The Mosel River has wound through Germany’s premier wine-growing region for over 2,000 years. Visit Weingut Monchhof Winery, a prime example of a successful winery in this region. Also, discover Eltz Castle, one of the best-preserved castles in all of Germany.
Explore the string of islands that form the Palau Archipelago by kayak, and discover famous Rock Island. Encompassing over 500 islands, the Palau Archipelago offers one of the best locations for diving in the world. The sites are exceptional; magnificent underwater canyons and meandering tunnels, hollowed-out caves that complement the tropical lagoons they overlook. TheWatch 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 >>
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 >>
Surrounded on three sides by ocean, Margaret River in Western Australia is a small peninsula nestled in a corner of paradise. Its thousands of miles of coastline and beaches hug coastal waters colored in endless shades of green and blue, and overall the region contains magical, deserted, primeval places just waiting to be explored.Watch Now >>