When you Sail, Sip and Savor on your journey across the globe with Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, you are traveling in all inclusive luxury. No one does it better, and with that taste of luxury, comes a true taste of appreciation.
I’m Mara Papatheodorou Regent Seven Seas Cruises’s Tastes & Traditions Expert. As a former editor at Bon Appetit magazine, I carry my cultural passport in one hand and my culinary compass in the other, and so can you. I promise that the joy of travel mixed with the intrigue of ingredients of a country’s culture and cuisine is a delicious and unforgettable combination.
Revel and relish in the flavor-filled landscapes of the ports of call you visit. How? Gear up your senses, awaken your taste buds and join me as I share with you tips on the tastes and traditions of wherever we are or wherever we are headed. From the simple to the sublime, the savory to the sweet, you can experience it all. Whether you eat to live or live to eat, create your own mouthwatering memories to treasure from your voyage.
I am going to tell you what to try and what to bring home from your culinary and cultural adventure. It is all there for the tasting in whatever part of the world you are cruising. Fruits and vegetables! Wines and Spirits! Cheeses and yogurts! Herbs and Spices! Grains galore! Seafood and Meats! Nuts, Jams and Honey!! Your palate will never be the same.
It is important to know that the tastes & traditions of a region are based on what thrives and grows there. The sun, the sea and the soil all contribute to create each area’s special flavors and flair. It is the unique interpretation of these common ingredients that makes each culture’s dishes different.
Cruising with Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, you will experience the mouthwatering Mediterranean, the beautiful Baltic, the bountiful British Isles, alluring Alaska, enticing New England & Canada, the captivating Caribbean, magical Mexico, sizzling South America and amazing Asia.
For me, from port to port, dish to dish, culture to culture the world becomes a smaller place around the table. So get ready to Sail, Sip and Savor!