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8 Facts About the Panama Canal

about Panama

Panama's beaches are drawing more and more resort travelers, and itineraries that take cruise passengers through the Panama Canal are...

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Top 5 Souvenirs from Newfoundland, Canada

about Newfoundland and Labrador

The immense iceberg that's been parked in 'Iceberg Alley' on the coast of Canada's rugged Newfoundland and Labrador has r...

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We Need This: Recharge App Lets you Book Hotels By the Minute

about New York City, New York

No, not for that. Well, sure, maybe for that.  If you and your sweetheart get inspired for some spontaneous romance, there's a n...

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Mind Body Soul: Wellness Shore Excursions Paired with Ship Spa Experiences

about Mediterranean Sea, Anywhere

Does the idea of returning from vacation healthier, more centered, spiritually uplifted than when you left appeal to you?   Reg...

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Video: What is a 'Block Party' at Sea?

This might be our favorite way to break the ice at the beginning of a cruise.  And it's a long-standing tradition at Regent Seve...

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Video: Mystique of Monaco: 5 Things You Didn't Know

about Monaco, Monaco

It's been featured in no less than two James Bond movies.  Not to mention To Catch a Thief, the Alfred Hitchcock thriller starri...

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Video: Is this the 'Most Luxurious Ship at Sea'?

Regent Seven Seas Cruises is celebrating a banner year: its Silver (25th) Anniversary and the first full year in service of its flagship,...

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New-to-Cruise? A Guide to Nautical Terms: Getting Around

If you've never taken a cruise before, you're not too late to the party. There's never been a better time to try a cruise. Cr...

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Video: Regent Seven Seas Cruises' Tuna Tartare Recipe from Pacific Rim

Trying out the specialty restaurants is one of the great pleasures of dining on cruise ships. We recently sailed on the Regent Seven Seas...

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See Stars in Utah during Dark Sky Week at the World's First International Dark Sky Park

about Utah

We often think of our travels as an 'escape' - have you thought of them as an escape from ... light? Or do you simply love gazing...

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Video: Normandy WW2 Landing Beaches

about Normandy, France

It may not be the most joyful travel experience you have in Northern France, but for families of veterans, and any grateful citizen, a vi...

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Polish your Green Thumb on Cunard's First Festival of Flowers Voyage

about Southampton, United Kingdom

Feature Film Florist Jenny Tobin Joins Queen Victoria’s Festival of Flowers Voyage; takes guests around the Atlantic Isles, explori...

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