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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

Romantic Venice | A Gondola Ride

By |October 5th, 2020|

Something everyone should have on their bucket list: taking a gondola ride in Venice. Evidently most people must think this way, as today there are about 400 gondoliers plying the waters of Venetian canals each day ferrying almost exclusively tourist clientèle.

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli

By |September 16th, 2020|

Thinking of traveling to Italy on a vacation? You are not alone in wanting to visit this European country sandwiched between the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. Most folks opt to see Rome ...

The Winelands of South Africa

By |August 31st, 2020|

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 ...

The ABC Islands of the Caribbean

By |July 20th, 2020|

If you have never heard of the ABC Islands, they are Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao in the Caribbean Sea not far off the north coast of Venezuela. They have a connection to the Netherlands with Aruba and Curacao being constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and ...

Fun in the Sun | Barbados

By |May 27th, 2020|

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 wonderland, it is ...

Adventure Travel: Tracking the Mountain Gorilla

By |April 21st, 2020|

With so many species of animals threatened by extinction, it may be your dream to see some of these animals in the wild. One threatened group, the mountain gorilla, has inspired strictly-managed tours in the Volcanoes National Park in the Virunga Mountain region of northern Rwanda in Africa.

The Rich Coast, Costa Rica

By |March 9th, 2020|

Let’s visit Costa Rica that small Central American country sandwiched between Nicaragua on the north and Panama on the south and the two bodies of water: the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Do not be fooled into lumping this tourist destination ...

Athens: Tips & Quick Facts

By |January 20th, 2020|

Chances are if you are cruising in the eastern Mediterranean you will either embark or debark in Piraeus, Greece, or visit there as a port of call on your itinerary. Piraeus is the port to Athens and though there are sights to see and many museums in this place, Athens is where you want to go

London Attractions

By |December 31st, 2019|

There are certain cities that everyone should visit at least once in a lifetime. London, England is one of them. A day or two’s sojourn won’t do this place justice though perhaps you will see a few highlights, enough to whet your appetite to return. To get the real flavour...

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand

By |November 20th, 2019|

New Zealand is that country to the south east of Australia. Because both these countries are close together on the other side of the Pacific from the west coast of North America, they are often combined into one visit which is a shame. They are entirely different...