Cucina Roma, The Authentic Dishes of the Eternal City

When you think of Italian cuisine, naturally pizza and pasta come to mind but there is so much more as each classic dish raises the bar while remaining true to its roots.  Whether it’s in a trattoria or the latest trendy restaurant, dining is a very serious pastime in Italy as fine wine and cuisine…

The 5 Essentials When Visiting Istanbul

Situated across the Bosporus Strait between the continents of Asia and Europe, Turkey’s intriguing city of Istanbul offers the best of both contemporary and ancient worlds. Here are a few ways to experience the old and the new. EAT as the locals do and sample native meze in the country that does it best at…

Spotlight Voyages Part I: Wine and Cuisine

For the avid adventurer who is also a gastronome and oenophile, experiencing wine and great food on the high seas does not get any better. Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Spotlight Voyages offer a variety of themed experiences tailored to everything from cuisine and music to the professional bridge for all levels. Spotlight on Cuisine features…

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…

Compass Rose: The Largest Specialty Restaurant at Sea

Regent Seven Seas Cruises is revolutionizing its gourmet dining experience fleet-wide by transforming its signature restaurant, Compass Rose, into the largest specialty restaurant at sea. The new concept and menu for Compass Rose offer an unprecedented, fully customized epicurean experience with an unequaled variety of gourmet options available nightly. Completely transforming the main dining room…