Adventure Beyond the Beach: Top Caribbean Cruise Hikes

You squint at the sun bouncing off turquoise waters and consider using the tiny umbrella in your cocktail as a shield from all the shimmering beauty. It’s almost too much splendor to process in your blissed-out, lounge-chaired state. Paradise is found on the Caribbean’s hidden beaches; in rum-soaked drops of sweet, fruity goodness; and in

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Adventure Beyond the Beach: Top Caribbean Cruise Hikes

You squint at the sun bouncing off turquoise waters and consider using the tiny umbrella in your cocktail as a shield from all the shimmering …

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How Much Fuel a Cruise Ship Uses

Cruise ships travel far distances carrying anywhere from 100 to 6,000 passengers, depending on a vessel’s size. Some ships cross the Atlantic and the Pacific …

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A Tale of Three Ships — Windstar

It was a momentous event this October when three ships in the Windstar fleet all docked at the same time in Barcelona, Spain—Wind Surf, Wind …

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What to do when you are late for your Windstar cruise vacation?

“Back in October (11th – 19th to be exact), my family and I sailed on Star Legend from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to Puerto Caldera, Costa …

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What to Expect on a Cruise

Maybe you go on a cruise every year, or maybe you’re going on a cruise for the first time. No matter your experience, knowing what …

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Marie Kondo Tips That Make Packing For a Cruise a Breeze

Before you embark on your next journey, you should know what you’re bringing with you. While some people take weeks to pack, others wake up …

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13 Beaches in Cozumel Worth Checking Out

The island of Cozumel sits off the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in the Caribbean Sea. It’s one of Mexico’s finest tropical jewels that invites travelers to …

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Cruising the Cayman Islands

A Cayman Islands cruise is the ultimate getaway for relaxation and adventure. As you explore this unique group of Caribbean islands, you’ll find a high …

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Tips for Cruising to Curaçao

Curaçao is a unique Dutch Caribbean island, famous for its candy-colored colonial architecture, tucked-away beaches and electric blue liqueur. Although Curaçao may not draw as much attention as …

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Best Cruises to See the Northern Lights

Native cultures tell stories of the northern lights reaching down and taking people away if they whistle at them. In Norse mythology, the lights represent the trails of …

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What to Do in Syros, Greece in 24 Hours

Ermoupoli – Syros, Greece As you approach beautiful Ermoupoli from the sea it appears as a tumble of white and pastel-colored buildings tumbling down to …

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What to do in Stockholm, Sweden in 24 Hours

Stockholm While the most charming elements of some major world cities take a little hunting down things are a little different in Stockholm. This coastal …

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Tropical Cocktail Recipe Pinky’s delight by Angelo Labastida

While the crew is safely quarantined on board Wind Spirit, Angelo Labastida came up with a new cocktail for a bartender’s challenge called Pinky’s Delight …

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What to Do & Eat in Portofino

Portofino is an enchanting fishing village on the Italian Riviera. Known for being a destination for celebrities, Portofino offers visitors the chance to experience la …

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The Best Indonesian Food You Should Try

If unspoiled beaches, ancient temples and deep green rainforests aren’t enough to draw you to Indonesia, consider heading there for the food. With culinary influences …

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Behind the Scenes with Chef Anthony Sasso on a culinary themed cruise

There is a reason chefs work in kitchens. For some, it’s because they grew up in them, watching a mother or father roast chickens or …

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James Beard Foundation Culinary Cruise Review

Windstar Cruises’ affiliation with the James Beard Foundation provided us with much more than we expected as we cruised the western Mediterranean islands on the …

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Seared Sea Scallops, Smoked Bacon, Grilled Asparagus with Fresh Garden Peas, Citrus Butter Sauce Recipe

Seared Sea Scallops Serves 4 people 16 u 10 – 20  Scallops 12 Spears Grilled Asparagus Butter Sauce Garnish Pea Puree Olive Oil Sugar Salt …

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Birthday Group Celebration On A Luxury Cruise to Tahiti

When my husband asked what I wanted to do for my 40th birthday, I knew I wanted it to be special but with a birthday …

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Honoring a Hero: Korean War Veteran H.J. Burley Smith Retracing History on Windstar Cruises

During a Memorial Ceremony organized by the Korean Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs (MPVA), Brigadier General (retired) and MPVA Director General Kim Kwang-woo (left) …

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A Poem About Cruising on Star Legend

Last week our returning guest – Mr. Richard Stevens wrote a beautiful poem about cruising on Star Legend. From Hong Kong and Bangkok’s energetic embrace …

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Windstar Cruises Celebrates Romance with Wedding Vow Renewal Packages

When we (Dawn West and Rod Kingdon) arrived onboard Star Pride we knew we were going to have our wedding vow ceremony on board the …

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Windstar President’s Cruise Honors Crew, Promotes Understanding

The sold-out second edition of the Windstar President’s Cruise sailed from Singapore to Hong Kong on a 14-night itinerary. Heavily loaded with ports of call …

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Why Honeymoons on Windstar Cruises are the Best

As an avid traveler who is married to somebody who has not yet had much of a chance to explore, planning our honeymoon was a …

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Day in the life of 2nd officer Wind Star

When you look up at the tens of thousands of feet of sails flying from the tall masts of Windstar Cruises’ sailing yachts, think of …

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Introducing Eclectic New Spanish Restaurant: Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso

We are taking our cruise culinary program to the next level with a new Windstar Spanish Restaurant named Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso in partnership …

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Our $250 Million Star Plus Initiative Completes its First Milestone in Palermo, Italy

We cut our ship in half! On October 17, sparking cutting torch in hand, Windstar Cruises President John Delaney made the final cut to the …

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Windstar Cuts The Second Steel At Fincantieri Shipyard To Continue Its $250 Million Star Plus Initiative for Star Legend Cruise Ship

On September 5th, 2019 at Fincantieri’s shipyard, in Palermo, Italy, Christopher Prelog, Vice President of Fleet Operations for Seattle-based Windstar Cruises, pushed the button which …

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Windstar Cruises’ All-In Package

We are excited to offer a new inclusive onboard package with exceptional value on everything needed for the perfect vacation. Guests who purchase Windstar’s new …

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Windstar Cuts The First Steel At Fincantieri Shipyard To Begin Its $250 Million Star Plus Initiative

On April 2nd, 2019 at Fincantieri’s shipyard “Arsenale Triestino San Marco”, in Trieste, Italy, John Gunner, Vice President of Expansion Projects for Windstar Cruises, pushed …

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