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.
Amador County is in the very heart of California’s Gold Country, where prospectors flocked to find their fortunes 150 years ago. Simon talks to folklorist Robert Richards about the area’s history, visits the Montevina Winery, and checks out the local accommodations and attractions. In Sutter Creek, it is always 1898 in the Monteverde Store MuseumWatch Now >>
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 >>
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 >>
The sky’s the limit in the glittering, trendsetting, and culturally diverse city of Los Angeles, a city that continually reinvents itself. Simon visits with world-renowned chef Wolfgang Puck, creator of “Fusion-style” cuisine, and acts out his Oscar fantasies during a guided tour of the Kodak Theatre, home to the Academy Awards ceremony. Simon also goesWatch Now >>