Looking for absolute R&R, total escape, or just a change of pace? Rudy shares his “personal picks” for a variety of European adventures that are especially entertaining, exhilarating, or challenging. Soar and explore the Loire Valley from above via hot-air-balloon, hike the rugged Italian Dolomite Mountains, and soak in romantic Venice from a gondola on the canal. Enjoy mountain luge rides, golf, amusement parks, country mazes, or just lazing on a sunny beach.
A European city bustles. It is a hub of commerce and the arts, and it is filled with energy, surprise, and international flavor. Where do you start if you have just twenty-four hours? Here, Rudy highlights some of the best urban culture in four great European cities.Watch Now >>
From the high-speed T.G.V. (Train a Grande Vitesse, or, high speed train) that travels between France’s cities, to the steam locomotives that traverse her countrysides, France offers travelers a wide variety of railroad journeys. Whisk across expansive bridges past quaint rural stations on the line from Valence to Grenoble. A steam locomotive will then leisurelyWatch Now >>
Join Rudy in a region that boasts exceptional French wines, world-class cuisine, and romantic canals. Get tips on touring wine country, finding smaller chateaux for a change of pace, and hot-air ballooning over the verdant Loire Valley.Watch Now >>