Q&A WITH YOUR FAVORITE ONBOARD MEMBER

Featuring Ray Solaire, Cruise Director for Regent Seven Seas Cruises HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WORKING IN THE CRUISING INDUSTRY AND HOW MUCH OF THAT HAS BEEN WITH REGENT SEVEN SEAS CRUISES? I started working on cruise ships 50 years ago and I’ve been with Regent for 12 years. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE DESTINATION AND…

SEA OF FLOWERS

BY: MARI DE ARMAS “It is a land of love and wondrous beauty where fragrant flowers ever will grow.” No matter how much of a city person you are, there is something magical that happens when you surround yourself in a lush landscape and bathe in the extraordinary colors of flowers in bloom. Luckily, in…

FORTRESS OF THE BEAR

BY: JOHN LASHBROOK The vast and rugged Alaskan wilderness is home to countless species of wildlife, but perhaps none more iconic and enchanting than the mighty bear. Throughout history, humans have possessed both a fear and a fascination with these remarkable creatures and this complex relationship is reflected in our culture, from prehistoric cave paintings…

LINES IN THE SAND

BY: MARI DE ARMAS About 200 miles southeast from Lima, Peru, nestled between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, you’ll find enormous lines etched into the desert. We’re talking about more than 800 straight lines, more than 300 geometric figures and roughly more than 70 animal and plant designs that as a collective were…

WORLD HERITAGE, WILDLIFE AND A WORLD CRUISE

BY: CRUISE DIRECTOR ANDY HEATH There are as many motivations for embarking on a world cruise as there are travelers who actually do it. But, if you are inspired by iconic destinations and passionate about wildlife, Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ 2023 World Cruise has captured it for me. Since 1972, the United Nations has been…

INDULGE YOUR PASSION FOR THE CULINARY ARTS: GRATIN DAUPHINOIS RECIPE

Try your hand at recreating Gratin Dauphinois, a delicious side dish originated from the Dauphine region of France. Crispy edges, rich garlic flavor, and the satisfying texture of creamy, tender potatoes come together to create this luxuriously indulgent Culinary Arts Kitchen recipe. GRATIN DAUPHINOIS 2 cups heavy cream 1 bay leaf 1½ teaspoons kosher salt…

PRIME 7: COOKING A CLASSIC AMERICAN STEAK

BY; CHEF BERNHARD KLOTZ HOW IT STARTED Not many people know how we actually started Prime 7. Let me explain. One day my boss, Franco Semeraro informed me that Frank Del Rio would like to have the best, classic American steakhouse at sea. I thought it would be a nice challenge, so I studied all…

CITY OF SAILS

BY: JOE WALL On any given afternoon, Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour is speckled with a dazzling number of sailboats gliding across its azure waters. This daily phenomenon, along with the region’s collective passion for sailing and New Zealand’s international success in competitive racing, makes ‘City of Sails’ a most appropriate nickname for the nation’s largest city….

JUST A SHORT RIDE FROM PALMA ARE THREE DIVINE MALLORCA TOWNS

BY: TERRY WARD Often likened to a miniature Barcelona, Mallorca’s lively capital city of Palma de Mallorca (locals just call it Palma) could keep you busy enjoying yourself and basking in the Balearic good life for days on end. But to delve deeper on this magical Spanish island that inspired artists and writers like Joan…