Five Faves: Get On Board with Porthole

Five ways to connect online with Porthole Cruise Magazine

We know you already read every issue of Porthole Cruise Magazine cover to cover (well, don’t you??). But what do you do between issues to get your daily cruise fix? During those long days after the last page is turned and before the new ones arrive in your mailbox or inbox, turn your attention to these five ways to connect with Porthole on a daily basis as we share with you all that is awesome in the world of cruising.


To get your fix of all things cruise related, like Porthole’s Facebook page and you’ll love what you’ll get: posts about cruise blogs, issue excerpts, news, photos, contests, polls, videos, and more. Facebook is the perfect place to interact, share your comments, and ask questions of fellow cruisers.


Beyond our consistent Tweets on Porthole’s Twitter feed, we also Retweet other helpful cruise-related articles, photos, and more from a host of other cruise and travel experts. Take it a step further by participating in #CruiseChat every Tuesday from 2 to 3pm ET, when a different cruise topic is discussed among fellow cruise enthusiasts. Plus, with each new issue of Porthole Cruise Magazine, yours truly will co-host the chat where we’ll talk about all that’s hot in the current issue.


If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Porthole’s Instagram page is surely worth a follow. Here, you’ll find photos from cruise ships and destinations to other behind-the-scenes happenings from our travels and events around the world. Tap twice if you see one you love!


Take some time to discover Porthole’s two original weekly blogs: Ease into the work week with “Monday Mantra,” where our cruise humorist, Judi Cuervo, brings a tongue-in-cheek approach to topics that every cruiser can relate to, from fuming over deck chair hogs to trying to figure out cruise line dress codes — and everything in between. Also each week, we feature a “Five Faves” blog (like this one!) where Porthole’s editors and writers contribute their five picks of the best of cruise travel such as five cruise experiences worth the splurge, five cruise cities for chocolate lovers, and five interesting superstitions at sea — and everything in between.


If cruise news is your thing, stay up-to-date with the latest happenings in the cruise world on Porthole’s cruise news page and via our social media outlets. From new ships and new itineraries to newly announced partnerships, onboard entertainment, and weekly cruise deals, we keep our finger on the pulse, so you don’t have to. You can also sign up to receive Porthole’s weekly cruise newsletter and have the week’s wrap-up delivered straight to your inbox every Friday.

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Now in its 25th year, Porthole Cruise and Travel Magazine is published bi-monthly and available worldwide through digital subscription. It offers the latest news in cruise and travel, with in-depth features on voyages, new ships, the best destinations, readers' picks, onboard cuisine, entertainment, and more!