THE SWEET (SUITE) LIFE

A view of the ocean is one of life’s true luxuries. The ability to see a broad expanse of blue, a limitless wide-open sky and endless horizon line make us dream of exotic lands and experience a serenity and peace like never before. The ocean backdrop from your Regent Seven Seas Cruises suite is just…

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…

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…

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…

When in Rome Part II: Things To Do in the Eternal City

While exploring the ancient sites of Rome can quickly fill your itinerary, save some time for the cosmopolitan side of this unparalleled city. The Italians are synonymous with fashion and boast some of the biggest names in the industry – Ferragamo, Gucci, Prada, Valentino, Bulgari and Dolce & Gabbana just to name-drop a few. And…

When in Rome Part I: Things to See in The Eternal City

From the historical grandeur of the ancient buildings and basilicas and masterpiece-filled museums to the picturesque piazzas and architecture of Imperial Rome, there is no shortage of things to do and see in Italy’s exhilarating capital. Here are a few of the enduring ancient landmarks that represent the best of Rome. The Roman Forum If…

The Magic of Mykonos

Mykonos is experiencing its day in the sun, no pun intended. While the idyllic Greek island has always been a perennial choice for holiday and sun seekers alike, Mykonos has become one of the world’s hottest destinations, mainly in part to an influx of new restaurants, nightclubs, hotels and fashionable boutiques that dot the already…

Melbourne, Past and Present

After decades of living in the shadow of Australia’s world-renowned city of Sydney, Melbourne is enjoying its time in the spotlight. As the coastal capital of the Australian state of Victoria, the metropolitan city is continuously ranked at the top of the “world’s most livable city” list, thanks in part to its culture, cosmopolitan lifestyle,…

The Caribbean: No Matter Where You Choose, It’s All Paradise

When it comes to selecting where to go in the Caribbean, it’s often a matter of taste, activities and preferences. While many of the exotic destinations are diverse in their culture, they all share a common bond – a plethora of beautiful beaches. This winter, join Seven Seas Voyager® on luxurious voyages to captivating Caribbean…