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  • River Cruising 0

    Dynamic River Cruise Planning Timeline

    Regardless of how we travel, there is a clear correlation between the amount of planning done and success. Some travelers spend very little time planning and suffer bad results. Run out of gas; the car will not run. Arrive late at the airport; the flight will be gone. Show up at the cruise ship without the correct documentation; no boarding allowed. There are also travelers who invest ...

    On February 21, 2017 / By
  • Travel Safety 0

    An Updated Travel Protection Guide

    Travel protection is one of the top three options offered by cruise lines, right along with prepaid gratuities and transfers to/from the port of embarkation.  Travelers opt in or out for a number of common reasons; some good, others not-so-good.  It’s a topic we have not visited here in awhile so an updated travel protection guide is in order. You Have Options First to know, ...

    On February 20, 2017 / By
  • Experience 0

    Personal Contact Travel Moments: The Best Part

    Reducing travel by ship to the lowest common denominator, the part shared by all cruise lines, reveals some of the best parts of travel itself.  Safely transporting us from place to place obliterates the generalized notion that travel is unsafe.  We see that first hand.  A growing focus on destinations brings personal contact with people who turn out to be not all that much different ...

    On February 20, 2017 / By
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    The Ships Of Windstar Cruises: A Brief Introduction

    Windstar Cruises operates a fleet of small luxury cruise ships known for its intimate yacht style experience and unique voyages to the world’s best small ports and hidden harbors.  We ran across Windstar while sailing with Star Clippers tall masted ship Royal Clipper not long ago.  At the time, we did not think all that much about Windstar, quite satisfied with our ...

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