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Considering a Cruise in Europe? Don’t Miss This Sale.

Considering a Cruise in Europe? Don’t Miss This Sale.

Just in time for summer, we are very excited to announce our largest savings on Windstar itineraries in Europe, ever! Our brand new “Pick Your Perk in Europe” promotion is live, meaning if you weren’t sure whether to take a trip to Europe this summer/fall, the choice just got a lot easier. The “Pick Your

Windstar Photography Cruises

Considering a Cruise in Europe? Don’t Miss This Sale.

Just in time for summer, we are very excited to announce our largest savings on Windstar itineraries in Europe, ever! Our brand new “Pick Your Perk in Europe” promotion is live, meaning if you weren’t sure whether to take a trip to Europe this summer/fall, the choice just got a lot easier. The “Pick Your

Windstar Photography Cruises

Windstar Photography Cruises

A great vacation is often remembered years later by the pictures taken and the memories associated with them. Not to mention, nowadays people are obsessed with posting pictures to Instagram, Facebook, and most other social media outlets. The better the photo, the more likely people are to comment. Windstar is offering new, complimentary photography programs

Windstar Cruises Offers Southeast Asia & Arabia Cruises

Windstar Photography Cruises

A great vacation is often remembered years later by the pictures taken and the memories associated with them. Not to mention, nowadays people are obsessed with posting pictures to Instagram, Facebook, and most other social media outlets. The better the photo, the more likely people are to comment. Windstar is offering new, complimentary photography programs

Windstar Cruises Offers Southeast Asia & Arabia Cruises

Windstar Cruises Offers Southeast Asia & Arabia Cruises

We are thrilled to announce our first ever voyages to Southeast Asia & Arabia in 2014 and 2015 on our newest yacht, the graceful, all suite Star Pride.   Small ship cruising is an incredible way to explore this part of the world. From the ancient temples at My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage

Guest Review:  Windstar’s Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Cruise

Windstar Cruises Offers Southeast Asia & Arabia Cruises

We are thrilled to announce our first ever voyages to Southeast Asia & Arabia in 2014 and 2015 on our newest yacht, the graceful, all suite Star Pride.   Small ship cruising is an incredible way to explore this part of the world. From the ancient temples at My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage

Guest Review:  Windstar’s Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Cruise

Guest Review: Windstar’s Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Cruise

Avid cruise enthusiasts, Bob and Amy Sharak celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary onboard Wind Star’s September 8, 2012 Greek Isles and Turkish Delights cruise. As avid cruise enthusiasts, my husband Bob and I thought cruising on Windstar would be a wonderful way to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. So, we headed to Istanbul with our

Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Insider Tips

Guest Review: Windstar’s Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Cruise

Avid cruise enthusiasts, Bob and Amy Sharak celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary onboard Wind Star’s September 8, 2012 Greek Isles and Turkish Delights cruise. As avid cruise enthusiasts, my husband Bob and I thought cruising on Windstar would be a wonderful way to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. So, we headed to Istanbul with our

Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Insider Tips

Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Insider Tips

Ashley Kessler, Windstar’s Vacation Planner Supervisor, shares her insights on cruising our Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Voyage. Windstar’s Greek Isles & Turkish Delights is one of my personal favorite itineraries. There is something about the ancient customs, rich culture, and alluring flavors of Greece and Turkey that make it a magical place. If your

Mediterranean – the stuff that dreams are made of

It happens all the time.  We try to recapture a treasured memory, relive a perfect moment, make a dream come true – only to find that the image we’ve cherished evaporates before our eyes.  The idyllic field in which we romped is now a strip mall.  The pristine beach on which we basked is now

Why Travel? Here are 5 Good Reasons

It’s easy to get caught up in the busy demands of our everyday lives. To put off our dreams of traveling to faraway places until things “settle down” at work, the kids are off to college, or the economy improves. To focus on the aspects of vacation that annoy us—the busy airports, lost luggage, and

Greek Cuisine: Regional Dishes of the Greek Isles

Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Insider Tips

Ashley Kessler, Windstar’s Vacation Planner Supervisor, shares her insights on cruising our Greek Isles & Turkish Delights Voyage. Windstar’s Greek Isles & Turkish Delights is one of my personal favorite itineraries. There is something about the ancient customs, rich culture, and alluring flavors of Greece and Turkey that make it a magical place. If your

