Posts Tagged 'cruises'

Windstar Cruise to the British Isles, Part 3: Our Adventure Continues…

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Our next stop was the fabulous Scilly Isles, my favorite port of the cruise. An archipelago if five inhabited islands, we spent the day on the island of St. Mary’s, exploring every inch of it in the cute golf cart below.

The town itself was quaint and welcoming with wonderful restaurants and shopping. One of the locals suggested that we head up to the Golf Club for the best crab sandwich ever and he wasn’t kidding. Gorgeous lightly dressed crab on ...

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Windstar Cruise to the British Isles Part 2: On to Dartmouth and Falmouth

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Set on the banks of the River Dart, Dartmouth has been a strategic port since the Crusades.  The town is charming with medieval streetscapes and narrow lanes.  Filled with historic sites, many dating back to the 1300s, must see places include Dartmouth Castle, St. Saviour’s church, and the remains of the Gallants Bower fort.  All that sightseeing makes a girl thirsty so where better to settle in for a cider but in The Cherub Pub, the city’s oldest pub and ...

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Windstar Cruise to the British Isles Part 1: Boarding the Windstar Ship

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Windstar’s 310-passenger Wind Surf was our home for our seven-day adventure on the British Isles. We boarded the masted sailing yacht in Portsmouth, about two hours south of London, and were shown to our suite – Cabin 306 soon to be known fondly as home sweet home.  The ship is spacious and intimate all at the same time.  The Wind Surf is just big enough to offer the amenities of a larger ship – casino, entertainment and specialty dining, but ...

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On The Danube, A Trip on AmaWaterway (Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine)

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Explorations’ Owner and Travel Advisor, Jennifer Campbell sailed on AmaWaterway’s AmaCerto for the Virtuoso Chairman’s Recognition Event, read her coverage of the trip featured in Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine:

For many of us, our only cultural reference for the Danube River is its starring role in the lullaby waltz On the Beautiful Blue Danube, composed by Johann Strauss and performed regularly on the Lawrence Welk Show. As lovely as the piece of music is, ...

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