Destinations2019-02-21T18:07:25-05:00

Destinations

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

The Northern Coast of Spain

January 17th, 2022|

Travelling to Spain? Most people head to the Mediterranean coast with its famous resorts and beaches or inland to the capital of Madrid. But Spain also has a northern coast on the Bay of Biscay, a body of water between it and France, and opening to the wide Atlantic on the west.

Ephesus, Turkey

January 14th, 2022|

Did you know that to see the largest collection of Roman ruins in the eastern Mediterranean you need to visit what was at one time referred to as Asia Minor? This would be the ruins of the once mighty city and seaport, Ephesus, in Turkey.

Party Hawaii Style | The Luau

November 22nd, 2021|

You can’t say you have truly experienced Hawaii until you have attended a luau. Luckily these days you don’t have to wait for an invitation as luaus are staged as entertainment just for visitors like yourself on all the major Hawaiian islands.

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 ...

Christmas Markets River Cruise Review

October 8th, 2021|

Ann-Marie joins Ken of Ask a Real Travel Expert to provide an in depth review of just exactly what is a Christmas Markets river cruise. Ann-Marie relates her many experiences on river cruises with a Christmas markets theme. In her words, "absolutely magical" ...

Guadeloupe Islands | Caribbean

August 25th, 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 ...

Belize | Fun in the Sun

July 26th, 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.

Relaxing Vacation | Barbados

June 24th, 2021|

If you have a warm weather vacation in mind, Barbados should be near the top of your list if not at the very top. Like a few other islands in this southern vacation ...

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