The Art Explorers travel to this truly exotic island known for its spice trade, trade winds, historic Arab architecture, and romantic resorts. Stone Town, the capital, is a captivating, rustic city filled with veiled women, thriving markets, and aromatic neighborhoods. Regina and Pat experience an exotic dance performance on the beach, ancient ruins, and a meal fit for kings – or queens. A highlight of their trip is a stay at the world-famous Baraza Resort, which entices visitors with its individual cabanas, private beaches, and buildings shaped like a sultan’s palace. Accompanied by Marilyn Miglin, their special travel partner, they explore the mangrove swamps and hidden plantations, all the while looking for herbs and spices for Miglin’s new perfume fragrances.
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 goes…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 >>
On the east coast of Australia, beyond the suburbs of the big cities and bounded by the Pacific Ocean, you can find some of the wildest national parks on the planet. Blue Mountains National Park, the immense eucalyptus forests, the magnificent deep gorges, Fraser Island, Lake McKenzie — all will show you how amazing and…Watch 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 >>