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…

The Amazing Animals of Alaska

From the unparalleled wilderness to the majestic mountains, glaciers and national parks, the “Last Frontier” known as Alaska is on every traveler’s bucket list and with good reason. And while the state’s great beauty is a big draw, often it’s the animals that are the main attraction. The 49th state boasts one of the most…

Spotlight Voyages Part II: Craft Beer, Spirits and Music

Unique and non-traditional, innovative full-flavored beers (commonly known as craft beer) are here to stay. The higher quality, seasonal flavors and exotic array of brews (everything from orange peels to honey) are just a few of the reasons craft beers stand out from the pack. One of the best places to sample microbrews is none…

5 Reasons Why Alaska Should be on Your 2018 Travel List

It can be said that Alaska feeds all of the senses. Where else can you face the exhilaration of paddle boarding among the glaciers?  Feel the wind and ice on your face as you dog sled down a mountain?  Feast your eyes on bears snapping in the river at salmon under the blues of a…

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…

Spotlight on Opera: Special Programming Aboard Seven Seas Mariner

Guests aboard Seven Seas Mariner® will enjoy a special onboard program that celebrates the power and significance of opera during four, incredible performances aboard the Mendenhall Glacier Discovery itinerary this summer. The 7-night voyage begins in Vancouver and transits the Inside Passage before traveling north to breathtaking and historic Alaskan ports, including Ketchikan and Juneau. During the…

Randall Soy: Our adventure continues in Vancouver

This is the final post of a three-part series by Randall Soy, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, where he shares what he and his family are most looking forward to experiencing on their 2017 summer voyage to Alaska aboard Seven Seas Mariner. If there is one thing that I’m certain about is that…

Randall Soy: Tongass National Forest is on our must-see list

This is the second post of a three-part series by Randall Soy, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, where he shares what he and his family are most looking forward to experiencing on their 2017 summer voyage to Alaska aboard Seven Seas Mariner. When we arrive in Ketchikan, we are going to disconnect from…

Randall Soy: Alaska is simply extraordinary

Alaska is simply extraordinary. I say this because I’ve had the privilege of sailing Alaska’s Inside Passage many times. And each time I’ve come away with a brand new experience, from trekking through a rainforest to taking a helicopter to the top of a glacier to proposing to my then-girlfriend at a Russian-built cathedral. This…

Taku Glacier Lodge Flight & Feast

This is the ultimate Alaskan experience: glacier flight seeing, a remote log cabin, wilderness trails, wildlife and a scrumptious King Salmon feast. This Regent Choice Shore Excursion begins when you board your float plane in Juneau harbor, just a short walk from Seven Seas Mariner®. Shortly after lift-off, you will find yourself over five breathtaking…