Located on the Gulf of Finland is St. Petersburg, Russia. The Neva River enlivens the city, and Rudy suggests taking a boat cruise to explore its character. You will also stroll down Nevsky Prospect, the main thoroughfare in St. Petersburg that was originally planned by Peter the Great.
Mark Twain made this Gold Rush town famous with his 1865 short story, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” but the county’s treasures were discovered long before that. Join Simon as he seeks out this region’s “perfect places,” and basks in its awesome scenery. Marvel at Big Trees State Park, experience the thrills, chills,Watch Now >>
Host Simon Kane is your guide to Calistoga’s picturesque hillside wineries, natural hot springs, accomodations, dining, and breathtaking scenic attractions. Sample the wines and chat with the owners of Graeser Winery and Storybrook Mountain Vineyards. Indulge yourself at the luxury spa resort, Calistoga Ranch, with its thermal pools and mud spas. Get a feel forWatch Now >>
Amador County is in the very heart of California’s Gold Country, where prospectors flocked to find their fortunes 150 years ago. Simon talks to folklorist Robert Richards about the area’s history, visits the Montevina Winery, and checks out the local accommodations and attractions. In Sutter Creek, it is always 1898 in the Monteverde Store MuseumWatch Now >>
Iguazu Falls are the most extensive waterfalls in the world. The water-world supports one of the most extraordinarily biodiverse reserves on the planet, feeding an astonishing variety of ecosystems. Further to the north, in the vastness of Brazil, is another focal point of the marriage between land and water – the Pantanal. The extensive diversityWatch Now >>