Category Archives: Beach

Italy Through the Artist’s Eye

I dream of Italy…the serene, winding canals of Venice, the cradle of Renaissance art in Florence, emerald hillsides of Tuscany…oh, and the food, the wine! My sister lives in Italy so I have an excuse to visit often. This month … Continue reading

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OUR PRIVATE CARIBBEAN

Living in California, it’s easy to overlook the Caribbean as a destination for sun, adventure and glorious beaches.  But you won’t do that again after enjoying a WindStar cruise through the Caribbean.  My friend and I boarded our five-masted sailing … Continue reading

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Romance of the Star Clipper Tall Ship

From the moment we arrived at the pier in sunny St. Maarten, we knew our adventure cruise would be something out of the ordinary. Something timeless, something dramatic, something…like nothing we’ve ever experienced on a cruise before. The Star Clipper … Continue reading

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Aegean Dreams

On our first Crystal Cruise, my friend and I chose a round-trip Istanbul itinerary that carried us through the Greek Islands on the elegant Crystal Serenity, a sanctuary of gracious style, including ports of call that dreams are made of—Santorini, … Continue reading

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The Lure of the Big Island

To those of us who have lived on the East Coast, Hawaii has always been an exotic destination that promises fragrant breezes and endless beaches.  Now that I am a California girl, Hawaii has been that much easier to get … Continue reading

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AEGEAN BREEZES

I can’t figure it out. What was my favorite thing about our 9-night Windstar Cruise from Athens to Venice? The exotic ports of call? The French doors flung open all night as the sound of the Aegean serenaded us to … Continue reading

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The Lure of the Big Island

To those of us who have lived on the East Coast, Hawaii has always been an exotic destination that promises fragrant breezes and endless beaches.  Now that I am a California girl, Hawaii has been that much easier to get … Continue reading

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