Apex- DAY 7 FAKE MEATBALLS?

Apex- DAY 7 FAKE MEATBALLS?

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE CELEBRITY APEX, Aegean Sea — Back in the day, before Santorini was a world-wide tourist destination drawing millions every summer anxious to see the blue domed churches and white houses in Oia Village, the black-sand beaches and the...
Apex day 2 – A woman following her dreams

Apex day 2 – A woman following her dreams

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE CELEBRITY APEX, Aegean Sea — Teta Fragedaki had an idea for a new business. She wanted to be home more once her daughter was born so she suggested to her husband she start offering cooking classes during the season in Mykonos. ...
Windstar Day 5 – What’s the best part?

Windstar Day 5 – What’s the best part?

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE WIND STAR, Aegean Sea — Ask a group of people their favorite vacation experience—even if they have shared a ship for a week—and you will get a different answer from each person. That’s certainly true aboard the Wind...
Windstar Day 4: Santorini without crowds

Windstar Day 4: Santorini without crowds

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE WIND STAR, Aegean Sea — Wow!  There are only eleven of us on the Catamaran, including the captain, Niko Xarampopoyaoe and Elli Beqiri, the crew (and cook) and our guide Margarita Sigala. The boat can hold 22 they tell us. We’re...
Windstar Day 3 – Food any way and all day

Windstar Day 3 – Food any way and all day

By Eileen Ogintz ABOARD THE WIND STAR, Aegean Sea — Room service anyone? There’s no charge aboard the Wind Star sailing yacht for room service. But we also learn that we can have room service anywhere we like besides our cabin — the pool deck, the...