Mediterranean – the stuff that dreams are made of

It happens all the time.  We try to recapture a treasured memory, relive a perfect moment, make a dream come true – only to find that the image we’ve cherished evaporates before our eyes.  The idyllic field in which we romped is now a strip mall.  The pristine beach on which we basked is now

Why Travel? Here are 5 Good Reasons

It’s easy to get caught up in the busy demands of our everyday lives. To put off our dreams of traveling to faraway places until things “settle down” at work, the kids are off to college, or the economy improves. To focus on the aspects of vacation that annoy us—the busy airports, lost luggage, and

Greek Cuisine: Regional Dishes of the Greek Isles

Greek Cuisine: Regional Dishes of the Greek Isles

What comes to mind when you think of Greece? Is it the crisp white buildings with rooftops the color of the sea below, the ancient ruins, or the flavors of lemon, olive oil, and oregano? Greece is a country rich in history and natural beauty, and the cuisine of the Greek Isles is no different.

Europe for Two!

Rome… Athens… Barcelona… Istanbul… Lisbon! Get closer to Europe with Windstar. Explore some of the world’s most iconic, most unforgettable destinations on a luxurious sailing yacht with our European Sail & Stay Packages, offering extraordinary value with two-for-one fares and two free hotel nights! Make this your season to sail on one of our following

Introducing Our Hotel Packages

We pride ourselves on visiting some of the world’s most compelling ports, whether they be tropical havens in the Caribbean, rainforests in Costa Rica, or cultural meccas in Europe. Our Hotel Packages are a convenient and affordable option to extend your vacation. Each hotel is hand-selected by Windstar and packages include taxes, luggage handling, and

Why rush Europe? Stay two more nights… on us!

We sail into some of the most extraordinary ports in the world. From the famous winding canals of Venice and the majestic mosques, to the pulsing nightlife of Istanbul and the magnificent acropolis floating above Athens – each destination beckons you to stay a little longer. We want to help you linger, so it is

New Itineraries: Hidden Treasures of the Ionian

We have sailed all over the world with you over the years, from the sultry islands of Tahiti to the majestic mosques of Istanbul. And now we are about to embark on a new adventure. We are thrilled to offer a new collection of 7-day itineraries on Wind Star for Fall 2011—Hidden Treasures of the

Local Dining Tips: Athens, Land of Ancient Flavors

Greek Cuisine: Regional Dishes of the Greek Isles

What comes to mind when you think of Greece? Is it the crisp white buildings with rooftops the color of the sea below, the ancient ruins, or the flavors of lemon, olive oil, and oregano? Greece is a country rich in history and natural beauty, and the cuisine of the Greek Isles is no different.

Europe for Two!

Rome… Athens… Barcelona… Istanbul… Lisbon! Get closer to Europe with Windstar. Explore some of the world’s most iconic, most unforgettable destinations on a luxurious sailing yacht with our European Sail & Stay Packages, offering extraordinary value with two-for-one fares and two free hotel nights! Make this your season to sail on one of our following

Introducing Our Hotel Packages

We pride ourselves on visiting some of the world’s most compelling ports, whether they be tropical havens in the Caribbean, rainforests in Costa Rica, or cultural meccas in Europe. Our Hotel Packages are a convenient and affordable option to extend your vacation. Each hotel is hand-selected by Windstar and packages include taxes, luggage handling, and

Why rush Europe? Stay two more nights… on us!

We sail into some of the most extraordinary ports in the world. From the famous winding canals of Venice and the majestic mosques, to the pulsing nightlife of Istanbul and the magnificent acropolis floating above Athens – each destination beckons you to stay a little longer. We want to help you linger, so it is

New Itineraries: Hidden Treasures of the Ionian

We have sailed all over the world with you over the years, from the sultry islands of Tahiti to the majestic mosques of Istanbul. And now we are about to embark on a new adventure. We are thrilled to offer a new collection of 7-day itineraries on Wind Star for Fall 2011—Hidden Treasures of the

Local Dining Tips: Athens, Land of Ancient Flavors

Local Dining Tips: Athens, Land of Ancient Flavors

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Bacchus Reborn Heteroclito Fokionos 2, Syntagma; +30 21 0323 9406 Greek vintners may not have the

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