Archive: Far East
Port of the Week: Shark Island, Myanmar
| October 2, 2009

Star Clipper will call at Shark Island on the new Myanmar itineraries in 2010. Located off the Southeast coast of Koh Tao, Shark Island is one of the most popular dive sites in the area. In 1997, the waters were opened to foreigners after being closed for 50 years. The three dive sites surrounding the […]

Port of the Week: Ko Phawt, Myanmar
| September 3, 2009

Star Clipper will call at Ko Phawt, Myanmar, on the new seven-night Myanmar itineraries that sail round-trip Phuket, Thailand. One of the 800 islands that make up the Mergui Archipelago of Myanmar in the Andaman Sea, Ko Phawt is a lush, tropical island that is home to many different species, including the horn bill and […]

Postcard from a Far East Cruise
| August 25, 2009

Guest Andy sent in this beautiful photo that he took in Thailand. The water is incredibly clear and brilliantly blue. Star Clipper returns to the region in November and will again sail seven-night cruises round-trip Phuket, Thailand, and between Phuket and Singapore.

Port of the Week: Nyaung Wee, Myanmar
| August 20, 2009

A city full of tradition and culture, Star Clipper guests visit the port of Nyaung Wee, north of Inle Lake in the Shan State of Myanmar — on the new seven-night Myanmar itineraries that sail rounnd-trip Phuket, Thailand. After the ship docks, if guests are not on a shore excursion the best way to move […]

Port of the Week: Bo Cho, Myanmar
| July 15, 2009

Come 2010, Star Clipper adds two spectacular seven-night Myanmar itineraries to its Far East roster. The ship will continue to sail it’s popular Northern Route and Southern Route round-trip Phuket, Thailand, cruises, as well. One of the new ports of call is Bo Cho, Myanmar. Bo Cho Island is one of the many beautiful islands […]