Rudy Maxa is your guide to the world’s largest metropolis, Mexico City, a tumultuous capital brimming with art, culture, world-class cuisine, and pulsating nightlife. Rudy explores Mexico’s ancient roots just outside the city at pre-Aztec Teotihuacán, and the fascinating National Museum of Anthropology. Join Rudy as he hangs out at the Zócalo, the world’s second-largest square and the center of national life since the Aztecs. For a restorative change of pace, Rudy trades city life for the soothing waters of the Pacific coast, and the palm-fringed resorts of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo.
Haleakala National Park resonates with stories of ancient and modern Hawaiian culture. The park is home to endangered species, some of which exist nowhere else on Earth. Hiking through Haleakala’s stark volcanic landscapes, sub-tropical rainforest, and backcountry will reinvigorate your spirit.Watch Now >>
To find the Giants of Tula, we must walk in the footsteps of the Toltecs. In 750 A.D., the Toltecs built unique monuments in their new capital Tollen, or Tula, in Central Mexico. Only a few of the ruins of this once great city survived the passage of time.Watch 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 >>
Tour areas of the El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve to which few people venture. Sierra de la Giganta affords one of the most beautiful views found in Baja California. Ensenada Blanca has helped preserve their own special area of Baja. A variety of islands offshore offer some of the best scuba-diving opportunities in the world.Watch Now >>