SAIL, SIP & SAVOR SPAIN

As you sail throughout Spain –  along its coastal mainland and its gorgeous islands – you are sure to create culinary memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy a traditional flamenco show while savoring delicious tapas in Palma de Mallorca and simple the earthy wines of the Canary Islands on an unforgettable winery tout. Take in…

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 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,…

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…

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…

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…

Monte Carlo, The International Capital of Chic

Monte Carlo…the mere name invokes images of jet-setting sophistication, glamour and all things chic. Nestled between France and the foothills of the Alps Maritimes mountains, the world’s second smallest country is set against a backdrop of yachts, Rolls-Royces, casinos and palaces. It’s easy to see why this tiny principality  (only two miles long) is often…