Looking for a unique cruising experience, something that can only be experienced once and that carries some cultural significance? You might be interested in a new, one-time-only cruise offering from Variety Cruises.
While Variety Cruises has offered river cruises through Gambia and Senegal since 2009, this month, a new cruise follows a similar path but culminates in a museum launch, celebrating the new Rose Museum in Lamin Koto.
The museum’s purpose is to bring interesting, one-of-a-kind artifacts to the local community, repurposing a previously abandoned building and offering free entry for all. Exhibits focus on topics such as space exploration, spirituality, sports, artificial intelligence, art and emancipation, with artifacts ranging from a NASA spacecraft to contributions from the descendants of recognizable faces from throughout history like Nelson Mandela and Audrey Hepburn.
Filippos Venetopoulos, CEO, Variety Cruises, explained of the museum’s inspiration and how it aligns with the Variety Cruises brand, “We strive to create a cultural exchange between our guests and the communities we visit, permitting our guests to ‘go deeper’ into the destinations with carefully crafted excursions and events …”
The cruise sets sail in late December, with the museum launch taking place Dec. 23. Rates start at $2,690 per person.
From the windy tip of Malin Head in County Donegal to the colorful harbor town of Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way amazes at every turn. Feel the blast of fresh sea air with a lighthouse walk. Get up close to history, grab a fireside seat at a traditional music session, experience the world-famous Irish hospitality and explore some of Ireland's most exhilarating coastal scenery. It is a place that inspired dreamers and travelers, poets and painters with a landscape filled with stone walls, thatched cottages, deserted beaches and breathtaking views. Charming towns and villages, 1,500 miles of soaring cliffs, incredible landscapes and unique experiences await.
This spring/summer, Music City welcomes The Printing House, a new hotel celebrating the city’s rich legacy as a hub for creativity. Located at the intersection of Third Avenue and Peabody Street, The Printing House pays homage to the printing press’s influence in and dispersion of music in Nashville’s legacy, from printed sheet music to concert posters to songbooks.
If you think you’ve been to the must-see destinations in Japan, but your explorations haven’t really taken you past the major travel hubs, consider Setouchi. Or maybe you’ve never visited Japan before, but want somewhere off the beaten path, Setouchi fits the bill. A small region in the southern half of the country, the destination offers plenty to see and do, regardless of its size.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Chautauqua Institution is a unique destination in western New York, which, every summer, hosts thousands of visitors who flock to the expansive grounds to attend a variety of programming all designed with “self and community betterment” in mind. Chautauqua Institution is nothing new; it was founded in the 1870s to provide wealthy Americans a more constructive and educational way to use their leisure time, and, this year, it’s celebrating its 150th anniversary, making it the perfect time to visit.