At the heart of the Renaissance was the city of Florence with its bold, classical palaces. Renaissance princes were masters of the use of art and architecture to express wealth and power, and they were great patrons of the arts. Without them, there would have been no Renaissance. This is particularly true of the mighty Medici family.
The magnificent allure of Van, Hasankeyf, and Mardin altogether represent one of the more enchanting areas along the ancient Silk Road. You will want to bring your camera along on a trip to this region.Watch Now >>
The great Silk Road. It draws the imagination like few other roads on Earth. For centuries, traders and warriors traveled by camel and on foot along the Silk Road, transporting precious cargo and worldly treasures. Your journey along the first leg of the Silk Road, with your host and guide, Marlin Darrah, begins in ChinaWatch Now >>
Join Damon as he travels to Myanmar, commonly known as Burma, a devoutly Buddhist country that is entering the modern world after a thousand years of isolation. Witness stunning pagoda temples, humble monasteries, and chillingly accurate fortune tellers. You will experience everything from old-fashioned villages with ancient customs, to modern river cruises with the finestWatch Now >>