Today, Seabourn has revealed Solis, a new fine dining restaurant that pays homage to Mediterranean cuisine inspired by the locales visited by the company’s vessels! Solis features a variety of light, contemporary Mediterranean dishes full of flavor and personality, all made by hand and freshly
In this episode, get a first-hand look at the 20 ways to dine on the all new Icon of the Seas! After countless research and 100-plus tastings, explore how the ingredients used in each dish with create the perfect variety for your vacation!
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One of the most delightful aspects of traveling to different destinations is the opportunity to enjoy the local cuisine. The Cayman Islands, best known for their fresh ingredients, British and Jamaican influences, and breathtaking vistas, offer a culinary experience like no other. While visiting, ex
Join Bill Panoff, the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Porthole Cruise Magazine, as he takes viewers on a tour of Jamaica! The video showcases the beautiful beaches and crystal-clear waters of the island, as well as the vibrant culture that makes Jamaica such a unique destination.
The Mediterranean is one of the most highly sought-after sailings for those who love the sun, sea, and exotic ports of call. MSC Cruises’ MSC World Europa offers guests the chance to discover the best of the Med in unparalleled comfort and style. Calling on some of the most enchanting cities a
If you’ve ever dreamed of a Mediterranean adventure that takes you to the heart of the French Riviera, look no further than the port of Marseille – one of Europe’s most stunning cities and the perfect starting point for your cruise. The port of Marseille offers a beautiful mix of seasi
Atlas Ocean Voyages, the laid-back luxury-adventure line, takes guests on captivating journeys — but few are quite as entrancing as the French and Italian Rivieras. Now, you can follow along with Bill Panoff, producer and host of the renowned Cruise and Travel With Bill Panoff YouTube channel, as
Join Bill Panoff as he sets sail on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through the most beautiful corners of Italy. In this new travel show, Bill partners with Oceania Cruises and together they explore the awe-inspiring landscapes that Italy has to offer. From the historic city of Rome and the charming
Have you ever wanted to travel to the twin city island of St. Croix? Well now is your chance! Join Bill Panoff CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Porthole Cruise and Travel as he takes you around the island filled with Caribbean culture and history. The island is home to some amazing restaurants and b
American Queen Voyages has partnered with America’s Test Kitchen to give one lucky winner the opportunity to embark on a culinary adventure on the Lower Mississippi River with a guest alongside American Queen Voyages Culinary Ambassador Regina Charboneau and America’s Test Kitchen Execut
PONANT and Smithsonian Journeys announced their 2024 small ship expeditions, which will allow guests to explore the history, environment, local culture, and cuisine of each destination. PONANT, which designs small ship voyages, and Smithsonian Journeys, the Smithsonian Institution’s travel program
Today, Carnival Cruise Line kicked their food offerings up a notch by naming Chef Emeril Lagasse as the brand’s Chief Culinary Officer. Lagasse has years of culinary talent and has showcased his skills with his restaurant Emeril’s Bistro, a popular favorite on two Carnival ships, Mardi Gras and
The city of Valencia straddles the line between the bounty of the Mediterranean and the agricultural abundance from the fields of the autonomous Valencian Community. The mild winters of the area’s subtropical climate combine with fertile farmland to bring the perfect menu of fresh and traditional
That pizza in Naples, its thin, perfectly charred crust topped with a bubbling, spicy tomato sauce and a blanket of gooey melted cheese. Mouthwatering fish and chips at a tiny pub outside London, a crisp, golden coating hugging the flakiest plaice filet while a heap of tender fries, liberally sprink
Copenhagen is having a moment in the culinary limelight as Europe’s coolest foodie capital, with rough and ready Vesterbro the most exciting area of the city in which to try the latest food trends. Take a stroll along the streets of Slagterboderne (meaning “butcher’s stalls”) and Flaesketorv
Before we explore some of Europe’s most interesting wines, the term ‘Basque’ deserves explanation. Euskadi, Basque Country, is an autonomous community in Spain, but it is also a larger cultural zone that spills beyond the political borders and even into France. The Basque have their own govern
Le Barthélemy has been named the number one hotel on St. Barths, and now I know why. I’ve just spent several days at this small luxury hotel, and it is no wonder why the accolades are pouring in. Everything from the food to the service and the turquoise ocean views from my suite was très [&helli
If there is one thing synonymous with the Italian way of life, eating would certainly rank at the top of the list. For Italians, it’s not just sustenance for survival, it’s a cultural celebration that is carried out flawlessly aboard the beautiful Costa Smeralda. Ranking as the fifth largest cru
Malta has always been a popular port of call but with it becoming a new staging ground for cruising as a home port, I embarked on a mission to experience everything the southern Mediterranean island could provide as a pre or post cruise option. Convenient flights to Malta are available from numerous