Celebrate Thanksgiving, Canadian Style

If you are cruising in Canada during the month of October, Thanksgiving comes early. The annual Canadian holiday – held on the second Monday in October (which also happens to be Columbus Day in the United States) is somewhat similar to that of the one celebrated in the United States. Canadians enjoy a three-day weekend…

Positano, the Jewel of the Amalfi Coast

From the very first glance of the colorful houses that cascade down the wisteria and bougainvillea filled hillside, you know you are somewhere special.  Aptly called the “Jewel of the Amalfi Coast,” the popular Mediterranean seaside resort of Positano has captivated everyone from the Swiss-German Expressionist artist Paul Klee to author John Steinbeck who once…

Historic Honolulu and Hidden Hilo

Synonymous with beauty, adventure, surfing and tropical serenity, Hawaii has long held an allure like no other. More importantly, it is ripe with historical significance as Oahu Island was the scene of one of the most pivotal attacks in United States history. If you are taking a Regent Seven Seas Cruises voyage in the Pacific…

Bring the Flavors & Flair of Venice Home

After you have experienced the iconic landmarks, gondola rides and historic palaces and museums of Venice, take an afternoon and shop in one of Italy’s most fascinating cities. While the “Floating City” boasts the standard high-end couture – Ferragamo, Prada, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Giorgio Armani just to name a few – be sure…

Alaska, Picturesque Ports of Adventure

With its majestic glaciers, midnight sunsets and incredible wildlife (where else will you see caribou and Dall sheep), it’s easy to understand why a Regent Seven Seas Cruises voyage to Alaska is considered the trip of a lifetime. Walking on a glacier, whale-watching, fly fishing and gold mining are just a few of the FREE…

The King of Thai Silk

For the architect, antique collector or aficionado of all things design, Jim Thompson Thai House and Museum should be at the top of your itinerary when visiting Bangkok. Thompson, an American silk entrepreneur and inveterate collector, purchased several centuries-old disassembled teak houses after the end of World War II which soon housed his growing collection…

A Day at the Museum in Montréal

If you find yourself exploring Montréal in the fall, why not wile away the hours at the Montreal Museum of Arts, also known as Musée des Beaux-Arts to the local culture vultures. You Say You Want a Revolution? Journey back in time to the sixties where Flower Power, music and demonstrations were the order of…

Explore the Flavors of Italy Part II

Part two of our Flavors of Italy blog series explores the celebrated cuisine of Capri and Venice, plus we include a few of our favorite FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions that are sure to meet your taste as you explore the alluring ports of Italy in all-inclusive luxury. Where will your palate lead you? Fruits of Sorrento…

Explore the Flavors of Italy – Part I

Embark on a culinary journey through Italy, replete with visits to award-winning vineyards, romantic cafés and charming gelato shops. Each city boasts their own specialty, from the limoncello of Sorrento to Tuscany’s bold wine, and from Cinque Terre’s fresh mussels to the indulgent focaccia of Portofino. In part one of our two-part blog series, discover…

5 Ways to Experience Bermuda Like Never Before

The charm of relaxing on a carpet of blush pink sand is hard to resist, but there is so much more to experience on the stunning island of Bermuda. From observing stalactites and stalagmites in Crystal Caves to visiting Billionaires Row and enjoying a horse and carriage ride in St. George, this popular paradise offers…