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      Tahitian Black Pearl
      June 30th, 2015

      We’re continuing to celebrate our new year-round sailings in Tahiti (which started this month) with a focus on beautiful French Polynesia. Read about diving for black pearls in Part 2 of our Tahitian blog series. Tahiti has no shortage of beauty, beaches, or ways to find relaxation, but what surprises many Windstar travelers is the…

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      How to tip around the world?
      June 8th, 2015

      We get asked about tipping A LOT here at Windstar. How much, and when? Where is it expected, and when is it already included? So we decided to pull together a basic primer, a Tipping 101 shall we say, to help guide you in your travels particularly while dining at local restaurants and traveling on…

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      Malacca’s Funky Trishaws
      March 20th, 2015

      Aside from the world famous skyscrapers and multi-ethnic cornucopia of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia remains shrouded in mystery for even the most seasoned of globe-trotters. The diversity of destinations offered on the Windstar 10-day Palaces and Pagodas itinerary allowed travelers to scratch far below the surface and come away with a new understanding of the history,…