On the waterfront of Oslo, Akershus Castle was built to protect Norway’s capital city. Along the Bygdoy peninsula, the Viking Ship Museum contains well-preserved Viking ships, the Fram Museum houses the infamous Fram Schooner, while the Kon-Tiki Museum celebrates Thor Heyerdahl, the Norwegian adventurer.
One of California’s original twenty-seven counties, El Dorado is the undisputed home of the Gold Rush, and, possibly the home of the American vineyard too, with vines dating back to 1849. Simon visits a number of historic sites in the county, including Marshall Gold Discovery Park, and the actual location where gold was first found.…Watch Now >>
The grandeur of Mt. Rainier, still an active volcano, is overwhelming. Hear the crunch beneath your boots as you hike the area’s challenging trailheads. Replenish your soul as you walk amongst ancient forests, and behold the wondrous splendor of Mt. Rainier’s glorious sub-alpine wildflower meadows.Watch Now >>
The sands of the Moroccan Desert rhythmically undulate across the vast ethereal escarpment. This immense landscape appears frozen for eternity, but it is not, as the dunes of the desert are ever being carefully shaped and transformed by the capricious winds of time.Watch Now >>