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Destinations & Attractions

Destinations and attractions by the Seven Seas. Find interesting articles and blog posts about our favorite vacation destinations and hidden hideaways by our authors and guests

Winters in Portugal

By |September 16th, 2019|

Portugal in winter is almost a best-kept secret, unless you are European (especially British.) The British have been coming to this country and in the colder winter months to enjoy the sunshine for years. If you are looking for a winter stay of a month or more with ...

Sydney, AU

By |August 7th, 2019|

So you are travelling to Sydney Australia. Great! Here are some things you should not miss when you are in the city. The Rocks Markets – “The Rocks” is actually an area of the city centre known for historic buildings, and tourism. Here you will find ...

Madeira

By |July 8th, 2019|

Madeira – Perfect for a Holiday Anytime Madeira is an archipelago situated in the Atlantic Ocean about 500 kilometers from land, in this case the continent of Africa. It’s about [...]

Ephesus, Turkey | City in Ruins

By |June 12th, 2019|

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, of Ephesus in Turkey.

Anyone for Afternoon Tea?

By |May 6th, 2019|

Most people outside the British Isles do not distinguish between the two types of teas, or meals, and High Tea as advertised on ships or at hotels is often what is an Afternoon Tea menu but eaten at a table.

Guernsey, a Channel Island

By |April 11th, 2019|

Guernsey is the second largest of the Channel Islands lying off the coast of France in the Bay of St. Malo but remarkably British, and British for a very long time, ever since it became part of the Duchy of Normandy and later governed by William the Conqueror.

Montenegro: Eight Interesting Facts

By |March 20th, 2019|

Here are some interesting facts about one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Europe – the little postage stamp country of Montenegro. This small country is hugged on three sides by Croatia, ...

Plitvice Lakes National Park

By |February 21st, 2019|

Located between the cities of Zagreb and Zadar in the mountainous middle of Croatia, Plitvice Lakes National Park is an area of forest, lawns, caves and lakes – sixteen major and many more minor lakes connected with waterfalls and cascades which ultimately flow into the Korona River.

3 Romantic Castles Worth Visiting

By |January 25th, 2019|

Everyone has their favourite from the Prince’s castle in Sleeping Beauty to the castle of the villain, Count Dracula. In this article we will explore three castles representing three different types of romantic castles: the “fairy tale ...