Klaipėda: The Legend and The Magic

By: DANIEL MORRIS Klaipėda is a lovely town that is often overlooked as a little more than a place to dock en route to other locales — an add-on that’s give or take for many travelers. Unfortunately, the little things are often missed in towns like this. And, like in much of life, it’s those…

DISCOVER A TRUE TASTE OF OLD ITALY IN THE VALLE DEI MULINI

BY DYLAN BARMMER Pasta. We all know it. Love it. Crave it. If the Italians gave us anything worth celebrating — and certainly they’ve given us much — it’s their cuisine that would almost certainly carry the day. Located near Sorrento, Valle dei Mulini (Valley of the Mills) is lush, rugged, majestic and, well, awesome….

A STROLL THROUGH MELBOURNE’S VIBRANT STREET ART SCENE

BY TERRY WARD Melbourne is the capital of Victoria, Australia’s second largest city and widely regarded as the country’s capital of culture. And, while it may not have all the glitz and glamour of Sydney, with her stunning harbor beaches and coves and the iconic Sydney Opera House, Melbourne enchants visitors in its own, exceptionally…

Above The Treetops

BY MARI DE ARMAS Eyelashes with a wingspan. Feet the size of a dinner plate. An impossibly long neck and a blue tongue to boot. How could you not fall irreversibly in love with this beautiful, albeit odd, animal? I’ve long been a fan of the giraffe. It was the beloved mascot of my favorite…

THE CARIBBEAN CHARMS OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1503, little did the soon-to-be-famous voyager know his exploration would be one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Named Las Tortugas, as the sole residents were turtles, the islands eventually found a permanent name in 1530 after the Caimanas (crocodiles).  Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, are three individual…

EXPLORE AND EXPERIENCE PAPEETE, THE CAPITAL CITY OF TAHITI

If exotic Tahitian meets French cuisine, jaunts off the beaten path, black sandy shores and untouched natural beauty are your idea of a dream destination, look no further than Papeete, Tahiti. Located in Tahiti Nui (the larger part of the island), the busy port city is undergoing a Renaissance of sorts and is the perfect…

DISCOVER THE SPIRITUAL SIDE OF BALI

The mere mention of the word Bali invokes a sense of peace, a feeling of calm and a mood of tranquility. Known as the ultimate exotic location, the Island of the Gods is more than a place to go, see, do, eat and experience – it’s a spiritual place to just sit and “be.” As…

Athen’s Oldest Neighborhood

It’s easy to understand why Athens is called the “cradle of Western civilization” with iconic cultural landmarks such as the Parthenon, the Acropolis and the Greek Parliament. After you visit these architectural wonders, be sure to check out the Greek capital city’s oldest neighborhood known as Plaka. Situated under the Acropolis, spend an afternoon strolling…

FLAVORS OF ALASKA

Much like the majestic state itself, Alaska has some of the most diverse cuisines in the world. Famous for its variety of wild salmon, the culinary choices reflect the region’s native culture with a variety of choices ranging from dishes made with moose, elk and caribou to the indigenous treat known as muktuk. Alaska is…

THE PERFECT DETAILS

If you have sailed on board a Regent Seven Seas Cruise, there is no doubt that you have experienced the ultimate in luxury and world-class service, where every little detail is covered. Couple this with the attentiveness of a welcoming staff and the feeling of home every time you return on board (with exotic ports…