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Adventure Beyond the Beach: Top 5 Caribbean Cruise Hikes

Adventure Beyond the Beach: Top 5 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…

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…