Rajasthan, the largest state in India, beckons with its irresistible lure of brilliant colors, scorching days, ghostly twilights, and the fiery spirit of its people. Rudy shows you how to navigate the controlled chaos of Jaipur, the “Pink City,” and visits its most famous landmark – the Palace of the Winds. Next on the itinerary is Pushkar, a Hindu pilgrimage center where intense spiritualism and crass commercialism exist side-by-side. Rudy samples the spice of life in the remote and mysterious Jodhpur, where he examines textile and antique treasures, and visits a maharajah who transformed his palace into an exquisite hotel fit for a king.
In Istanbul’s Spice Market, persimmons are split open to reveal their insides that resemble melting rubies. Brown-gold paprika is carefully molded into the shape of a pyramid. Cinnamon, cumin, ginger, and cardamom infuse the air with the fragrance of the East.Watch Now >>
Trek through India’s Route of the Gods, a journey that transcends one’s dreams and imagination. Start in Leh, and end in Benares in the valley of the Ganges, crossing the Himalayas at over 16,000 feet. Along the way, you will meet the people that define this remarkable country.Watch Now >>
The Art Explorers go off the beaten path to explore South Korea, specifically the country’s largest city of Seoul. Regina and Pat visit the internationally renowned World Ceramics Center, the Korean Folk Village where they witness what life was like centuries ago, and have an overnight stay at a Buddhist Temple. They even climb thousandsWatch Now >>