In Potsdam, begin by visiting the extraordinary Neues Palais (New Palace), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once the summer home of Frederick the Great, Sanssouci Palace will overwhelm you in its grandeur. Explore two restaurants in the Dutch Quarter: Lutter and Wegner and Nocti Vagus, the later of which is a unique dining experience where you dine blindfolded. As Rudy suggests, some historical sites are better experienced at night, such as the Bebelplatz Memorial, where you can ponder a serious moment in history.
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 >>
Join host Jeff Wilson and PBS award-winning photographers as they embark on a Swiss Alps train adventure. The wonders of the Alps exhilarate travelers as they travel through stunning scenic routes such as the iconic Matterhorn, a 14,600-foot peak that overlooks the charming town of Zermatt, Switzerland.Watch Now >>
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 >>
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 >>