Walking along the beach one day, I came across a glass bottle with a piece of parchment inside. I quickly opened the bottle and unfurled the scroll. On it the riddle below was written.
i sail eastwards, sleep i concede
riches i could earn, musings of nights spent oblivious of need
I smiled, put the scroll back in the bottle, and wished the writer safe travel.
Do you know where the writer was going?
It is the name of a real place that is both specific and general at the same time.
The answer and question title have a Euterpean connection.
Already quite nearby, hitching a ride on a boat with a girl, a chicken, and a demigod could take you there.
Half of it lies within the courtyards of the Taj Mahal and the Forbidden Palace.
Kim's daughter probably would not have liked this part of the world.
Hints 2 & 3, as well as the title, have been solved by @Luke
Only half of the acrostic has been solved by @oleslaw
Only HINT 3 has been solved by @Luke