In May, Viking Cruises will christen its second oceangoing ship, Viking Sea, in a ceremony set along the River Thames in London, England. It’s a grand city befitting of a truly grand ship – one that is poised to offer guests everything that made Viking’s first ship, Viking Star, so spectacular. Inside and out, Viking… [Read More]
If you’ve never cruised before – and even if you have – choosing the right size ship can be a real challenge. After all, most of us try a cruise once, decide it’s a good fit, and leave it at that. With precious vacation time (and dollars) at risk, many of us prefer to stick… [Read More]
We’re fresh off of our journey through Costa Rica & Panama with Windstar Cruises aboard the intimate and luxurious Star Breeze, and we’ve taken the time to thoroughly update our Star Breeze Ship Review with new images, new information, and more details about what guests can expect onboard, from the ship’s spacious suites to the pricing… [Read More]
On shore excursions from Monaco, you can choose to visit the hilltop villages of Saint Paul de Vence or Eze, tour Vieux (Old) Nice and its famed flower market, visit Villa Rothschild and its gardens in Cap Ferrat, or spend time absorbing the sights and sounds of Monte Carlo. And that’s just for starters.
Transiting The Panama Canal with Windstar Cruises My last day aboard Windstar Cruises’ Star Breeze was all about Panama City and the nearby Panama Canal. With our transit from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea expected to take place sometime this evening, I decided to maximise my Canal time by booking the $89-per-person tour… [Read More]
Star Breeze Arrives off Panama City, Panama The biggest bug I’ve ever seen is clinging to the frame of my stateroom window. Hitching a ride as we spend a day at sea cruising down to Balboa, Panama, this particular bug looks like a grasshopper on steroids. He’s clinging to the frame of the window, resting… [Read More]
In Pictures: Isla de Coiba, Panama Our Live Voyage Report from onboard Windstar Cruises’ Star Breeze continues tomorrow. Be sure to follow along with our adventures on Twitter @deckchairblog. Share This Post With Friends
Costa Rica Dazzles One Last Time As usual, Windstar Cruises’ Star Breeze dropped anchor this morning in another gorgeous little bay off the shores of Costa Rica. Today, we find ourselves yachting around Golfo Dulce, near Corcovado National Park and the town of Puerto Jimenez. Puerto Jimenez is decidedly larger than some of the other… [Read More]