbean | Cruise News – Dec. 2, 2015
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Cruise News
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Viking Star to Sail North America and the Caribbean | Cruise News – Dec. 2, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 2, 2015

Viking Star to Sail North America and the Caribbean Cruise News - Dec. 2, 2015 Viking Ocean Cruises has announced that it will expand its sailings to North…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 26, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 26, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 26, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs June 26, 2015 Cunard Line has announced that Grammy® Award-winning vocalist Natalie Cole will headline the first Blue Note Jazz at Sea trans-Atlantic…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 19, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs – June 19, 2015

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 19, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs June 19, 2015   P&O Cruises’ Pacific Jewel has made the first-ever cruise ship visit to Dili, the capital of the island nation…

The Vikings aren’t just coming — they’re here to make a splash | Cruise News — May 15, 2015
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The Vikings aren’t just coming — they’re here to make a splash | Cruise News — May 15, 2015

Fran Golden - May 15, 2015

The Vikings aren't just coming — they're here to make a splash Cruise News — May 15, 2015 This week Porthole is aboard Viking Star, a ship…

Porthole Cruise News Briefs | Apr. 17, 2015
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Porthole Cruise News Briefs | Apr. 17, 2015

Fran Golden - April 17, 2015

Porthole Cruise News Briefs Apr. 17, 2015 Carnival Cruise Line announced The Band Perry, Boston, Lionel Richie, Rascal Flatts, and Heart will be among the next acts…

Viking Star Completes Sea Trials  – Cruise News — Feb. 13, 2015
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Cruise News
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Viking Star Completes Sea Trials – Cruise News — Feb. 13, 2015

Fran Golden - February 13, 2015

Viking Star completes sea trials Cruise News — Feb. 13, 2015 Viking Star, the first ship of Viking Ocean Cruises, completed sea trials in the Aegean Sea,…

Catch the Wave… It’s time for great cruise deals — and difficult cruise choices!
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Catch the Wave… It’s time for great cruise deals — and difficult cruise choices!

Judi Cuervo - January 5, 2015

Monday Mantra It’s Wave Season!...It’s Wave Season!...It’s Wave Season! Catch the Wave It’s time for great deals — and difficult choices! In the travel industry, January marks…

Five Faves: New Ships, New Trips – Cruise Year’s Resolutions
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Five Faves: New Ships, New Trips – Cruise Year’s Resolutions

Porthole Cruise Magazine - December 31, 2014

Five Faves New Ships, New Trips Five Cruises to Consider in 2015 A new year brings a sense of excitement. New opportunities on the horizon. New hopes…

Five Favorite Stories from 2014’s Cruise News
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Five Favorite Stories from 2014’s Cruise News

Fran Golden - December 24, 2014

Five Faves Five Favorite Stories from 2014’s Cruise News A fond look back at the year’s top cruise trends. New ships Norwegian Getaway, Regal Princess, and "smart…

What’s in the Blue Lagoon? … and more – Cruise News, Sept. 19, 2014
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Cruise News
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What’s in the Blue Lagoon? … and more – Cruise News, Sept. 19, 2014

Fran Golden - September 19, 2014

What’s in the Blue Lagoon? Cruise News – Sept. 19, 2014 Porthole is in Reykjavik this week, attending the Society of American Travel Writers annual conference. So…