THE BEST OF BRAZIL: RIO DE JANEIRO AND SÃO PAULO

Long known for its white powdery sandy bikini-filled beaches, lush rainforests and colorful nightlife (where every day is a carnival), Brazil is the one place where you can spend a day viewing masterpieces in the museum by morning,  monkeys and whale watching in the afternoon and sipping a caipirinha  (national cocktail) and dancing the samba…

An Overnight in Rio De Janeiro

From its famous beaches to its iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro radiates an air of exuberance that is hard to find anywhere else. Stroll Ipanema, Leblon or Copacabana beaches and get a cultural overview at the National History Museum or Teatro Municipal. Take a cable car to the summit of Sugar…

Where Will You Go In 2015?

The New Year marks a new beginning. For some, it is the start of a path toward a goal, while for others it is a time to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year. But for many world travelers, the New Year brings into focus one simple question: Where will I go in 2015?…

Sail, Sip & Savor Exotic Lands

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert Savvy travelers revel in the opportunity to journey to places less frequented. And there is no better way to explore the tastes and traditions of wondrous places like Asia, Africa, the South Pacific and exotic South America than aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Imagine sipping tea made…

More to Explore: Brazil

Exotic adventure, scintillating skylines and irresistible samba beats come to mind when planning a Brazilian vacation. There are few countries as diverse and dynamic as this in South America – let alone the world. Brazil’s unique geography spans from the heart of the Amazon rainforest all the way to the great rivers that border Uruguay,…

Sail, Sip & Savor Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

By Mara Papatheodorou, your Tastes & Traditions Expert Set between mountains and beaches, the stunning, seductive sights of Rio de Janeiro beckon. Enjoy the vistas of Pao de Acucar  (Sugar Loaf) or ride the Corcovado Railroad to see the renowned Christo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer). Stroll Ipanema, Leblon or Copacabana beaches and get a cultural overview…