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…

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…

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,…