There is much to be found in Kyoto. Rudy presents the concept of wab-sabi, the uniquely Japanese art of finding beauty in everyday life. Visit a 15th-century Zen garden, and Philosopher’s Walk, the most popular place to take in spring flowers. Just steps from modern department stores are quiet backstreets with delicate shrines and wooden houses. In the craft capital of Japan, witness the weaving of kimonos. Rudy also visits Kiyomizu-dera Temple, one of the most revered in Kyoto.
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.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 a…Watch Now >>
Rudy Maxa ventures to one of the world’s most thrilling destinations, a magnificent balancing act that juggles East and West, past and present, commerce and mysticism. Board Hong Kong’s number one tourist attraction, the tram that climbs Victoria Peak, observe traditional religious practices at Wang Tai Sin Temple…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 >>