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.
Marvel at the vast natural wonderland that John Muir called home, Teddy Roosevelt fought to preserve, and Ansel Adams relished by capturing its bold essence. Yosemite is an apple in the pie of America, located in the heart of the great state of California.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 >>
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 >>
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 >>