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75 Reasons to Travel off the Beaten Path in Europe

75 Reasons to Travel off the Beaten Path in Europe

Enough with the herds of tourists trampling down the same old beaten path in Europe! It’s time to embrace the rich and vast cultural and historical heritage of Europe’s most beautiful nations by immersing yourself in authentic local experiences. We at Windstar are pleased to add an incredible variety of shore excursions in Europe this…

Small Cruise Ships Offer Exclusive Entry to Europe’s Hidden Harbors in Italy, Croatia, Montenegro & Beyond

Small Cruise Ships Offer Exclusive Entry to Europe’s Hidden Harbors in Italy, Croatia, Montenegro & Beyond

The Adriatic is having a moment. In recent years, Croatia and lesser-known Montenegro have blossomed into “must go now” destinations in Europe, thanks to their stunning beauty, glimmering beaches, and old world charm. Pair those elements with the value, flexibility and many conveniences of a cruise vacation. It’s no wonder Windstar yacht guests love sailing…

How to tip around the world?

How to tip around the world?

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…