James Beard Culinary Cruises
December 9-16 out of San Juan, Puerto Rico; January 20-February 3, 2018 out of Hong Kong
Ship: Windstar Star Pride, Star Legend
Itinerary: December 9: Culebra, Puerto Rico - St. Barth - Montserrat - Guadeloupe - Martinique - St. Lucia
January 20, 2018: Hong Kong - Halong Bay, Vietnam - Da Nang, Vietnam - Nha Trang, Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City - Ko Kut, Thailand - Bangkok
Prices: Puerto Rico $999, Hong Kong $3,399
Acquaint yourself with the onboard gym before setting foot on one of this small-ship cruise line’s voyages boasting food from James Beard Award-winning chefs. The Puerto Rico itinerary will include food from Mario Pagan, plus a visit to the Bacardi distillery and stops in some of the Caribbean’s best islands. The Icons of Southeast Asia sailing from Hong Kong to Bangkok is an indulgent trip through the cuisines of Southeast Asia with Pok Pok’s Andy Ricker. The two-week trip goes through Vietnam and Thailand, where Ricker will offer up his insights -- and creations -- gained from living in both countries.