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Private Indulgence - Costa Rica

Private Indulgence - Costa Rica

THE WINDING ROAD through tailored grounds is capped at a leisurely 40 kmph. Glimpses of a golf course and the Pacific Ocean can be seen through the trees – on both sides of the road – as we make our...

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Windstar Cruises Launches of New Initiatives to Support Coral Reefs

Windstar Cruises Launches of New Initiatives to Support Coral Reefs

Windstar Cruises is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its partnership with Coral Gardeners, a Moorea (French Polynesia)-based organization determined to revolutionize ocean conservation and create a global movement to save the coral reefs through reef restoration, awareness activities, and innovative...

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The Luxurious World of Seabourn

The Luxurious World of Seabourn

AFTER A FEW YEARS OF ABSENCE, I have joyfully returned to one of my perennially favourite cruise lines and its newest ship, the fabulous Seabourn Ovation. I first sailed the 600-guest Ovation during her inaugural year in 2018 and now...

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Under the Mexican Sun

Under the Mexican Sun

I TRAVELLED TO this secluded Mexican resort for a week of sunshine and yoga but came home with much more than a suntan and limber limbs. A visit to Mar de Jade is a life-renewing experience, and an opportunity to...

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Chasing the Light in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Chasing the Light in the Land of the Midnight Sun

PHOTOGRAPHERS CALL IT ‘golden hour’ – the warm soft light that occurs briefly after sunrise or before sunset. So imagine, then, a place where that sweet golden light of sunset lasts for hours.Here in Iceland, in July, three weeks after...

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Great Explorers: Ponant’s Le Champlain

Great Explorers: Ponant’s Le Champlain

RELAXING IN MY STATEROOM, post-lunch, during a long, lazy sea day, teetering on the edge of a nap the realization comes all at once. We had made good, fast progress since our departure from the tiny, lovely Spanish island of...

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