For those of you counting down the days, we’re just a week away from 2021! From all of us here at the Porthole Cruise network, we hope you spend the next couple of days having a safe and wonderful holiday with the people who matter the most. It’s been a trying year for just about [&helli
After nine months of travel lockdown, 2020 hindsight takes on new relevance as we grapple with how things could have been done differently, but then again who could have imagined the havoc that a renegade virus would wreak on the travel industry. Finishing out 2019 with a Transatlantic cruise from L
Few place on Earth are more romantic than the Mediterranean. Whether you’re sampling the gelato in Naples, shopping for flowers at the Central Market in Cadiz, or lounging on a beach chair in the Greek Islands, this part of the world is simply too good to be true. Today we’ve got a repos
The Monthly Mantra Cruise Year Resolutions…Cruise Year Resolutions…Cruise Year Resolutions…. It seems everyone’s making resolutions this month: Lose weight, stop smoking, stop drinking and rev up the fitness routine. As a cruise fanatic, my resolutions are a bit different.
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 Carnival Cruise Line announce the name of their newest ship in one of the show’s signature word puzzles. Carnival Mardi Gras, it was revealed, would be t
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 the ship will be known, is the fifth ship in Princess Cruises’ Royal-Class vessels. Why the name Enchanted Princess? Jan Swartz, presiden