Two of the most unique and appealing cities in the world are just north of New England. You will find brie, pate, jewel-box patisseries, and “s’il vous plait” right along with bagels, maple syrup, hockey, delis, and bocce ball. A modern skyscraper might be cheek-by-jowl with a 17th-century stone nunnery. The people who forged Montreal and Quebec City 400 years ago braved frigid winters, war, and famine to create the foundation of these beautiful, multicultural cities.
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 >>
The Mojave and Colorado Deserts meld together in the vast wilderness that is Joshua Tree National Park. Here is a land that is home to a vast array of plants, animals, and beautiful geologic features that have been sculpted over time by the rare, but strong, deluges of rain and strong winds.Watch Now >>
The Art Explorers arrive in North America to explore Ottawa, a city that was once a central trading post in times past thanks to the Ottawa River system, and which is now the capital of Canada. Regina and Pat visit historic Parliament Hill, tour the sprawling groups of Rideau Hall, and take an evening boatWatch Now >>
Stemming out from California, the Baja peninsula juts into the Pacific Ocean like an icicle. The dazzingly arid peninsula is a succession of sunset-kissed beaches and trickling creeks. Each year, millions of whales come to reproduce in the preserved waters of the peninsula that their ancestors knew so well.Watch Now >>