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Ko Yao Noi, Thailand: Paradise, Peddling and Pad Thai

Ko Yao Noi, Thailand: Paradise, Peddling and Pad Thai

Let’s be honest. We all want to find untouched paradise, devoid of tourist traffic but by the very nature of our travel we visit destinations where others have been before. We want hotels, restaurants, chaise lounges and often a shared language (usually English) which allows us to communicate. The majority of “desirable” destinations in the…

Malacca’s Funky Trishaws

Malacca’s Funky Trishaws

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,…

Star Pride “Breakfast Club” by Geoffrey DeVito

Star Pride “Breakfast Club” by Geoffrey DeVito

Geoffrey DeVito is a cultural anthropologist and our guest lecturer on Star Pride voyaging Places & Pagodas. He shares his stunning pictures and experience below: Small ship cruising in exotic locations is a spectacular experience no matter how you spin it, but there are moments, adventures and traditions which can’t be planned; they must grow…