TIME TO EXPLORE: MOST BEAUTIFUL ALASKAN GLACIERS

Awe-inspiring, majestic and breathtaking are just a few of the adjectives used to describe the massive mountains of ice known as glaciers and frankly, none of these do it justice. Synonymous with the “Last Frontier” known as Alaska, the state boasts some 100,000 glaciers covering 30,000 square miles, creating an inimitable backdrop like none other…

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…

THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS IS A CARIBBEAN BEACH

The beach has always been my happy place. The majority of my childhood was spent on the shore of Miami Beach and I learned to surf on the waves of Maui’s Ka’anapali. I got married on Smathers Beach in Key West and discovered my passion for travel on the black volcanic sands of Los Gigantes…

PINK SANDS

Written by Mari De Armas Bermuda Bermuda conjures up images of beautiful homes with its unique white roofs, crystal clear waters, iconic shorts and, of course, the pink sands that make their beaches more idyllic than your average tropical paradise. These pretty-in-pink beaches are all found along the island’s south shore between Horseshoe Bay Beach…

TOP THINGS TO DO AT THE PANAMA CANAL

Designated one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, the man-made marvel known as the Panama Canal is one that many know little about. Built in 1914 and engineered by the United States (the French initially started construction in 1881), the Panama Canal is an artificial waterway that connects the Atlantic to the Pacific…

THE MANY TASTES OF ASIAN CUISINE

When it comes to Asian cuisine, most people immediately think of Chinese, but the foods are as varied and exciting as the many regions themselves. As the largest continent in the world, the culture-inspired cuisine shares several common denominators – authenticity, diversity, rice and noodle-based foods and an exotic range of flavors found at the…

The Klondike Rush and the Quest for Gold

Written by: Cathy Whitlock It was the summer of 1896 when a simple discovery ultimately set off a chain of riches for few and deprivation, hardship and heartbreak for many. It all began when California businessman, avid prospector and former seaman George Washington Carmack abandoned his ship in Juneau, Alaska, sold trinkets to the Tagish…

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…