Sailing with a Sommelier
| October 21, 2014

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Star Clipper guests were treated to a fabulous event when Sommelier Cécile Montout, joined the ship sailing the eastern Mediterranean. Montout, who represents Louis Jadot winery, joined Michelin-star chef Daniel Schönberger onboard for a week of culinary delights.

As Chef Schönberger produced fabulous food for the guests Montout was available to discuss all-important pairings. Wines were chosen to compliment the flavors of the dishes.

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The View From Here
| October 20, 2014

Thanks to guests Francois Emond and Camille Bourque for sharing this fabulous photo of Star Clipper at Santorini!
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We asked guests on Facebook to fill in the blank:

The view from here is ______________.

Here’s what they had to say!

Mieke Tuijn: Stunning!

Adam Scott: Very familiar.

Miriam Kalaminksy: Maslanik: Classic!

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Sunsets at Sea in the Med
| October 17, 2014

A special thanks to Star Clipper Hotel Manager Steve Adamson for capturing these beautiful sunset photos.

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Sunsets at sea are very special. After a long day at shore or in the sun it’s time to wind down and reflect on the day.

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Port Spotlight: Athens, Greece
| October 16, 2014
The Acropolis in Athens. Photo courtesy of UNESCO.

The Acropolis in Athens. Photo courtesy of UNESCO and F. Bandarin.

Star Clipper calls at Athens, Greece, this Saturday, Oct. 18. The ship currently is enjoying it’s final Greece & Turkey sailing of the season before it begins the journey to the Caribbean for the winter. But it’s never too early to book your summer holiday for next year. Many of the sailings begin and end at Athens, so read on to see why this port is a fabulous addition to any itinerary.

The second you step off of the ship you will instantly become immersed in over 2,500 years of epic history and architecture. A fascinating juxtaposition between the old and the new, Athens has become urbanized while still preserving its centuries-old architecture.

The magnificent times of the Greek Classical Age come to life as you traverse the city of The Acropolis, now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Housing the largest temple of Acropolis, the great Parthenon looms above in all its glory, just as it did in 438 B.C.

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Words of Wisdom
| October 15, 2014

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