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Destinations

Destinations from Set Sail. Find interesting articles and blog posts about cruises and cruising by our authors and guests

When in Rome …

October 25th, 2021|

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience when in Rome. You will, in all probability, wish to see the usual tourist favorites: the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Vatican and the Colosseum. This article features fourteen little tips ...

Guadeloupe Islands | Caribbean Vacation Destination

September 28th, 2021|

North of Dominica in the Lesser Antilles are some of the Caribbean’s better kept secrets – the islands of Gaudeloupe. Called Karukera by the original inhabitants meaning the” land of beautiful water”, it is currently an overseas region of France and has been under its control since 1635. The islands were discovered by Christopher Columbus ...

Belize | Fun in the Sun

August 25th, 2021|

Belize is now open to tourism again after the recent pandemic restrictions world-wide. This small Caribbean country (70 miles wide by about 400 miles long) in Central America has so much to offer the visitor.

Antigua | Must See & Do

July 26th, 2021|

Antigua is the larger of the Leeward Islands that comprise the country of Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean. An independent state since 1981, the country is promoted as a luxury destination ...

The Winelands of South Africa

June 24th, 2021|

If planning travel to South Africa some of the first things you might mention to your travel professional are that you wish to explore Cape Town and book a safari. There is something else worth your consideration ...

The Queen’s Hamlet, Versailles

May 26th, 2021|

Situated in the area of parklands known as the the Domaine de Trianon (Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon with gardens), the Queen’s Hameau (Village) is associated with Marie-Antoinette. Consisting of ten buildings (factories), it was ...

Culinary Travel | Truffle Hunting

February 22nd, 2021|

There is such a category as culinary travel, a chance to stay in a new country (or region) with the specific goals of learning to cook and eat a local dish. A popular one of these culinary jaunts has you hunting the raw ingredient too. That ingredient is truffles.

Luxury Barge Cruising in Europe

January 25th, 2021|

Are you a fan of smaller ships, perhaps river cruising, but these days even those options seem more impersonal than you’d like? Or perhaps you seek a family get together and adventure without the stress? Luxury hotel barge cruising may be the answer.

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