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.
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 >>
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 >>
The grandeur of Mt. Rainier, still an active volcano, is overwhelming. Hear the crunch beneath your boots as you hike the area’s challenging trailheads. Replenish your soul as you walk amongst ancient forests, and behold the wondrous splendor of Mt. Rainier’s glorious sub-alpine wildflower meadows.Watch Now >>
Iguazu Falls are the most extensive waterfalls in the world. The water-world supports one of the most extraordinarily biodiverse reserves on the planet, feeding an astonishing variety of ecosystems. Further to the north, in the vastness of Brazil, is another focal point of the marriage between land and water – the Pantanal. The extensive diversityWatch Now >>