Above The Treetops

By: Mari de Armas Eyelashes with a wingspan. Feet the size of a dinner plate. An impossibly long neck and a blue tongue to boot. How could you not fall irreversibly in love with this beautiful, albeit odd, animal? I’ve long been a fan of the giraffe. It was the beloved mascot of my favorite…

WONDERS OF THE WORLD

When you think of the phrase Wonders of the World, perhaps the Colosseum in Rome, India’s Taj Mahal, and Peru’s Machu Picchu come to mind. A concept that dates back to fifth century BC as a way for the Greek and Persians to herald their achievements in art and architecture, today’s list of man-made and…

A CULINARY & CULTURAL TOUR IN MARSEILLE

To be sure, you’ll always have Paris. But of late in France it’s Marseille that’s commanding the lion’s share of the buzz du jour. From the moment you arrive in France’s largest commercial port and second largest city, the excitement is palpable among both visitors and citizens. Marseille has always been fiercely proud of its…

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 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…

It’s All About the Perks: The All-Inclusive Cruise

When it comes to choosing a cruise, your primary decision is often destination, destination, destination (that translates to 450 exotic locations worldwide). And with Regent Seven Seas Cruises, all-inclusive perks are the proverbial icing on the cake. Explore the world while you enjoy free roundtrip Business Class Air on Intercontinental flights, exciting free unlimited shore…

Explore the Cosmopolitan Life and Cultural Sights of Montreal

There is no shortage of things to do in the second-largest French speaking city in the world. As the intersection where cosmopolitan life and culture meet, Montreal’s historical museum, famous landmarks, unique parks and food scene are not to be missed. Here are the top ten activities to add to your agenda when visiting this exciting…

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 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…