Emperor Shah Jahan, who commissioned the building of the Taj Mahal, was also responsible for commissioning the building of the colossal Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rudy also explores Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), India’s largest mosque, dines at Karim’s Mughlai Restaurant, and soaks in the atmospheric music created by Dhritiman Deori.
The Art Explorers journey to the fascinating subcontinent to visit one of the world’s most unique and interesting countries, India. The Golden Triangle of India connects three of the country’s most intriguing cities. Regina and Pat choose to visit all three, beginning in India’s capital city of New Delhi. From there they travel to Agra,Watch Now >>
Join The Art Explorers and spend colorful, exciting evenings in two of Japan’s greatest cities: Tokyo and Kyoto. Your itinerary includes ventures to some of Japan’s great temples, fabulous restaurants and some of the newest 21st Century structures, such as the Rappongi Hills District. Retreat to Kusatsu, a mountain village at the base of aWatch Now >>
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 >>
Revisit an important era in Chinese railroading history when the last of the steam trains increasingly shared the tracks with the more modern diesel and electric trains. Due to the size of China’s population, as well as the land the country occupies, the railroad network is a very important component to everyday life in China.Watch Now >>