Sail, Sip & Savor during the Holidays!

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert The festive season of worldwide celebrations is just around the corner. For luxury travelers, this is the perfect time to plan and solidify your dream winter escape. Give yourself the gift of travel and sail aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises®. Sip champagne, wine and a favorite cocktail…

Sail, Sip & Savor Taipei, Taiwan

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert   Taipei is a menagerie of cultural and culinary possibilities. Taiwan’s capital is a mega metropolis consisting of modern skyscrapers and bustling markets, but for a glimpse of its history and culture, be sure to explore Taipei’s museums, temples and parks. For instance, the National Palace Museum…

More to Explore: Brazil

Exotic adventure, scintillating skylines and irresistible samba beats come to mind when planning a Brazilian vacation. There are few countries as diverse and dynamic as this in South America – let alone the world. Brazil’s unique geography spans from the heart of the Amazon rainforest all the way to the great rivers that border Uruguay,…

Sail, Sip & Savor Amsterdam, Netherlands

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert The allure and appeal of Amsterdam is apparent. The capital of the Netherlands will charm you with windmills, guild-house squares and gabled houses with colorful shuttered windows and flowerboxes grace its wonderful waterways. Featuring over 60 miles of canals, more than 70 islands and hundreds of different…

More to Explore: Overnighting in Tokyo

By Dr. Lori Verderame As you approach the cruise port on Harumi Island, you know you have arrived somewhere special: Tokyo. Beyond the breathtaking views of the Rainbow Bridge and the futuristic skyline, you will find serene traditional gardens and awe-inspiring temples, as well as renowned museums, such as the Tokyo National Museum, which is…

More to Explore: Easter Island, Chile

By Dr. Lori Verderame Exploration is an exciting aspect of travel. Experiencing far off lands, immersing oneself in another culture, and capturing memories of unchartered territory can be life-changing. One such experience is a trip to fascinating Easter Island. Deemed a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995, Easter Island has the distinction of being one…

Sail, Sip & Savor Europe

By Mara Papatheodorou, Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Tastes & Traditions Expert Fall in love with the magic of Europe, from the coastal areas and islands of the Mediterranean to breathtaking beauty of Scandinavia. In the south, archaeological ruins, mountain villages, terraced vineyards and cafes create alluring regional tapestries. And to the north, each country and city…

Sail, Sip & Savor Durban, South Africa

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert The port city of Durban hugs its scenic coastline. The connections to Zulus, Portuguese, Indian and British explorers show through the architecture, tastes and traditions. See the Vasco De Gama Clock Tower, Old Market Square’s municipal buildings and the Natural History Museum. Be enamored by orchids and…

Sail, Sip & Savor Kyoto, Japan

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert As Japan’s former imperial capital and the country’s cultural and artistic heartland, Kyoto boasts magnificent Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples. Its relics, pavilions and gardens are breathtaking. See renowned Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion) with its shimmering gold leaf walls or Sanjusangendo (Hall of 33 Bays) with its amazing…

Sail, Sip & Savor Auckland, New Zealand

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert Stunning natural beauty and a seaside setting go hand in hand with Auckland’s big city sophistication. Known as the “City of Sails” because of its yachts and America’s Cup races, panoramic views of the city, harbor and outer islands can be enjoyed from a number of observation…