A CULINARY & CULTURAL TOUR IN MARSEILLE

To be sure, you’ll always have Paris. But of late in France it’s Marseille that’s commanding the lion’s share of the buzz du jour. From the moment you arrive in France’s largest commercial port and second largest city, the excitement is palpable among both visitors and citizens. Marseille has always been fiercely proud of its…

SAIL, SIP & SAVOR SPAIN

As you sail throughout Spain –  along its coastal mainland and its gorgeous islands – you are sure to create culinary memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy a traditional flamenco show while savoring delicious tapas in Palma de Mallorca and simple the earthy wines of the Canary Islands on an unforgettable winery tout. Take in…

Traveling Off the Beaten Path

Are you such a veteran traveler that customs agents have trouble finding a blank page in your passport book? And while you appreciate an iconic monument, have you seen Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower and the Colosseum more times than you can count? Or are you an adventurer who likes to take the road less…

Tips on Choosing a Mediterranean Cruise

From the crystal-clear azure blue seas and sun-kissed beaches to ancient ruin-filled cities, exotic locales and some of the best culture and cuisine the world has to offer, the Mediterranean has it all. When it comes to choosing a cruise to this enchanting part of the world, your main problem will be which one to…

The Pleasures of Provence

More than French sophistication, city grandeur and bucolic landscapes of olive trees and fields of pale blue lavender as far as the eye can see, Provence is a feast for the senses. Experience the wonders of Provence on a Regent Seven Seas Explorer cruise from Lisbon to Venice or Rome to Lisbon and visit three…

The History Buff’s Guide to Athens

Few places are steeped in classical history, riches and relics as the ancient city of Athens, Greece.  Known as the Cradle of Western Civilization, a trip to the city named after the goddess of wisdom and courage Athena, is a walk back in time where innovation and achievement meet the worlds of mathematics, architecture, literature,…

When in Rome Part II: Things To Do in the Eternal City

While exploring the ancient sites of Rome can quickly fill your itinerary, save some time for the cosmopolitan side of this unparalleled city. The Italians are synonymous with fashion and boast some of the biggest names in the industry – Ferragamo, Gucci, Prada, Valentino, Bulgari and Dolce & Gabbana just to name-drop a few. And…

When in Rome Part I: Things to See in The Eternal City

From the historical grandeur of the ancient buildings and basilicas and masterpiece-filled museums to the picturesque piazzas and architecture of Imperial Rome, there is no shortage of things to do and see in Italy’s exhilarating capital. Here are a few of the enduring ancient landmarks that represent the best of Rome. The Roman Forum If…

The Magic of Mykonos

Mykonos is experiencing its day in the sun, no pun intended. While the idyllic Greek island has always been a perennial choice for holiday and sun seekers alike, Mykonos has become one of the world’s hottest destinations, mainly in part to an influx of new restaurants, nightclubs, hotels and fashionable boutiques that dot the already…

Cucina Roma, The Authentic Dishes of the Eternal City

When you think of Italian cuisine, naturally pizza and pasta come to mind but there is so much more as each classic dish raises the bar while remaining true to its roots.  Whether it’s in a trattoria or the latest trendy restaurant, dining is a very serious pastime in Italy as fine wine and cuisine…