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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

Windstar Cruises’ CEO Bakes a Cake

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

Windstar Cruises’ CEO Bakes a Cake

Windstar Cruises’ CEO Bakes a Cake

Hans Birkholz, CEO of Windstar Cruises, recently sailed onboard the Wind Spirit during the Greek Isles and Turkish Delights voyage. An avid chef, Hans couldn’t help but visit the galley where Senior Pastry Chef John put him to work baking a mango cake for Windstar’s signature deck barbecue. To make your own Windstar Mango Cake, follow

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

Windstar Cruises’ CEO Bakes a Cake

Hans Birkholz, CEO of Windstar Cruises, recently sailed onboard the Wind Spirit during the Greek Isles and Turkish Delights voyage. An avid chef, Hans couldn’t help but visit the galley where Senior Pastry Chef John put him to work baking a mango cake for Windstar’s signature deck barbecue. To make your own Windstar Mango Cake, follow

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

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

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.

Experience More on Shore with Windstar’s Expertly Crafted Land Packages: Now Online

We all feel it at some point: the soft tugging at our hearts calling us to explore, to get closer to the richness and humanity the world has to offer. Windstar Hotel + Tour Packages let you experience the world on intimate terms, and to do it as if you’re traveling with a friend who

Introducing Our ‘Islands of Italy’ Voyages

You’ve been to Rome. You’ve made a wish to Neptune at the Trevi Fountain by night, walked the footsteps of Raphael, Botticelli and Michelangelo in the Vatican City by day. You fell in love with the history, the culture and incomparable beauty of this captivating country, homeland of Augustus and Aurelius, muse to da Vinci

2013 Caribbean and Costa Rica Voyages

Costa Rica is a world away from any other destination. Discover an explosion of natural diversity unlike any other on the planet. Or explore the Caribbean, where individual islands form a colorful matrix of customs and cuisine each with their own version of paradise. One of the best ways to see the Caribbean islands or

All-Time Best Cruises

How does the Mediterranean look different from the deck of a Windstar sailing yacht? It’s more accessible, closer and more magical than you ever imagined. We don’t just take you to Italy, we introduce you to places like Ischia, a small volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea; and Portovenere with its stunning villages and medieval

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