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…

Tantalizing Tapas: A Barcelona Guide

No trip to Barcelona would be complete without a sampling or two of tapas, one of the more popular gastronomic activities in Spain. What we know as snacks, canapes, appetizers or small plates, Spanish tapas can range from a variety of toppings and mixtures from crispy deep fried seafood and meat-filled pastries to a simple…

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 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…

This is Your Moment to Indulge in the Mediterranean

As a guest of Regent Seven Seas Cruises, you can expect to have every luxurious amenity included in your cruise fare – from business class air to shore excursions to gourmet cuisine and everything in between. And now with our limited time $500 Shipboard Credit* per suite, you can enjoy even more indulgences when you…

The Time is Now: All-Inclusive, All Summer, All Mediterranean

The weather is getting a little warmer and the sun is shining a little brighter, which can only mean that summer is right around the corner. And for those luxury travelers still looking for that perfect summer vacation – the time is now. Set your sights on the Mediterranean with Regent Seven Seas Cruises and enjoy…

Recipe: Greek Summer Salad with Grilled Halloumi

From our kitchen to yours, we will share a delectable recipe from Culinary Arts Kitchen Executive Chef Kathryn Kelly each month on Luxury Goes Exploring™. Today, we are inspired by the warm Aegean weather of Greece and opting for a fresh Greek Summer Salad with Grilled Halloumi – a tasty addition to any meal. This salad…

When in Rome – Your Favorite Historical City

We asked luxury travelers to share which Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Mediterranean destination was their favorite when it comes to history and received a surge of submissions, from the famed ruins of Athens to the wondrous sites of Jerusalem and the architectural glory of Venice. However, there was one clear winner: marvelous Rome, Italy. Wherever you go,…

Summer Favorites: Venice & Santorini

We asked our globetrotting guests to share which Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Mediterranean destination evoked the best summer memories and received a deluge of submissions, from the magnificent walled city of Dubrovnik and visually spectacular Barcelona to the architectural glory of Rome and the enchanting villages of Provence. However, there were two places that were…