DISCOVER A TRUE TASTE OF OLD ITALY IN THE VALLE DEI MULINI

BY DYLAN BARMMER Pasta. We all know it. Love it. Crave it. If the Italians gave us anything worth celebrating — and certainly they’ve given us much — it’s their cuisine that would almost certainly carry the day. Located near Sorrento, Valle dei Mulini (Valley of the Mills) is lush, rugged, majestic and, well, awesome….

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…

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…

Masterpiece Meets History on the Streets of Florence

While Florence is a treasure trove of world-class museums with the Uffizi, Pitti Palace, Bargello Museum and Opera del Duomo topping the crowded list, the outdoor statues and sculptures of the centuries-old city (59 BC to be exact) are just as equal in stature. Forgo the long museum lines, enjoy the fresh air, stroll along…

La Dolce Vita in the Mediterranean

Perhaps singer Elton John sums it up best, “I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people, I love the attitudes of Italians.” Between the unparalleled culture, arts and history and picture book landscapes to the couture and culinary delights and…

Construction Begins on Seven Seas Splendor

Construction of the ship that will elevate the standard for all-inclusive luxury has begun. Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ President and Chief Executive Officer Jason Montague, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ Executive Vice President of Vessel Operations Robin Lindsay, Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations Franco Semeraro and Fincantieri’s Shipyard Director Giovanni Stecconi…

Positano, the Jewel of the Amalfi Coast

From the very first glance of the colorful houses that cascade down the wisteria and bougainvillea filled hillside, you know you are somewhere special.  Aptly called the “Jewel of the Amalfi Coast,” the popular Mediterranean seaside resort of Positano has captivated everyone from the Swiss-German Expressionist artist Paul Klee to author John Steinbeck who once…

Bring the Flavors & Flair of Venice Home

After you have experienced the iconic landmarks, gondola rides and historic palaces and museums of Venice, take an afternoon and shop in one of Italy’s most fascinating cities. While the “Floating City” boasts the standard high-end couture – Ferragamo, Prada, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Giorgio Armani just to name a few – be sure…

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…