Archive: Stories
Star Clippers Brings Back Legendary Captain Klaus Mueller As a Guest Speaker
| April 21, 2015

Do you hear that … could it be … bagpipes? Star Clippers has announced a special guest speaker on three of its Mediterranean sailings this summer, the legendary Captail Klaus Mueller! Captain Mueller, now retired, is one of the company’s best-loved characters, having taken Star Clippers’ ships all over the world during a long and […]

Wellness Travel is on the Rise
| April 16, 2015

Studies show that a yearly vacation is invaluable for health with benefits varying from lower stress levels to cardiovascular improvements. Adding to these benefits, many travelers are now combining traditional vacations with wellness-geared getaways. A panel of experts at the annual International Travel Mart in Cannes, France, predicted that by 2040 90 percent of luxury […]

Cruise Critic Names Star Clippers Among the Best Small Ship Cruise Lines
| April 10, 2015

In an article for Cruise Critic travel writer Elissa Garay named Star Clippers among the best small ship cruise lines in the business! Read on for an excerpt or click here to read the whole story. If you long for the open ocean but bristle at the thought of all-night discos, thousand-seat dining rooms or […]

Port Spotlight: Pompeii, Italy
| April 6, 2015

Situated near Naples, Italy, Pompeii is a legendary destination with one of the most fascinatingly preserved histories in the world. Ancient Pompeii was a prosperous provincial center with an estimated population of 20,000. An earthquake destroyed much of the town in 63 AD. Rebuilding was still in process when the volcano erupted again 16 years […]

Sailing the Secret Caribbean
| April 2, 2015

Thanks to Michele Peterson for this fabulous story in The Montrealer about sailing the “secret” Caribbean with Star Clippers. I realize something as soon as our ship sets sail. It’s not about the posh cabins, the exotic ports of call or even the 5-course gourmet dinners, the magic of the Royal Clipper, the world’s largest […]