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…

Navigating the History of New England

Fewer places are as historic as the nation’s oldest city of Boston. With a front-row seat to the events that literally shaped the course of history, namely the birth of independence, there is no shortage of sights in this iconic city. Massachusetts’s capital is one of the many stops on the Regent Seven Seas Navigator…

A Photographer’s Guide to Alaska

The word picturesque is often used when it comes to travel, but it is truly synonymous when describing the natural wonders of Alaska. The incredible landscape, skyscraper-sized glaciers, majestic wildlife and seemingly endless wide-open spaces make it the last great frontier and a special place like none other. It is also a photographer’s paradise. Where…

Discover the Charm, Culture and Cuisine of Old Havana

As the word “Havana” immediately conjures up mystery, allure, beauty, and images of a storied and turbulent history, it’s little wonder that the largest colonial city in Latin America is such a popular destination. Known as La Habana Vieja, the city’s 500-year-old historical district Old Havana is filled with a wonderful mix of colorful architecture, diverse…

Explore the Cosmopolitan Life and Cultural Sights of Montreal

There is no shortage of things to do in the second-largest French speaking city in the world. As the intersection where cosmopolitan life and culture meet, Montreal’s historical museum, famous landmarks, unique parks and food scene are not to be missed. Here are the top ten activities to add to your agenda when visiting this exciting…

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,…

Top Reasons Why Taking a Cruise to Alaska is Always a Good Idea

There is a reason Alaska appears on every travel bucket list as it truly is one of the most unique destinations on earth.  Coined as the last great frontier, the 49th state offers the best of past and present with views of national treasures and exhilarating experiences like none other. Where else can you see…