The elegant Astoria Hotel, with striking views of Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, is a wonderful choice for your stay in St. Petersburg. Take to the water on a hydrofoil and speed off to Peterhof Palace that will greet you with over 100 fountains. The Mariinsky Theatre is one of a handful of theaters where you can spend an evening enjoying a ballet performance.
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 >>
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 >>
Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago of 21 islands and islets in the Atlantic Ocean. The wild, natural beauty found above and below the sea are the main attractions of the region, where you can observe sea tortoises, dolphins, albatrosses, and some of the most stunning beaches on Earth.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 >>