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French Secrets for Fitting in While Cruising the Riviera

French Secrets for Fitting in While Cruising the Riviera

By Kitty Bean Yancey   Visitors to France often are intimidated by French style and formidably rigid etiquette — not to mention café waiters who may ignore awkward outsiders. It can be a shock to go from being a pampered insider on a yacht-like luxury cruise such as those offered by Windstar to feeling at…

Healthy Cruising

Healthy Cruising

Healthy Cruising: it may sound like an oxymoron. For many, cruising strongly evokes images of hedonistic buffets, multi-course meals laden with fat and butter, and promises of lying sedentary in the sun for days or weeks on end. Those who have been aboard Windstar know there’s more to the story, and being healthy on a…

How to Pack for Your Cruise

How to Pack for Your Cruise

A salty breeze blowing through your hair, far-off places waiting to be explored … your Windstar cruise is just days away and it’s hard to think of much else. Except for how to pack for your cruise, that is. What will you wear on board? How should you prepare for the shore excursions? Do you…