A Photographer’s Guide to Alaska

The word picturesque is often used when it comes to travel, but it is truly synonymous when describing the natural wonders of Alaska. The incredible landscape, skyscraper-sized glaciers, majestic wildlife and seemingly endless wide-open spaces make it the last great frontier and a special place like none other. It is also a photographer’s paradise. Where…

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…

Paradise at Sea

While different versions of paradise are dotted along ports of call in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, none are as glamorous, colorful and exotic as Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas and Cartagena. Known as the queen of the Caribbean coast, Cartagena is oozing with old-town Colombian charm thanks to its preserved 19th-century architecture and monuments,…

Top 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Australia & Asia

Steeped in beauty and history, cuisine and culture, the continents of Australia and Asia offer an array of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Aboard Seven Seas Mariner’s new Down Under & Far East Grandeur grand voyage, you can see it all on a 52-Night cruise from Sydney to Hong Kong followed by a FREE 15-Night Post-Cruise Land and…

Inside Look: Seven Seas Mariner More Resplendent Than Ever

In the final phase of our $125 million refurbishment program, we completed a bow-to-stern upgrade of Seven Seas Mariner, elevating the ship to the level of elegance set by Seven Seas Explorer® and providing a consistent look and feel to the entire fleet. Seven Seas Mariner completed a 20-day drydock at Chantier Naval de Marseille, and has re-emerged with dramatic new…

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…

Luxurious Seven Seas Splendor Details Revealed

Today, we revealed details for Seven Seas Splendor’s awe-inspiring public spaces and ten sophisticated suite categories, debuting in early 2020. Building upon the elegance of our existing ships with lush designs and distinguishing upgrades, Seven Seas Splendor™ will captivate travelers and exceed their expectations, as they indulge in all-inclusive luxury across the globe. Several popular…

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…